Norway oil fund slashes coal holdings by 40%

Norway oil fund slashes coal holdings by 40%

Norway’s $900 billion oil fund has slashed its holdings of pure-play coal mining companies by two fifths since the start of the year, apparently responding to pressure to wield its influence to reduce carbon emissions.

Norway MP slammed for ‘sea adventure’ T-shirt

Norway MP slammed for ‘sea adventure’ T-shirt

One of Norway’s most outspoken anti-immigrant politicians has sparked a Twitter storm after he wore a T-shirt with words “Good Journey” and “Sea Adventure” to a party vote on the refugee crisis.

Progress to block 10,000 refugee plan: Jensen

Progress to block 10,000 refugee plan: Jensen

The leader of Norway’s populist Progress party has pledged to block plans for Norway to take up to 10,000 refugees from Syria over the next two years, arguing that it is more efficient to find homes for them in neighbouring countries.

Norway is Europe’s ‘herpes hotspot’

Norway is Europe’s ‘herpes hotspot’

Norway is Europe’s 'herpes hotspot’, with the country’s inhabitants making more Google searches on the uncomfortable sexually transmitted disease (STD) than those of any other country in the continent.