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Sleeping jury could lead to manslaughter retrial

Norway’s Director of Public Prosecutions is seeking a retrial in the case of a 30-year-old man cleared of manslaughter last month after it emerged that “one or two” jury members had fallen asleep in court.

Little Steven show axed over product placements

Little Steven show axed over product placements

National broadcaster NRK has pulled the plug on a new comedy drama series starring legendary guitarist Little Steven after it emerged that the show could feature forbidden product placements.

Minister mulls local election gender quotas

Minister mulls local election gender quotas

Norway’s Minister of Local Government, Liv Signe Navarsete, has said she won’t rule out forcing parties to put more women on their municipal ballots unless politicians take swift action to achieve a more equitable gender balance.

Canada may buy back Amundsen’s Maud

Canada may buy back Amundsen’s Maud

After sinking Norway's plans to repatriate explorer Roald Amundsen's three-mast ship Maud from the Arctic, Canada signalled Monday it may buy the shipwreck.