VIDEO: Lynx mum filmed with cubs near Oslo

VIDEO: Lynx mum filmed with cubs near Oslo

Wildlife cameras hidden in the forests south of Oslo have caught rare footage of a female lynx and her two cubs roaming just 100 metres from a nearby farm.

Norway drops out of Fifa top 50

Norway drops out of Fifa top 50

Norway has dropped out of list of the world's top 50 national football teams ranked by Fifa, the international football body, after losses in November against Denmark and Scotland.

Oslo sees warmest November day since 1899

Oslo sees warmest November day since 1899

Oslo on Wednesday enjoyed the warmest November day since 1899, with temperatures at midday hitting a high of 14.4 degrees in the suburb of Bærum.

Britain and Norway to lobby for Congo inmate

Britain and Norway to lobby for Congo inmate

Britain and Norway are to combine their lobbying efforts to secure the release of Joshua French, the British and Norwegian dual citizen serving a life sentence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Norway's new foreign minister Børge Brende said on Wednesday.

‘Vertical cemetery’ wins praise for originality

‘Vertical cemetery’ wins praise for originality

A "vertical cemetery", in which the dead are buried in a modular high-rise tower, has been commended as "a highly original contribution" at an Oslo conference for Nordic cemeteries and graveyards.

Chess star arrives home to a hero’s welcome

Chess star arrives home to a hero’s welcome

Victorious world chess champion Magnus Carlsen arrived back in his homeland of Norway on Wednesday evening to a hero's welcome, with Oslo's Gardermoen airport greeting the plane with a victory parade of water cannons.