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EU fires back over fishing off Svalbard

Norway and the EU remain caught in conflict over cod-fishing quotas off Svalbard. EU officials confirmed earlier this week that they think Norway is...

Norway blasts EU fishing off Svalbard

Norway launched an unusually strong protest against the EU on Tuesday, calling its decision to grant fishing rights in a protected zone off Svalbard...

Norway over-reliant on foreign workers

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norway's over-reliance on relatively low-paid foreign workers in a variety of industries, not least fishing, has become glaringly apparent during the Corona...

Stalled UK trade deal stirs concern

Norway's and the UK's failure to strike a new post-Brexit free trade agreement by January 1 is unleashing new concerns, even with an interim...

Seafood exports take a dive

After years of strong and steady growth, the value of Norwegian seafood exports fell 14 percent in August compared to last year. Experts blame...

Great start to wild salmon fishing season

Norwegian rivers, swelled by record snowmelt, have already yielded some huge wild salmon and trout, and this year, Norwegian sportsfishers have the rivers to...

Government drops ‘salmon tax’ plan

Profitable salmon producers and other fish-farming operations won't have to share more of their wealth with other Norwegians after all. A proposal to raise...

Oslo Fjord ailing as birds die, fish gone

Something is seriously wrong with the Oslo Fjord and no one seems to fully understand why. Both fish and mussels have been disappearing, while...

Fishing firm convicted of exploiting foreign workers

A court in Lofoten, Northern Norway, has convicted a fish processing facility in Finnmark for exploiting 11 workers from Lithuania who were not compensated with...

New theory ties whale to therapy

A white beluga whale that turned up recently in Norwegian waters has neither been trained as a spy nor as an assault weapon, according...

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