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Toads saved from being squashed

Construction of a new highway in western Norway was threatening a local population of toads. State highway officials ended up hiring two environmental workers...

Thousands of passengers stranded

Air traffic in or out of Norway is unlikely to resume for at least another day, perhaps two or three, until the danger of...

Volcano halts air traffic

Norwegian aviation officials closed the country’s air space on Thursday, after an enormous cloud of ash drifted closer from the latest volcanic eruption on...

Captain ‘wanted to destroy documents’

The captain of a Chinese ship that grounded off the southern Norwegian coast last summer allegedly tried to destroy documents related to its anchoring...

Chinese: ‘Not guilty’ of oil spill

The two top officers on board a Chinese bulker that ran aground off Norway's southern coast last summer both entered pleas of "not guilty"...

Debate flies over climate proposals

Some strict proposals to help stop climate change have met plenty of criticism since their introduction last month. Some support is finally emerging, but...

Labour quarrels over Lofoten

The Oslo chapter of the Norwegian Labour Party (Arbeiderpartiet) sent a clear signal over the weekend that it opposes any form of oil and...

British historian scolds Norway, again

A British author and historian has issued another report that sharply criticizes Norway's role as a nation keen on promoting peace and being at...

EU forces Norway to cut emissions

Norwegian authorities have admitted for the first time that they won’t cut nitrous oxide (NOx) emissions as much as they’re supposed to under a...

Ice melting at a 'dramatic' rate

A new report coordinated by the Norwegian Polar Institute indicates that the world's ice is melting even faster than expected, meaning that the seas...

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