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Foreigners: 15 percent of Norway’s workforce

After several years of what a leading economist has described as “mass immigration”, foreign nationals made up 15 percent of Norway’s workforce in 2011, official figures show.

Two found guilty in Muhammad cartoon case

Two found guilty in Muhammad cartoon case

An Oslo court on Monday sentenced two men to prison for planning to bomb the Danish newspaper that published cartoons of the Muslim prophet Muhammad, in Norway's first ever guilty verdict for "plotting to commit a terrorist act."

Staff get eight minutes for toilet breaks: union

Staff get eight minutes for toilet breaks: union

Norway’s privacy watchdog has reprimanded financial services giant DNB for keeping strict tabs on the time taken by its employees for toilet visits and other private tasks.

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Yemen abductors treated me well: UN worker

A Norwegian UN employee freed after a nearly two-week-long kidnapping in Yemen said on Sunday he had been treated well and that uncertainty had been the worst part of his ordeal.