Norway’s King Harald is not attending the wedding of “Europe’s coolest royal couple” Sofia Hellqvist and Sweden’s Prince Carl Philip on Saturday, leaving Scandinavian royal watchers puzzled.
One of the buildings damaged in the 2011 bomb attack by mass-murderer Anders Behring Breivik has been nominated as one of Europe’s “seven most endangered” architectural treasures.
A Norwegian footballer over the weekend became the first player ever to be sent off the field for using a homophobic slur, after a referee gave him a red card for calling an opponent “gay”.
Norway has agreed to take in 8,000 Syrian refugees under the UN quota system, with six parties in the parliament backing the deal after two, the anti-immigrant Progress Party and the Socialist Left party, dropped out of talks.
If you thought woman’s football wasn’t serious, think on this. Germany's Anja Mittag has had “Stockholm, 28.07.2013” — the date and time of her team’s victory in the 2013 European Championship final against Norway— tattooed onto her arm.
One of the rockstars of the travel industry, Norwegian Petter Stordalen, meant to make a James Bond style entrance as he jet skied to a hotel opening in Sweden's Malmö. Instead, his clumsy crash made international headlines.
Norwegian press freedom groups have harshly criticised the country's police security service (PST), for raiding the house of a celebrated filmmaker without a court warrant and seizing footage as evidence against a suspected terrorist.