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Wrongly jailed CEO ‘not bitter’

Thorleif Enger, former chief executive of the large state-controlled fertilizer producer Yara, was charged, indicted, arrested and even briefly jailed for corruption before a...

Local politician cleared of corruption charges

A court covering a wide area northeast of Oslo acquitted the former mayor of Nittedal,  Hilde Thorkildsen of the Labour Party, and a local...

Ex-biathlon boss faces more charges

Police and athletics organizations in Norway and Austria are evaluating serious charges against Anders Besseberg, the Norwegian who was president of the International Biathlon...

Labour mayor faces corruption charges

Another Norwegian politician is in legal trouble, after the Mayor of Nittedal north of Oslo was charged with serious corruption after several months of...

DNB suffers its own ‘Black Friday’

The much-hyped phrase "Black Friday" has taken on an entirely new meaning for Norway's biggest bank, DNB. Investors dumped DNB shares, and buyers got...

DNB faces multiple investigations

Norway's dominant bank, caught up in the biggest money laundering scandal to ever involve a Norwegian financial institution, is now facing various investigations both...

DNB caught up in Icelandic corruption

Norway's biggest bank, DNB, is under suspicion of having facilitated the transfer of USD 70 million from Iceland's largest player in the fishing industry...

Cop charged with corruption back in court

An appeals court trial began again in Oslo on Wednesday for Eirik Jensen, the retired Oslo police officer who's been charged and convicted by...

Ex-Yara executive wins compensation

Tor Holba, the former executive acquitted of fraud at Norwegian fertilizer and chemical company Yara, has won NOK 35 million (USD 4.1 million) in...

Supreme court rejected cop’s appeal

Norway's highest court (Høyesterett) has rejected an appeal from former Oslo Police inspector Eirik Jensen. That clears the way for a new trial back...

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