Northern lights ‘eruption’ set to dazzle Norway

Northern lights ‘eruption’ set to dazzle Norway

A solar flare is set to bring an intense Aurora Borealis show on the final two nights of 2015, illuminating the sky in some areas that don't usually witness the region's famous northern lights.

Leave NYE fireworks to women: Fire service

Leave NYE fireworks to women: Fire service

Norway's fire service has suggested that one way to avoid firework-related injuries and fines at New Year is to leave the rockets and cartwheels in charge of women.

Norway asylum policies ‘a copy of Denmark’

Norway asylum policies ‘a copy of Denmark’

Norway's proposed new strict asylum laws are following closely in the footsteps of Denmark’s hard-line policies, says a policy specialist from Aarhus University.

Norway under fire over tough new asylum plans

Norway under fire over tough new asylum plans

Norway's interior minister has come in for sharp criticism after unveiling a whole raft of planned changes aimed at toughening up the country's immigration rules.

Norway to turn back asylum seekers at border

Norway to turn back asylum seekers at border

Norway said on Tuesday it would start turning back refugees without visas arriving from elsewhere in the passport-free Schengen zone, particularly Sweden.