Top Putin aide was in Oslo for oil talks: Statoil

Top Putin aide was in Oslo for oil talks: Statoil

Igor Sechin, one of the most powerful figures in Vladimir Putin's Russia, was in Oslo this month to hold talks with Statoil over its international projects, Reuters reported on Tuesday.

Chance of saving missing skiers ‘minimal’

Chance of saving missing skiers ‘minimal’

Norway's rescue authorities are close to giving up the search for four skiers who went missing on Monday night, with police admitting that the chances are now minimal that the men will be found alive.

Norway’s Aker bags €1.7bn Angola contract

Norway’s Aker bags €1.7bn Angola contract

French oil group Total, which has just announced a huge offshore exploration investment in Angola, has awarded a major contract for part of the work to Norwegian firm Aker Solutions, Aker said on Tuesday.

Man at recycling plant finds $16,000 in old safe

Man at recycling plant finds $16,000 in old safe

An excavator operator at recycling facility in Norway has discovered 100,000 kroner ($16,000) left behind in a safe dumped at the site.

Thousands of salmon escape cages in Norway

Thousands of salmon escape cages in Norway

More than 47,000 salmon have escaped their cages in the Ålfjorden north of Stavanger, fuelling environmentalist fears that Norway's salmon farming industry will destroy wild salmon stocks and weaken the natural gene pool.

Norway celebs plan own funerals in new show

Norway celebs plan own funerals in new show

Norway's ever-inventive national television channel NRK has moved from 'Slow TV' to 'TV Macabre' with "The Coffin", which follows a set of celebrities planning their own funerals.