Norway Nepal rescue team stuck in Baku

Norway Nepal rescue team stuck in Baku

Norway’s Norsar rescue team, bound for earthquake-hit Nepal with six rescue dogs, has been held up in Baku, capital of Azerbaijan, after discovering that there was no more space at Kathmandu airport to land planes.

Norway refuses to send Russian ‘hacker’ to US

Norway refuses to send Russian ‘hacker’ to US

A Norwegian court has ruled that a Russian programmer accused of building and selling Trojan computer viruses cannot be extradited to the US because the evidence presented in the case in too weak.

Viking voyages began earlier than thought

Viking voyages began earlier than thought

Forget about the Viking Age beginning with the brutal sacking of Lindisfarne Priory in 793. According to new research, Norwegian Vikings began long sea voyages at least 70 years earlier, but they came looking for trade not plunder.

Norway study links mental illness to drugs

Norway study links mental illness to drugs

A new Norwegian study has shown that alcohol and drug abuse is much more common among patients suffering from schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression than in the population at large.

Rescue dogs leave Oslo for Nepal quake

Rescue dogs leave Oslo for Nepal quake

A 34-strong Norwegian rescue team - including six rescue dogs - is on the way to Kathmandu to help efforts to find those still trapped by Saturday’s devastating earthquake.

Norway PM celebrated for phone-in-bra trick

Norway PM celebrated for phone-in-bra trick

After Norway's PM Erna Solberg was caught on camera slipping her phone into her bra, Norway’s top tabloid VG has made a video investigating the phenomenon.