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More cocaine seized in Oslo

Workers at Norway's fruit and produce importer Bama in Oslo found another stash of cocaine hidden within crates of bananas this summer. It's the...

Russ on the loose again, and in hospital

Norway's graduating high school seniors known as russ (roughly prounced "roose") have once again launched their annual season of wild partying, and it immediately landed...

Even more cocaine seized, this time attached to a ship’s hull

Norwegian authorities mounted an unusual operation this month that resulted in the largest cocaine seizure ever in Western Norway, and the arrests of six...

More cocaine seized in Oslo

For the second time in less than three weeks, Oslo police have seized as much as 900 kilos of cocaine found in boxes of...

Tips led to huge cocaine seizure in Oslo

Police in Oslo still faced lots of unanswered questions heading into the weekend, after being tipped that cartons of fruit shipped from Ecuador contained...

Labour bashed over drug reform rejection

Left-wing parties in Parliament along with those in government were disappointed after the Labour Party rejected the government's proposal to decriminalize use and possession...

Opposition rises to drug reforms

It didn't take long for the government's initially well-received proposal to decriminalize small portions of narcotics in Norway to run into trouble. Some groups...

Liberals prevail in drug law reform

Education minister Guri Melby could grin from ear to ear as mostly positive reaction rolled in over the weekend to the government's plan to...

Northug admits to being an ‘idiot’

Norway's former ski champion Petter Northug admitted on Friday to having  a "serious" problem with alcohol, narcotics and pills tied to "hard partying" since...

Northug wins the sympathy card

Norway's "bad boy of skiing," Petter Northug, has proven himself worthy of the title once again after being caught speeding last Thursday night and...

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