Eskil Pedersen, the Labour party youth leader sharply criticised for fleeing Utøya when Anders Breivik attacked in 2011, has announced that he is stepping down from the role.
A Norwegian ship was on Thursday the first vessel to reach the area of the Indian Ocean where possible debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was spotted by Australian authorities earlier this week, Höegh Autoliners, the ship's owner has reported.
Joshua French, the Norwegian ex-soldier jailed for more than four years in Congo, has stopped eating, leading his lawyer to speculate that "it is only a matter of time" before he dies.
Norway has cancelled a string of future diplomatic meetings with Russia in protest at the annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region.
A 14-year-old Norwegian boy has been hospitalized with kidney failure after drinking four litres of a caffeine-laced energy drink during a marathon 16-hour computer games binge.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel proposed Jens Stoltenberg as the next Nato Secretary General as early as October, opening the way for talks throughout the winter with US Secretary of State John Kerry, Norway's DN business newspaper has reported.