Utøya survivor leads Eurovision race

Utøya survivor leads Eurovision race

A survivor of the 2011 Utøya massacre is favourite to represent Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest in May, after winning the most audience votes in the semi-finals of the country's Melodi Grand Prix.

Man puts stuffed elk family on ‘Norway’s eBay’

Man puts stuffed elk family on ‘Norway’s eBay’

A Norwegian man has put eight unwanted stuffed elk up for sale on Finn.no, the country's version of eBay -- under the category 'art'.

Nordic noir dominance is over: Larsson publisher

Nordic noir dominance is over: Larsson publisher

The publisher who made Stieg Larsson an international success reckons Scandinavia's crime fiction wave has passed its peak, saying too much been published over the last five years, and it is no longer as "original and interesting".

Hash fans slam Norway’s half-baked hypocrisy

Hash fans slam Norway’s half-baked hypocrisy

Torkel Bjørnson-Langen, the manager of NORMAL, Norway's pro-cannabis group, says the forced resignation of one of the Conservative Party's most promising young MPs over cannabis smoking last month was sadly no surprise.

Rising seas to sink Norway’s Unesco islands

Rising seas to sink Norway’s Unesco islands

One of Norway's most treasured Unesco World Heritage sites stands to be swallowed up by rising sea levels as global warming accelerates in the coming years.

Norway’s inventors lag far behind neighbours

Norway’s inventors lag far behind neighbours

Norway's scientists and inventors are being blown out of the water by their more ingenious Nordic neighbours, according a new report from the European Patent Office which ranks Sweden, Finland, and Denmark all in the top five.