Norwegian Air Shuttle to get Irish licence

Norwegian Air Shuttle to get Irish licence

Budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle said on Thursday that it was about to obtain an Irish license for its long-haul routes easing the hiring of foreign staff, to the dismay of unions.

Norway politician wants jail for circumcisers

Norway politician wants jail for circumcisers

A leading politician for Norway's Centre Party has stepped up calls for a ban on ritual male circumcision, or failing that up to 10 years in prison, for those who botch the operation, as the government debates a proposed new law on the practice.

‘Sketchy’ Sochi slope takes new Norway victim

‘Sketchy’ Sochi slope takes new Norway victim

Norwegian snowboarder Kjersti Buaas has been sent to hospital in Sochi after a bad fall on the now notorious slopestyle track at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park near Sochi. INCLUDES VIDEO.

Billboard tempts Norway with cheap Big Macs

Billboard tempts Norway with cheap Big Macs

Advertisers have pounced on the fact that Norway's Big Macs are a third more expensive than Sweden's, and have erected a billboard on the border in an attempt entice hungry Norwegians.

Krogh ‘devastated’ as loses Olympic place

Krogh ‘devastated’ as loses Olympic place

Norway's cross-country skiing team has dropped one of its rising stars from the men's individual sprint to make way for its two most established names.

PM’s herring salad tweet wins social media award

PM’s herring salad tweet wins social media award

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has won the award for best tweet at Norway's Social Media Awards, for a sweet pre-Christmas tweet she made to her Labour predecessor informing him that she hadn't found his recipe for herring salad.