Nynorsk dictionary drops ‘objectionable’ words

Nynorsk dictionary drops ‘objectionable’ words

The official dictionary of Nynorsk is excising politically incorrect words from its latest edition, arguing that they have become "out-of-date".

Wolf filmed in Oslo forest

Wolf filmed in Oslo forest

A wolf has been captured on video roaming in the Østmarka forest outside Oslo, indicating that Fenris and Freya, the pair photographed this April, are still alive and living near the city.

Norway’s greens call for state cannabis farms

Norway’s greens call for state cannabis farms

Norway's Green Party has proposed setting up a government agency to grow and sell cannabis, as it rolls out its manifesto ahead of this September's election.

Norwegian burglar jailed for 671st break-in

Norwegian burglar jailed for 671st break-in

Norway's most notorious burglar, "Vandraren" or "The Wanderer", has been sentenced to a month in prison for robbing a summer cabin last week.

Volcanic range discovered off Norway

Volcanic range discovered off Norway

Researchers have found a 1,500 km volcanic mountain chain in Norwegian waters which could soon break the surface to form a new island archipelago.

Bill Gates holidays at hotel of British expat

Bill Gates holidays at hotel of British expat

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates and his family spent Thursday night as the guest of British expat Barry Brown in his boutique hotel overlooking Ålesund's Storfjord, according to the Sunnmørsposten newspaper