French energy giant Total said on Thursday it was launching development of the Hild gas and oil field in the Norwegian North Sea with investment of $4.2 billion.
A man in his fifties was stabbed to death and two other men were injured in an apartment in Oslo on Thursday afternoon.
Police have arrested a 39-year-old man suspected of the hit-and-run killing of 54-year-old Jeff Mwangi Kwirikia, the father of popular Norwegian-Kenyan singer Stella Mwangi.
The Norway gunman who killed 77 people in twin attacks in July must submit to a second psychiatric exam, an Oslo court ruled on Thursday, rejecting his appeal after a first evaluation found him criminally insane.
Police have arrested 26-year-old Islamic extremist Mohyeldeen Mohammad in connection with a hate-filled video posted to YouTube in mid-January that called for Allah to destroy members of the Norwegian government and royal family.
French presidential candidate Eva Joly has received threatening letters, including one containing a bullet, the Norwegian born politician's campaign director said on Wednesday.