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Costs threaten Bergen orchestra

The Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra (Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester, BFO) revealed on Tuesday its pension costs are NOK 60 million (USD 10 million) higher than estimated,...

Critics attack Oil Fund changes

Finance Minister Siv Jensen's plans to change the management of the country's huge sovereign wealth fund, announced on Friday, quickly met a torrent of...

Labour agreement averts mass strikes

Norwegian industry and union groups reached an agreement on labour negotiations on Wednesday evening after marathon talks stretched into 17 hours of overtime. Unions...

Labour talks drag on in overtime

UPDATED: The first major labour negotiating session of the year extended into its 15th hour of overtime Wednesday afternoon as speculation grew over a...

Strikes loom after talks broke down

Thousands of industrial workers in Norway may go on strike Wednesday after labour negotiations broke down just before the weekend between the trade union...

‘Bernie’ answers Oil Fund fears

The flamboyant boss of the Formula One companies, charged with corruption, has indirectly told Norway's Oil Fund managers and their critics that they don't...

Criticism spills over Oil Fund

Norway's oil revenues that are pumped into the state's huge Oil Fund are suddenly a source of concern, with a rising chorus of critics...

Evictions soar in line with debt levels

Court-ordered evictions in Norway have doubled since the finance crisis hit in 2008, and never before have authorities handled so many forced sales of...

Veteran politician defies age barriers

At the age of 77, Astrid Nøklebye Heiberg could have been enjoying a comfortable retirement. Instead, she’s become Norway’s oldest-ever state secretary in the...

More pension turbulence looms

Norwegian airline Widerøe was flying again on Monday after striking flight attendants won the right to negotiate some of their pension terms and went...

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