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MP ‘shocked’ by own colleague’s remarks

A Member of Parliament for Norway's conservative Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet, Frp) was shocked on Friday after one of her own colleagues in the southern...

Exploitation risk high in Norway

A new report found immigrant workers in Norway are more vulnerable to social dumping than in any other Nordic country. Research foundation Fafo said...

Foreigners face ‘modern slavery’

The exploitation of foreign workers in Norway who are willing to work for less pay than Norwegians is becoming more widespread and more serious,...

UDI weighs in on deported parents

The head of the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (Utlendingsdirektoratet, UDI), Frode Forfang, said the practice of deporting foreign mothers while their children remain in...

Students sent to school in Africa

Authorities are concerned a growing number of Somali-Norwegians are taking their children out of Norwegian schools and sending them to study in Somalia, Kenya,...

Frp’s ‘butterball immigrant’ reacts

Liberal (Venstre) politician Ketil Kjenseth was forced to apologize on Thursday after calling Progress Party (Fremskrittpartiet, Frp) member Mayzar Keshvari a "smørbukk-innvandrer," which literally...

More immigrant kids in poverty

The number of children living in poverty in Norway has increased sharply, with 78,200 people under the age of 18 now listed below the...

More immigrants on welfare

Almost one in three social welfare recipients in Norway are immigrants, and the proportion is increasing. Figures from Statistics Norway (Statistisk sentralbyrå, SSB) showed...

Youths deny racism, guilt over attack

UPDATED: Hundreds of residents of the small town of Verdal in Nord-Trøndelag marched in a torchlight parade Thursday evening, to protest what's widely believed...

Youths charged over racist attack

Three young people were charged on Tuesday over a brutal attack on a Liberian man in the Nord-Trøndelag town of Verdal. Jacob Kuteh was...

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