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Fire-fighting team heads for Greece

For the first time ever, Norwegian fire-fighters are taking part in an EU cooperative effort to extinguish a major blaze outside Norway. They're preparing...

Nuke plant attack akin to ‘madness’

Demand has soared in Norway for Jodix (iodine) tablets, even before news broke Friday morning of Russia's attack on Ukraine's (and Europe's) largest nuclear...

Critics blast latest digital breakdown

Hundreds of people in Jølster and the emergency crews trying to help them this week had to cope with a digital collapse, after extreme...

Solberg survives anti-terror critics

Prime Minister Erna Solberg avoided a lack of confidence vote in Parliament on Wednesday over her government's failure to improve preparedness for a terrorist...

Norwegians urged to ‘be prepared’

Norway's state directorate in charge of security and preparedness (DSB) has launched a campaign urging Norwegians to be prepared for a crisis. Last summer's...

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...

Residents still waiting for mountain to fall

A small group of hardy Norwegians were evacuated once again this week from their homes at the bottom of the unstable mountainside known as...

Latest disaster film shakes up geologists

Norwegians were streaming to cinemas all over the country this weekend, to see the latest film about a natural disaster on home turf in Oslo....

Solberg hangs on to power, for now

UPDATED: Prime Minister Erna Solberg showed at least some of the humility expected of her when she faced the Parliament's disciplinary committee Monday evening....

Opposition feels misled by Solberg

Several opposition parties in Parliament think Prime Minister Erna Solberg misinformed Parliament when she reported that work was on track to secure important buildings...

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