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Parliament opens to a new reality

NEWS ANALYSIS: Flags were flying in downtown Oslo and both Norwegian politicians and journalists dressed unusually well on Wednesday. It was time for the...

Reaction rolls in to platform priorities

Critics were quick to blast the political priorities set by Norway's incoming Conservatives-led government coalition Monday night. While new government leaders Erna Solberg and...

‘Historic’ coalition presents platform

Erna Solberg of the Conservatives and Siv Jensen of the Progress Party finally started rolling out their new government platform on Monday evening, promising...

Bells ring over boxing ban repeal

An intention by Norway's new Conservatives-led government to end a ban on professional boxing in Norway is drawing both cheers and protests. In one...

Minister posts now up for grabs

Government talks got underway this week at an historic hotel outside Oslo, with the Conservative and Progress parties trying to reconcile their differences on...

New government defies skeptics

NEWS ANALYSIS: The ink had barely dried on the political agreement signed by Norway's non-socialist party leaders Monday night before tongues started wagging that...

Erna and Siv get down to business

Conservative Party leader Erna Solberg and Progress Party leader Siv Jensen will launch negotiations this week to form a government on their own for...

Parties due to clarify new government

UPDATED: After two weeks of talks and a final get-together on Monday, Norway's four non-socialist parties formally ended their first round of talks on...

Rape report rocks the Progress Party

UPDATED: Two Progress Party officials have been suspended after a female party colleague reported to police that they'd raped her after a pre-election event...

Solberg’s sweets strike sour note

Prime Minister-elect Erna Solberg has made a point of carrying large plastic shopping bags full of chocolates, snacks and other sweets into the talks...

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