Rare finch seen in Norway for first time

Rare finch seen in Norway for first time

The Trumpeter Finch, a bird normally resident in North Africa and the Middle East, has been spotted in Norway for the first time, causing crowds of bird-watchers to rush over for a glimpse.

Norway’s Tripp Trapp seat to go for $300m

Norway’s Tripp Trapp seat to go for $300m

Norway's famed Tripp Trapp baby seat could fetch upwards of two billion Norwegian kroner -- more than $300m -- if its owners go ahead with their planned sale later this year.

More Romanians arrested for Oslo thefts

More Romanians arrested for Oslo thefts

Oslo police have arrested more Romanian nationals than Norwegians this year for burglary, car-theft, pick-pocketing and other property crimes.

Norwegians can’t even change a car tyre: report

Norwegians can’t even change a car tyre: report

An embarrassingly large number of Norwegians seem incapable of even changing a tyre, according to the latest statistics from the country's NAF road rescue service.

Breivik needs to pass maths to get uni place

Breivik needs to pass maths to get uni place

Far-right terrorist Anders Breivik still has to pass a maths exam before he will become eligible to study at the University of Oslo, one of his lawyers has said.

Tunnel fire victims to be sent home today

Tunnel fire victims to be sent home today

The majority of the 65 people hospitalised in the Gudavanga Tunnel fire will be sent home today after undergoing a final health check, Noralv Distad, the crisis leader for the local Aurland Kommune, has told The Local.