Oil fund may profit from Thai prawn slavery

Oil fund may profit from Thai prawn slavery

Norway's oil fund may be forced to divest its 250m kroner stake in the Thai food company CP Foods, after the UK's Guardian newspaper reported that the company sources prawns from ships that employ slave labour.

Sweden threatens to ‘annex’ the ostehøvel

Sweden threatens to ‘annex’ the ostehøvel

Sweden's official Twitter account has threatened to "annex" the ostehøvel, the cheese slicing implement that is arguably Norway's most notable innovation in the field of international cuisine.

Norway oil investment to drop by a fifth: report

Norway oil investment to drop by a fifth: report

Investment by oil companies offshore Norway is set to drop by more then $4bn next year, the first fall since 2010, Statistics Norway has predicted in its quarterly oil report.

Norway houses prices overvalued: IMF

Norway houses prices overvalued: IMF

Norway's house prices are amongst the most over-valued in the OECD, the International Monetary Fund has warned as it launches its new Global House Price Watch.

Child-napper risked losing kids for ‘a smack’

Child-napper risked losing kids for ‘a smack’

The Chechen man accused of arranging the abduction of his two daughters from their temporary foster parents in Norway risked losing custody of the two children within weeks for what his lawyer describes as "a little spank".