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‘No terror behind UiO bomb scare’

UPDATED: Norway's security police claimed Wednesday afternoon that no concrete terror threats were behind a bomb scare at the University of Oslo (UiO) earlier...

Bomb scare at university, guard shot

UPDATED: Police cordoned off a large area of the campus of the University of Oslo at Blindern in Oslo Wednesday morning and called in specialists to examine...

Laureates back in the spotlight

Norway's Nobel laureates in medicine, May-Britt and Edvard Moser, are receiving more international acclaim after being part of a team that's discovered a new type of...

Hopes rise for Iranian students

This week's international agreement on Iran's atomic program has given new hope to Iranian students that they may be allowed to continue their advanced studies...

Students choose the ‘right’ majors

There's been a shift in college-bound Norwegians' major course of studies this year, in what's believed to be a reflection of where graduates may...

Foreign students set another record

Foreign students now make up fully 10 percent of all college students in Norway, attracted by Norway's free tuition and more coursework offered in...

NTNU to rank as largest university

NTNU, the university in Trondheim that recently produced Nobel Prize-winning researchers, is set to become the largest in Norway after its board approved a merger...

State probes suspected student loan swindles

Norway's state student loan and grant agency Lånekassen suspects that some students are swindling the state for millions by claiming coverage of living expenses...

Mohns give a billion to researchers

Norway's most philanthropic family, led by Trond Mohn, gave researchers in Bergen a gift this week that they'll remember long after the Christmas holidays...

Norway aims for more Nobel Prizes

Researchers May-Britt and Edvard Moser have won Norway's first-ever Nobel Prize in medicine, but admitted they hadn't quite comprehended the huge honour they were due...

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