No suspects in threats against minister

Police and their special intelligence agency PST felt compelled to meet the press in Oslo this week after Norway’s justice minister, Tor Mikkel Wara, was threatened yet again over the weekend. They’ve come under criticism for failing to avert attacks on his home. “We are investigating these incidents as our highest priority,” PST director Benedicte […]

Teens suspected of vandalism in Trondheim

Four Trondheim teenagers, two boys and two girls aged 14 and 15, are suspected of being behind a wave of extensive vandalism at local schools. Some schools have had to close, with damage estimates climbing into the millions. Police confirmed on Thursday that the four minors have been called in for questioning and “conversations” at […]

Nazi vandalism struck again

For the second time in less than a year, landowner Ola Andreas Byrkjedal has found a swastika and the symbol for Norway’s wartime Nazi party NS painted onto the rocks of a mountainside on his property in the western county of Rogaland. Byrkjedal called the tagging “disgusting” and has reported it to police. Stavanger newspaper […]