Birkedal cleared over teen sex charges

Birkedal cleared over teen sex charges

Trond Birkedal, the 31-year-old former head of the Progress Party’s youth wing, was given a suspended 60-day jail sentence on Thursday for secretly filming naked boys, but was cleared of the most serious charge of having sexual relations with a 15-year-old boy.

Professor won’t teach student with face veil

Professor won’t teach student with face veil

A professor at the University of Tromsø has made headlines in Norway for refusing to teach a Muslim student who covers her face with a niqab veil.

Norway sorry for Tamil Tiger stamps

Norway sorry for Tamil Tiger stamps

Norway's foreign ministry has issued an official apology to the Sri Lankan authorities after the Norwegian postal service published stamps depicting the founder of the Tamil Tigers, a violent separatist group.

Teenage asylum seeker stabbed to death

Teenage asylum seeker stabbed to death

A man has been charged over the fatal stabbing on Wednesday evening of a teenage asylum seeker in Sandnes, south-western Norway.