Liberal party head bows out

Lars Sponheim, the head of the Liberal Party (Venstre) who kept a high profile in Norwegian media, officially stepped down at the party’s meeting over the weekend. His departure came just as a new unauthorized biography of Sponheim was making waves. For the past 17 years it’s been Sponheim who seemed to like making the […]

Liberal Party leader gives up

Lars Sponheim, a former government minister and the outspoken leader of the Liberal Party (Venstre) , said Monday night he would resign after his small but noisy party chalked up disastrous election results.Sponheim’s party is on the left side of the non-socialist parties in Norway, and even thoughthe Liberals have only ever had around 5-6 […]