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Defense minister out of quarantine

Norwegian Defense Minister Frank Bakke-Jensen was back in his office on Thursday, after test results proved he's not infected with the Corona virus. His...

Virus ‘out of control’ as Norway digs in

UPDATED: Cancellations, closures and other measures to contain the Corona virus outbreak literally poured in across Norway on Wednesday, amid growing confusion and bitter...

Defense minister in quarantine

UPDATED: Defense Minister Frank Bakke-Jensen has been among those forced to stay home these days. His ministry confirmed on Tuesday that he's had to cancel...

No Birkebeiner as Corona spreads

The Corona virus has "entered a new phase" in Norway, public health officials declared Tuesday evening. New cases can't be traced to infection abroad,...

State aims to aid Corona-hit business

Prime Minister Erna Solberg made it clear on Tuesday that "job number-one is to hinder the spread of the Corona virus" in Norway. Next...

Norwegian Air cancels flights, layoffs loom

Oslo-based Norwegian Air, already burdened by debt and the groundings of its Boeing MAX jets, is cancelling 3,000 flights between mid-March and mid-June. The...

Parliament cancels committee trips

Norway's Parliament has launched a variety of measures aimed at hindering the spread of the Corona virus. All committee travel abroad has been canceled...

Health minister faced a grilling

The Conservatives' Bent Høie has ranked as Norway's longest-serving health minister, but was told in Parliament Tuesday that public confidence in his efforts to...

Spirits rose, then fell along with market

UPDATED: Gloom and doom headlines about Monday's spectacular stock market dive in Oslo turned more optimistic on Tuesday, as Norway's all-important oil price rose...

As Corona spreads, shortages arise

Questions continue to fly over how well-prepared Norwegian hospitals and public health services have really been for a public health emergency like the Corona...

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