Climate change shrinking reindeer pastures: Nina

Climate change shrinking reindeer pastures: Nina

Climate change and overgrazing are causing a growing shortage of the lichen Norway’s reindeers depend on for food, a new report from the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (Nina) has warned.

Crematorium tried to use bodies to heat houses

Crematorium tried to use bodies to heat houses

A crematorium in Oslo tried to connect its ovens to the local district heating system so that it could use heat from burned bodies to warm houses across the city. But the local utility felt there were "ethical issues".

Extra jail for pair who drowned toddler on MSN

Extra jail for pair who drowned toddler on MSN

A Norwegian appeals court on Tuesday added an extra six and seven years to the jail sentences faced by a Norwegian woman who drowned her toddler and her British lover, who goaded her on through a web cam.

‘Salmon is Norway’s Ikea’, PM claims

‘Salmon is Norway’s Ikea’, PM claims

Enough of Swedish snidery over their country’s bigger industries and corporations. According to Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, “Salmon is Norway’s IKEA”.