Oslo mayor welcomes immigrant boom

Oslo mayor welcomes immigrant boom

Oslo’s mayor Fabian Stang has said he is unconcerned by statistics showing that immigrants will make up half of Oslo’s population three decades from now.

Norway’s central bank cuts interest rate

Norway’s central bank cuts interest rate

Norway’s central bank cut its key interest rate by 0.25 points to 1.5 percent on Wednesday, as it reacted to continuing global financial worries and the effects of a strong krone.

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Oslo restaurant scoops two Michelin stars

New Oslo restaurant Maaemo has become the first ever eatery in the Nordic region to go straight in to the Michelin Guide with a two-star recommendation.

Norway wants explorer Amundsen’s ship back

Norway wants explorer Amundsen’s ship back

A hearing on Thursday in Canada could determine the fate of plans to repatriate Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen's three-mast ship Maud from the Arctic.