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Wolves also divide ruling coalition

Wolves split coalition. Sp want culling. SV would allow more carnivores.

Party leader wins re-election

Siv Jensen, the leader of Norway's largest opposition party, won re-election at its annual meeting over the weekend. One of the Progress Party board...

Stoltenberg on major tour

Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg is on a major international tour this week, first in Mexico and now in Washington, where he met US...

Government party in trouble

One of the three parties making up Norway's coalition government has lost thousands of members and faces new financial trouble. Record losses for the...

Oslo mayor’s race underway early

Local elections won't be held around Norway until the fall of 2011, but it seems like the mayor's race in Oslo is already underway....

Top politicians win top county posts

Senior politicians in Norway don't simply retire or fade away. They often re-emerge as county governors. That's what's happened with two top pols who left...

Budget battle begins, cuts loom

While thousands of people streamed to Holmenkollen in Oslo on Sunday, for a sunny afternoon of ski jumping, Norway's government ministers headed out of...

Liberal party head bows out

Lars Sponheim, the head of the Liberal Party (Venstre) who kept a high profile in Norwegian media, officially stepped down at the party's meeting...

Last gasp for political junkets

For the past two decades, members of the Norwegian Parliament have regularly been invited on "study tours" to Taiwan, with expenses paid by the...

Jens gets down to work

Norway's re-elected prime minister, Jens Stoltenberg, rattled off a long list of tasks that now await him after he carried his Labour Party to...



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