French too sick to stand trial in Congo

French too sick to stand trial in Congo

A court in the Democratic Republic of Congo postponed the trial of Norwegian ex-soldier Joshua French by nearly two weeks on Friday, after his lawyer claimed that he was too sick to express himself.

Breivik protests jail ‘grabbing inspections’

Breivik protests jail ‘grabbing inspections’

Norwegian far-right terrorist Anders Breivik has complained that he has been subject to hundreds of strip searches, many involving "grabbing inspections", in a 30-page letter sent to several news organisations and an anti-torture watchdog.

Swedish union ‘impotent’ in Norwegian staff shuffle

Swedish union ‘impotent’ in Norwegian staff shuffle

Norwegian's Sweden-based cabin crew, recently moved to a staffing company, have complained that their Swedish union does not have the clout to protect them against the budget airline and the unspoken threat of losing their jobs.

Man robs petrol station with axe

Man robs petrol station with axe

A man robbed an Esso petrol station in Stavanger on Thursday night, threatening the station's staff with an axe.

Local watch group resigns after elk invasion

Local watch group resigns after elk invasion

The annual invasion of elk to the town of Finnsnes in northern Norway has reached such high levels that the neighbourhood group tasked with rescuing and herding the animals is now refusing to coming to the aid of citizens.

Russian cartel blocks Norway fish: report

Russian cartel blocks Norway fish: report

An illegal Russian fish cartel has colluded with regulatory authorities to shut Norwegian exporters out of their country's giant seafood market, a report from Russia's competition authorities has concluded.