Youth leader who fled Utøya to step down

Youth leader who fled Utøya to step down

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.

Norway ship reaches Malaysia Air ‘crash site’

Norway ship reaches Malaysia Air ‘crash site’

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.

Jailed Norwegian faces death after stops eating

Jailed Norwegian faces death after stops eating

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 cancels Russia meetings over Crimea

Norway cancels Russia meetings over Crimea

Norway has cancelled a string of future diplomatic meetings with Russia in protest at the annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region.

Caffeine-fuelled game binge puts boy in coma

Caffeine-fuelled game binge puts boy in coma

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.

Stoltenberg held winter talks in US on Nato role

Stoltenberg held winter talks in US on Nato role

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.