Norway’s ‘cushy’ prisons spurring foreign cons

Norway’s ‘cushy’ prisons spurring foreign cons

The number of foreigners in Norwegian prisons has quadrupled in the past 14 years. The reason: the jails are too nice - at least according to some lawyers and police officers.

Man smoked cannabis with 9-year-old neighbour

Man smoked cannabis with 9-year-old neighbour

A 35-year-old man in south-eastern Norway has been given a three-month jail sentence for smoking hash with a nine-year-old boy.

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Marathon Oil to sell its Norwegian assets

US oil company Marathon is to sell its operations in Norway to local competitor Det norske oljeselskap for $2.1 billion, the firms said on Monday, marking a big boost for the Norwegian firm.