Ban Ki-Moon to visit Svalbard in climate move

Ban Ki-Moon to visit Svalbard in climate move

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon plans to visit the Arctic islands of Svalbard next week as part of his preparations for the UN’s Climate Change Conference in Paris in December.

Dramatic helicopter sea rescue in Norway

Dramatic helicopter sea rescue in Norway

A video filmed from a rescue helicopter shows how two fishermen were rescued from an inflatable lifeboat after their ship sank on Thursday off the coast of northern Norway.

Norway player in awesome bicycle kick

Norway player in awesome bicycle kick

Norwegian Elite Series footballer Matthias Vilhjalmsson has pulled off one of the finest bicycle kicks in football history, showing that the technique is not the sole preserve of Latin players.

Norwegians ‘have it too good to go abroad’

Norwegians ‘have it too good to go abroad’

Norwegians are so comfortably off at home that it is almost impossible to get them to take positions abroad, the head of Google in Norway has complained.

Norway sends Catholic church $5m bill

Norway sends Catholic church $5m bill

Norway is claiming 4.6 million euros ($5.1 million) compensation from the Catholic church for exaggerating membership numbers to obtain more state aid, the Oslo diocese said on Monday.