Labour’s capitalist darling pushes his luck

COMMENTARY It was one of those “near Røkke” experiences that could only enhance the enigma of a man who’s once again been all over the front pages of most Norwegian newspapers for weeks now – for once again allegedly bending rules to suit his own purposes. It occurred about 12 years ago. Kjell Inge Røkke, […]

State strikes back against controversial Aker sales

Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg had to launch straight into damage control exercises upon his return from the Easter holidays, ordering executives at partially state-owned Aker Solutions to “clean up” after a deal that’s cost taxpayers dearly. Aker officials, meanwhile, claim the state needs to do some “cleaning up” itself. Stoltenberg, under political fire over the […]