‘Save tower Breivik bombed’: heritage report

‘Save tower Breivik bombed’: heritage report

The concrete government tower bombed by far-right terrorist Anders Breivik is of "great national value" and should be repaired and preserved for posterity, Norway's cultural heritage directorate has ruled.

Company solves macabre grave problem

Company solves macabre grave problem

A former Norwegian graveyard administrator has launched a Europe-wide business after stumbling on the solution for one of Norway's most macabre municipal problems: plastic graves.

Nobel Peace Prize to anti- chemical weapons group

Nobel Peace Prize to anti- chemical weapons group

The 2013 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced in Olso on Friday.

Mountain peak collapses in northern Norway

Mountain peak collapses in northern Norway

A mountain peak in the far north of Norway has disintegrated and tumbled down to the valley below, leaving a terrified local farmer happy she escaped with her life.

Live Blog: 2013 Nobel Prize announcements

Live Blog: 2013 Nobel Prize announcements

The winners of the 2013 Nobel Prizes are being announced this week in Stockholm and Oslo. The Local brings you all the latest news, reactions, and details surrounding the winners and why they won.

Leading Norway union to oppose Sunday opening

Leading Norway union to oppose Sunday opening

Norway's main labour union LO has warned the incoming Conservative government to "think long and hard" before allowing Sunday opening in shops across the country.

Malala will NOT win Nobel Prize: NRK

Malala will NOT win Nobel Prize: NRK

Norwegian news channel NRK has reported that Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl activist, will not receive the Nobel Peace Prize when it is announced at 11am today, citing its own privileged information.