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Season over for Norway's Svindal after knee surgery

Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal, five-time world champion and 2010 Olympic super-G gold medallist, said Tuesday his season was over after undergoing knee surgery on a detached meniscus.

Want a Big Mac in Norway? Prepare to pay world's second-highest price

Norway has the second most overvalued currency in the world according to The Economist’s Big Mac Index 2017, which puts the Nordic country behind only Switzerland.

Polar bears make 'unusual' overnight stay in Longyearbyen

A female polar bear and her two cubs wandered out of Longyearbyen on Tuesday morning after spending the night in the capital of Norway's Arctic Svalbard archipelago.

US Marines land in Norway for contested deployment

Some 300 US Marines arrived in Norway on Monday for a rotational deployment in the Scandinavian country, to neighbouring Russia's dismay amid rising tensions with the West.

Oslo to temporarily ban diesel vehicles

Beginning on Tuesday, diesel vehicles will be banned from driving on Oslo streets because of acute levels of dangerous air pollution.

Powerhouse France too much for Norway in handball championship

Defending champions France made it three wins in three when a 31-28 triumph over Norway edged them closer to the quarter-finals of the world handball championships on Sunday.

Sorry world, you can't watch ‘Skam’ outside of Norway anymore

A dispute over music rights threatens to derail the runaway international success of the Norwegian teen series 'Skam'.

So, this new Oslo skatepark looks pretty sweet

Norway’s first ever sports hall built exclusively for skaters has opened its doors.

Norway’s Crown Princess: Leave my son alone!

Crown Princess Mette-Marit struck out against the media on the occasion of her son Marius Borg Høiby’s 20th birthday.

Norway's human rights appeal over the prison conditions of Anders Breivik – explained

A human rights appeal involving the detention of Norwegian mass shooter Anders Behring Breivik began by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on January 10.

Mass murderer Breivik claims prison isolation has made him 'more radical'

Right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in 2011, said on Thursday that his more than five-year prison isolation has radicalised him, a key point in his lawsuit against the Norwegian state over his prison conditions.

Western Norway under flood warning

The western coast of Norway was feeling the effects of Storm Vidar on Thursday morning.

Breivik 'trying to spread his ideology from prison'

The Norwegian state, found guilty of treating mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik "inhumanely" in prison, said on Wednesday his limited contact with the outside world was necessary because he is trying to spread his ideology from prison, including in dating adverts.

Norway battered by strong winds and rising waters as Storm Vidar arrives

A storm dubbed Vidar hit Western Norway south of Stad on Wednesday morning, bring reports of extremely high water.

Police have no idea how stolen Dachau camp gate turned up in Norway

After completing their investigation, Norwegian police still have no idea how a iron gate stolen from the former Nazi concentration camp Dachau in Germany two years ago ended up in the countryside near a small village some 20km outside of Bergen.

Man faces charges for threatening judge in Norway’s ‘hijab case’

A 66-year-old man on Tuesday was charged with threatening a district court judge who ruled that a Norwegian hairdresser was guilty of discrimination for denying service to a Muslim client wearing a headscarf.

Norway: Breivik more extreme now than before his attacks

Convicted mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik has been strengthened in his right-wing ideology since being sentenced to prison five and a half years ago, Attorney General Fredrik Sejersted said on Tuesday as the state's appeal against a ruling on the domestic terrorist’s “inhumane” treatment got underway.

‘Beer war’ brewing in Northern Norway

A fight is brewing over space on the beer shelves of supermarket Rema 1000 in the northern part of Norway.

Danish 'Skam' fans invade Oslo school in hopes of seeing stars

Just how popular is the Norwegian youth series ‘Skam’ in Denmark? Enough that the Hartvig Nissen school in Oslo that serves as the show’s setting has been overrun by Danish fans.

Police suspect Norway asylum centre fire was arson

Police suspect that a fire at an asylum centre in Gibostad in Troms county in the early morning hours of Thursday was arson.

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