Jagland faces Nobel committee exclusion

Jagland faces Nobel committee exclusion

Torbjørn Jagland believes giving the Nobel Peace Prize to the Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo is the reason the Conservative Party is considering deposing him as head of the committee, the former Labour party chief said on Monday.

Work begins to revamp government HQ in Oslo

Work begins to revamp government HQ in Oslo

Work began on Monday to demolish and revamp the Norwegian government's headquarters in Central Oslo after it was damaged in 2011 from the terrorist attack by Anders Behring Breivik.

Norway’s students to get work illness cash boost

Norway’s students to get work illness cash boost

Students in Norway with part-time jobs are to be offered for the first time access to student loans to protect their income should they fall ill, announced the government on Monday.

Over 800,000 callers suffer network problems

Over 800,000 callers suffer network problems

Two of Norway's top mobile phone companies - Tele2 and Telenor - suffered severe network problems over the weekend that may have affected up to one million users.