Jo Nesbø close to blockbuster Warner deal

Jo Nesbø close to blockbuster Warner deal

Norwegian crime writer Jo Nesbø is close to signing a deal with Warner Brothers to develop his recently completed novel Blood on the Snow, according to Hollywood website Deadline.com.

Police hunt Norway teens who went to fight in Syria

Police hunt Norway teens who went to fight in Syria

Oslo has launched a global hunt for two Norwegian teenage girls of Somali origin who have allegedly travelled to Syria to support the rebels in the war-torn country, police said Monday.

Norwegian ice hockey star faced racist heckling

Norwegian ice hockey star faced racist heckling

A top division Norwegian ice-hockey player was forced to leave a game early on Sunday after he faced a chorus of racist abuse from supporters of the opposing team.

Breivik lawyer speaks of grief at daughter’s death

Breivik lawyer speaks of grief at daughter’s death

The lawyer who defended Norwegian extremist Anders Breivik has spoken of his grief at his teenage daughter's death from a rare muscle disorder.

Vinmonopolet sees first sales drop in 17 years

Vinmonopolet sees first sales drop in 17 years

Norway's state alcohol monopoly has reported its first decline in sales for 17 years, as Norwegians buy more wine and spirits on the black market, duty free, or across the border in Sweden.

Norway asked to take 500 tonnes of Syrian sarin

Norway asked to take 500 tonnes of Syrian sarin

The UN has asked Norway to take and dispose of up to 500 tonnes of the deadly nerve agent Sarin as part of its role in the dismantling of Syria's chemical weapons programme.