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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...

Oslo’s pricey beer confirmed

The latest survey from GoEuro, which compares a variety of prices around Europe for the benefit of travelers, has confirmed that going out for...

Most drunk drivers are young men

Norway is known for its strict laws against drunk driving, but they don't keep all intoxicated motorists off the roads. New statistics show a huge increase in...

Vinmonopolet loses some holidays

Sales of wine and liquor are so politically charged in Norway that the issue of extended opening hours for the state liquor monopoly Vinmonopolet was...

Sales up at Vinmonopolet, despite higher duty-free quota

Norway's state liquor monopoly, Vinmonopolet, had worried that its sales would suffer after the government added two more bottles of wine to travelers' duty-free import...

Hot summer brews up beer profits

Record warm temperatures in Norway all summer long have led to another record, for local breweries. Two of Norway's biggest, Hansa Borg and Ringnes, were...

‘Duty-free’ funds airport expansion

A major expansion of Oslo's main airport at Gardermoen (OSL) is costing much more than initially planned, and that's uncorked more debate over soaring...

Norwegians drink more than ever

Consumption of alcoholic beverages in Norway has never been higher, according to a new report released Monday by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (Folkehelseinstituttet)....

Battle looms over liquor monopoly

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norway's new conservative government has recently uncorked a series of proposals to ease tight restrictions on wine and liquor sales in the...

Champagne consumption bubbles over

Corks were popping during the weekend, and new figures show how Norwegians increasingly turn to champagne, cava and other bubbly beverages to toast good...

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