Norwegian sensation Magnus Carlsen was a draw away from becoming the new world chess champion after scoring his third win over reigning champion Viswanathan Anand in the 12-game title duel on Thursday.
Norwegian parents are less satisfied with their children's daycare than those of any other Nordic country, according to a new study by European research group EPSI.
A priest from Norway has been charged with embezzling 14.6 million kroner ($2.1m) from a religious foundation run by the country's Methodist church.
Norwegian oil giant Statoil has been named as one of just 90 companies responsible for nearly two thirds of greenhouse gas emissions since the start of the industrial revolution.
Norway's new prime minister has warned German chancellor Angela Merkel that high unemployment rates in Europe could push young people to join extremist Islamist and far-right groups.
Anders Breivik, the Norwegian far-right terrorist, has dropped out of the three courses he has been studying at the University of Oslo, opting not to take any of the end of term exams.