Israel to post top envoy to Norway

Israel to post top envoy to Norway

Israel is sending one of its top diplomats to Norway, hoping that he will be able to repair the country's image after Druze poet Naim Araidi was removed from the post, accused of sexual harassment.

Refugees should be taught Sami: mayor

Refugees should be taught Sami: mayor

Refugees sent to far northern areas of Norway populated by the country's Sami ethnic minority should be taught to speak the Sami language rather than Norwegian, a local mayor has declared.

Norway’s ‘pocket man’ paedophile may be freed

Norway’s ‘pocket man’ paedophile may be freed

Erik Andersen, the notorious paedophile known in Norway as 'the pocket man', has applied to be released on parole after just six years in prison.

Amnesiac refuses to return to Czech Republic

Amnesiac refuses to return to Czech Republic

A man claiming amnesia after being found semi-conscious in Norway four months ago refused to return to Czech Republic on Thursday despite a couple from the country claiming he is their son.