Norway model has a crappy night at Oscars

Norway model has a crappy night at Oscars

Half-Norwegian supermodel Chrissy Teigen (28) hardly covered her father's homeland in glory at the Oscars on Sunday night, after she decided to tweet out the 'poo names' of famous Hollywood stars.

Carlsen: ‘Mystery of chess is, why me?’

Carlsen: ‘Mystery of chess is, why me?’

Norwegian chess phenomenon Magnus Carlsen has expressed bemusement at his own prodigious talents, telling an interviewer that for him, "one of the greatest mysteries of chess is: 'Why me?'".

Ukraine crisis ‘awesome’ for Norway gas: analyst

Ukraine crisis ‘awesome’ for Norway gas: analyst

A long-term stand-off between Russia and the European Union over the Ukraine would be "a totally awesome situation" for Norway, one of the country's top analysts has told Norway's Dagens Næringsliv business newspaper.

Nine out of ten Down’s foetuses aborted

Nine out of ten Down’s foetuses aborted

Nine out of ten women in Norway whose unborn child is diagnosed with Downs Syndrome choose to have an abortion, new figures from the country's Medical Birth Registry have shown.

Video shows police boss meeting drug lord

Video shows police boss meeting drug lord

Police in Norway secretly filmed Oslo's top anti-gang policeman holding clandestine meetings with alleged drug kingpin Gjermund Cappelen, VG has reported.

‘Russia breaking treaty obligations’: Norway

‘Russia breaking treaty obligations’: Norway

Norway has condemned Russia's occupation of the Crimea as a violation of international law, with Foreign Minister Børge Brende saying on Monday that the invasion violated "basic treaty obligations".