Island house off Norway yours for just one kroner

Island house off Norway yours for just one kroner

A house on an uninhabited island in one of Norway’s most beautiful archipelagos is up for grabs for just one kroner — 12 US cents. All you need to do is convince the seller you genuinely mean to fix it up.

Oil fund makes all Norwegians millionaires

Oil fund makes all Norwegians millionaires

Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the biggest in the world, has nearly doubled in three years, the central bank said Friday, which would make all 5.2 million Norwegians millionaires -- at least on paper.

‘Scandinavia’ accused of meddling in Israel vote

‘Scandinavia’ accused of meddling in Israel vote

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accused 'Scandinavian governments' of spending millions of dollars on a campaign to remove him from power, as the Middle Eastern country prepares for elections next week.

Can Frozen 2 save the Norwegian Arctic?

Can Frozen 2 save the Norwegian Arctic?

Little girls aren’t the only ones getting excited about a Frozen sequel. If the US envoy to the Arctic gets his way, Disney will use the next instalment of its hugely popular cartoon to raise awareness of climate change.

Jay-Z buys Nordic Spotify rival Wimp

Jay-Z buys Nordic Spotify rival Wimp

Hip hop artist Shawn Carter - better known as Jay-Z - has bought Scandinavian music steaming service Wimp and its parent company Aspiro, despite earlier claims that the bid had been blocked.

Tesla P85D races snowmobile over ice

Tesla P85D races snowmobile over ice

Can it possibly be true? A Norwegian website drag-raced Tesla’s new top-of-the-range P85D electric sports car against a snowmobile on a frozen lake and the Tesla came out best.