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Liberals struggle with internal split

Liberal Party leader Trine Skei Grande is being pulled in different directions, by those who think her party should join a new conservative government...

Christian Democrats ‘need a new name’

Rising skepticism in Norway towards religion has made the Christian Democrats' very name a liability for the struggling political party, claims a former editor...

Jagland blames media for Labour’s loss

As Norway's Labour Party examines reasons for its terrible election results last week, one of its former leaders and Norwegian prime ministers came up with...

Voter turnout hit nearly 80 percent

Norwegians tend to take their elections very seriously, as evidenced by voter turnout of 78.2 percent in last Monday's parliamentary election. That's exactly the...

Christian Democrats juggle temptations

Knut Arild Hareide and his Christian Democrats party lost voters in Norway's parliamentary election last week, but they've been startled by the prospects of more power and...

Brende’s departure can boost coalition

Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende's surprise and looming resignation has spurred speculation over who Prime Minister Erna Solberg will choose to replace him. Defense Minister Ine...

Winners that lost, and losers that won

NEWS ANALYSIS: Amidst all the analyzing and agonizing that's gone on since Norway's parliamentary election results emerged, one thing is clear: Winners lost and losers...

Slow postal service nullified votes

The Norwegian postal service Posten is supposed to live up to its motto of delivering on time, but ongoing cutbacks have resulted in numerous delays and...

Challenges galore for Solberg & Co

Norwegians woke up to big headlines and numerous changes in the make-up of Parliament on Tuesday, but with Prime Minister Erna Solberg poised for a second...

Labour’s ‘great disappointment’

NEWS ANALYSIS: Jonas Gahr Støre was the first to admit that Norway's parliamentary election on Monday turned into "a great disappointment," with his Labour Party...

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