Norway town beams light into central square

Norway town beams light into central square

A town in Norway will next week begin beaming light down into its central square from giant mirrors placed on a surrounding mountainside, bringing winter sun for the first time in its 100-year history.

VIDEO: Ylvis’s Fox follow-up Massachusetts

VIDEO: Ylvis’s Fox follow-up Massachusetts

The Ylvis brothers' first attempt to follow their viral mega-hit The Fox has run into immediate problems after it was mysteriously pulled from YouTube only hours after being posted on Tuesday night, only coming back online at 8pm Norway time.

Hydro shares leap on return to profit

Hydro shares leap on return to profit

Shares in Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro leapt more than five percent on Wednesday morning, after it swung back into a profit by slashing its costs and generating more hydroelectric power.

Man dies after electric wheelchair catches fire

Man dies after electric wheelchair catches fire

An 85-year-old man has died in hospital in western Norway after his electric wheelchair caught fire.

‘She is willing to die’: father of teen jihadists

‘She is willing to die’: father of teen jihadists

The two Norwegian-Somali teenagers who left last week to fight in Syria have told their father that they are ready to die in the struggle.