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Police alarmed over accelerating road fatalities

Norwegians have hit the road again this summer but danger lurks even on the safest new highways. Traffic fatalities have risen sharply so far...

Expedition ship grounds off Svalbard

A small expedition cruiseship with 20 people on board grounded in the Fuglefjord in Svalbard's northwestern region Tuesday morning. Authorities reported that a fuel...

Avalanche stranded tourists in Loen

The scenic mountain area around Loen near Stryn was hit by an avalanche on Friday afternoon that left as many as 30 people stranded...

Four Czech tourists killed in car accident

Tragedy struck the scenic northern coastal community of Steigen during the weekend, after four people were killed and two were seriously injured in a...

Professor blasts probe into frigate’s sinking

A retired naval commander who also serves as a law professor is harshly criticizing Norwegian prosecutors' investigation into the embarrassing sinking of the frigate...

Cyclist killed in collision with truck

Shocked witnesses were being offered trauma aid after seeing a woman on a bicycle collide with a truck in a busy Oslo intersection late...

Young man killed in el-scooter crash

A 21-year-old man was killed Wednesday morning when the electric scooter he was riding collided with a car at Bjorlandsringen in the municipality of...

US authorities take over crash probe

UPDATED: Police in Northern Norway confirmed Thursday afternoon that US authorities will now assume responsibility for the investigation into the crash last weekend of...

US Marines’ crash victims identified

A Sea King helicopter flew into the Northern Norwegian city of Bodø Sunday evening on a solemn mission. It was carrying the bodies of...

Military exercise leaves four dead

Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre issued condolences on Saturday after four American soldiers were killed in a plane crash in Nordland Friday night....

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