A Los Angeles court has handed an 11-year jail term to a well-known Norwegian innovator who fraudulently claimed to own the rights to Justin Bieber concerts before conning an American investor out of $1 million.
A recent raccoon sighting in Sweden has given Scandinavian conservationists the jitters, with Friends of the Earth Norway now fearful of the consequences for the ecosystem should the adaptable animal gain a foothold.
Norway's Prime Minister has warned against tapping further into the country's $850-billion oil fund in the coming budget -- warning that this would overheat the economy and harm the competitiveness of Norwegian industry.
A car thief in Norway robbed a car parked at a petrol station on Saturday, only to discover that there was an eight-year-old boy sleeping in the back seat.
Seven-year-old Norwegian girl Angelina Jordan Astar's performance of the jazz standard Gloomy Sunday sounds so eerily close to Billie Holiday's version that you've really got to have a listen.
A Norwegian woman on Monday pleaded not guilty to murdering her 22-month-old daughter at the opening of a trial where she is accused of drowning the child while following live online instructions.
Norwegians are not generally a cynical bunch. Indeed, some of their neighbours might go so far as to call them a little bit gullible. Here, The Local's list of some of the stranger things that they believe.
Norway has overtaken New Zealand to become the best place in the world to be a working woman, according to The Economist Magazine's 'Glass Ceiling Index', published for International Women's Day on Saturday.