Morrissey Nobel concert choice irks Norway

Morrissey Nobel concert choice irks Norway

Former Smiths frontman Morrissey caused a stir in Norway on Wednesday after the British singer -- reviled in the country for his provocative comments in the wake of its 2011 Utøya island massacre -- was confirmed for a Nobel concert line-up in Oslo next month.

Racism watchdog reports antisemitic blog

Racism watchdog reports antisemitic blog

Norway's Center Against Racism has reported a second anti-semitic blog, subtitled 'Jewish Hands are Drenched in Aryan Blood" to the Norwegian police for violating racism laws.

VIDEO: Ylvis headline US talent show finale

VIDEO: Ylvis headline US talent show finale

Norwegian YouTube sensation Ylvis have yet again taken the US by storm, performing their hit song "What does the fox say?" on Tuesday night at the finale of the US talent show "Dancing with the Stars".

Ryanair raided for ‘illegally’ filming staff

Ryanair raided for ‘illegally’ filming staff

Low-cost airline Ryanair has been accused of illegally setting up surveillance cameras to spy on its employees at Rygge Airport in Moss, south of Oslo.

China blocks semen of hardy Norwegian Red

China blocks semen of hardy Norwegian Red

China has cancelled a project to import semen from the hardy Norwegian Red diary cow, in a move put down to continuing poor diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Statoil to build floating wind farm off Scotland

Statoil to build floating wind farm off Scotland

Norwegian oil giant Statoil has struck a deal to build Europe's largest floating wind farm off the north east coast of Scotland.