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'Election thriller' gets underway in Norway

Norwegians voted on Monday in an election nail-biter that will decide whether "the world's happiest country" will be run by the outgoing rightwing coalition or the opposition for the next four years. Opinion polls have predicted an extraordinarily close race between Conservative Prime Minister Erna Solberg's team and the opposition led by Labour's Jonas Gahr Store. Everything is "set for the biggest election thriller in many decades," a political commentator for TV2 television said after a final opinion poll published Saturday credited the right with the narrowest possible majority, albeit within the margin of error.
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