Stoltenberg attacks right’s paternity quota plans

Stoltenberg attacks right’s paternity quota plans

Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg has attacked the centre-right coalition's plans to end use-it-or-lose-it paternity leave during a head-to-head television debate with Progress Party leader Siv Jensen.

Oslo armed robbers strike again

Oslo armed robbers strike again

An armed robber attempted to hold up a 7-Eleven convenience store at Carl Berners Plass in Oslo on Tuesday night, the sixth such robbery in just nine days.

How to travel like a local and avoid the tourist traps
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How to travel like a local and avoid the tourist traps

So you are keen to take a break and really want to make it count? There are a thousand things you have to get right to make sure your holiday is jam-packed with all the right stuff and make the most of your time.

Police hunt Tønsberg arsonist

Police hunt Tønsberg arsonist

Police in Tønsberg are hunting a suspected arsonist after fires broke out last night in an apartment building, a mobile home and a boat, injuring more than 14 people.

DiCaprio to headline ‘Viking Braveheart’

DiCaprio to headline ‘Viking Braveheart’

Leonardo DiCaprio has been lined up to play Harald Hardrada, Norway's warrior king, in a Warner Brothers production pitched as the "Viking Braveheart".

Polls bring mixed news for Labour

Polls bring mixed news for Labour

Norway's ruling left-wing coalition has received mixed messages from the first polls to emerge since the summer break, with one showing they are narrowing the opposition's lead, and another showing they are falling further behind.

Oslo university turns down Breivik application

Oslo university turns down Breivik application

Far-right terrorist Anders Behring Breivik has had his application to study political science at the University of Oslo rejected, the institution said on Tuesday.

Norwegian polar bear found starved to death

Norwegian polar bear found starved to death

A polar bear found dead on Norway's arctic island of Svalbard probably starved because shrinking sea ice had left it with nowhere to hunt seals for food, the photographer who found the animal has told The Local.