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Traffic fines skyrocket

Norwegian motorists suddenly face an enormous increase in traffic fines if caught speeding or fiddling with mobile phones while driving. They shot up around...

Train- and car collisions with wildlife keep rising

More than 13,000 moose and deer were killed on Norwegian roads and railways last year, and the numbers are rising in line with snow...

Duty officer blamed for frigate fiasco

A 33-year-old Naval officer went on trial in Oslo this week, charged with being responsible for a collision four years ago that led to...

Man killed clearing snow off his roof

A man in his 70s was killed on Thursday when snow being shoveled off the roof of his hytte (cabin) crashed down and buried...

Dog owner sentenced to jail

A 58-year-old grandmother in Brumunddal, Norway has been sentenced to six months in jail, after her dog attacked and killed her own 18-month-old grandson....

Slippery roads set off traffic accidents

Snow, sleet and rain suddenly made lots of roads in Southern Norway slippery and hazardous during the weekend, also on the main E18 motorway...

Couple killed in helicopter crash

A retired couple from Overhalla in Trøndelag were killed on Tuesday when a helicopter flying them to a remote mountain farm crashed into a...

Norwegian student among fatalities in Seoul

A 20-year-old college student from Sandnes, western Norway, was among the 154 people killed during a Halloween celebration in Seoul, South Korea over the...

Roadwork resumes after fatal landslide

State highway officials have confirmed that there may be a connection between construction of the new E39 highway in Trøndelag and a deadly landslide...

14 bridges closed after another collapsed

Norwegian highway authorities have ordered the closure of 14 bridges, including five in the township of Eidsvoll alone, after one of similar construction collapsed...

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