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Building boom may lower housing prices

There were signs of it already, when Norway's national real estate association revealed its latest batch of sales statistics on Monday: Even though housing...

Probe launched into Parliament’s building scandal

The disciplinary committee of the Norwegian Parliament has decided to investigate how and why an expansion project involving their own building has become victim...

New Munch Museum is ready to rise

PHOTO FEATURE: Crown Princess Mette-Marit was called upon Friday to lay the cornerstone for the new Munch Museum that finally is being built on...

Mysterious pipe death ruled an ‘accident’

Police in Oslo were staying mum about how and and why the body of a man from Sweden was found in a pipe at a...

Police finally identify body found in pipe

Police in Oslo have finally been able to identify the body of a man found inside a pipe at the construction site for the...

Mystery surrounds dead man found in pipe

Like a scene right out of a Nordic crime novel or film, construction work at the site of Oslo's new Munch Museum came to...

Construction industry fights ‘mafia’ operations

Norway's construction industry has banded together in a bid to fend off what its officials call "mafia operations" that evade taxes and engage in...

Medieval graves unearthed in Oslo

Archaeologists working in advance of a major railway expansion project in Oslo have unearthed around 100 skeletons from more graves found in the area...

Record-breaking building in Bergen

Construction is well underway on what will be the world's highest wooden building in the west coast city of Bergen. When completed, the apartment...

State contracts went to black market

Several recent government renovation contracts have ended up with subcontractors which have either been convicted or charged over links to money laundering networks. Police...

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