Seven billion people ‘a catastrophe’: professor

Seven billion people ‘a catastrophe’: professor

“We’re behaving like spoiled egoists,” a University of Bergen zoology professor has said of a world too busy to contemplate the perils of the world's rocketing population growth.

Should Norway help bail out the eurozone?

Should Norway help bail out the eurozone?

With the European currency in disarray, Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt revealed this week that European leaders have floated the idea of asking Norway, with its huge oil fund, for assistance. But should Norway come to the rescue if the EU puts out a mayday call?

Mountain halo design wins architecture prize

Mountain halo design wins architecture prize

An Oslo-based team of architects has won an international jury’s prize for an “enrapturing” halo-on-a-mountain design for an alpine lookout and its panoramic pathway.

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Norway unfreezes aid to Afghanistan fund

Norway on Thursday said it would restart contributions to the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF), nearly two months after it announced a freeze on aid over corruption.