The Norwegian author of "The Bookseller of Kabul" has been cleared by an appeals court in Oslo of claims she violated the privacy of the real-life salesman on which it was based.
Norway's central back cut its benchmark interest rate by half a point to 1.75 percent on Wednesday amid growing concerns over the impact of the eurozone debt crisis.
A 62-year-old man from Drammen in southern Norway has received a 7-year jail sentence after he was found guilty of sexually abusing his two young daughters.
Norway's prime minister and several hundred scientists and adventurers gathered at the South Pole on Wednesday to celebrate its conquest 100 years ago, with a focus on climate change as a backdrop.
Anders Behring Breivik, the right-wing extremist behind the July 22nd massacre of 77 people, is in the process of writing a book from his prison cell, one of his lawyers has said.