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Viking ships survived budget cuts

Norway's controversial government minister in charge of higher education and research wanted to slash the budget for the new museum planned to house the...

Minister wants to punish surrogate parents

Norway's government minister in charge of family and children's issues wants to prosecute Norwegians who have children with the help of surrogate mothers abroad....

Svalbard’s foreign residents lose their voting rights

Foreign citizens living and working in Svalbard who have no legal residence permission in mainland Norway have suddenly lost their rights to vote in...

Memorial to terror victims finally opens

Eleven years after 77 people were killed by a young Norwegian right-wing extremist, a national memorial site to remember and honour the victims has...

Reds bashed over NATO dissent

Norway's far-left Reds Party spoiled the Norwegian Parliament's otherwise overwhelming support for bids by Sweden and Finland to join NATO. The Reds were the...

Norway gives up on troubled helicopters

The Norwegian government has finally decided to break a decades-old contract with the European producer of its deeply troubled NH90 helicopters, following years of...

Denmark offers help as SAS struggles to stay airborne

UPDATED: Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) had to issue more warnings this week of flight cancellations this summer, mostly because the airline lacks crews to run...

New el-scooter rules loom

Everyone using the both loved and hated electric scooters in Norway next week will need to abide by stricter rules beginning next week. As...

War news round-up: Norway confirms sending artillery to Ukraine

NOTE TO READERS: Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, and the consequences for Norway and the rest of Europe are enormous. The following rundown...

Americans settle in on Norwegian bases

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norway's Parliament has cleared the way for US military forces to set up their own operations on four Norwegian bases. They're not...

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