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‘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...

Experts justify Jensen’s jail term

Norway's longest prison term of 21 years is rarely handed out and even convicted murderers have been known to avoid it. Questions have thus...

Police pressured to probe corruption

UPDATED: Oslo Police Chief Hans Sverre Sjøvold has admitted there were "several indications" that Eirik Jensen, one of the police force's most trusted and...

‘Hash baron,’ cop guilty as charged

The largest police scandal in Norway since World War II  reached a dramatic climax on Monday when the Oslo City Court handed down the country's  toughest punishment,...

Corruption case inspires books, film

As Norway's biggest narcotics and police corruption case ever entered its seventh week on Monday, not everyone in the courtroom is involved or mere spectators....

Police can’t win corruption case

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norway's landmark and lengthy police corruption case entered its second week behind closed doors on Monday, as testimony turned to names and...

Trial begins into police corruption

One of Norway's most sensational court cases ever got underway in Oslo on Monday. Eirik Jensen, former chief of special operations for the Oslo...

Health minister wants to ease drug policy

Health Minister Bent Høie of the Conservatives would rather see Norway's public health system take care of drug abusers than the country's criminal justice system....

Sundby’s appeal branded as ‘useless’

Experienced atheletes' attorneys told state broadcaster NRK that it's all but impossible for Norwegian skiing star Martin Johnsrud Sundby to try to get his doping conviction...

Cannabis seizures set new record

State police unit Kripos has reported record seizures of cannabis products so far this year. The seizures totaled 2,534 kilos of hash, marijuana and...

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