Nobel Peace Prize 2014: Preview

Nobel Peace Prize 2014: Preview

This year's announcement as to who shall win the Nobel Peace Prize is wide-open, with a pope, a whistlebower and even President Putin among the 278 candidates tipped to lift one of the world's most revered accolades. The Local looks ahead to the event in Oslo on Friday.

Norway’s Budget 2015

Norway’s Budget 2015

Norway is set to use more of its oil money to 'lubricate' the economy, Finance Minister Siv Jensen announced in Parliament on Wednesday.

Touch-free mobile phones by 2015

Touch-free mobile phones by 2015

Ultrasound mobile phones, which can be controlled by hand gestures and go beyond touchscreen technology, will be on the market as early as next year, a Norwagian company developing the technology has announced.

Norway set to raise VAT limit for e-commerce

Norway set to raise VAT limit for e-commerce

The Norwegian government is set to raise the VAT limit for internet commerce from 200 kroner to 500 kroner.