Norwegian Muslim umbrella organisation Islamic Council Norway has been criticised for hiring a woman who wears the full face-covering niqab as a communications officer.
These unusual, larger-than-life attractions double up as fun selfie spots, says our travel editor Marie Peyre.
A Norwegian student who earns money by selling revealing photos of herself could be asked to leave her school after a file was opened to assess her behaviour.
They may not say hello on the bus or make small talk in supermarket queues, but Norwegians have their own way of being polite, say researchers.
A Scandinavian Airlines flight from Munich to Oslo was forced to make an emergency landing after an engine began to malfunction.
Norway's government has pledged 100 million kroner ($11.8 million) for cleaning up the world's seas as part of a new maritime policy.
Over 70 percent of Norwegians took some form of medication in 2016, according to statistics – a higher proportion than ever before.
A man in his twenties is in critical condition after a mysterious shooting in Oslo. A second man has been arrested for withholding information, according to police.
Turkish military personnel have ignored orders to return home following last year's attempted coup and have now been granted asylum in Norway, saying they fear torture should they return home.
A Norwegian court on Tuesday slapped the leader of a French maritime expedition with a fine of 30,000 kroner (3,300 euros, $3,500) for violating the regulations of the Arctic Svalbard archipelago.
Oslo Municipality has appointed a permanent official to fight bullying in the Norwegian capital's schools from daycare age upwards – the first appointment of its kind in the country.
A world-class birding destination awaits in Arctic Norway.
When a leading European business school wanted to raise awareness of its new pan-European course, The Local delivered.
A report has named Norway the world's happiest country for the first time, taking the title from Scandinavian neighbour Denmark.
Veteran former world champion surfer Tom Carroll says Arctic surfing in Norway is a challenge that ‘pushes the limit'.
Carl I. Hagen, former leader of the nationalist Progress Party, wants to ban municipality employees in Oslo from wearing the hijab and other religious symbols.
The EU Commission has issued a fine of €70 million to the Scandinavian airline for antitrust activity.
A ranking of European countries based on their attractiveness for foreign students handed Norway a top ten spot, while the Nordic nation came second overall for career prospects.
3,460 people – the lowest number since 1997 – applied for asylum in Norway in 2016, according to Directorate of Immigration figures.
The number of children living in families classed as ‘low income' reached a level of one on ten in 2015, according to Statistics Norway.
Prevalence of the sexually transmitted gonorrhoea infection has increased fivefold in Norway over the last ten years, according to a new study.
SAS cancelled all of its flights from Scandinavia to New York on Tuesday.
International festivals. Award-winning libraries. Picturesque book towns. There is plenty to appeal to book lovers visiting Norway, says our travel editor Marie Peyre.
Two Norwegian ice hockey teams set a record early Monday for the longest ever match, playing for three and half hours with eight overtime periods.
A Tromsø-based photographer and filmmaker has released a video of rare interaction between humans and orcas off the coast of the Arctic Norwegian city.
Norway's Høyre (Conservative) Party, the largest party in the governing coalition, voted at its annual conference in favour of a proposal to allow dual citizenship in the country.
At its national conference, Norway's governing Høyre party announced that it plans to scrap a mandatory airline tax connected to last year's closure of Oslo Rygge Airport.
Survivors of the terror attack on the island of Utøya near Oslo on July 22nd 2011, in which far-right extremist Anders Breivik killed 69 people, have not received sufficient psychological support in the years since the massacre, says a new report.
Brits have EU citizenship - and they shouldn't lose their rights, said EU negotiator Guy Verhofstadt.
The life expectancy of Norwegian men increased again last year to 80.6 years.