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Noway bishop calls on churches to employ paperless migrants

Christian organisations in Norway plan to join a campaign to employ undocumented migrants, despite the threat of fines and imprisonment.

Nobel Peace chair Kullmann dies of cancer at 65

Kaci Kullmann Five, the chairwoman of the committee which selects the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, has died aged 65 after a long illness, the organisation said on Monday.

'Offal accident': Animal guts spilt on Norway road

Drivers in the Norwegian town of Sandefjord found themselves in a smelly situation on Thursday after a trailer burst open and dropped animal intestines all over the road.

Ten tourists in hospital after Norway island boat crash

Ten British tourists have been hospitalised in Norway after a high-speed boat crash propelled them into the icy sea “like dolls”.

The end of an era? Norway no longer the promised land for young Swedes

The tradition of young Swedes flocking to Norway to find work appears to be coming to an end, with an estimated 60 percent decrease in recent years suggesting the slowing of the oil boom has stemmed mass movement west from Sweden in search of employment.

US will ‘moderate commitment’ to Nato if allies don’t spend more. Can Norway hit the goal?

US Defence Secretary James Mattis used his first Nato meeting to assure its allies of Washington's commitment to the alliance but he also delivered an ultimatum to American allies.

Swedish striker among three jailed for match-fixing in Norway

A Swedish former striker is among three people handed a prison sentence for match-fixing by a Norwegian appeals court on Wednesday.

Europe issues 'serious warning' to Norway over child welfare service

Eight Norwegian child welfare cases have been heard by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg over the past 15 months in what a long-time human rights lawyer has called “an extremely serious warning to Norway”.

Driver arrested after hitting six-year-old girl at Norway school

A driver was arrested on Wednesday morning after striking a six-year-old girl with their car and then fleeing the scene.

Romanian woman charged with raping 12-year-old boy in Norway

A Romanian woman will appear in a Norwegian court in March to face accusations of having raped a 12-year-old boy.

Norway and EU lock claws in crabbing dispute

The EU and Norway are locked in a dispute over their different interpretations of a nearly 100-year-old treaty.

Northern Norway residents told to stay inside during ‘dangerous’ storm

Meteorologists were expecting a full-blown winter storm to hit Troms and Finnmark on Monday and warned residents that it can be dangerous to be outdoors.

Early winner emerges in Northern Norway’s ‘beer war’

Supermarket Rema 1000’s decision to ditch region local breweries in Northern Norway in favour of Danish giant Carlsberg and local breweries may be backfiring.

World ski champ Johaug suspended 13 months for doping

The Norwegian Sports Confederation on Friday suspended cross-country skier Therese Johaug for 13 months after she tested positive for steroids, the ski federation said.

Norway extends border controls through May

Norway has extended temporary border controls that have been in place since November 2015 for another three months, the government said on Thursday.

Russian TV: Norway is in the midst of a vegetable crisis. Norway: Uh, no we’re not.

According to Russia’s Channel One, the nation’s largest broadcaster, a vegetable shortage has Norwegians stores limiting the number of veggies customers can buy.

New location proposed for contentious Utøya memorial

The youth wing of Norway’s Labour Party (AUF) and a support group for the families of Utøya victims have proposed moving the controversial ‘Memory Wound' memorial in order to avoid a legal battle.

Police investigate explosion at Norwegian asylum centre

Bergen Police on Wednesday were investigating the cause of an explosion at the Ytre Arna asylum centre the previous evening.

In Norway, everyone's tax info is just a click away

How much does my neighbour, my colleague, the leader of my country or his wife earn? In Norway, a champion of transparency, that information is available to all, just a few clicks away.

For first time, Norwegian flies more passengers than rival SAS

SAS announced its January passenger numbers on Tuesday, saying that 1.9 million travellers choose the Scandinavian airline last month.

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