Smokers in Norway ‘like Jews under the Nazis’

Smokers in Norway ‘like Jews under the Nazis’

A politician from a fringe conservative party in the far north of Norway has compared the plight of smokers in the country to that of Jews during the Nazi occupation.

Norwegian arrested for murdering star pianist

Norwegian arrested for murdering star pianist

The Norwegian husband of renowned concert pianist Natalia Strelchenko has been arrested by police in England on suspicion of murdering her.

Norway PM pushed to follow Merkel on asylum

Norway PM pushed to follow Merkel on asylum

Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg is under pressure to follow her German counterpart and stop sending refugees back to the country in which they first arrived in Europe.

Syrians cycled Norway’s Arctic border in winter

Syrians cycled Norway’s Arctic border in winter

A group of Syrian refugees cycled across Norway's Arctic border from Russia in midwinter, when temperatures reach a low of -30C and the sun does not rise.

Muhammad cartoon editor gets Norway prize

Muhammad cartoon editor gets Norway prize

Jyllands-Posten editor Flemming Rose, who was behind the controversial 2005 publication of Prophet Muhammad cartoons, is being honoured by a Norwegian free speech group.