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Foreign aid hasn’t hindered begging

Several Norwegian politicians have claimed recently that the best way to halt an influx of beggars to Norway is to keep extending foreign aid...

75 percent support ban on begging

Three out of four Norwegians support a proposed ban on begging, according to a new survey, and only 18 percent are opposed. Meanwhile, a...

Homeless beggars settle around Oslo church

Around 150 homeless beggars, many from Romania who have traveled to Norway in the hopes of earning money, moved into a parking lot adjacent...

Progress Party upsets ambassador

Progress Party leader Siv Jensen and her deputy Per Sandberg want to throw all "Romanian beggars" out of Norway, even if they haven't committed...

Conservatives back ban on begging

The leader of Norway's Conservatives didn't like it, but Erna Solberg's party members voted at their annual national meeting over the weekend to promote...

Government wants to expel beggars

Norway's left-center government plans to put forth a proposal in Parliament that would allow police to deport foreign beggars believed to be part of...

Debate flies over aid for beggars

Last week police and city officials were actively breaking up illegal and unsanitary camps set up in downtown Oslo by mostly Romanian beggars who...

Police rout illegal Romanian campers

Never before have city authorities in Oslo had to deal with so many illegal campgrounds, mostly set up by transient Romanians, as this summer....

Beggars on tour all over Norway

Organized groups of beggars, mostly from southeastern Europe, are traveling around Norway this summer in hopes of coaxing coins from crowds of more conventional...

Justice Minister keen to halt begging

Norway's Justice Minister Knut Storberget has come out in favour of reimposing some sort of ban on begging, even though his government was in...

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