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Norwegian extremist blocked from UK

A 35-year-old Norwegian man was denied entry into the UK when his flight from Austria landed in London late last week. Tore Rasmussen was...

Concerns rise over border control

Alleged understaffing at Norway's border patrol stations is raising concerns over border control. Members of Parliament, police and officers at the customs agency itself (Tolletaten)...

Customs agents score huge drug bust

A large truck from the Netherlands that was stopped in a routine border control was found to be carrying narcotics valued at around NOK...

Center Party wants to reverse sugar tax hike

Taxes on sugar and sugar products were boosted by 83 percent on January 1, and by 42.3 percent on soft drinks and other alcohol-free...

Grocery stores lose out to border trade

It shouldn't come as any surprise, but large grocery stores located just over the border in Sweden are cutting into the revenues of Norway's...

Passports needed for trips to Sweden

The terrorist attack that stunned Sweden heading into the weekend has prompted the country to tighten border control. That means Norwegians also need to...

Portions of new border fence may be torn down

A controversial fence being erected on either side of Norway's border crossing to Russia at Storskog in Finnmark has run into more trouble. Authorities now...

Conflicts collide in passport queues

Hapless visitors to Norway and returning residents have become pawns in a conflict that's reached the boiling point amongst police officers, their superiors and top...

Still long lines at passport control

Long lines and delays for both arriving and departing international passengers at Norway's gateway airport, OSL Gardermoen, have prompted Justice Minister Anders Anundsen to send...

Throwing rocks at Russia not allowed

Four Norwegian citizens out sightseeing in Northern Norway were arrested and face heavy fines after they were caught literally throwing rocks at Russia. Police...

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