Sweden to reject Norway plea to share prisons

Sweden to reject Norway plea to share prisons

Sweden is planning to turn down Norway's request to be able to rent out empty space in its prisons, the country's justice minister Beatice Ask has said, arguing that doing so would be too complicated as it probably require the two countries to change their laws.

Oslo mayor slammed for Olympics ban

Oslo mayor slammed for Olympics ban

The mayor of Oslo has been criticised after he ruled that the city's 55,000 employees could not watch the Winter Olympics during working hours.

Norwegian Islamist refused referee licence

Norwegian Islamist refused referee licence

The founder of one of Norway's most infamous militant Islamist groups has applied to return to work as a referee, and had his request turned down by the Norwegian Football Association.

US committee approves blundering Norway envoy

US committee approves blundering Norway envoy

The US Senate's Foreign Affairs Committee has approved George Tsunis as the next ambassador of Norway, despite his catastrophic appointment hearing last month, and despite a warning from John McCain, its most prominent member, that he had already become "a mockery".

Norwegian salmon farmer posts record profits

Norwegian salmon farmer posts record profits

Norwegian salmon farming giant Marine Harvest has posted its highest profit ever on the back of record high salmon prices and solid growth.

VIDEO: Dog rescued from ice in daring operation

VIDEO: Dog rescued from ice in daring operation

When Ove Karlsen lowered himself into icy waters to save a trapped St. Bernard dog, he never expected to make the news in the UK.