Pussy Riot to attend Bergen film festival

Pussy Riot to attend Bergen film festival

Two members of Pussy Riot, the Russian feminist punk rock outfit, are to speak at the Bergen International Film Festival about 'Pussy vs Putin', a documentary about their political struggle.

Norway venue bans Canada Goose jackets

Norway venue bans Canada Goose jackets

An alternative venue in Lillehammer has instituted a ban on anyone wearing jackets by the upmarket Canada Goose brand, ostensibly to prevent cruelty to ducks and coyotes, whose feathers and furs are used in the manufacture.

‘Nature can take no more’ warns Stoltenberg

‘Nature can take no more’ warns Stoltenberg

Norway's former Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg on Saturday warned of the urgent need to strike a new deal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, as he began his new role as one of the UN's two special envoys for climate change.

Norway bridge wins US design prize

Norway bridge wins US design prize

The Hosea bridge over the river Suldalslågan has been named the world's best new bridge in a design competition run by US travel magazine Travel + Leisure.

Gunmen kill six in attack on Norway oil plant

Gunmen kill six in attack on Norway oil plant

Yemeni gunmen killed six soldiers on Sunday in an attack on an oil facility operated by Norway's DNO, just days after the company received a warning to cease all operations in the area.

Britain lobbied to weaken security on GSM phones

Britain lobbied to weaken security on GSM phones

One of the men who helped develop the GSM mobile standard has told Aftenposten that British intelligence probably lobbied to weaken security so that they could eavesdrop on calls.