Oslo shortlisted for Green Capital 2016

Oslo shortlisted for Green Capital 2016

Oslo has been selected as one of five finalists in the race to become the European Green Capital 2016, the European Commission announced today.

Stunning bridge over waterfall wins permit

Stunning bridge over waterfall wins permit

This fantastic viewing platform over Norway's Vøringsfoss waterfall could soon become a reality, after it secured planning permission from the local district council.

Minister calls meeting on Utøya memorial

Minister calls meeting on Utøya memorial

Norway's local government minister Jan Tore Sanner has called an emergency meeting on the controversial memorial to the 2011 Utøya massacre, after locals threatened to sue to prevent it being built.

Mette-Marit opens up on father’s alcoholism

Mette-Marit opens up on father’s alcoholism

Norway's Crown Princess Mette-Marit has opened up for the first time about her father's alcoholism, saying that it has been "one of the hardest things" in her life.

‘Deny free health care to illegal immigrants’

‘Deny free health care to illegal immigrants’

One of Norway's two governing parties has proposed denying free medical care to illegal immigrants, arguing that it encourages others to seek to settle in the country.

Russian football team bribed ref: Norway player

Russian football team bribed ref: Norway player

Former Zenit Saint Petersburg defender Erik Hagen said on Wednesday that he had paid a referee to fix a UEFA Cup match during his time at the Russian team.