Canada has authorized the repatriation to Norway of Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen's three-mast ship Maud from the Canadian Arctic, a project representative said on Friday.
Rescue teams have found pieces of wreckage on both sides of Sweden's highest peak, as the search continues for five officers who were travelling in a Norwegian Hercules aircraft that disappeared on Thursday.
Norwegian dairy giant Tine, maker of a hugely popular Jarlsberg cheese brand, has admitted to concern over the potential effects of a US plan to impose higher duties on foreign state-subsidized goods.
Norway's intelligence agency said on Friday it would not have been able to stop the gunman who killed 77 people in twin attacks last year even if it had pursued a tip that he had bought chemicals to make a bomb.
A family feud over reindeer herding spiralled out of control at the weekend when Mads Jonar Smuk Dahl, 21, found himself hitched to the back of a pickup truck and dragged 2.5 kilometres along a road in northern Norway.
Blizzards hampered a search and rescue operation on Friday for a Norwegian military transport plane with five crew feared to have crashed in a Swedish Arctic mountain range, rescuers said.