‘Heroes of Telemark’ dam is world heritage site

‘Heroes of Telemark’ dam is world heritage site

The hydroelectric dam sabotaged in the Kirk Douglas war film The Heroes of Telemark has been named as the centre of a new world heritage site by the UN’s cultural arm Unesco.

Norway Police fired just two shots last year

Norway Police fired just two shots last year

Norwegian police fired just two shots in the entire of 2014, neither of which killed or injured anyone, according to statistics published last month.

Norwegian duct tape stunt is US hit

Norwegian duct tape stunt is US hit

A Norwegian radio reporter’s painful duct tape stunt has been shown to millions of viewers on US TV, after it was picked up by America’s Funniest Home Videos.

‘The glaciers are melting’, Brende warns Ban

‘The glaciers are melting’, Brende warns Ban

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has been told to expect the worst when he visits the Arctic islands of Svalbard on Tuesday and Wednesday, with Norwegian foreign minister Børge Brende warning that “climate change is happening in double quick time”.