Norway’s military goes veggie to save climate

Norway’s military goes veggie to save climate

The Norwegian military said Tuesday it plans to put its troops on a vegetarian diet once a week in a bid to fight a new kind of enemy -- climate change.

Farm offers €60 reward for salmon on loose

Farm offers €60 reward for salmon on loose

Norwegian fish farming giant Marine Harvest has promised a 60-euro reward on Monday for any recaptured salmon after a violent storm over the weekend allowed thousands to escape.

Spy agency: NSA ‘did not’ monitor Norway calls

Spy agency: NSA ‘did not’ monitor Norway calls

Norwegian secret services denied on Tuesday the US spy agency at the centre of an international row had monitored millions of phone calls in Norway, responding to accusations made in a local newspaper.

‘Norwegian racism’ triggers Twitter storm

‘Norwegian racism’ triggers Twitter storm

Norwegians with ethnic backgrounds have flooded Twitter with personal stories of racism after a 23-year-old medical student tweeted a moving post with the hashtag #Norskrasisme.

Two tonnes of ‘smelly’ rakfish pulled after scare

Two tonnes of ‘smelly’ rakfish pulled after scare

More than two tonnes of Rakfisk, a Norwegian fermented fish dish described as "exceedingly smelly" by the BBC, have been withdrawn from sale after listeria bacteria was found in one batch.

Immigrant parents should control mugger kids: PM

Immigrant parents should control mugger kids: PM

Immigrant parents should take more responsibility for stopping the wave of street crime sweeping Oslo, Norway's new prime minister has argued.

Half of Oslo residents now fear street crime

Half of Oslo residents now fear street crime

More than half the people living in Oslo have had their sense of safety affected by a recent rise in muggings, a survey commissioned by the VG tabloid has revealed.

NSA logged 33m calls in Nato ally Norway

NSA logged 33m calls in Nato ally Norway

The US National Security Agency (NSA) logged more than 33 million phone calls made by its Nato ally Norway over just one month, a secret document seen by Norway's Dagbladet newspaper has revealed.