Northug takes gold in stunning comeback

Northug takes gold in stunning comeback

Norwegian skiing legend Petter Northug has pulled off one of the great comebacks in sporting history, taking gold in the cross-country sprint at the Nordic skiing world championships on Thursday.

Norway prison to send imam to Muslim inmates

Norway prison to send imam to Muslim inmates

A Norwegian prison is to bring in a local imam to prevent Muslim inmates becoming radicalised in the same way as the young Dane who carried out brutal twin attacks in Copenhagen over the weekend.

Norway hunts suspected suicide bomber

Norway hunts suspected suicide bomber

Norway’s intelligence services have put out an international alert warning about a female Norwegian Islamic militant suspected of planning a suicide attack in Europe.

Bad-boy artist Melgaard’s Munch pairing ‘unworthy’

Bad-boy artist Melgaard’s Munch pairing ‘unworthy’

An exhibition showing an image of a painting by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch with a penis cut and pasted onto it has been condemned by one of the artist's descendants as “unworthy” and “undignified”.