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Minister was target of a cake attack

UPDATED: A young British woman who attacked a Norwegian government minister with a cake during Saturday's Pride Parade in Oslo was ordered jailed for...

‘Newcomers’ assess equality in Norway

As Norwegians celebrated International Women's Day on Tuesday,  six immigrant women from Montana in the US to Italy and India have shared their thoughts about...

Military won’t alter naked bathing rules

An officer in the Norwegian army who ordered soldiers including two women to bathe naked in a cold moutain lake ended up avoiding any reprimand,...

Telenor accused of ‘macho culture’

Troubled, state-controlled Telenor has been subject to even more static in Norway after reports that the company has been run for many years under a...

Telenor’s board still lacks a leader

Several women including Elisabeth Grieg remain the top candidates to take over as chairman of Norway's troubled telecoms firm Telenor. Speculation has been growing over whether more...

Men from Poland ‘change’ while living in Norway

A new lifestyle study of men and women from Poland who have moved to Norway to work suggests that Polish men help more often...

‘Rimi-Hagen’ comes out of the closet

Stein Erik "Rimi" Hagen, who made his fortune establishing the Rimi grocery store chain in Norway, has long been one of Norway's wealthiest and...

Norway accused of discriminating against foreign North Sea divers

Oil industry divers who risked their lives in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea during the early days of Norway's oil industry fought...

Minister calls for more female CEOs

Women hold several of the most powerful positions in Norwegian politics, the labour movement, academia and business trade associations, but none of Norway's largest...

UD won’t appeal unfair pay ruling

A lengthy legal battle that climaxed with a US court verdict finding Norway guilty of gender discrimination appears to finally have come to an end. Norway's...

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