Norway hopes for success at downhill’s ‘Formula One’

Norway hopes for success at downhill’s ‘Formula One’

Aksel Lund Svindal and his Norwegian teammates on Thursday put the finishing touches to their preparation for Kitzbuehel's World Cup downhill, the alpine skiing equivalent of the Monaco Formula One race.

Tromsø residents see sun for first time in two months

Tromsø residents see sun for first time in two months

Residents of the far north Norwegian city of Tromsø celebrated the return of the sun over the horizon after two months of darkness as only they know how – by baking thousands of ‘sun-cakes’.

Migrants: Norway ‘sending us to death’ in Russia

Migrants: Norway ‘sending us to death’ in Russia

A Christian Syrian family with small children is among those waiting to be sent to Russia without having their asylum applications considered – “inhumane,” say refugee activists.

Underwear-clad Norway man foils theft in -17C

Underwear-clad Norway man foils theft in -17C

A car thief in Norway got more than he bargained with when the vehicle's owner, dressed only in his underwear, clung heroically to the vehicle's roof in temperatures of -17C to foil the theft.