‘Jesus would back us on asylum’: Norway minister

‘Jesus would back us on asylum’: Norway minister

A minister for Norway's anti-immigrant Progress Party has raised eyebrows by claiming that Jesus himself might have agreed with her party's calls for draconian asylum laws.

Ex-Telenor CEO risks US corruption charges

Ex-Telenor CEO risks US corruption charges

Former Telenor chief executive Jon Fredrik Baksaas risks criminal charges in the US and elsewhere if Russian mobile firm Vimpelcom is found guilty of corruption, Norways NRK has reported.

Record numbers cross Norway’s Russian border

Record numbers cross Norway’s Russian border

A record 196 asylum seekers crossed Norway’s northern border with Russia on Tuesday, Norwegian police have reported.

Rare Norway coin fetches record amount

Rare Norway coin fetches record amount

A coin minted in Norway 1658 was auctioned off for 1.44 Norwegian kroner on Tuesday, becoming the most expensive coin ever sold in Denmark.

Oslo blood bank faces shortage of African blood

Oslo blood bank faces shortage of African blood

Oslo's blood bank is calling for donations from Norwegians with foreign parents after developing a shortage of African blood.

Norway worst at English in Scandinavia

Norway worst at English in Scandinavia

Norwegians are the worst English speakers in Scandinavia, lagging behind their Swedish and Danish peers, according to a new ranking of language ability.

Philippine jihadists want $21m for Norway hostage

Philippine jihadists want $21m for Norway hostage

Philippine Islamic militants are demanding one billion pesos (180m kroner, $21 million) for the release of a Norwegian marina manager kidnapped six weeks ago, according to a new video of the captives.