New Norway PM defends right-wing partner

New Norway PM defends right-wing partner

Norway's incoming Prime Minister has rushed to the defence of the Progress Party, her prospective coalition partner, claiming that it "is not a xenophobic party".

VIDEO: Norway rapper in Leeds United tribute

VIDEO: Norway rapper in Leeds United tribute

One of Norway's biggest rap artists has a released a heartfelt tribute to former Leeds midfielder Gary Speed.

Oslo Roma will resist any eviction: campaigner

Oslo Roma will resist any eviction: campaigner

Roma immigrants living in the woods outside Oslo will resist police attempts to move them, after a court ruled the camp illegal, a Roma rights campaigner has told The Local.

Song pulled from iTunes after plagiarism claims

Song pulled from iTunes after plagiarism claims

The Fox, the viral hit released last week by Ylvis, the Norwegian comedy duo, has been pulled from iTunes after an unnamed third party claimed it violated copyright.

Stoltenberg ousted as ‘world’s hottest leader’

Stoltenberg ousted as ‘world’s hottest leader’

Norway's outgoing Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg is to be ousted from the top spot on the Hottest Heads of State index when it is updated next month, making way for his "knock-out" Thai counterpart.

Statoil over-reliant on Algeria military: report

Statoil over-reliant on Algeria military: report

State-backed Norwegian oil giant Statoil said on Thursday that security at the site of a deadly kidnapping in the Algerian desert earlier this year had relied too heavily on army protection.

Breivik starts studying politics at Oslo Uni

Breivik starts studying politics at Oslo Uni

Anders Breivik, the Norwegian far-right terrorist, has been given permission to study political science at the University of Oslo, despite the opposition of many of the university's lecturers.