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Norway raises own opioid alarm

Norwegian researchers are sounding alarms over a sharp rise in the use of the painkiller Oksykodon. It's now eight times as high as it...

Former minister blasts IOC, WADA

Linda Helleland had her share of confrontations with top Norwegian sports bureaucrats when she was the government minister in charge of national funding for...

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...

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...

Accused cop faces a brand new trial

A jury of 10 Norwegians found former Oslo police officer Eirik Jensen guilty of exaggerated corruption on Monday, but they acquitted him on charges...

Germans landed with drugs on board

A local court ordered two German citizens to be held in custody on Wednesday for another four weeks. They were first arrested along with...

Christian Democrats attack free heroin plan

Norwegian Health Minister Bent Høie of the Conservative Party is planning to launch a pilot program aimed at saving the lives of drug addicts...

Stoltenbergs delve into family’s loss

Nini Stoltenberg was the daughter of top Norwegian politicians and the sister of a prime minister, who now heads NATO, and a doctor who...

Customs agents score huge drug bust

A large truck from the Netherlands that was stopped in a routine border control was found to be carrying narcotics valued at around NOK...

Norwegian arrested in Colombia

A Norwegian man who served prison time in Norway on narcotics charges before moving to South America has been arrested along with 12 others...

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