English spellcheck ‘to blame for statue typos’

English spellcheck ‘to blame for statue typos’

A row has broken out after it emerged that a monument in Oslo to Norwegian wartime resistance fighters was covered in typos. The designer says her use of English spellcheck is partly to blame.

Man knocked out for entering wrong house

Man knocked out for entering wrong house

A 32-year-old man was knocked unconscious by a householder when he entered a house in the town of Kirkenes in the far north of Norway on Friday morning, in what appears to have been a misunderstanding.

Solberg: Norway needs smart foreigners

Solberg: Norway needs smart foreigners

Moving to Norway should be made easier for highly-qualified foreign workers, Prime Minister Erna Solberg has said, as she unveiled plans to allow non-European experts and specialists to jump immigration queues.

US carriers try to sink Norwegian’s plans

US carriers try to sink Norwegian’s plans

Low cost airline Norwegian is under attack from four major US carriers and the country’s largest pilots’ union, which are seeking to ban the company’s planes from landing at American airports. The row centres on the Nordic carrier’s plans to base staff in low-cost countries.