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Ministers in trouble ‘get off easy’

Two of Norway's government ministers who've recently been replaced have avoided punishment and even been rewarded with an ambassador post. Former Foreign Minister Anniken...

Parliament scolds own members

The Norwegian Parliament's disciplinary committee handed out its toughest possible criticism on Wednesday against several fellow and former top politicians, after they'd all landed...

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...

New minister takes over in a storm

Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre appointed a new government minister on Tuesday who arguably should have been put in charge of research and higher...

Another government minister fights for her political life

Health Minister Ingvild Kjerkol of the Labour Party is already caught in a major battle over hospital restructuring and funding. Now she's also on...

New scandal rocks Støre’s government

NEWS ANALYSIS: You could almost hear the rock band Queen singing "Another One Bites the Dust," when Norwegian goverment minister Sandra Borch announced her...

Security scandal shakes Norway

The leader of Norway's national security authority NSM has already quit, and now the future of the country's justice minister is in question after...

Solberg decides to ride out the storm

Former Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg isn't going to let scandal and her own conflicts of interest ruin her political career without a fight....

Politicians grilled in Parliament

Six top Norwegian politicians including the prime minister faced a barrage of questions on Tuesday, when the Norwegian Parliament's disciplinary committee held a marathon...

Erna Solberg will try to carry on

Former Prime Minister Erna Solberg is relieved she and her husband have avoided a police investigation of his troublesome stock trading, but claims she's...

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