GALLERY: Nato troops’ Arctic ‘selfies’

GALLERY: Nato troops’ Arctic ‘selfies’

As Russian troops were busy storming Ukraine's last remaining military bases in Crimea, Nato troops celebrated the end of their annual Cold Response exercise in the Arctic by posting dozens of 'selfies' online.

Data tool shows why Norwegians are so happy

Data tool shows why Norwegians are so happy

This visualisation tool by British data designer Peter Cook is a useful aid to help Norwegians analyse exactly why they are indeed 'Verdens Beste Land' -- the best place to live anywhere in the world -- as they all seem to believe.

Rolling Stones set for high-priced Oslo gig

Rolling Stones set for high-priced Oslo gig

The Rolling Stones are planning to perform in Oslo this summer as part of their latest 14 On Fire world tour.

Norwegian troops get unisex dorms

Norwegian troops get unisex dorms

The Norwegian Army has started making women soldiers share unisex bedrooms with their male colleagues in a bold, some might say dangerous, experiment. Surprisingly though, the women so far report a cut in sexual harassment.

Why Jens Stoltenberg is a natural choice for Nato

Why Jens Stoltenberg is a natural choice for Nato

That Jens Stoltenberg, a staunch member of Norway's left-wing Labour party was put forward to the Nato leadership by Angela Merkel, the most powerful figure in Europe's centre right, says a lot about his broad appeal.

Stoltenberg to be next Nato head: Aftenposten

Stoltenberg to be next Nato head: Aftenposten

Norway's former Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg is now near certain to be Nato's next Secretary General after winning the backing of France and the UK, Norway's Aftenposten newspaper reported on Sunday, citing "sources very close to the process".