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Breivik’s island massacre was plan B: lawyer

Norwegian right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik went on his killing spree on Utøya island on July 22nd because a bomb he set off failed to demolish the prime minister's offices, his lawyer was quoted as saying on Friday.

Bergen’s ‘bullet rickshaws’ ready to taxi

Bergen’s ‘bullet rickshaws’ ready to taxi

A taxi for “girls out on the town”, trade show vistyors and tourists is how Bergen’s new “bullet rickshaws” or sykkeltaxiene are being advertised.

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Doctors doctor forms for more funds

Doctor-managers at a major regional hospital in southern Norway have been caught inflating the numbers for patient overnight stays, a practice that has forced the shuffling of millions of kroner in funding away from other patient-care programmes.

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Muslim students denied high school prayer slot

High school student Ibrahim El Kadi asked if he could pray while at school. “No,” said his principal.