Norway takes credit for Russia’s Syria solution

Norway takes credit for Russia’s Syria solution

The idea to put Syria's chemical weapons under international control was proposed to President Obama in Stockholm, and served up after a meeting of Nordic and Baltic ministers arranged Carl Bildt, VG has reported.

Ralph Fiennes wants to do Ibsen film

Ralph Fiennes wants to do Ibsen film

British actor Ralph Fiennes is keen to do a film version of Ibsen's The Master Builder, he told Norway's NTB at the Toronto Film Festival.

Norway probes illegal nuclear sales

Norway probes illegal nuclear sales

Norway's intelligence services have launched a probe into the country's Halden Nuclear Reactor, after revelations that it illegally supplied nuclear fuel to companies in Brazil, Russia, Argentina, France and the United states.

‘Quitting would mean Breivik won’: Utøya MP

‘Quitting would mean Breivik won’: Utøya MP

AFP interviews Fredric Holen Bjørdal, the survivor of 2011's Utøya terror attack, who this week became Norway's youngest member of parliament at just 23 years old.

‘Bookseller of Kabul’ to take case to Strasbourg

‘Bookseller of Kabul’ to take case to Strasbourg

The family of Shah Muhammad Rais, the subjects of the best-selling 'Bookseller of Kabul', have decided to take their case against Norwegian author Asne Seierstad to the European Court of Human Rights.

Norway envoys panic at Breivik Party reports

Norway envoys panic at Breivik Party reports

The Norwegian embassy in Rome has sent a plea for help to the country's foreign ministry after the Italian press reacted strongly to the probable inclusion of the populist Progress Party in the next government.

Ylvis’s The Fox debuts in US Top 30

Ylvis’s The Fox debuts in US Top 30

The Fox, the insanely entertaining electro-pop song released last week by Norwegian talkshow duo Ylvis, has jumped onto the US's Billboard Hot 100 chart at number 29.