Norway pays Brazil $1bn for slowing Amazon loss

Norway pays Brazil $1bn for slowing Amazon loss

Norway will soon pay Brazil the final instalment of a $1bn payment for slowing the rate at which the Amazon rainforest is cut down, and is in talks about a further scheme.

‘Are you really taking that homo-ballot?’

‘Are you really taking that homo-ballot?’

An election official overseeing Norway's church elections was banned from a polling station on Monday after he ridiculed voters asking for ballots from a group campaigning for the church to allow gay marriage.

Most Norwegians want GPS tags for children

Most Norwegians want GPS tags for children

Six out of ten Norwegians would use GPS tracking devices to keep tabs on children under the age of 12, according to a new poll by Gallup.

Muslim could be Oslo mayor after poll shock

Muslim could be Oslo mayor after poll shock

A Muslim environmentalist originally from Pakistan could become Oslo's next mayor after his party became kingmaker in the Norwegian capital following local elections.