Norway

Norwegian football fan names daughter after Liverpool supporter song

Ynwa Sofie Solheim was born on January 1st, just after dad Kent Solheim's beloved Reds snatched an injury-time winner in a league match away at …

Scandinavia

Norwegian youth politician rejects rape allegation

Newspaper Aftenposten reported earlier this month that Riise had sex with a heavily intoxicated 16-year-old at a Conservative (Høyre) party regional …

Scandinavia

Norway's new government criticised for lack of diversity

Rune Berglund Steen, who is head of the NGO, also said the lack of diversity represented a "democratic problem".<p>"Even Trump's government has more …

Scandinavia

Tesla meets some trouble in Norway

Tesla electric cars remain wildly popular in Norway, not least because of major tax incentives on zero-emission cars in the country, but not all …

Scandinavia

Macron to May: ‘Be my guest’ to Norway-model Brexit

SANDHURST, England — Emmanuel Macron invited Theresa May to “be my guest” if she wants to maintain the access Britain’s financial services industry …

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Heavy snow and snapping trees concern Norwegian forest owners

"We can no longer be sure of stable winters," forest owner Thor Wraa told broadcaster NRK.<p>A week of extreme weather with heavy snowfall in several …

Scandinavia

Here is Norway’s new coalition government

Norway's right-wing coalition was confirmed on Sunday, over four months after September's general elections.<p>Prime Minister Erna Solberg's …

Scandinavia

Snus is now more popular than smoking in Norway

The preference for snus in Norway is certain to revive debate over the health effects of the product, a moist powder tobacco that is popped under the …

Scandinavia

Norway aims for all short-haul flights 100 percent electric by 2040

Avinor, the public operator of Norwegian airports, "aims to be the first in the world" to make the switch to electric air transport, chief executive …

Scandinavia

Norway to become first Nordic country to ban fur industries

The step was agreed by partners in Norway’s new three-party coalition government during negotiations over the terms of their collaboration last …

Scandinavia

‘Migrants from Norway to US would be Trump’s worst nightmare’

Irish people living in Oslo share their perspective on Trump’s ‘sh**hole’ comments, and the reaction in Norway<p>Tue, Jan 16, 2018, 14:00<p>Carmel …

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Norwegian man sentenced for throwing snowballs at police

Officers became the target of the man’s icy ammunition as they responded to reports of a disturbance at a youth party in the southwestern city, …

Scandinavia

Norway wealth fund bans 9 groups, including BAE Systems

The British defence group, along with the US firms Aecom, Fluor and Huntington Ingalls Industries have been banned for producing components to build …

Scandinavia

William and Kate to visit set of 'Skam' on royal visit to Norway

The royal couple will arrive in Norway on February 1st after spending two days in Stockholm from January 30th, as part of a four-day official tour of …

Scandinavia

Norway to Trump: Keep Your Gold-Plated Sh*t Hole

So the Donald wishes more Norwegians would emigrate to America, instead of people from supposed “sh*thole” countries in Africa, the Caribbean, and …

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Who were the first Scandinavians? Ancient DNA sheds light on mysterious origins

Tracking the migration of humans isn't easy, but genetics is helping us uncover new information at breathtaking speed. We know that our species …

Anthropology

Norwegians to Trump: We don't want to move to the U.S.

OSLO, Norway — On a quiet winter morning, Ingvild Rosseland walked her two dogs through a snowy forest in Huk, a public park in the capital of Norway …

Erna Solberg

Norway to Ban Fur Farms as Fox and Mink Go Out of Fashion

Animal rights group Noah hailed the decision as part of a shift against what it views as an outdated and cruel business with dwindling appeal to …

Erna Solberg

Norway's Winter Olympics superstar Bjørndalen not picked for Pyeongchang

"The results achieved by Ole Einar Bjørndalen during the World Cup... are not good enough. He unfortunately did not meet the criteria" of the …

Scandinavia

Norway police arrest husband of missing woman and find body

Mother-of-two Jemtland had been missing from her home near the town of Brumunddal since December 29th.<p>Local newspaper Hamar Abeiderblad reported on …

Crime

African Immigrants Better Educated than Norwegians — or Americans

While some clutch their pearls and pretend that the problem with Trump’s “shithole” statement is the profanity and others pretend that it’s about …

Immigration

Norway confirms new minority coalition government after negotiations

Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s Conservatives and the populist Progress Party added the centre-right Liberal (Venstre) party to the coalition, which …

Scandinavia

Tesla sued again in Norway - The Drive

Tesla Faces Another Lawsuit Claiming False Advertising in Norway<p>The electric carmaker's popularity in the the Scandinavian country doesn't mean it’s …

Tesla

'Thanks, but no thanks' - Norwegians reject Trump's immigration offer

(Note: Strong language in paragraphs 1,4, 15 & 18)<p>OSLO (Reuters) - Many Norwegians rejected on Friday a suggestion by U.S. President Donald Trump that they would be more welcome to move to the United States than immigrants from "shithole countries" such as Haiti or African nations.<p>The Nordic …

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Trump May Love Norway, But Norwegians Can't Stand the U.S. President, Say He's a 'Threat to World Peace'

President Donald Trump may want more immigrants from "places like Norway," but polls indicate that Norwegian citizens see the U.S. president as a …

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Who'd prefer their country to Trump's US? Norwegians would

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norwegians generally live longer than Americans. There's a generous safety net of health care and pensions. And although it's pricey, the country last year was named the happiest on Earth.<p>President Donald Trump says the United States should take in more Norwegians, but is …

World News

In Norway, Trump’s comments on immigration rejected as backhanded praise

Filed under: News, Politics, White House<p>OSLO, Norway — On a quiet winter morning, Ingvild Rosseland walked her two dogs through a snowy forest in Huk, a public park in the capital of Norway — a country recently designated by President Donald Trump as not being a "shithole."<p>Read more...<p>Permalink | …

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Donald Trump Wants Immigrants From Norway, But Norwegians Tell President There’s No Incentive To Go To America

President Donald Trump allegedly asked why the U.S. should accept immigrants from “s******e countries” and not from Norway. Now, many of the …

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Revealed: The real reason why Donald Trump loves Norway so much

Donald Trump wishes more people would come to the United States from Norway than “shithole” countries in Africa and South America.And here’s …

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France win thriller over Norway | Handball Planet

The reigning World Champions – France beat Norway 32:31 (15:17) in the second match of Group A in Porec. Kentin Mahe had a main role with eight goals …

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