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Police, military tied to weapon scandal

Norwegian police have revealed a fairly brisk illegal weapons trade, after finding and seizing stashes of more than 2,000 firearms believed to stem from...

Security to be high on 17th of May

Norwegian police in small towns as well as the country's cities will be armed, many for the first time, when Norway celebrates its Constitution...

Stolen cyanide recovered, two arrested

Police announced the recovery during the weekend of stolen medicine and chemicals that included a cannister of cyanide capable of killing 125 people. The...

Supreme court rejected cop’s appeal

Norway's highest court (Høyesterett) has rejected an appeal from former Oslo Police inspector Eirik Jensen. That clears the way for a new trial back...

Accused cop faces a brand new trial

A jury of 10 Norwegians found former Oslo police officer Eirik Jensen guilty of exaggerated corruption on Monday, but they acquitted him on charges...

PST boss takes over state police

Benedicte Bjørnland has won praise for her leadership of Norway's police intelligence agency PST (Politiets sikkerhetstjeneste) during the past six years. Now Justice Minister...

Bomb suspect held in prison

A Norwegian man in his early 40s from Skedsmo was ordered held during the weekend for at least four weeks in prison, charged with...

Bomb sent to police ‘was meant to kill’

A suspicious package sent to the main police station in Ski, south of Oslo, was found to contain what investigators describe as a "sharp...

Aggressive youth confronted police

A street brawl in Oslo late Saturday night turned into a violent attack on police that has shaken local authorities. The police seemed to...

State needs new police director

Norway's justice ministry will soon be launching a search for a new director of the state police. Current state police director Odd Reidar Humlegård...

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