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'No to sex on roundabouts', Norway tells high school graduates

OSLO Norway's high school graduates should refrain from running naked across bridges and having sex on roundabouts lest they give drivers "too much of a surprise", the national transport regulator said on Wednesday.

Norway considering whether to ask US to extend Marines' presence

OSLO Norway's foreign minister said her government was discussing whether to ask Washington to extend the stay of U.S. Marines in the country, a presence that has irked neighbouring Russia.

World, Russia Apr 16 2018

Cryptocurrency miners seek cheap energy in Norway and Sweden

FRANKFURT/MILAN Cryptocurrency miners are moving in to Norway and Sweden to take advantage of cheap hydro-electric energy and low temperatures to power and cool their servers.

Global Energy News Apr 10 2018

Norway fund should be able to invest in unlisted renewables - ruling party

OSLO Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund should be allowed to invest in unlisted renewable projects such as solar parks and wind farms, the ruling Conservative party voted on Saturday.

World, Apr 07 2018

Russia expels one Norwegian diplomat: NRK

OSLO Russia has decided to expel one Norwegian diplomat following Norway's decision to expel a Russian diplomat from Oslo earlier this week, Norwegian public broadcaster NRK said on Friday.

World, Mar 30 2018

Norway proposes bill to ban full-face veils in education

OSLO The Norwegian government proposed on Friday a nationwide ban on the wearing of full-face veils, such as the burqa and the niqab, in universities, schools, and kindergartens.

World, Mar 23 2018

Norway subject to U.S. steel, aluminum tariffs

OSLO Norway will be subject to the new U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum, the Nordic country's foreign minister said on Friday, calling on her American counterparts to remedy the situation.

Politics, Election 2016 Mar 23 2018

Norway not exempted from U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs

OSLO Norway is not exempt from U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum, the Nordic country's foreign minister said on Friday.

Politics, Election 2016, Mar 23 2018

Norway's justice minister quits to avert government collapse

OSLO Norwegian Justice Minister Sylvi Listhaug quit on Tuesday to avert a collapse of the minority government after she caused uproar with comments accusing the opposition of being lenient on militant suspects.

World, Mar 20 2018

Norway government under threat as key party says it has no confidence in minister

OSLO Norway's Christian Democrats, holding the balance of power in parliament, said on Monday they had no confidence in the justice minister, a day ahead of a vote that could bring down the center-right government.

World, Mar 19 2018



As U.S., North Korea plan to meet, Iran warns against Trump deals

NEW YORK A U.S. push to change the Iran nuclear deal was sending a "very dangerous message" that countries should never negotiate with Washington, Iran's foreign minister warned as U.S. and North Korean leaders prepare to meet for denuclearization talks. | Video