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NAV worker killed, another injured

Two women working for Norwegian state welfare agency NAV in Bergen were stabbed by a NAV client on Monday. One later died of her...

Norway no longer ‘best place to live’

NEWS ANALYSIS: Oil has long fueled Norway's hugely successful welfare state, but now it's helped knock the country off the top of the UN's...

NAV scandal leaves no one accountable

NEWS ANALYSIS: Nine months after Norway was clobbered by its biggest welfare scandal of all time, not a single top bureaucrat or politician is...

NAV struggles to pay out benefits

Government officials were confident that they'd be able to quickly set up a new system to pay full unemployment benefits to thousands of newly...

Tax boss takes on overwhelmed NAV

Hans Christian Holte has his work cut out for him when he takes over in August as the new head of Norway's social welfare...

NAV overwhelmed by benefits seekers

Norway's state welfare agency NAV has been overwhelmed by an onslaught of applications from laid-off workers seeking temporary unemployment benefits. More than 45,000 have...

State rides to the Corona rescue

The usually quarreling parties in Parliament set aside political differences on Monday and got the government to further sweeten its economic crisis package for...

Commission: NAV scandal may widen

A government commission publicly confirmed on Wednesday that state welfare agency NAV did indeed wrongly prosecute many Norwegians who received benefits while abroad. Questions...

Judge questions severity of NAV scandal

A retired Norwegian Supreme Court justice has taken it upon himself to evaluate the grounds for a series of welfare fraud convictions deemed by...

NAV departures frustrate MPs

News that the two top political and administrative leaders of embattled state welfare agency NAV were stepping down should perhaps have satisfied members of the...

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