India to Norway: Reunite kids with parents

India to Norway: Reunite kids with parents

India urged Norway on Monday to act quickly to reunite two Indian children with their parents after Norwegian child welfare services put them into foster care eight months ago.

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Record interest in Barents Sea oil and gas

Norway's government said on Monday it had seen record interest for new oil and gas prospecting in the Barents Sea, considered an Arctic "promised land" for an industry facing dwindling reserves in the North Sea.

God’s wrath may have sparked attacks: writer

God’s wrath may have sparked attacks: writer

Christian Democrat leader Knut Arild Hareide has described as “unacceptable” a speech made by a writer at a party event last week suggesting the July 22nd terror attacks may have been God’s punishment for Norway’s poor diplomatic relations with Israel.

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Norway’s Höegh picked for Lithuanian terminal

Lithuania announced on Monday it had picked Norwegian company Höegh LNG to build a liquefied natural gas terminal aimed at reducing the Baltic state's dependence on Russian supplies.

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Statoil to snap up chunk of Greenland block

Scottish explorer Cairn Energy on Monday said it had agreed to sell about a third of its interest in the Pitu oil and gas block off Greenland to Norwegian major Statoil for an undisclosed amount.

Police ignored orders to drive past Utøya

Police ignored orders to drive past Utøya

Two police units from Southern Buskerud ignored orders from their superiors in a neighbouring district last July 22nd not to make their way straight to Utøya, the island where 69 mostly young people were shot dead by a right-wing extremist.