Norway government puts Utøya memorial on hold

Norway government puts Utøya memorial on hold

Norway's government on Monday yielded to protests against the controversial planned memorial to those murdered in the Utøya gun massacre, delaying the start of work on the scheme for a year.

Norway charity opens huge refugee camp

Norway charity opens huge refugee camp

The Norwegian Refugee Council on Monday welcomed the first family to its shelters in a massive new camp in Azraq, Jordan, built to house refugees from the civil war in nearby Syria.

Anti-racism head seized on fraud charges

Anti-racism head seized on fraud charges

Police have arrested the head of a controversial Norwegian antiracism organisation on suspicion of embezzling millions of kroner in public funds given to the organisation over the past decade.

Riders find dismembered horses in Norway woods

Riders find dismembered horses in Norway woods

Two dismembered horses and a dead cat have been found dumped in the forests outside Larvik, Norway, triggering an investigation by local police.

‘Norway is kowtowing to China’: Breivik lawyer

‘Norway is kowtowing to China’: Breivik lawyer

The Oslo lawyer who led the defence of far-right terrorist Anders Breivik has slammed Norway's government for its 'capitulation' to China over the Dalai Lama.

Chain seeks state cash for ‘humanist schools’

Chain seeks state cash for ‘humanist schools’

Norway's largest private school chain has applied to open seven state-funded 'humanist' schools in the country, hoping to scoop up government funding available to Christian and Muslim religious schools.