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Late bishop ‘changed church history’

Many Norwegians are mourning the death over the weekend of the first female bishop in The Norwegian Church, Rosemarie Köhn. She was being hailed...

Party leader’s resignation spurs debate

Une Bastholm's recent and sudden resignation as leader of Norway's Greens Party (MDG) didn't only surprise colleagues and spark debate over the party's policy....

Government apologizes for how gays were treated

Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre begged the pardon on Wednesday of thousands of skeive Norwegians (all those not heterosexual) who've been badly treated and...

Norway mourns its own Pride pioneer

Karen-Christine Friele, best known as "Kim," was being hailed Tuesday morning as the gay rights activist in Norway "who broke the sound barrier" in...

Digital Women’s Day is ‘still necessary’

Traditional events to mark International Women's Day in Norway had to go digital this year, but organizers claimed they were still important and necessary....

Minister asks men’s club to ‘wake up’

Norway's government minister in charge of culture and equality, Abid Raja, said he hopes the Oslo-based men's club Norske Selskab will "wake up" and...

Women light a fire under men’s club

One of the last old-fashioned “gentlemen’s clubs” in Norway came under more pressure to join the 21st century on Monday. After years of debate...

Men think women have won equality

Two-thirds of all men questioned in a new survey believe women are equal to men in Norway. Only a quarter of women questioned believe...

Svendsen mulls ‘exciting’ offers

Berit Svendsen, the highly rated executive who felt compelled to leave Telenor earlier this month, says she's had "incredibly many nice messages and exciting...

Government scolds Telenor’s CEO

"I had expected more of Telenor," exclaimed Linda Hofstad Helleland after the state-controlled company failed to retain its most senior female executive who has...

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