Media

Norway groups slam 'outrageous' call to shut Al Jazeera

Three journalist associations say 'ban on any media outlet is an outrageous attempt to censure' public debate.

Norway press groups protest Al Jazeera closure call

Europe

Norway to ban face veils in all schools

Hijab to be outlawed in all educational institutions across the Nordic nation in order to foster 'communication'.

Norway to ban face veils in all schools

Europe

Norway police defuse 'bomb-like device' in Oslo

Suspect arrested after discovery of explosive device in busy area in Norwegian capital's business district, police say.

'Bomb-like device' defused in downtown Oslo

Europe

Turkey protests against Norway giving officers asylum

Ambassador to Ankara summoned after Norway grants political asylum to Turkish officers allegedly linked to failed coup.

Turkey protests against Norway giving officers asylum

Europe

Norway: The world's happiest country

Scandinavian country surges from fourth place in last year's UN assessment all the way to top spot.

Norway: The world's happiest country

Europe

Breivik's rights not violated in prison: appeals court

Mass murderer Anders Breivik claimed that he had been abused for being placed in near-isolation since he was jailed.

Breivik's rights not violated in prison: appeals court

Reporter's Notebook

Debate rages over plan to cull two-thirds of Norway's wolves

Plan to dramatically cut wolf population seen as vital to protect agriculture, but it's facing serious opposition.

Facebook

Facebook reverses decision on 'Napalm girl' photo

Social media giant reverses decision to censor iconic Vietnam War image in face of mounting public criticism.

Philippines

Philippines and Maoist rebels sign indefinite ceasefire

The Philippines has agreed a peace deal with Maoist rebels to end one of Asia's longest running insurgencies.

Philippines and Maoist rebels sign indefinite ceasefire

Norway

Bodies found after helicopter crashes in Norway

Officials say all 13 people on board aircraft are presumed dead after crash off country's west coast.

Bodies found after helicopter crashes in Norway

Norway

Norway violated Anders Breivik's rights, court rules

Keeping mass killer in "completely locked world" ruled a breach of the European Convention on Human Rights.

Norway

Anders Breivik returns to court with a Nazi salute

Norwegian mass murderer flashes racist sign as he pleads for improvement in prison conditions.

Refugees

Norway probes child sex abuse cases at refugee centres

Several abuse cases reported in Norway as Sweden detains 14 over alleged plot to attack asylum-seeker shelters.

Norway probes child sex abuse cases at refugee centres

Norway

Refugees in Arctic Norway resist deportation plans

Authorities plan to send dozens of mostly Syrian refugees back over the Russian border they crossed last autumn.

Refugees in Arctic Norway resist deportation plans

Climate SOS

Climate change: Arctic reindeer herders on thin ice

Sami reindeer herders in Norway fear climate change could force the abandonment of a thousand-year way of life.

Climate change: Arctic reindeer herders on thin ice