Danish firm buys up Norway’s TV 2

Danish firm buys up Norway’s TV 2

Danish media giant Egmont on Monday announced it had acquired full ownership of TV 2, Norway’s biggest commercial television station, in a deal that was broadly welcomed by politicians and industry insiders.

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‘Immigrants behind most rapes in Stavanger’

An overwhelming majority of men convicted of rape in Stavanger in the last three years come from first and second-generation immigrant communities, a review of the city’s court rulings has shown.

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Indians in Norway aborting girls: study

Norwegian-Indian woman give birth to abnormally high numbers of boys, a study has shown, sparking fears that families are deliberately aborting female foetuses.

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Cops cut fine for ‘poor’ Swedish truck driver

A truck driver fined for having sub-standard brakes was given a hefty discount by Norwegian police who reckoned the fact he was Swedish meant he probably earned much less money than his colleagues.

Statoil makes major oil discovery in Barents Sea

Statoil makes major oil discovery in Barents Sea

Norwegian oil group Statoil announced on Monday a major oil discovery in the Barents Sea that could contain up to 300 million barrels of recoverable oil equivalent.