Norway second best country to be old in

Norway second best country to be old in

Norway is the second best country in the world to be old in, a survey by HelpAge International has declared, bringing a new perspective to the country's pre-election panic about falling standards of elderly care.

‘Bodies hung like rag dolls’: Norway SS man

‘Bodies hung like rag dolls’: Norway SS man

A 91-year-old Norwegian who served with the notorious Nazi SS regiment has spoken for the first time of the appalling crimes he witnessed in Ukraine in 1942.

Norway to air five-hour ‘slow TV’ knitting show

Norway to air five-hour ‘slow TV’ knitting show

It will certainly have more than enough of twists and turns, but it may not make much of a thriller. Norway's state television channel is to broadcast an evening-long programme featuring a group of eight people knitting.

New Norway gov to get tough on immigration

New Norway gov to get tough on immigration

Norway's incoming government will get tough on immigration, future prime minister Erna Solberg said on Monday as she presented the main policies of the minority coalition she is forming with a populist right-wing party.

Villain in ‘The Bridge’ trained in Danish bars

Villain in ‘The Bridge’ trained in Danish bars

Norwegian actor Jakob Oftebro hung out alone in some of Copenhagen's roughest bars to develop his menacing character for The Bridge, the Swedish-Danish police series, he has told Aftenposten.

Coffin used to smuggle spirits and cigarettes

Coffin used to smuggle spirits and cigarettes

It must have taken a bold customs officer to break open a coffin carrying the body of a dead Norwegian home across the Swedish border on Monday.