Ashton in far north to reach EU policy on Arctic

Ashton in far north to reach EU policy on Arctic

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton visited a Norwegian archipelago near the North Pole on Thursday to lay the groundwork for a common EU policy on the resource-rich Arctic.

Norway mulls bridge fencing to tackle suicide

Norway mulls bridge fencing to tackle suicide

Norway's roads authority is considering spending several hundred million kroner on fencing for many of the country's bridges in a bid to cut suicide, while researchers warn that jumpers may simply choose another bridge.

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German shop axes ‘Brevik’ after protests

A shop selling clothes favoured by neo-Nazis has changed its name from “Brevik” after massive protests in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, forced a u-turn just a week after it opened.

Use LSD to combat alcoholism: experts

Use LSD to combat alcoholism: experts

A team of Norwegian researchers has established that the psychedelic drug LSD is an effective medicine for the treatment of alcoholism, arguing that it should be used more widely.

French police question Breivik’s father

French police question Breivik’s father

The father of right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik has spent 13 hours being questioned by French and Norwegian police near his home in southern France.