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Greenpeace activists scale oil rig off northern Norway

Greenpeace activists scale oil rig off northern Norway

Four activists from environmental pressure group Greenpeace on Monday scaled an oil rig in northern Norway to protest plans to test drill for oil in a sensitive Arctic area.

More than half of new cars in Norway are electric

More than half of new cars in Norway are electric

Electric cars for the first time accounted for more than half of new cars in Norway in March, official data showed on Monday, as deliveries of pre-ordered Tesla Model 3s started rolling in.

Norway justice minister resigns; partner suspected of staged attacks

Norway justice minister resigns; partner suspected of staged attacks

Norway's Justice Minister Tor Mikkel Wara resigned Thursday, two weeks after the security service PST said they suspected his partner of setting their car ablaze in a staged attack.

Relief, and questions, in Norway after dramatic cruise rescue

Relief, and questions, in Norway after dramatic cruise rescue

Norway breathed a collective sigh of relief on Monday after the dramatic rescue of a stricken cruise ship off its coast, but questions mounted about why the vessel chose to sail into notoriously perilous waters in a storm.

Almost 400 people winched from stricken cruise liner off Norway

Almost 400 people winched from stricken cruise liner off Norway

Rescue services had airlifted 397 people to safety from a luxury cruise liner with engine trouble off the coast of Norway by Sunday morning and began towing the vessel to a nearby port.

Cruise ship stalled off Norway, passengers evacuated

Cruise ship stalled off Norway, passengers evacuated

Rescue helicopters were evacuating people from a cruise ship which suffered engine failure on Saturday in stormy weather off the west coast of Norway, police and rescue workers said.

Going 'Under': Europe's first underwater restaurant opens in Norway

Going 'Under': Europe's first underwater restaurant opens in Norway

Europe's first underwater restaurant opens in Norway on Wednesday with more than 7,000 customers booked in to eat among the fish.

Nobel Peace Prize nomination for student climate campaigner Greta Thunberg

Nobel Peace Prize nomination for student climate campaigner Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg, the Swedish schoolgirl climate campaigner who has inspired worldwide protests, should be awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize, Norwegian lawmakers said Thursday.

Sweden beat mighty Norway for women's relay world title

Sweden beat mighty Norway for women's relay world title

Stina Nilsson survived a desperate assault from Norway's Therese Johaug to give Sweden a first ever world title in the women's 4x5-kilometres cross country relay on Thursday.

Norway intelligence service issues Huawei warning

Norway intelligence service issues Huawei warning

Norway's intelligence service PST on Monday issued a warning about Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, whose ties to Beijing have sparked security concerns.

Rescuers find two more bodies of skiers buried by Norway avalanche

Rescuers find two more bodies of skiers buried by Norway avalanche

Two more bodies from a group of four skiers who died in a recent avalanche in northern Norway were found Thursday, police said.

Four tourists die in avalanche in Norway

Four tourists die in avalanche in Norway

Four tourists from Finland and Sweden were presumed dead on Friday, two days after they were feared to have been swept away by an avalanche in Norway while skiing, police said.