Thai junta threatens Telenor on Facebook

Thai junta threatens Telenor on Facebook

Thailand's military junta has threatened to block Norway's Telenor from bidding in the country's upcoming 4G auctions in retaliation for revealing that it was ordered to block Facebook in the immediate aftermath of last month's military coup.

Norway man jailed for raping Filipina au pairs

Norway man jailed for raping Filipina au pairs

A 46-year-old Norwegian man has been sentenced to seven and a half years in prison for raping two Filipina au pairs.

Head of Norway FA calls for Blatter to step down

Head of Norway FA calls for Blatter to step down

The head of Norway's football association has backed his Dutch counterpart's call for Sepp Blatter, the embattled Fifa president, to quit next year.

Deal opens way to national begging ban

Deal opens way to national begging ban

Norway could introduce a national ban on begging next year after the country's ruling right-wing coalition struck a deal giving it majority support for the measure.

Minister defends Telenor Thai Facebook block

Minister defends Telenor Thai Facebook block

Norway's industry minister has defended the country's majority state-owned telecoms company Telenor for blocking access to Facebook in Thailand on the orders of the country's new military junta.

Girls abducted by masked men in Norway

Girls abducted by masked men in Norway

An eight-year-old girl and her six-year-old sister have been abducted by two masked men on their way home from school in Kongsvinger, on Norway's border with Sweden.