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Party leaders come under attack

Ola Borten Moe, Norway's former Oil & Energy Minister, was sporting a black eye this week but claims it has nothing to do with...

New state budget full of changes

Finance Minister Siv Jensen presented the new conservative government's first state budget on the floor of the Norwegian Parliament on Friday, with proposals that...

Ministers adapt to life in a fish bowl

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norway's new government ministers were probably glad when the weekend rolled around, even though that doesn't mean they necessarily get any time...

Here’s Norway’s new government

Erna Solberg, head of Norway's Conservative Party, could finally claim the title of the country's prime minister on Wednesday. After the obligatory and formal...

Some surprises in new government

Many of the new government ministers announced on Wednesday had been tipped in the media for weeks if not months, but there were nonetheless...

Thanks Jens for his ‘historic’ work

Norway's new prime minister thanked her predecessor Jens Stoltenberg for his work over the past eight years, claiming that he will rank as "a...

‘Cautious’ budget ‘for folks’ lives’

Finance Minister Sigbjørn Johnsen of Norway's outgoing left-center government coalition presented his last state budget on Monday, and it wasn't nearly as tight as...

Stoltenberg era ends, for now

Outgoing Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg spent much of the weekend in a whirl of farewell events, and he's been packing his way out of...

Nobel committee due for changes

Thorbjørn Jagland, a former Norwegian prime minister who currently heads the Council of Europe, wants to hang on to his post as chairman of...

Tradition reigns and duty calls

Wednesday's ceremonial opening of the Norwegian Parliament (Stortinget) was full of traditions built up over the past 158 sessions. Royal pomp, fancy dress and...

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