Norway oil saw record investment in 2013

Norway oil saw record investment in 2013

Oil companies invested a record NOK 176 billion ($30bn) on exploring for and developing new oil fields in Norwegian waters, the latest annual review by industry consultants Wood Mackenzie has reported.

Two dead in rescue helicopter crash

Two dead in rescue helicopter crash

Two people have been confirmed dead after a rescue helicopter sent to a traffic accident on the E16 road crashed into the ground.

VIDEO: Blind charity advert goes viral

VIDEO: Blind charity advert goes viral

The marketing team at Norway's largest blind person's charity have been left bemused after an advertisement posted up on YouTube nearly a year ago suddenly appeared on websites in the UK, US, Netherlands, and Switzerland.

Nesbø to retell Macbeth as ‘crime-noir’ novel

Nesbø to retell Macbeth as ‘crime-noir’ novel

Bestselling Norwegian crime writer Jo Nesbø has been commissioned to retell the story Macbeth, giving his own twist to one of Shakespeare's darkest, most psychological dramas.

Doctors ignite patient during heart operation

Doctors ignite patient during heart operation

Doctors in Tromsø set fire to a patient who was undergoing a heart operation, causing her to wake up with third degree burns.

Oil fund in $480m San Francisco office deal

Oil fund in $480m San Francisco office deal

Norway's Oil Fund has struck a $480m deal to buy stakes in office blocks in San Francisco and Washington DC, as it continues its push to increase the proportion of property investments in its portfolio.