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Schoolgirls abducted by masked men

UPDATED: Two sisters originally from Chechnya, aged six and eight, were abducted from a bus on their way home from school in Kongsvinger on Tuesday...

Kids’ clothes contained chemicals

Testing conducted by the Norwegian Consumer Council (Forbrukerrådet) found endocrine-disrupting chemicals in children's clothes from major Scandinavian clothing chains Hennes & Mauritz (H&M), Cubus...

Apologies over adoption blunder

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (Folkehelseinstituttet) admitted it had made a big mistake by sending out ambiguously-worded letters to about 10,000 children and...

Scientists took babies’ brains and hearts

Over the last 30 years, forensic scientists have performed research on the hearts and brains of about 700 deceased Norwegian infants without seeking parental...

‘Pocket man’ may be released on parole

A notorious pedophile known as the "Pocket Man" has requested he be released on parole when he becomes eligible this summer. A psychiatrist has...

UDI weighs in on deported parents

The head of the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (Utlendingsdirektoratet, UDI), Frode Forfang, said the practice of deporting foreign mothers while their children remain in...

Concerns rise over Muslim school

After years of campaigning, a group of Muslim mothers received approval this week to open an Islamic primary school, the only one in Norway. ...

Students sent to school in Africa

Authorities are concerned a growing number of Somali-Norwegians are taking their children out of Norwegian schools and sending them to study in Somalia, Kenya,...

More immigrant kids in poverty

The number of children living in poverty in Norway has increased sharply, with 78,200 people under the age of 18 now listed below the...

Child abuse cases shake up minister

A recent rash of child abuse cases in Norway, several resulting in the young victim's death, has set off criticism that child abuse isn't...

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