Bergen gets wettest July day since 1938

Bergen gets wettest July day since 1938

Bergen in western Norway experienced its wettest July day in more than seven decades on Sunday as the summer sun remained conspicuous by its absence.

Bed-sharing oil workers merit big money: union

Bed-sharing oil workers merit big money: union

Oil rig workers should be paid an extra 4,600 kroner ($750) a day for the inconvenience of having to share a cabin with an employee working another shift, a Norwegian labour union has argued.

Thousands gather for memorial concert

Thousands gather for memorial concert

Some 50,000 people attended a concert in Oslo on Sunday evening to mark the first anniversary of the gun and bomb rampage by Norwegian right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik, which claimed 77 lives.