Failed asylum seeker kills three on bus

Failed asylum seeker kills three on bus

The man accused of stabbing to death a woman and two men on an express bus in western Norway was an asylum seeker from South Sudan who was due to be deported from Norway on Tuesday, VG has reported.

Norway to broadcast 100 hours of chess

Norway to broadcast 100 hours of chess

Norwegian broadcaster NRK has decided to broadcast every single move of Magnus Carlsen's battle to become the world's chess champion -- a massive 100 hours of coverage -- on its top channel NRK1, a move influenced by its latest string of 'slow-TV' successes.

Newsreader banned from wearing cross on air

Newsreader banned from wearing cross on air

A newsreader for Norway's state news channel has been banned from wearing a cross on air, after the programme received angry complaints from viewers.

Norwegian averts strike with last minute deal

Norwegian averts strike with last minute deal

Thousands of air travellers in Norway can breathe easily after pilots struck a deal with airline Norwegian on Monday morning following a weekend of intense negotiations.

VIDEO: Elk mount pitch invasion

VIDEO: Elk mount pitch invasion

A wayward elk calf ran headlong onto the pitch at a football stadium outside Trondheim on Saturday, with its mother in hot pursuit.

VIDEO: Wolf pups filmed in Østmarka

VIDEO: Wolf pups filmed in Østmarka

A group of wolf puppies has been shot on video prowling by night in Oslo's Østmarka, providing the first concrete evidence that Fenris and Freya, the a wolf couple discovered in the forest this year, now have a family.

Norway part of NSA’s ‘9-eyes’ gang

Norway part of NSA’s ‘9-eyes’ gang

Norway is one of the US's most trusted collaborators in intelligence-gathering, with a place in the National Security Agency's "9-eyes" coalition of privileged countries, the UK's Guardian newspaper has reported.