Kristallnacht speaker receives death threats

Kristallnacht speaker receives death threats

One of the leading figures in Norwegian campaign group Youth Against Racism was forced to pull out of an event commemorating Kristallnacht on Sunday night, after receiving a death threat over the phone.

New study finds toxins in Svalbard wildlife

New study finds toxins in Svalbard wildlife

Samples taken from fish, birds and mammals around the once pristine Arctic island of Svalbard show alarming levels of chlorinated paraffins (CPs), a dangerous carcinogenic pollutant, a new report has revealed.

Oslo Olympic favourite after Munich drops out

Oslo Olympic favourite after Munich drops out

Oslo is now the clear favourite to host the Winter Olympics after Munich and Davos, the city's two main competitors, dropped out of the bidding.

Statoil makes third strike off Norway since summer

Statoil makes third strike off Norway since summer

Statoil has made its third oil discovery in as many months on the Norwegian continental shelf, with the latest find expected to yield between 55 million and 100 million barrels of oil.

GALLERY: Norway’s elk-rescue operation

GALLERY: Norway’s elk-rescue operation

The rescue of an elk from a swimming pool led the news on Norway's TV2 network on Sunday. The Local has obtained an exclusive picture record of the operation.

Elk saved from pool after heroic rescue effort

Elk saved from pool after heroic rescue effort

An unfortunate young elk spent hours trapped in an empty swimming pool on Sunday, before a major operation, including eleven firemen, two fire engines. and a special animal accident officer, hauled it to safety.