Jam-packed jails force Norway to free criminals

Jam-packed jails force Norway to free criminals

Police in northern Norway are being forced to release criminals back onto the streets because of a shortage of prison spaces, the acting head of police in the city of Tromsø warned this week.

Footie wife’s post-birth selfie upsets Norwegians

Footie wife’s post-birth selfie upsets Norwegians

Norwegian über-glam WAG Caroline Berg Eriksen's decision to post a washboard perfect picture of herself four days after giving birth has added jet fuel to the fiery debate about celebrity pressure on new mothers.

‘In twenty years many glaciers will be gone’

‘In twenty years many glaciers will be gone’

Norway's glaciers are retreating at an alarming rate, the latest annual statistics have revealed, with scientists warning that some could soon disappear completely.

Barcelona new hub for Norwegian’s expansion

Barcelona new hub for Norwegian’s expansion

Norwegian air carrier Norwegian has expanded its presence in Europe by adding several destinations from Barcelona, alongside its drive to extend its flight schedule with several longer-distance routes.

Wandering Norwegians choose holidays at home

Wandering Norwegians choose holidays at home

Norwegians are spending more time on the road but are sticking to trips and holidays at home, while the frequency of travel abroad stagnated toward the end of summer.

Norway’s non-EU students to stay fee free

Norway’s non-EU students to stay fee free

Norway's new government has caused ripples among academics by floating the idea of non-EU students paying tuition fees - but parliament seems likely to oppose the reform drive.

Norwegians shun kitchen for prepacked Christmas

Norwegians shun kitchen for prepacked Christmas

Norwegian culinary skills at Christmas could take a back seat as more revelers choose to get their seasonal food from a box, local media reported on Friday.