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Farms now able to sell their cider

After years of trying, farms producing alcoholic beverages from, for example, apples and pears can now sell them on location instead of having to distribute...

Sales fizzle at the liquor monopoly

Revenues have declined once again at Norway's state liquor and wine monopoly, Vinmonopolet, even during the usually busy pre-Christmas season. Sales were also down at...

Police crack down on ‘julebord’ prostitution

More Norwegian men are likely to buy sex during the annual julebord (Christmas party) season than otherwise during the year, according to Oslo police...

Drunks threaten border control

Border police and security personnel on board ferries between Norway and Denmark are facing problems trying to carry out Norway's tough new border control procedures. Many...

‘Julebord’ season keeps police busy

The often wild Christmas party season in Norway, known as julebordsesongen, kept police extra busy during the weekend. Instead of celebrating peace on earth, many...

Air Baltic pilot faces at least eight more weeks in prison

The pilot of an Air Baltic flight from Oslo, whose crew tested positive for alcohol consumption while boarding the flight in Oslo last summer, has been ordered...

AirBaltic pilot sentenced to 10 months in prison

UPDATED: Prosecutors asked a court in Romerike, northeast of Oslo, to sentence an airBaltic pilot to a year in prison. He wound up with a...

AirBaltic co-pilot: ‘We lost control’

UPDATED: The co-pilot of an airBaltic flight testified in a Norwegian court on Monday that he was glad police stopped the entire flight crew before...

Flight crew face sentencing next week

Four members of an airBaltic flight crew arrested over the weekend for being under the influence of alcohol will get their day in court as early...

Flight crew fired and held in custody

UPDATED: The first officer of an airBaltic flight bound for Crete from Oslo on Saturday had a high blood alcohol level of 1.2, and pleaded...

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