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Norway poised to reject directive

Norwegian politicians now look likely to vote against implementing a European Economic Area (EEA) directive on the storing of personal data – which would...

Labour unveils 99 integration tactics

The largest party in Norway’s governing coalition, the Labour Party (Arbeiderpartiet, Ap), has put forward 99 new proposals to improve social integration of immigrants...

Movement starts to hail Odd Nerdrum

One high-profile Norwegian artist has launched an effort to secure national acclaim for another, Norwegian figurative artist Odd Nerdrum, by urging that Nerdrum be...

Slight poll shift in ‘monster mast’ saga

Public support for alternatives to building so-called "monster mast" power lines in scenic Hardanger has fallen – but Norwegians remain skeptical about the "monster...

Secret spying unit ‘no surprise’

A leading foreign policy analyst says it should come as no surprise that Norway maintained a secret spying unit that operated in nine countries...

Deported refugee still keen to return

Celebrated but deported refugee Madina Salamova, better known as Maria Amelie, remains in Moscow but is making progress in her efforts to legally return...

Midwives and doctors back maternity care consolidation

Activists who want to retain local maternity care wards around Norway are getting no support from midwives' or gynecologists' associations. The professionals want fewer,...

Terror cell probe hits crucial phase

An international probe of a terrorism case connecting Norway with the UK and the US is coming to a head, with authorities keen to...

High oil prices won’t boost spending

With a barrel of oil trading back up at around USD 100, largely because of the political unrest in Egypt, Norway is seeing millions...

Country divided over Lofoten drilling

A slight majority of Norwegians support drilling for oil off the coast of Lofoten and Vesterålen in northern Norway, although the majority of those...

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