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Support rises for lower voting age

A special commission representing all parties in Parliament is winning support for its proposal to lower Norway's voting age to 16. The commission also...

Parliament prefers Bernie over Trump

Bernie Sanders is the favourite US presidential candidate among Norway’s Members of Parliament, according to a new survey by newspaper Klassekampen. Sanders has the...

Poll shows a ‘new political reality’

NEWS ANALYSIS: "Prime Minister Trygve Slagsvold Vedum? Get used to the thought." That was just one political commentator's response after results of a new...

Solberg struggles to retain authority

NEWS ANALYSIS: Last week she was speaking at the United Nations and rubbing elbows with other prime ministers and presidents from around the world....

Labour braces for new climate battle

Norway's troubled Labour Party was licking its post-election wounds this week and bracing for the big new climate battle that lies ahead. The party...

Chaos reigns over election results

Political chaos and uncertainty have replaced what seemed to have been clear victories for several government coalitions in cities all over Norway, not least...

Embattled Liberals come out swinging

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norway's small but feisty Liberal Party (Venstre) is delivering punches in all directions after losing even more voters in last week's local elections....

Greens ran steering parties off the road

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norway's triumphant Greens Party (MDG) is suddenly posing a huge new challenge to the country's two largest parties that have steered Norwegian...

Støre flew most, Greens least

Labour Party leader Jonas Gahr Støre logged the most flight miles during the recent local election campaigns around Norway while the Greens flew least...

High voter turnout sends a message

Norwegians cast ballots in Monday's local elections at a rate not seen for 28 years. Early and absentee voting also set new records, illustrating...

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