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Tesla sued in Norway over sluggish cars

More than 100 disgruntled Tesla owners in Norway have sued the US automaker because the electric cars don't accelerate as quickly as promised, their lawyers said on Wednesday.

Watch this Nordic Viking ship sail into New York

The world's largest Viking dragon ship in modern times is moored in New York this week and is offering deck tours to visitors, after departing Scandinavian shores in late April.

VIDEO: See Norway’s PM ride around on a rubbish truck

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg posted a video to Facebook on Tuesday showing her performing some rather unusual work in the name of green energy.

Why Americans pay more to fly Norwegian

Budget carrier Norwegian admitted on Tuesday that it charges US-based customers more for the same flights than it does its customers in Norway.

Norway man posed as girl on Facebook to exploit 60 boys

Police believe a man in his 20s from Tromsø used the internet to sexually exploit around 60 children. He is also charged with the physical sexual abuse of several children.

Norway files terror recruitment charges for first time

Ubaydullah Hussain, an Islamist who has had numerous run-ins with the law, on Monday became the first person in Norway to be officially charged with recruiting terrorists.

Snake on a plane causes stir on Scandinavian flight

The captain had to step in after a snake slithered on board a Scandinavian Airlines plane.

Ongoing Norway doctors’ strike intensifies

The doctors’ strike that has been underway since September 7th was stepped up on Friday and will extend even further this week if no agreement is reached.

New September weather record set in Norway

With nearly two weeks still remaining in the month, a number of towns have already surpassed the old record for 'summer days' in September.

'I am so very happy and lucky to be alive': Freed Norwegian

A freed Norwegian hostage said he was "lucky to be alive" on Sunday, after being kidnapped by Islamic militants and held in the southern Philippine jungle for more than a year.

Freed Norwegian to meet Philippines President

A Norwegian hostage freed by an Islamic militant group in the Philippines a year after being kidnapped was on his way to a jungle army camp for debriefing before a meeting with the nation's president, officials said Sunday.

Norway hostage freed by Filipino militants

A Norwegian held hostage by a notorious kidnapping-for-ransom gang in the strife-torn southern Philippines was released on Saturday after a year in captivity and will soon be handed over to officials, authorities said.

Norway says no to burqa ban in nation's schools

Norway’s integration minister, Sylvi Listhaug, said on Friday that the government will not pursue a national ban on niqabs and other face-covering garments.

Norway's trade surplus shrinks by two-thirds

Norway said on Thursday its trade surplus shrank by two-thirds in August on a yearly basis, hammered by a combination of higher imports and declining exports of natural gas, marking one of its worst results since 1999.

Norway offers to scrap contentious Utøya memorial

The Norwegian government has offered to replace a controversial Utøya memorial in an effort to appease local residents.

PST: Every fifth extremist in Norway is a Muslim convert

A new report from the Norwegian Police Security Service (Politiets Sikkerhetstjeneste - PST) has found that nearly every fifth radicalized Muslim is a convert to the religion.

Norway father gets eight years for attack on infant daughter

A 31-year-old man was sentenced to eight years in prison by the Oslo District Court on Wednesday for aggravated assault against his four-week-old daughter.

Norway man jailed for stabbing his own dog to death

A Norwegian man was sentenced to 90 days in jail on Wednesday for stabbing his two family dogs with a kitchen knife, local newspaper Romerikes Blad reported.

Norway home sales at highest level in nearly 30 years

Home sales in Norway have reached their highest point since 1988, the Norwegian Home Builders' Association (Boligprodusentenes Forening) said on Wednesday.

Jay-Z's Tidal reportedly posts huge losses

Music streaming service Tidal, owned by rap star Jay-Z, posted heavy losses last year and has had trouble making payments on time, Norwegian business daily Dagens Naeringsliv reported on Tuesday.

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