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Norway won’t let child have ‘foreign’ name

A proud mother and father in Stavanger in south-western Norway have had the joy at the arrival of their new baby girl somewhat tempered by the authorities’ inability to register her name.

Stoltenberg under fire over foreign workers

Stoltenberg under fire over foreign workers

Norwegian unemployment has never been lower and joblessness among its immigrant communities and foreign workers is lower than elsewhere in Europe, a harried Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg told parliamentarians on Wednesday.

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Norway shuts embassy in Iran after attack on Brits

Norway has closed its embassy in Tehran a day after the British mission in the Iranian capital was attacked by an angry mob, the government said on Wednesday.