Norway firm supplied Costa Concordia salvage

Norway firm supplied Costa Concordia salvage

A Norwegian company supplied the chain used in the spectacular salvage operation of the Costa Concordia ferry in Italy this week.

Italian’s fury at ‘Mafiozo’ wine for sale in Norway

Italian’s fury at ‘Mafiozo’ wine for sale in Norway

An Italian living in Oslo was "infuriated" at the start of this month when his Norwegian girlfriend came home with a bottle of 'Mafiozo' Zinfandel wine.

Fox News jumps on Ylvis craze with promo vid

Fox News jumps on Ylvis craze with promo vid

Fox News, the US broadcaster, plans to use 'The Fox', the viral hit by Norway's Ylvisåker brothers, in their new promotional video.

First snow of year sends truck skidding

First snow of year sends truck skidding

This year's snow has claimed its first victim, after an Estonian truck skidded off the road across the Valdresflya plateau in central Norway.

Boats to ferry 10,000 reindeer to land

Boats to ferry 10,000 reindeer to land

Reindeer herders this week began gathering up more than 10,000 deer on the Finnmark islands of northern Norway in preparation for their annual boat trip to the mainland.

Norway PM: ‘Say sorry for sneak-Islam claim’

Norway PM: ‘Say sorry for sneak-Islam claim’

Outgoing Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg has challenged Siv Jensen, leader of the anti-immigration Progress Party, to publicly apologise for using the term "sneak-islamization".