Canoeist snags Norway’s first Olympic gold

Canoeist snags Norway’s first Olympic gold

Eirik Verås Larsen paddled his way to the Norway's first gold medal of the 2012 London Olympics in the K1 1,0000 metre race on Wednesday.

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Statoil writes off stake in Russian gas field

Norway's Stataoil announced on Tuesday that it had written off a 24 percent stake in a consortium developing the Arctic Shtokman gas field in Russia, while stating its continued interest in the project.

Sex buyer law causes human trafficking: study

Sex buyer law causes human trafficking: study

The 2009 law criminalizing the purchase of sexual services in Norway has led to prostitutes being more dependent on pimps and encourages human trafficking, according to a new research study.