Norwegian speed skate great Andersen dies

Norwegian speed skate great Andersen dies

Norwegian speed skate great Hjalmar Andersen, who won three gold medals at the 1952 Oslo Winter Olympics, has died at the age of 90, local media reported on Wednesday.

Lesbian pastor quits over ‘exclusionary’ church

Lesbian pastor quits over ‘exclusionary’ church

Norway's first woman pastor to enter into a same-sex civil union will quit her ministry to protest against the discrimination gays and lesbians face within the Lutheran Church, she said in an interview published Wednesday.

Kidnap victims told: ‘You’re going to die now’

Kidnap victims told: ‘You’re going to die now’

An Israeli man who was kidnapped with a Norwegian companion by armed Bedouin in Egypt's Sinai peninsula last week has arrived home, telling reporters that they had been threatened with death.