DNA tests prove mystery memory man is Czech

DNA tests prove mystery memory man is Czech

The young amnesiac found in Norway whose identity was a mystery for almost four months is Czech, Norwegian police said Friday, after DNA tests confirmed the claims of relatives and acquaintances.

Oslo opens Munch room for priests to marry gays

Oslo opens Munch room for priests to marry gays

Oslo's City council has thrown open the august Munch room in Oslo City Hall to any priest who wants to bless a gay couple's marriage, in protest at the Church's decision not to allow gay marriage.

Two men jailed for illegal wolf hunt

Two men jailed for illegal wolf hunt

Two men in Norway were jailed on Thursday for their part in organising an illegal wolf hunt in Norway's Hedmark country north of Oslo.

Statoil makes new North Sea discovery

Statoil makes new North Sea discovery

Norwegian oil giant Statoil has made a new oil and gas discovery close to the 30-year-old Valemon find.

Shell puts Ormen Lange upgrade on hold

Shell puts Ormen Lange upgrade on hold

The Anglo-Dutch oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has postponed plans to install subsea gas compression on Norway's Ormen Lange field, one of Europe's largest, arguing soaring costs had undermined the economics.

Norway man finds adult toy in cod’s stomach

Norway man finds adult toy in cod’s stomach

Bjørn Frilund was gutting a large cod he'd caught, when he felt a big lump in its belly. As he cut in, he first found two semi-digested herrings. Then he pulled out a hefty orange vibrator.