Oslo grave-digger calls in bomb squad

Oslo grave-digger calls in bomb squad

A man digging a grave at Olso's Hoybraten cemetery on Thursday called in the police, the armed forces and a bomb disposal squad after striking a large metal object that he thought was a shell left over from the Second World War.

Northern Lights photos win international prize

Northern Lights photos win international prize

A man from Tromsø has won a prestigious photography prize for his extraordinary pictures of the Northern Lights, taken from his house in Kvaløya.

Rwanda requests genocide extradition

Rwanda requests genocide extradition

Rwanda has sent an extradition request to Norway, asking them to detain and deport a Norwegian citizen they claim carried out thousands of killings during the country's 1994 genocide.

Labour warns on asylum child amnesty

Labour warns on asylum child amnesty

Norway's outgoing Labour government has warned the incoming Conservative-led administration against granting a one-off amnesty to the roughly thousand asylum-seeker children who face being sent back to their parents' home countries.

Ylvis to appear on Ellen talk show in US

Ylvis to appear on Ellen talk show in US

Norway's Ylvisåker brothers have flown to the US to be interviewed on the Ellen DeGeneres show, as the craze around their YouTube comedy hit, The Fox, grows ever bigger on the other side of the Atlantic.

Bergen to close Norway’s biggest heroin park

Bergen to close Norway’s biggest heroin park

The city council in Bergen has decided to close down Nygårdsparken, Norway's largest site for illegal drug-taking, potentially pushing hundreds of heroin addicts onto the city's streets.