Statoil slashes $2bn in spending as oil slumps

Statoil slashes $2bn in spending as oil slumps

Norwegian national oil company Statoil has pledged to slash $2bn from this year’s planned investments and dramatically step up cost-cutting as it prepares for a sustained period of low oil prices.

Norway couple find love on word game app

Norway couple find love on word game app

Norwegians are a shy bunch when it comes to romance, so online dating is a godsend. But what to do when even Sukker.no and Tinder let you down? Maria Jernslett, 22, and Erlend Finboe Svendsen, 25, found love competing for high scores on the word game app Ruzzle.

Norwegian Somali held in Kenya for twin attacks

Norwegian Somali held in Kenya for twin attacks

A Norwegian-Somali man has been arrested in Kenya in connection with two bloody massacres carried out by the terrorist group al-Shabaab last year, according to Kenya's Standard newspaper.

Critics made ‘a parody’ of begging law: Norway PM

Critics made ‘a parody’ of begging law: Norway PM

Critics of Norway's aborted anti-begging law made a “parody” out of the legislation, Norway’s Prime Minister has claimed as she defended her government's dramatic decision to drop the bill.