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Beggars harassed the most in Oslo

They've been kicked, hit and even spat upon as they sit on street corners and outside stores hoping for a handout. Homeless Romanians in...

Nine arrested in alleged prostitution ring

Police in Bergen have arrested nine suspects in what's described as a crackdown on a Romanian prostitution ring. The arrests came Monday after raids...

Government drops anti-begging proposal

Norway's conservative government coalition withdrew a proposal to not only ban begging nationwide but make aiding beggars a criminal offense well. The government needed support...

Little support for new begging ban

Begging has already been banned in some Norwegian communities, and now a government proposal for a nationwide ban would also make it illegal to help beggars. The government's...

Sp forms begging ban majority

The government secured crucial support from the Center Party (Senterpartiet, Sp) on Tuesday afternoon for its proposal to let municipalities impose their own begging...

Ban on begging draws new support

Justice Minister Anders Anundsen may have won enough support in Parliament for his minority government's proposal to allow local governments around Norway to ban...

Begging bans could be in by summer

Controversial plans to give individual municipalities the power to ban begging could be underway by summer, if the government secures a majority vote in...

Racism charges triggered debate

A commentary in a Swedish newspaper  sparked widespread public discussion about "everyday racism" in Norway this past autumn.  But discrimination, in one of the...

Police dismantled Roma camp

Oslo police and the state agency in charge of enforcing court orders (Namsfogden) helped state property owner Statsbygg dismantle a disputed Roma camp this...

Man charged with firing rocket into Roma camp

Police in the coastal city of Tønsberg have charged a 27-year-old man with illegal use of fireworks and frightening behaviour after he ignited a...

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