All arriving ferry passengers will still be subject to checks. Photo: NTB Scanpix
The Norwegian government said on Friday it would extend border checks for an additional 30 days.
Photo: Vegard Grøtt / NTB scanpix
Three percent of boys also say they've been drunk in the past month.
The Facebook group 'Norway, Give Us Back the Children You Stole' says more than 60,000 people have protested against Barnevernet in cities around the world, including Prague shown here. Photo: Norway,
Norwegian embassies around the world have seen demonstrations over what critics say is an over-aggresive child welfare agency.
Eagles of Death Metal at a 2007 performance at Øyafestivalen. Photo: Stian Lysberg Solum / SCANPIX
The Eagles of Death Metal will play the Norwegian capital this weekend as they return to the road following the Paris attacks.
File photo. Flickr: coniferconifer
Health officials have new recommendations for minimizing the risk of contracting the Zika virus through sexual conduct.
Telenor chief executive Sigve Brekke presented the company's 2015 results in Oslo on Wednesday. Photo: Vidar Ruud / NTB scanpix
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A driver taking part in the snowy rally in 2011. Photo: Micke Fransson/SCANPIX/TT
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Justice Minister Anders Anundsen and PST head Benedicte Bjørnland presented the nation's terror assessment in Oslo. Photo: Terje Bendiksby / NTB scanpix
Although Norway's overall terror threat is slightly decreased there are still several factors that threaten the nation.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: Scanpix
In its annual threat assessment, PST said that Russian spies have major “damage potential” for Norwegian interests.
Norway has prepared for when its oil wealth is behind it. Photo: Foto: Tore Meek / NTB scanpix
When times get tough, it never hurts to have €700
billion stashed away like Norway does in the world's biggest sovereign wealth fund to cushion the blow of plunging oil prices.
As part of the course, newcomers are shown an Amnesty International video about rape. Screenshot: Amnesty International
A look inside Norway's courses teaching refugees about sexual customs in their new country.
Tromsø. Photo: Mark Ledingham, Tromsø Kommune
Some 300 kilometres above the Arctic Circle, Tromsø residents largely avoid seasonal depression – what's their secret?
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With Norway's ski season already on, here's a look at of why so many eager skiers choose the Nordic country to practise their favourite winter sports.
A man and his child cross the border at Storskog. Photo: Cornelius Poppe / NTB scanpix
Neither snow nor freezing temps have put off the thousands of migrants who have crossed in to northeast Norway on two wheels.
The American sent himself the package in 1980 but never picked it up. Photo: Kjell-Erik Ruud/Instagram
As proof that sometimes mysteries are better left unsolved, Tuesday’s public viewing of three film reels left unclaimed in a Norwegian hotel for 36 years was somewhat anticlimactic.
Even if you won't be anywhere near this ballot box in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire – or anywhere else in the US – you can still take help decide the next US president. Photo: Mike Segar/Scanpix
As The US presidential voting season is well underway with the first primary elections in New Hampshire, The Local looks at how American citizens can cast their ballots from outside the US.
Photo: Paul Kleiven / NTB scanpix
It takes more than an angry elk to scare Norwegian nursery children.
UDI said many of the 'lost' asylum seekers will likely "show up in some way or another". Photo: Torstein Bøe / NTB scanpix
The number of asylum seekers who 'disappeared' within Norway in January was higher than any single month last year.
The coins totaled 220,970 kroner and weighed 125 kilos. Photo: Toll
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