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Breivik to appear in court via video link

A court in Oslo ruled on Friday that Anders Behring Breivik, the gunman behind the twin attacks in Norway, will make his next court appearance via video link, despite opposition from defence lawyers.

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Rights group slams Facebook for Muhammad weekly censorship

Rights group Reporters Without Borders slammed Facebook on Friday for threatening to terminate the account of a French weekly whose offices were firebombed after publishing images of the Muslim prophet Muhammad.

Planning blooper halts cathedral construction

Planning blooper halts cathedral construction

Residents of Alta in northern Norway had their faith in the authorities shaken by a planning blunder that has halted the construction of a 120 million kroner ($21 million) church.

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Industry’s green warriors fight losing battle

The market for large-scale carbon-capture and storage technology, or CCS — the petroleum industry’s “secret weapon” in the fight against climate change — is “finished”, Norwegian business leaders have said.