Farmers’ egg blockade cracks apart

Farmers’ egg blockade cracks apart

Farmers in Norway ended their blockade of egg packing plants, arguing that the fear of Norwegians undergoing their May 17 celebrations without the tradition scrambled egg had itself been enough to get their point across.

Statoil boss cancels Putin conference

Statoil boss cancels Putin conference

Statoil's chief executive Helge Lund has cancelled a planned visit to a Russian investment conference headlined by President Vladimir Putin after the US asked business heads not to attend.

Norway most gay-friendly Nordic country: index

Norway most gay-friendly Nordic country: index

Norway is most gay-friendly of the Nordic countries according to a new index that looks at whether legislation respects the rights of Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transexual and intersex people.

Pair jailed for drowning child live on MSN

Pair jailed for drowning child live on MSN

A Norwegian woman and her British lover were sentenced to eight and nine years in jail on Thursday for killing the woman's 21-month-old daughter while video chatting online.

Norway duo Nico & Vinz hit US top 20

Norway duo Nico & Vinz hit US top 20

Norwegian pop duo Nico & Vinz have become the third Norwegian act to make the Billboard Top 20 in the US after their song 'Am I Wrong' jumped into to 18th place this week.

Top Obama aide raged at Norway over Nobel

Top Obama aide raged at Norway over Nobel

Norway's ambassador to the US received an angry "dressing down" from Barack Obama's chief of staff after the US President won his controversial Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, a senior Norwegian diplomat has claimed.