Norway rules out taking Syria’s weapons

Norway rules out taking Syria’s weapons

Norway said Friday it would not be able to accommodate a request from the United States to help destroy Syria's chemical arsenal on its soil, saying the schedule was too tight.

‘No boyfriend for me’, Malala tells Skavlan

‘No boyfriend for me’, Malala tells Skavlan

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenaged education campaigner, has told Fredrik Skavlan, the Norwegian chat show host, that she could never have a boyfriend like other young people in Britain.

Racism-hit hockey star gets standing ovation

Racism-hit hockey star gets standing ovation

The Norwegian hockey player who was driven from the ice last week by racist heckling was given a standing ovation by his home side after a match on Thursday.

Gallery: The top ten hottest Norwegian men

Gallery: The top ten hottest Norwegian men

Norwegians are an outdoorsy bunch, more likely to hit global fame on the ski slope than the silver screen. But all that hiking and hewing of pines means there's certainly no shortage of tall, well-honed, physiques.

Norway’s oil fund gains $38bn on rebound

Norway’s oil fund gains $38bn on rebound

Norway's oil fund has swelled by nearly 225 billion kroner ($38bn) over the last three months, as it saw a five percent gain in its holdings.

Norway bans puppies from The Netherlands

Norway bans puppies from The Netherlands

Norway has banned pet puppies and kittens from The Netherlands from entering the country after it reported two rare rabies cases.

King saved Norway from joining Nazis: biography

King saved Norway from joining Nazis: biography

Norway's King Haakon VII went against almost the whole of Norway's business and political class when he rejected a Nazi demand that he appoint Vidkun Quisling, the country's wartime fascist leader as Prime Minister and then abdicate, a new biography has revealed.

Trollhunter director to make English horror film

Trollhunter director to make English horror film

The Norwegian director of Troll Hunter, the cult horror mockumentary, is set to make his first English language horror film, after received backing from Britain's Goldcrest films, Screen International has reported.