Norway: Europe’s second most expensive country

Norway: Europe’s second most expensive country

Switzerland and Norway are the most expensive countries in Europe, according to new figures from statistics office Eurostat.

Sex buyer ban ‘hasn’t had desired effect’

Sex buyer ban ‘hasn’t had desired effect’

More and more prostitutes are plying their trade in Norway despite a 2009 law banning the purchase of sex, new figures show.

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700 North Sea oil workers strike

More than 700 oil workers went on strike in Norway on Sunday after pension negotiations broke down, prompting production closures which could cost tens of millions of dollars per day, the employers' organisation said.