Norway’s asylum policies ‘Europe’s strictest’

Norway’s asylum policies ‘Europe’s strictest’

Norway’s leading refugee charity has accused the government of “a race to the bottom” on asylum after a politician claimed that new asylum reforms gave the country “the strictest asylum policy in Europe”.

GPS sends tourists down road closed in 60s

GPS sends tourists down road closed in 60s

Two tourists driving in Arctic Norway had to be rescued by dog sled on Wednesday after their GPS sent them down a road that had been closed since the early 1960s.

Girl stabbed to death at Norway refugee centre

Girl stabbed to death at Norway refugee centre

A 17-year-old girl was stabbed to death at a refugee reception centre in Western Norway on Thursday night, in one of the worst examples of refugee violence yet seen in the country.

Norway bank HQ evacuated in bomb threat

Norway bank HQ evacuated in bomb threat

More than 4,000 employees were evacuated from the headquarters of Norway’s DNB bank after a bomb threat on Friday morning, showing that, a week on from Friday’s brutal terror attacks in Paris, anxiety levels remain high.