Norwegians bidding for black market butter

Norwegians bidding for black market butter

As Norway’s butter shortage takes on ever more absurd proportions, one man in Lillehammer claims to have been offered 3,000 kroner ($515) for half a kilo of “almost unused” butter.

Stoltenberg at South Pole for 100th anniversary of Amundsen trek

Stoltenberg at South Pole for 100th anniversary of Amundsen trek

Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg arrived at the South Pole on Monday to celebrate with a group of adventurers the 100th anniversary of countryman Roald Amundsen's expedition to the frozen continent.

Confessed killer Breivik feels no remorse: lawyer

Confessed killer Breivik feels no remorse: lawyer

Norwegian right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in twin attacks in July, still shows no sign of remorse, his lawyer said on Monday.

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Flights cancelled as ice hits Oslo

Oslo Airport was closed for all incoming and outbound flights early on Monday morning as overnight rain froze to ice. The airport reopened for limited traffic at 10am.

Catalysts for peace: three women get Nobel Prize

Catalysts for peace: three women get Nobel Prize

A Liberian rights campaigner, the country's president and a Yemeni activist received the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Saturday for their work for peace and women's rights.