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Lina Thomsgård: 'I try to break down barriers every day'

When Lina Thomsgård was five years old she knew she wanted to be Prime Minister.

Police break up massive Norwegian paedophilia ring

Norwegian police have filed charges against 51 individuals involved in a grotesque paedophilia ring thought to be one of the largest child sexual abuse cases in the nation’s history.

Norwegian and Russian tied in battle for world chess crown

After seven games that ended in draws, suspense is mounting at the World Chess Championship, where Norway's reigning world champ Magnus Carlsen and Russian grandmaster Sergei Karyakin are tied in an epic battle.

Norwegian ISIS fighter got $600 a month in benefits

An ethnic Norwegian fighter for the terror group ISIS claimed over $600 a month in benefits while living and working in its Raqqa stronghold.

Science wars in the age of Donald Trump

Two University of Bergen professors on what Trump's election can mean for the scientific community.

Norway’s top bank drops assets in Dakota Access Pipeline

Norway’s biggest bank, DNB, announced on Thursday that it has sold its stakes in companies that are involved in the construction of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline.

Trondheim approves boycott of Israeli settlement goods

The Trondheim City Council on Thursday approved a plan to boycott all Israeli goods and services that are produced in settlements in the the occupied Palestinian areas, Addresseavisen reported.

Maiuran Loganathan: 'We need to create solutions for our own future'

Maiuran Loganathan may be young, but he doesn't think that's an excuse not to do his part in changing the world. The Norwegian entrepreneur tells us how he hopes to change the world and why he's inspired by Iron Man.

The world's best cheese comes from Norway

When one thinks of countries renowned for their cheese, Norway isn’t likely the first to spring to mind. And if those outside of the Nordic nation know anything about Norwegian cheese at all, they probably associate it with brunost, a type of sweet brown goat's cheese.

UN asks Norway not to send refugees back to Somalia

Just a few weeks after the Norwegian authorities said they will send refugees back to Somalia, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged Norway to change its mind.

Norway football coach quits over World Cup defeats

Per-Mathias Høgmo quit as Norway's football coach on Wednesday after a series of defeats in qualifying for the 2018 World Cup finals, the Norwegian Football Federation announced.

Norway's Carlsen and Russia's Karyakin even after four games

Magnus Carlsen failed to capitalize on a mistake by Russian grandmaster Sergey Karjakin as the duo’s fourth game in the their world title match ended in a draw in New York City.

Norway’s PM cites ‘moral obligation’ to fight Isis

The international community must use all means necessary to stop the the Islamic State terror group, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Tuesday.

Norway moves up English-speaking ranks

Norwegians are the fourth best non-native English speakers in the world, according to a new study released on Tuesday.

Police suspect arson at Norwegian murder suspect's home

A fire over the weekend in the apartment of a man accused of murder appears to have been arson, Norwegian police said on Monday.

Nato chief warns US against ‘going it alone’

Nato secretary general and former Norwegian PM Jens Stoltenberg issued a warning on Sunday that it is more important than ever that the United States and Europe stand together.

Russian and Norwegian draw in first championship game

Reigning world chess champion Magnus Carlsen drew against Russian grandmaster Sergei Karyakin on Friday in the first game of a battle to determine the world's top player.

Norway extends border controls through February 2017

The Norwegian government said on Friday that it will extend its temporary border controls for another three months.

Chess: an ancient game which goes back to India

As Norway's Magnus Carlsen prepares to take on Russian chess master Sergei Keryakin in a 12-game face-off, we look back at the history of chess.

Norwegian Crown Prince: ‘The Americans have chosen'

Crown Prince Haakon said on Thursday that Norway will respect the outcome of the US presidential election.

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