Norway gold medallist was doping ‘suspect’

Norway gold medallist was doping ‘suspect’

Norwegian cross country skier Anders Aukland was suspected of doping at the time he won gold with Norway's relay team at the 2002 Winter Olympics, a Swedish investigative documentary claimed on Wednesday.

Vikings were outlaws like Hells Angels: exhibition

Vikings were outlaws like Hells Angels: exhibition

A warrior identity was at the centre of what it meant to be a Viking, with the coastal raiders embracing an outlaw mentality like punks or Hells Angels today, according a London exhibition on Norway's most famous historical export.

Oslo beaten to priciest city title once again

Oslo beaten to priciest city title once again

For the second time this year, Oslo has lost its customary top spot as the world's most expensive city, after Singapore and Paris beat it in a new list put together by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

Salmon to be farmed in giant offshore platforms

Salmon to be farmed in giant offshore platforms

Norway's third-largest salmon farming company SalMar plans to start rearing fish out to sea using constructions based on oil platforms, each of which could house eight times as many salmon as conventional cages.

Gay minister pulls Sochi trip in Crimea protest

Gay minister pulls Sochi trip in Crimea protest

Norway will send no official representation to the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games, authorities said on Tuesday, in response to Russia's military intervention in Ukraine.