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High court hears Arctic oil appeal

A lengthy legal battle over whether Norway can continue to license oil operations in the Arctic reached the country's highest court on Wednesday. If...

Norway drops court treaty with Poland

UPDATED: Norway is pulling out of talks with Poland about closer cooperation between courts in the two countries. After nearly three years of negotiations,...

DNB ordered to refund high fees

UPDATED: Norway's Supreme Court issued a crushing defeat to the country's biggest bank on Friday, ordering DNB to refund around NOK 350 million to...

High court cracks down on hatred

Norway's Supreme Court has convicted two Norwegians for publishing online expressions of what the court ruled was hatred towards another person. The landmark case...

Krekar fights extradition

After nearly 30 years of lashing out at Norwegian society and espousing conservative Islam, Norway's most unwelcome refugee keeps fighting to remain in Norway....

Trump ‘astonishes’ prime minister

Prime Minister Erna Solberg has joined fellow European leaders in expressing astonishment that US President Donald Trump would cross the line between the executive...

New DNB boss defends court appeal

Kjerstin Braathen, the new chief executive of Norway's biggest bank DNB, has spoken warmly of how important customers are. She's prepared, however, to meet...

Customers win their claim against DNB

It's been the biggest class action lawsuit ever filed in Norway, and it was against Norway's biggest bank, DNB. Now around 180,000 DNB customers...

High court upholds Islamist’s jail term

Norway's highest court (Høyesterett) has sentenced Islamic extremist Ubaydullah Hussain to nine years in prison for taking part in the brutal terrorist organization IS....

‘Hash baron’ appeals his prison term

Gjermund Cappelen, Norway's so-called former "hash baron" who was sentenced to prison last week along with a former Oslo police officer, has decided to...

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