Norway’s new PM loses four-party coalition deal

Norway’s new PM loses four-party coalition deal

Norway's incoming Prime Minister Erna Solberg on Monday night announced that she would begin negotiations on forming a two-party government joining her Conservative party with the populist Progress party.

FEATURE: How to buy or rent a house in Norway

FEATURE: How to buy or rent a house in Norway

According to the IMF, Norway has the second worst housing bubble in the world, but renting can be even more expensive. Oslo-based journalist Audrey Andersen explains how to get your hands on a property.

Cruise tourists isolated after stomach bug attack

Cruise tourists isolated after stomach bug attack

More than twenty passengers and staff have been quarantined on MS Lofoten, one of the coastal steamers that are Norway's leading tourist attraction, after they came down with a stomach bug.

Norway man’s naked pick-up stunt goes viral

Norway man’s naked pick-up stunt goes viral

A 23-year-old Norwegian has received more than a million views on YouTube after posting a video featuring him walking stark naked around Oslo, approaching girls at random, and asking them out on for a date.

VIDEO: Elk invade Norwegian seaside town

VIDEO: Elk invade Norwegian seaside town

Dozens of elk have descended on the small Norwegian town of Sandnessjøen, with one family filmed by council worker Gunnar Hoff as it nonchalantly made its way through a neighbouring garden.

‘World’s ugliest ship’ docks in Norway

‘World’s ugliest ship’ docks in Norway

A giant oil-services vessel dubbed 'the world's ugliest ship' has docked in Norway for the first time, six months after it was launched from the Mitsubishi shipyard in Japan.

‘Men send naked pics every day’: youth leader

‘Men send naked pics every day’: youth leader

Two of Norway's most prominent female youth politicians have complained that they receive naked pictures of strange men almost every day. The two argue that this kind of cyber-bullying is putting women off entering politics.

Snus tobacco is good for public health: study

Snus tobacco is good for public health: study

The availability of snus, the smokeless tobacco popular in Scandinavian countries, has a net positive effect on national health, a new study from the Norwegian Institute for Alcohol and Drug Research (Sirus) has concluded.