A Norwegian company supplied the chain used in the spectacular salvage operation of the Costa Concordia ferry in Italy this week.
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, the US broadcaster, plans to use 'The Fox', the viral hit by Norway's Ylvisåker brothers, in their new promotional video.
This year's snow has claimed its first victim, after an Estonian truck skidded off the road across the Valdresflya plateau in central Norway.
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.
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".