Asylum claims soar by 80 percent in Norway

Asylum claims soar by 80 percent in Norway

The number of people applying for asylum for the first time in Norway shot up by 81 percent between April and June, figures released by the Brussels statistics authority Eurostat showed on Friday.

NGO sues to expel Norway TV from Egypt

NGO sues to expel Norway TV from Egypt

The Egyptian ally of a Norwegian NGO charged with money-laundering has asked a court in Egypt to expel a journalist working for state broadcaster NRK.

‘Swedes tried to take over peace prize’: exec

‘Swedes tried to take over peace prize’: exec

The former Director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute has accused Sweden's Nobel Foundation of attempting to interfere in the winner of the annual Nobel Peace Prize.

‘Combine outdoor life with bear poo picking’

‘Combine outdoor life with bear poo picking’

A Norwegian government wildlife agency has asked hikers and hunters to collect any bear poo they stumble upon and send it in for DNA analysis.