Humlegård named as new police chief

Humlegård named as new police chief

The head of Norway’s serious crimes unit (Kripos), Odd Reidar Humlegård, has been named as the new chief of the country’s police force after the resignation on Thursday of Øystein Mæland.

Amnesty stages Oslo Pussy Riot protest

Amnesty stages Oslo Pussy Riot protest

The Norway branch of Amnesty International has delivered a petition containing 12,500 signatures to the Russian embassy in Oslo in support of the activist punk group Pussy Riot, who were found guilty of hooliganism by a Moscow court on Friday.

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Norway oil output down in July due to strike

Oil output in Norway, an important exporter, dipped in July due to a strike that paralyzed certain fields at the beginning of the month, official data showed on Friday.