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Worst year ever for wild salmon fishing in Norwegian rivers

Millionaires, celebrities and royals from all over the world have traveled to Norway for years, to fish for wild salmon along the country's scenic...

Fish farming fouls fjords, and now faces fines

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norway's huge fish-farming industry has become almost as controversial as the country's oil and gas. Salmon producers in particular have long been...

Russia upsets Norwegian fishing boats

A sudden Russian naval exercise in the Norwegian economic zone of the Barents Sea has upset scores of Norwegian fishing boats already in the...

New ‘salmon tax’ stirs up a storm

Of all the new and higher taxes proposed in the Norwegian government's highly contested state budget, none has grabbed more attention than the one...

Russian fishing pact offers some ‘light in the darkness’

Right in the midst of arguably their most serious conflict ever, Norway and Russia have managed to agree on new fishing quotas for next...

Defense spending jumps amid crisis and criticism over national security

Norway's Defense Chief Eirik Kristoffersen is among the country's few top officials who can smile after emerging as the clear winner in this year's...

Norway both scolds and negotiates with Russia at the same time

Norway has heightened security around all critical infrastructure and harbours, and called the Russian ambassador in on the carpet in Oslo. At the same...

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...

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