Norway firm quits $1.5bn Nepal hydropower plan

Norway firm quits $1.5bn Nepal hydropower plan

Norwegian company Statkraft has said it is dropping plans to build a $1.5 billion hydropower plant in Nepal, citing bureaucratic hurdles and political instability in the troubled Himalayan nation.

Norway to send refugees back to Russia – by bike

Norway to send refugees back to Russia – by bike

Thousands of refugees and migrants who crossed into Norway from Russia by bicycle will be sent back the same way they came, immigration authorities say.

Military won’t change nude bathing policy

Military won’t change nude bathing policy

The Norwegian Armed Forces (Forsvaret) will not make any formal rule changes despite a female soldier’s complaint that she was made to bathe nude alongside 30 male soldiers.