Blue stinging jellyfish invade Norway’s coast

Blue stinging jellyfish invade Norway’s coast

Record numbers of blue stinging jellyfish are thronging the southern coast of Norway, mounting a growing a menace to swimmers.

Norway’s Scatec to build giant Africa solar plant

Norway’s Scatec to build giant Africa solar plant

Norwegian renewable energy specialist Scatec Solar has struck a €52m deal to build West Africa's first industrial-scale solar power plant, the company announced in a statement on Friday.

Czech tourists fined for polar bear attack

Czech tourists fined for polar bear attack

The leader of a Czech tour group has been fined for taking inadequate precautions after they were attacked and mauled by a polar bear on Svalbard earlier this year.

DNA analysis solves 16-year-old Norway murder

DNA analysis solves 16-year-old Norway murder

Police in Norway on Friday claimed that a “revolutionary” new method of DNA analysis had allowed them to arrest their main suspect from a murder case left unsolved for 16 years.

Boats flock to crab rush in northern Norway

Boats flock to crab rush in northern Norway

Norway's most northerly county has been hit by a 'crab rush', as boats from across the country seek to cash in on the season's bumper catch.