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Drammen fends off racism claims

Engaged residents of Drammen, especially the leader of its youth council, blame their own city politicians for stirring up claims that their culturally diverse...

Drammen accused of refugee racism

Last week's vote by the Drammen City Council to only accept refugees from Ukraine has set off charges of discrimination and racism, and left...

Norway blames Putin for critic’s death

Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre didn't mince any words when reacting to the reported death of Alexei Navalny, jailed leader of the Russian...

Norway ends its ‘au pair’ program

The Norwegian government is following through with plans to phase out Norway's au pair program, after years of complaints that it was exploited by Norwegians...

Support for Ukraine flies high

Norwegians remain firmly behind giving as much support to Ukraine as possible. A solid majority backs Norwegian government programs that offer both military and...

Pressure grows on Eurovision entry

The Norwegian folk-rock band Gåte is hyped as having a solid chance of winning the even-more-hyped Eurovision song contest in May. The band's members are under...

Norway navigates Mid-East crossfire

Norway, which has long sought peace in the Middle East, has both rejected and defended the recent US attacks on Yemen, Syria and Iraq while...

Sindre apologizes for latest ‘sin’

Sindre Finnes, the errant husband of former Prime Minister Erna Solberg, has admitted that he has used a prestigious Norwegian business title (siviløkonom) that...

‘Arrogant’ Norwegian government appeals its oil field loss in court

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norway's Labour-Center government is appealing a recent court ruling that it failed to comply with an earlier Supreme Court decision, which demands climate...

Fish farming fouls fjords, and now faces fines

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norway's huge fish-farming industry has become almost as controversial as the country's oil and gas. Salmon producers in particular have long been...

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