Man catches elk ordeal on video

Man catches elk ordeal on video

Photographer Arvid Strømnes shot some amazing close-up footage of an elk and its calf on Tuesday afternoon, but paid the price when the angry animal took a lunge at him.

Ending paternity quota would cut male leave

Ending paternity quota would cut male leave

Conservative proposals to end Norway's 10-week paternity quote would cause a sharp drop the number of fathers taking leave and increase inequality in the home, according to a University of Oslo researcher.

Munch Museum sees 40 percent surge in visitors

Munch Museum sees 40 percent surge in visitors

Oslo's Munch Museum has seen a 40 percent surge in visitors this summer on the back of a major retrospective marking the 150th anniversary of the artist's birth.

Hacked nude pics “less compromising” than reported: Police

Hacked nude pics “less compromising” than reported: Police

The naked pictures that forced hacker politician Tor Johannes Helleland's resignation on Monday are "less compromising" than has been reported, police in Southern Buskerud have claimed, as they seek to explain their slow progress in the investigation.

Majority of Norway politicians favour beggar ban

Majority of Norway politicians favour beggar ban

Six out of ten Norwegian politicians favour introducing a ban on begging in cities, a poll carried out by news agency ANB has revealed, showing that rhetoric aimed at Roma immigrants is starting to have an impact.

Man sacked for Utøya ‘child sacrifice’ post

Man sacked for Utøya ‘child sacrifice’ post

A government employee who condemned the escape of Labour youth leader Eskil Pedersen from Utøya as a "child sacrifice" on Facebook has been sacked.

Breivik university ban ‘a form of torture’

Breivik university ban ‘a form of torture’

Denying far-Right terrorist Anders Behring Breivik the right to study at university would be "a form of torture", the killer's lawyer Geir Lippestad has told The Local.