Oslo family seeks sender of message in a bottle

Oslo family seeks sender of message in a bottle

An Oslo family is trying to track down a British woman who threw a message in a bottle into the sea back in 1996, after reading about how thrilled another British woman had been when her bottle was found this month.

Norway store withdraws bloody severed hands

Norway store withdraws bloody severed hands

Norwegian bargain store Europris has been forced to withdraw a range of fake shrink-wrapped body parts after the Halloween gifts sparked a public outcry.

‘Norwegians are complicated’: Van Zandt

‘Norwegians are complicated’: Van Zandt

Steve Van Zandt, the Sopranos star, has described Norwegians as "complicated" and "interesting" in an interview with NRK's Østnytt programme to mark a new series of the television drama Lilyhammer.

Crew not to blame for Hercules crash: report

Crew not to blame for Hercules crash: report

A new report into the crash last year of a Norwegian military plane into Sweden's highest mountain has blamed poor systems and procedures at the air authorities of both countries rather than the crew or equipment.

Princess Mette-Marit on sick leave till Christmas

Princess Mette-Marit on sick leave till Christmas

Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway has suspended all official duties until at least Christmas after a back problem sustained on a trip to Ukraine five years ago made an unwelcome return.

Ylvis to release ‘The Fox’ children’s book

Ylvis to release ‘The Fox’ children’s book

Norwegian brother act Ylvis will next month release a children's picture book based on their hit YouTube video The Fox, in a sign they plan to milk the song's global success for everything it's worth.