An already tense atmosphere was given an extra charge on TV2’s Golden Goal when the show’s two presenters were armed with remote control electric shock kits primed to inflict pain on referee and players alike.
Former Premier League star Jan Aage Fjørtoft was among the victims when a team of Viasat football experts took on their counterparts from TV2.
Presenters Johan Golden and Henrik Elvestad missed no opportunity to inflict varying levels of pain on the terrified players in a piece of television history that’s as shocking as it is unmissable.
A 19-year-old girl from the most fjord-filled region of Western Norway has been living a cave for almost a year with little but a high-grade sleeping bag to get her through the gruelling Norwegian winter. READ () »
Court psychiatrist Terje Tørrissen ruled the plumber was not psychotic. Photo: Håkon Mosvsvold Larsen / Scanpix NTB
A plumber in Norway has been sentenced to compulsory mental care after he drew a knife on his colleague and stabbed him ten times in the head and torso after the man called him a "grumpy little gay".
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Nils Øverås, secretary general of the Norwegian Trekking Association and Hanna Melhus, head of the organization's youth wing, posing for the April Fools message. Photo: Norwegian Trekking Association
An April Fools joke in which the Norwegian Trekking Association declared that all single people hiking over the Easter break should wear a green hat if they're open to romance triggered such a huge reaction that the association has decided to institute it for real. READ () »
John Erik Tveitdal shows off the money he found in the safe he broke open. Photo: Norsk Gjenvinning Group
The businessman who mistakenly dumped an old safe containing 117,000 kroner ($19,200) at a recycling centre has given a 12,000 kroner reward to the excavator operator who cracked it open and found the money. READ () »
Helicopter comes with three of the four missing men found in the landslide area in Sunndalsfjella. Photo: Berit Roald / Scanpix NTB
Police have arrested three out-of-contol Norwegian high-school students after they taped a 17-year-old girl to a railing in a park in Sandnes, south of Bergen, and pelted her with eggs and flour. READ () »
One of Norwegian's new Dreamliners arriving from New York at Stockholm Arlanda airport - Johan Nilsson / NTB Scanpix
Norway's Parat Union has threatened to take more than 1,300 Norwegian Airlines employees out on strike if the airline does not agree to a joint collective bargaining agreement for the cabin crew by April 30. READ () »
Norwegian footballer Jan Gunnar Solli displayed some unorthodox ball play on Monday evening, catching a pass by lifting up his football shirt and slipping the ball inside. Sadly, the referee didn't see the funny side and promptly served Solli with a yellow card, READ () »
Prime Minister Erna Solberg in Parliament in Oslo on Wednesday morning. Photo: Lise Åserud / NTB Scanpix