Norway lifts Segway ban

Norway lifts Segway ban

The government's decision to allow Segways on the public streets of Norway came into force on July 1st.

Norway’s Tour de France hopeful in bike bungle

Norway’s Tour de France hopeful in bike bungle

Norway's only entrant for the Tour de France suffered an uphill struggle just to get to the starting line after his bicycle was involved in a bureaucratic mix-up at Stavanger airport.

Norway watchdog sets tougher mortgage rules

Norway watchdog sets tougher mortgage rules

Borrowers looking to buy property will find securing a mortage loan more difficult as Norway's banks come under tighter regulation from the country's financial regulator.

Police seize guns and crystal meth in Oslo raid

Police seize guns and crystal meth in Oslo raid

Police seized weapons and drugs in a raid last weekend that took place only 250 metres from a police station in central Oslo.

Statoil delays decision on Barents Sea oil field

Statoil delays decision on Barents Sea oil field

Norwegian oil company Statoil said Monday it would postpone to 2015 its decision on whether to operate a large field in the Barents Sea after disappointing explorations.