The WTO on Monday ruled in favour of the European Union in a bitter battle with Norway over its ban on the import and sale of seal products.
Norway comes second only to web-savvy Sweden in the way it uses the internet to improve lives, according to a ranking by a foundation headed by Tim Berners-Lee, the founder of the World Wide Web.
Police in Norway have arrested a man for making racist comments on the micro-blogging service Twitter under the account name "@Negerjeger", or "Nigger hunter".
Up to twenty employees at the US embassy in Oslo face jail for tax evasion as a result of the embassy's continuing refusal to report salary information to Norwegian tax authorities.
At least ten ethnic Norwegian converts to Islam are fighting as volunteers in the civil war in Syria, state broadcaster NRK has reported, building on information from Norway's PST intelligence agency.
Norway's Centre Against Racism has reported a right-wing blog to the police for the first time in five years, citing its fantasies that the Jews, described as "Satan's Children" would be "eradicated from the face of the earth".
Policing the Winter Olympics in 2022 would cost Oslo 1.8bn kroner ($296m), the city's police have estimated, nearly four times as much as it cost to host the event in Lillehammer back in 1994.