Norway’s Søl beer in war with Mexican giant

Norway’s Søl beer in war with Mexican giant

A tiny microbrewery in far northern Norway has entered a trademark war with global brewing company Heineken, because its name and logo Søl is too close to that of its Mexican beer brand Sol.

Norwegian mental patient held in French jail

Norwegian mental patient held in French jail

A mentally ill Norwegian man has been held in a French prison for six months awaiting extradition to Norway due to grindingly slow French bureaucracy.

Remorseful wedding thief confesses to police

Remorseful wedding thief confesses to police

One of the gang which raided the gift table at a wedding in northern Norway last Saturday became so overcome with remorse after his crime was reported that he has handed himself in to the local police.

Norway-led team prove Ebola vaccine works

Norway-led team prove Ebola vaccine works

A Norwegian-led research team has developed what is likely to be the first effective vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus, that has killed more than 11,000 people in the still ongoing outbreak in West Africa.

Norway couple spend year living outdoors

Norway couple spend year living outdoors

A Norwegian couple has spent an entire year outdoors in the country's far north, sleeping in tents, bivouacs, and huts, and living mainly off hunting, fishing and foraging.