Norway world’s second best place to grow old

Norway world’s second best place to grow old

Norway is the second best country in the world in which to grow old, beaten only by Switzerland, according to the latest annual index from HelpAge international.

Islamic State holds Norwegian for ransom

Islamic State holds Norwegian for ransom

The terror organisation Islamic State has kidnapped a 48-year-old Norwegian graduate student and is demanding ransom money for his release. “Note: This is a limited time offer,” the advert reads.

Norway offers to host Syria donor meeting

Norway offers to host Syria donor meeting

Norway has offered to host a donor conference for the UN aimed at raising nearly $5bn to help those displaced or suffering as a result of civil war in Syria.

Oslo Muslims not allowed to help refugees

Oslo Muslims not allowed to help refugees

One of Oslo's leading mosques has been banned from accommodating refugees after the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) ruled that organisation's providing emergency help should be "neutral".