Norway’s Labour (Ap) Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre has been in Beijing to discuss further cooperation with China in the Arctic region, but admits the country’s human rights record poses a dilemma.
Published on 31st August, 2010 at 3:17pm by Ramona Tancau and Michael Sandelson.
A leading climate researcher has warned a hurricane system in the Atlantic Ocean could cause extreme weather conditions in Norway this autumn.
Published on 27th August, 2010 at 10:56am by Michael Sandelson.
The possibility of a three-hour train journey between Oslo and Copenhagen is one step closer. A new report shows most passengers would happily stop flying if there were no delays and the price was right.
Published on 25th August, 2010 at 11:39am by Michael Sandelson.
Parts of Norway are as effervescent as a recently opened, well-shaken soda in the run-up to what the organizers claim is the world’s largest cross-country cycle race. This year’s Birkebeinerrittet has attracted 17.500 participants and many of them have already arrived.
Published on 25th August, 2010 at 11:16am by Ramona Tancau and Michael Sandelson.
The number of foreign criminals arrested in Oslo has doubled in ten years. Legislation has been tightened up, but many are outstaying their welcome because of bureaucracy.
Published on 24th August, 2010 at 2:24pm by Inez Dawczyk.
Wealthy tourists are dropping Norway in favour of its European competitors. The country’s travel industry is lacking competence and suffering from mediocrity, claims one researcher.
Published on 23rd August, 2010 at 2:17pm by Michael Sandelson.
Police and rescuers in Mandal municipality have now given up hope of finding the four missing Danes involved in Wednesday’s boating accident.
Published on 20th August, 2010 at 2:54pm by Michael Sandelson.
Scientists at a Norwegian climate centre have begun thinking differently, after a 600-foot thick block of ice about four times as big as Manhattan broke off from Greenland’s Petermann Glacier.
Published on 16th August, 2010 at 6:27pm by Ramona Tancau and Michael Sandelson.