Norway bus murders spark criticism of police

Norway bus murders spark criticism of police

The murder of three bus passengers in Norway rekindled criticism Tuesday of the Norwegian police's ability to react to violent crimes two and a half years after the Breivik massacre.

Norway’s teenage girls taking more happy pills

Norway’s teenage girls taking more happy pills

The number of teenage girls in Norway taking antidepressants has soared by 53 percent in just seven years, with doctors blaming a "tremendous pressure to be successful".

Ten things Norwegians do that annoy foreigners

Ten things Norwegians do that annoy foreigners

Norway is a nice place to live, and the Norwegians themselves both good-looking and good-humoured. But that doesn't mean they don't sometimes drive foreigners living in Norway into a fury.

‘Italian police want to smear us’: Norway firm

‘Italian police want to smear us’: Norway firm

The Norwegian company accused of running a "child kidnapping and human trafficking gang" in Italy has accused police in Palermo, Sicily, of deliberately seeking to smear it with false allegations.

Vikings slaves beheaded and buried by masters

Vikings slaves beheaded and buried by masters

A new study of a Viking burial area near the Lofoten islands has concluded that slaves were decapitated and buried along with their masters, either as a human sacrifice or simply to serve them in the afterlife.