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Disgraced biathlon boss sentenced to prison

Anders Besseberg, the Norwegian sports bureaucrat who headed the International Biathlon Union (IBU) for 25 years, has fallen victim to the expensive watches, prostitutes...

Former biathlon boss indicted

The 77-year-old Norwegian who formerly headed the International Biathlon Union (IBU) for many years has been indicted on corruption charges. Authorities accuse Anders Besseberg...

Acquitted mayor returning to work

The former mayor of Nittedal aims to return to her post by September 1st, after an appeals court acquitted her of corruption. Hilde Thorkildsen...

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...

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