Martial arts champ in extreme marital abuse

Martial arts champ in extreme marital abuse

A Norwegian martial arts fanatic subjected his wife to over a decade of rape and extreme violence, a court in Oslo heard on Friday.

Malala: Youngest ever Nobel Peace Laureate

Malala: Youngest ever Nobel Peace Laureate

The 95th Nobel Peace Prize announced in Oslo on Friday has been shared by Indian Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistani Malala Yousafzay, at 17, the youngest ever winner.

Norwegian child bride to marry in Oslo

Norwegian child bride to marry in Oslo

A Norwegian blog supposedly written by a 12-year-old girl and informing the world about her upcoming wedding to a 37-year-old has caused global outrage.

The fickle five: Meet the Nobel commitee

The fickle five: Meet the Nobel commitee

Since 1901, Alfred Nobel has decreed the Peace Prize should be adjudged by a committee of five, selected by the Norwegian Parliament. This still holds true and The Local looks at who will decide one of the world's most prestigious awards.

Peace Prize: Will winner come from Russia?

Peace Prize: Will winner come from Russia?

The conflict in Ukraine and President Putin’s iron grip on his own country has resulted in speculation the Nobel Peace Prize this year will go to Russian dissidents. But US whistleblower Edward Snowden, now a Russian resident, is also hotly tipped.

PM defends right to give Nobel winner’s speech

PM defends right to give Nobel winner’s speech

Erna Solberg will deliver the traditional Norwegian Prime Minister's speech after the Nobel Peace Prize winner is announced in Oslo on Friday morning, amid criticism the custom should be scrapped.

Norway’s electric cars need more noise: EU

Norway’s electric cars need more noise: EU

Norwegian electrical cars must make more noise, an EU initiative has stated.