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Ministry landmark soon up for sale

It's been a monumental building since it opened, and an important part of Norwegian history.  Now the state plans to sell the landmark in...

State offers billions to farmers

Norwegian taxpayers are likely to have to subsidize their farmers by record-high amounts, although not quite as much as the farmers want. The farmer-friendly...

Farmers demand more than ever

Norway's constantly complaining farmers have made a shocking demand for state subsidy and other support, but may be able to get it. The Labour-Center...

Norway closes borders and harbours to Russian transport

IT WOULD HAVE BEEN UNTHINKABLE just two months ago, given years of border cooperation between Russia and Norway - but then Russia invaded Ukraine,...

Norway will welcome Sweden and Finland into NATO

Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre is ready to welcome Sweden and Finland into NATO, after both countries indicated interest in applying to join the...

Government apologizes for how gays were treated

Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre begged the pardon on Wednesday of thousands of skeive Norwegians (all those not heterosexual) who've been badly treated and...

More weapons sent to Ukraine

Norway has gone along with pleas from the Ukrainian government to send more weapons to help fend off Russia's latest attacks. This time Norway...

Metro line to Fornebu stalled

It took more than 20 years for Oslo-area politicians to finally agree on building a long-awaited metro line to the rapidly redeveloping Fornebu area...

Corona cancels visit from Finland

The Corona virus has spoiled an official visit from the president of Finland this week. Sauli Niinistö was due to arrive in Oslo on...

New defense minister already under fire

NEWS ANALYSIS: A former small town mayor with little international experience was appointed as Norway's new defense minister on Tuesday. Bjørn Arild Gram of...

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