Two Finnish divers killed in Norway’s Plura caves

Two Finnish divers killed in Norway’s Plura caves

Two Finnish divers have been killed and three injured in an cave-diving accident in northern Norway.

Norway’s Islamist referee convicted of hate speech

Norway’s Islamist referee convicted of hate speech

A Norwegian Islamist has been found guilty of committing hate speech agains Jews in the country, and of sending threatening emails to journalists.

Brits not ‘just idiots with two planks on our feet’

Brits not ‘just idiots with two planks on our feet’

The British skier who shocked Norway by winning the national cross country skiing championships last month has said Norwegians tend to see Brits who ski as "just a bunch of idiots with two planks on our feet", as he prepares to race again in Sochi.

Oil billionaire calls for Statoil boss to be sacked

Oil billionaire calls for Statoil boss to be sacked

A Norwegian oil billionaire and private equity investor has called for Statoil's chief executive Helge Lund to be sacked as the company posted a 14 percent drop in net income and shelved its 2020 production target.

Danish TV: During Sochi, ‘we’re all Swedish’

Danish TV: During Sochi, ‘we’re all Swedish’

Denmark's national TV channel has instructed viewers to cheer for Swedish athletes at the Winter Olympics in Sochi next week, in a move likely to have irked some of their Norwegian neighbours.

Disney’s ‘Frozen’ triples Norway tourism interest

Disney’s ‘Frozen’ triples Norway tourism interest

The number of people visiting the US site of Norway's tourist authority has more than tripled since Frozen, Disney's new Norway-inspired film, premiered in November, the Aftenposten newspaper has reported.