Norway’s parties back climate bill: WWF

Norway’s parties back climate bill: WWF

Norway's major political parties now unanimously support plans to consider a new climate bill, green campaign group WWF has announced.

Man charged for arson attack

Man charged for arson attack

A 19-year-old man has been charged in connection with fires that broke out in Tønsberg on Tuesday night.

Ouch! Crab grabs otter by the eyebrow

Ouch! Crab grabs otter by the eyebrow

Amateur photographer Andre Sørlie captured a painful drama when he photographed an otter with a crab attached to its eyebrow by a claw.

Most kindergartens in Norway private: report

Most kindergartens in Norway private: report

Over half of Norway's kindergartens are now run by private companies, according to the latest figures from Statistics Norway, with a sharp increase since the coalition government took power in 2005.

Norwegian neo-Nazi wants to sue France

Norwegian neo-Nazi wants to sue France

Norwegian neo-Nazi Kristian 'Varg' Vikernes is planning to sue France for falsely arresting him in July on suspicion of planning "a major terrorist attack".

Norwegians keep 35,000 illegal snakes

Norwegians keep 35,000 illegal snakes

Norwegians are harbouring some 35,000 snakes illegally in their homes, defying a national ban on keeping the animals as pets, a report by the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research has revealed.

Two treated for cyanide poisoning

Two treated for cyanide poisoning

Two of those caught in this week's Gudvanga tunnel fire are still suffering acute cyanide poisoning, leading to shortages of the antidote at the hospital where they are being treated, VG has reported.