The head of Norway's oil fund has said that he wishes Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone had been "formally suspended" pending his trial for bribery in Germany.
A giant herd of 2,000 reindeer has forced Norway's National Road Authority to shut off a major road between Oslo and Bergen to prevent them being killed by passing cars.
A British 35-year-old accused of instructing a Norwegian mother to drown her one year old daughter in a bucket live over MSN messaging has denied the charges, claiming instead that he tried to stop the abuse.
A wounded otter ran amok in a fast food restaurant in western Norway on Tuesday, terrorising the restaurant's owners and giving the wildlife officer sent to subdue it a nasty nip on the finger.
Two restaurants in Norway have won their first Michelin stars as the capital finally begins to punch its weight against its Scandinavian rivals.