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Minister fails to curb executive pay

Executive pay and bonus deals have risen so high in Norway that they've drawn public scorn and been branded as "perverse" by labour union...

Norway issues new warnings about Russia and China, and a call to arms

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre doesn't want to scare his fellow citizens, but his message in a special address to Parliament...

Mixed reaction to latest ministerial embarrassment

Oddmund Hoel has narrowly avoided becoming the third government minister in charge of research and higher education to resign in disgrace during the past...

Strikes hit police, universities, ministries, even weather forecasters

Most threatened strikes have been averted at the last minute in Norway this spring, while some strikers were ordered back to work this week....

Norway boosts crisis preparedness

War in Europe, digital threats and climate change have prompted Norwegian officials to expand their crisis preparedness guidelines and even cooperate more closely with...

Tighter border control wins support

Norway's northern border to Russia will no longer offer a gateway for Russians keen on entering not just Norway but the entire European economic...

Revised state budget raids Oil Fund again, and wealthy regions

Norway's left-center government wants to spend an extra NOK 20 billion this year to further boost defense, send more financial aid to Ukraine and...

Egg shortage continues, food prices rise as farmers seek more funding

Norway's powerful farm lobby is once again demanding far more state funding than even the current farmer-friendly government is offering. That sets the stage...

Demands rise for more police in Oslo

Shootings, stabbings, gang violence and drug seizures have become commonplace in Norway over the past few years, especially in the capital. The country's left-center...

Norway disappoints Ukraine supporters

The Norwegian government announced Tuesday afternoon that it wants to boost its military and humanitarian aid to Ukraine this year by nearly 50 percent,...

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