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Bridge over ‘Hell’ wins new friends

A half-forgotten hanging bridge in the hills above Oslo has been saved from demolition following a well-timed social media campaign. Its rescuers won't be...

Wildflowers radiant after the drought

PHOTO FEATURE: Norway's fields of of wildflowers known as blomsterenga have been blossoming even more beautifully than usual this summer. Experts cite last year's drought,...

Questions, protests fly over Bond film

Norwegian environmentalists have been both shaken and stirred into action by the prospect of a new James Bond film being shot in the usually...

Tycoon wants to take over Oslo tower

Tryvanns Tower still literally towers over Oslo, but it's been closed and abandoned for the past two years. Now local real estate tycoon Christian...

Oslo prepares to protect its wolves

Oslo city officials are making moves to protect predators in the vast forests surrounding the Norwegian capital. Many residents have reacted positively to wolves...

Frosty forests show winter is coming

PHOTO FEATURE: While winter has arrived in much of Northern Norway and in the mountains, the Oslo area has been mostly free of snow...

The autumn leaves, of red and gold

SEE THE VIDEO: They've been drifting past windows, or even framing them. It's that time of year in Norway, when the nights are cold,...

Wolf shot near Oslo

Another wolf was shot in the hills northwest of Oslo over the weekend, in the forest known as Krokskogen. Authorization had been issued, and...

Murder charges dropped against ex-neo-Nazi

Police in Oslo no longer think that a 55-year-old former neo-Nazi who once was convicted of murders in Hadeland was also responsible for the...

Murder victim identified

The charred remains of a body found in the Oslo valley of Maridalen has been identified, police reported over the weekend, but they were...

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