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Government sorry for welfare scandal

Expectations were high when Norway's government minister in charge of labour and social welfare strode to the podium in Parliament Tuesday morning. Anniken Hauglie...

NAV scandal linked to EØS ignorance

As Norway wrestles with its biggest welfare scandal ever, legal experts claim that the real scandal extends far beyond state welfare agency NAV. They...

Storm builds around Norway’s EU deal

Complaints from some of Norway's biggest labour organizations, combined with no small dose of Norwegian populism, have been fueling dissatisfaction over Norway's trade deal...

Hungary wants ‘its money’ from Norway

The Hungarian government has been complaining once again that Norway is withholding its majority share of the financial aid the European Economic Area (EEA)...

Norway likely to end ‘winter time’

The European Union's plans to stop switching between standard time and daylight savings time has set off calls to do the same in Norway....

Nearly 70 percent still oppose EU membership

A new public opinion poll shows that 67 percent of Norwegians would still vote "no" to membership in the European Union (EU) if a...

EU support rises, but not in Norway

Fully 60 percent of citizens in the European Union (EU) think their various homelands' membership in the EU is "a good thing," according to...

‘Norway First’ in ‘new’ EU strategy

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norway's foreign ministry chose "Europe Day" this past week to launch the Norwegian government's new strategy for cooperation with the European Union...

ESA sues Norway for discrimination

European competition authorities are taking Norway to court for alleged discrimination against fathers. The ESA (EFTA Surveillance Authority) doesn't think they get a fair...

EU energy union gathers steam

A final vote won't be taken until Thursday, but all indications are that a hotly contested government proposal for Norway to join a new...

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