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Pension payments set to rise

Politics can make for strange bedfellows, like when Norway's right-wing Progress Party and left-wing Socialist Left party agreed last week on a pension pay...

‘Wealthy’ Norway to pay poor pensions

Norway, the country with one of the world's largest pension funds, actually ranks low in terms of pension income that workers in the private...

Retirees revolt against the state

The leader of the organization representing retired Norwegians is fed up with how they're losing purchasing power year after year. Jan Davidsen, a former...

Labour talks fail, strike threatened

Negotiations over new labour contracts between Norway's national employers' organization NHO and the two large trade union federations LO and YS broke down on...

Record-low fertility rate raises concern

Only 56,600 children were born in Norway last year, 2,300 fewer than in 2016 and resulting in the lowest national fertility rate ever recorded....

Oil Fund gushes with new record results

Norway's huge sovereign wealth and pension fund that's fueled by the country's oil revenues reported record results for last year. Commentators quickly reported that...

Oil Fund caught in a power struggle

The head of Norway's central bank, Øystein Olsen, and the man running the central bank's unit in charge of managing Norway's huge Oil Fund,...

Spanish seafarers demand pensions

Around 200 Spanish seafarers who sailed on board Norwegian ships and paid tax to Norway are now suing the Norwegian government for pension benefits. They believe...

Statoil scolded over workers’ buyouts

Norway's state oil company Statoil was the target of some angry editorials and complaints this week, after newspaper Dagens Næringsliv (DN) reported just how...

More drama at the Norwegian Opera

Norway's Opera House in Oslo has become a national landmark, but sour notes are sounding once again inside the state-funded building that houses both...

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