‘No one from government will meet Dalai Lama’

‘No one from government will meet Dalai Lama’

Norway said on Friday that its government would not meet the Dalai Lama during his visit to Oslo in May, in a controversial decision aimed at warming up icy relations with China.

Bomb threat diverts Norwegian flight

Bomb threat diverts Norwegian flight

A Norwegian Air Shuttle flight made an emergency landing in the Swedish city of Gothenburg on Friday after a passenger made a bomb threat, Swedish police said.

Norway’s biggest bank sells out of Russia

Norway’s biggest bank sells out of Russia

Norway's biggest bank DNB announced on Friday the sale of its Russian assets as part of a strategic repositioning, but said that this was not connected to the crisis over Ukraine.

Key Breivik document stolen from police HQ

Key Breivik document stolen from police HQ

An ultra-sensitive document containing a transcript of a police questioning of Norwegian terrorist Anders Behring Breivik was stolen just weeks after he mounted his attacks, Norway's Dagsavisen newspaper has reported.

Llamas on the loose in central Oslo

Llamas on the loose in central Oslo

Three llamas who escaped a zoo in Tøyenparken in central Oslo on Thursday spent several hours touring some of the city's poshest streets before they were captured and returned to their pens.

Norway drops plan to let GPs opt out of abortions

Norway drops plan to let GPs opt out of abortions

Norway's health minister has dropped plans to allow the country's GPs to refuse to refer women to have abortions on grounds of conscience, in a humiliating u-turn for the country's right-wing government.

Baa, baa, baa, baa, baa, baa, baa, baa Batlamb!

Baa, baa, baa, baa, baa, baa, baa, baa Batlamb!

Norwegian sheep farmer Hege Vigre suspected there was something special about her new lamb when it adopted a Superman pose while still in the womb.

Norway refused to end ’embarrassing’ pay gap

Norway refused to end ’embarrassing’ pay gap

Norway's foreign ministry turned down their own US consul general's call to end an “unjust and embarrassing” difference in what was paid to a male and a female member of staff at the consulate in Minnesota, it emerged in court on Thursday.