The Bergen-built vessel MS ‘Kong Olav’ is now available for purchase on the Internet for less than a price of a decent-sized property in central Stavanger, western Norway.
Published on 31st August, 2012 at 5:33pm by Nicoleta Dumitrache Sincan.
The post parliamentary press conference with Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg and Justice Minister Grete Faremo about the 22 July Commission’s report was the same mixture of rhetoric and promises.
Published on 29th August, 2012 at 10:40am by Lyndsey Smith and Michael Sandelson.
PARLIAMENT: Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg has admitted government and police readiness regarding the 22 July was seriously flawed. Nevertheless, he declared he has learned from terror attacks.
Published on 28th August, 2012 at 3:06pm by Ben McPherson.
Norway’s Labour Party (Ap) celebrated its 125th birthday, Tuesday, with leader Jens Stoltenberg in festive and commemorative mood accompanied by song and marzipan cake.
Published on 22nd August, 2012 at 2:15pm by Sarah Pettersen.
A Norwegian baker fined NOK 300,000 (about USD 50,800) for employing a paperless Eritrean asylum seeker is to appear before Stavanger District Court, western Norway, after refusing to pay on humanitarian grounds.
Published on 21st August, 2012 at 3:59pm by Michael Sandelson.
Four members of the Kenya Society for the Mentally Handicapped (KSMH) fled to Norway after receiving death threats, reports say.
Published on 20th August, 2012 at 10:44am by Lyndsey Smith.
OSLO/GARDERMOEN: Øystein Mæland has stepped down from his post immediately as Norway’s national police director following a storm of criticism since last year’s twin attacks by Anders Behring Breivik.
Published on 16th August, 2012 at 10:54pm by Sarah Pettersen and Michael Sandelson.
National police director Øystein Mæland mustered a hastily arranged meeting at the SAS hotel by Gardemoen airport, Monday. Police chiefs from across Norway arrived at the hotel this morning to discuss measures following massive criticism of the force following 22 July last year.
Published on 16th August, 2012 at 3:24pm by Sarah Pettersen.
In a new development in the Sigrid case, it is reported her parents are considering contravening police advice and accept an unnamed individual’s financial help enabling the family to pay for information.
Published on 15th August, 2012 at 4:03pm by Sarah Pettersen.
On the same day polls showed one in three Norwegians’ trust in the Prime Minister is eroded following the 22 July Commission’s report, newspaper VG called for his resignation. Jens Stoltenberg’s parliamentary political compatriots tell The Foreigner they still support him.
Published on 15th August, 2012 at 2:11pm by Michael Sandelson and Sarah Pettersen.