Oslo reaches deal on new Munch Museum

Oslo reaches deal on new Munch Museum

The city of Oslo said Tuesday it had clinched a deal to build a new museum housing the biggest collection of works by Norwegian expressionist master Edvard Munch, bringing to an end years of political squabbles.

US author wins Norway environmental prize

US author wins Norway environmental prize

US environmentalist, author and journalist Bill McKibben on Tuesday won Norway's Sophie Prize for environmental and sustainable development, the last time the award will be given due to lack of funds, organizers said.