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Eide signals Norwegian support for Rutte as new NATO chief

Outgoing Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte would be a strong and good replacement for Jens Stoltenberg as the new Secretary General of NATO, according to Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide.

Solidarity with Ukraine: Demonstrated across the country

Two years after the first invasion war in Europe since World War II broke out, Norwegian support and solidarity with Ukraine were declared nationwide on Saturday.

Gray and windy winter vacation weekend ahead – could lead to difficult driving conditions

There are few bright spots to be found from the Meteorological Institute before the last winter vacation weekend for some and the first for others.


Special Unit investigates case of secret Støre documents missing

The Special Unit will examine the case where a detailed security plan related to the Prime Minister's recent visit to Røros ended up missing.

Magnus Abelvik Rød leaves Kolstad after the season – heads to Hungarian handball

Magnus Abelvik Rød (26) does not extend his contract with Kolstad and will be playing for Hungarian Szeged from the summer onwards.

Viaplay announces that they will launch an ad-supported subscription

Viaplay has announced that they will launch a streaming subscription with advertisements sometime during the year.

Norway’s Bank: Economists expect solid wage growth and more to spend

Employees will see a 5 percent increase in their paychecks and a solid increase in purchasing power this year if economists’ expectations are met.

The waiting list for serving sentences increased by over 80 percent

ID: 18640490 NTB The number of individuals awaiting to serve unconditional prison sentences has increased by almost 81 percent in the last year, according to key figures from the Correctional Services.

Environmental Organizations: EU Doesn’t Need More Norwegian Gas

Norway doesn’t need to search for more gas to supply the EU, according to environmental organizations.

Fashion-giant Zalando removes misleading advertising from the entire EU-area

Fashion giant Zalando is removing misleading climate and environmental claims from its website across the entire EU/EEA area.

EBU addresses the text in Israel’s Eurovision song «October Rain» – might be too political

Israeli media reported on Thursday that the country's Eurovision entry, "October Rain," is at risk of being disqualified because the lyrics are deemed too political.

Former England-profile retires after the season

Celtic goalkeeper Joe Hart is hanging up his gloves after the season.

Moomintroll is ready for the gaming screens, has received a premiere date

The Norwegian game "Snusmumrikken: Melodien i Mummidalen" (Moomintroll: The Melody in Moominvalley) has received a premiere date.

Aker buys hunting grounds in Sweden for 200 million Swedish kronor

Kjell Inge Røkke's Aker has purchased Henlåven mountain farm in Sweden for 200 million Swedish kronor.

Power company fears that someone has deliberately damaged high-voltage lines

The power company Elinett in Romsdal fears that someone has deliberately damaged high-voltage lines in the district.

Record number of Norwegian students went on exchange last year

Never before have so many Norwegian students gone on exchange as last year.

Report: Increased threat from foreign crime in Norway

Norway could become a transit country for criminal networks, according to a new report from the police.

Film director Erik Poppe takes on Jon Fosse adaptation

This fall, film director Erik Poppe will commence shooting the film for which Jon Fosse penned the script 26 years ago.