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Stortinget, the Norwegian Parliament, in Oslo

What Norway’s 2020 Budget Means For You

The government has announced its proposed budget for 2020. Lower property taxes, increased child benefit and extended student support are among the main features. Today the Norwegian government announced its proposed state budget for next year....
The Norwegian Government

‘Brown Propaganda’ Row Puts Norway Government On The Brink

Norway’s centre-right four party project is once again at risk of collapse, this time over immigration. Venstre (Liberal) leader Trine Skei Grande has been described as a “passive spectator” in a row between Venstre leadership hopeful...
Man surprised by election result

Elections 2019: How Norway’s Big Cities Voted

Norway's smaller parties made big gains across the country in the 2019 local elections. The results leave the Labour Party clinging on to power in many of Norway's biggest cities after their worst electoral night in...
Dogs in Norway

Mysterious Sickness Kills 20 Dogs In Norway

Dog owners across Norway are nervously monitoring the health of their pets following an outbreak of a deadly mystery illness. At least 20 dogs have died across Norway in mysterious circumstances in recent weeks. Symptoms have...
Norwegian Air Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Norwegian Air Fights For Survival

Bondholders will determine the fate of the low-cost airline as it asks for two more years to repay what it owes. Norwegian Air is asking for an extra two years to repay their largest outstanding bonds....
Temperature record in Norway

Temperature Records Continue to Tumble in Norway

2019 has been a year of temperature records in Norway, and they keep on coming. New records were set in the final days of August. On 27 August, a temperature of 30.1C was recorded in Etne,...
Kautokeino in Finnmark, Norway

Population Falls Across Northern Norway

Norway's population continues to grow, but not in the north. The population declined in all three of Norway's northern counties during the first half of 2019. The latest population figures released by Statistics Norway show a...
Gjellestad viking ship site at Halden, Norway

Historic Viking Ship Excavation Starts In Norway

For the first time in 100 years, a viking ship grave is being excavated in Norway. Here's what archaeologists and researchers hope to find. Last year a viking ship grave was discovered by new georadar technology...
Airborne wind turbine in Norway

Flying Wind Turbine Tested In Waters Off Norway

The Alphabet-subsidiary Makani completed a test off the Norwegian coast. It is hoped the airborne turbine could be used in some of the world's deepest waters. The Alphabet-owned Makani with support from Shell tested a flying...
The mosque in Bærum, Norway

Norway Mosque Shooting: Local Man Arrested

Updated: The man arrested in the attempted mosque shooting near Oslo appeared in court on Monday. He is also suspected of killing his half-sister, who was found dead in her house. Norwegian Police have arrested a...