Heroes of the high seas: the Vikings rescuing migrants

Heroes of the high seas: the Vikings rescuing migrants

Torch beams from rubber dinghies in the Mediterranean flash an SOS cry for help in the darkness and the Norwegian Siem Pilot does what it does best: rescuing migrants.

Statoil further cuts investments amid drop in oil price

Statoil further cuts investments amid drop in oil price

The Norwegian oil giant Statoil announced on Thursday a deeper cut to its investments this year after a third-quarter loss because of low oil prices.

Norway under renewed fire for ‘undermining’ whaling ban

Norway under renewed fire for ‘undermining’ whaling ban

Norway came under fire on Wednesday from conservation groups that accused the International Whaling Commission (IWC) of giving the world's biggest whale hunter a free ride.

Norway’s chess king Carlsen hopes to fend off Russian grandmaster

Norway’s chess king Carlsen hopes to fend off Russian grandmaster

Sitting next to an ornate chess board in his home outside Moscow, 26-year-old Russian grandmaster Sergei Karyakin lowers his gaze as he ponders how to beat reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen.