Sweden's main newspaper has joined the criticism of Norway's Child Welfare Service, complaining that Swedish parents who have their children taken into care have no legal means to transfer the case to Sweden's authorities.
Norway’s right-wing government has decided to tap more of its gigantic oil fund this year, predicting that the ongoing slump in the oil industry will mean lower tax revenues and higher spending on unemployment benefit.
A luxury cruise of the Norwegian fjords had to head back the UK a day early after ‘hundreds’ of passengers were struck by severe vomiting and diarrhoea, the UK’s Daily Mail newspaper has reported.
Most Brits in Stavanger are in the oil business, so when Benjamin Ensall set up Naughtily Nice Butlers, a topless waitering service, he was a rarity. With a few drinks in them, he says, Norwegian women are as up for his ‘cheeky’ services as any in the UK.
Norway’s Telenor has appointed its Asia head Sigve Baksaas as its new chief executive, rejecting calls for it to put one of its several high-powered female executives in the role.