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Diplomats cleared of some wild driving

Police thought for several hours on Thursday that they needed to subdue a dangerous diplomat. Someone, at any rate, was behind the wheel of...

Wheels spin in first snow of the season

The winter's first snow started arriving in Southern Norway during the weekend, and a lot more was expected through Tuesday. Meteorologists warned motorists of...

Cyclists still afraid, but also ‘egoistic’

A white "ghost cycle" memorial was recently set up near the scene of a collision that killed a cyclist in downtown Oslo last month....

Heavy rain closed roads

The skies opened up and rain poured down on areas all over Southern Norway on Sunday, following some welcome showers last week, too. The...

MPs hang on to free parking

Oslo city politicians have been ruthlessly cracking down on the use of private cars in the Norwegian capital by hiking tolls into town, removing...

Holiday traffic resulted in delays

Norway's long pinse holiday weekend ended Monday afternoon with lots of major traffic back-ups on highways like the E18 and E6 around Oslo, and...

Speed traps halted hundreds

Norwegian police warned they'd be setting up speed controls all over the country this week, but not everyone got the message. A total of...

Several cities report bad air quality

Icy streets and sidewalks during the winter prompted city maintenance crews to strew them with lots of gravel and sand so they wouldn't be...

Transport minister meets ‘train wreck’

Ketil Solvik-Olsen has long been one of the conservative government's most popular ministers, but he's suddenly meeting the proverbial train wreck. Not only does...

65 tunnels to close at night

Highway officials were warning of traffic disruptions in Western Norway when around 65 tunnels will be closed at night over the next several years...

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