WWII Nazi leader’s passport up for auction

WWII Nazi leader’s passport up for auction

A passport used by Norway’s Nazi leader Vidkun Quisling has been put up for auction, seventy years after he was executed following the end of Germany's occupation in 1945.

Nato head wowed by Merkel’s wine stamina

Nato head wowed by Merkel’s wine stamina

The head of Nato has spoken admiringly of German chancellor Angela Merkel’s capacity for white wine, telling interviewers in Norway that when the two unwind over drinks: “let’s put it like this: she isn't the first to leave."

‘Russia no immediate threat,’ says Nato chief

‘Russia no immediate threat,’ says Nato chief

Nato does not see Russia as an immediate threat to members states in the Baltic and Northern Europe, the alliance’s secretary general Jens Stoltenberg has said in his first official visit to his native Norway.

Taliban in Norway for informal talks

Taliban in Norway for informal talks

Members of Afghanistan's Taliban are in Norway for informal talks with representatives of Afghan society, the Norwegian government said on Thursday, in a new sign of a nascent dialogue.

‘We have a responsibility to go back to Utøya’

‘We have a responsibility to go back to Utøya’

The leader of the Norwegian Labour Party's youth league (AUF) has spoken of the group's "responsibility" to return to Utøya, the site of the brutal gun massacre perpetrated in 2011 by mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik.