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Norwegian Air CEO and founder steps down

After resolving a debt crisis faced by the airline, its founder Bjorn Kjos steps down as CEO.

From princes to undertakers, Norway’s motorists go electric

Norwegian citizens prepare to completely 'go green.'

Norwegian man sentenced to 16 years for abusing hundreds of boys

For several years the paedophile posed as a young girl online and used deception and threats to obtain sexual videos from some 460 boys, many under the age of 16. 

England outclass Norway to make semi-finals

England will meet either the US or France in the semi-finals, which will be hosted in Lyon.

England ready for Norway test

England have won all four games so far in France and have conceded just once, in their opening match against Scotland.

Milicic hails Matildas toughness after World Cup loss

Milicic is proud of how his players did not give up and kept on fighting even though they went a player down.

Norway sink Australia in shootout to reach last eight

Norway beat Australia 4-1 on penalties to reach the women's World Cup quarter-finals following a 1-1 draw after extra time.

Norway joins China, Spain in World Cup last 16

Norway beats South Korea by 2-1 at the Women's World Cup while France and Germany top it to Nigeria and South Africa.

Norway fund may have to offload $1 bln stake in Glencore...

This comes as the Norwegian parliament agrees to no longer invest in companies that mine more than 20 million tonnes of coal annually.

Big hitters France and Germany grind towards World Cup knockouts

France are three points ahead of both Nigeria and Norway at the top of Group A.

Descend, Eat, Marvel: Europe’s first underwater restaurant

The restaurant serves up Poseidon's delicacies in an architectural showpiece that stretches down five metres underwater, offering a unique closeup of ocean life.

How to persuade Malaysians to switch to electric cars

Pure electric and fuel cell vehicles should not be subject to import taxes or enjoy free parking and discounted toll rates.

Maduro hails start of Norway-brokered talks with opposition

Maduro urges all Venezuelan people to advance towards the path of peace.

Norway fund pullout won’t have significant impact on Malaysia, says BNM

BNM governor Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus says the impact would not be significant on Malaysia as the country has a big pool of domestic institutional investors.

Fresh SAS woe as strike grounds 110,000 travellers

The pilots' association say work schedules, not wages, are their main gripe.

Norway’s US$1 trillion fund told to sell emerging market bonds

The proposal was made after the fund got approval to lift its stock holdings to 70% of its portfolio.

Archeologists believe Norway find is rare Viking ship burial

A rare viking ship has been found by archeologist in the region of Norway where a ship-shaped anomaly was found near Viking burial mounds in the Borre Park in Vestfold county.

Passengers airlifted from crippled cruise ship in storm off Norway

The Viking Sky, with 1,373 passengers and crew on board, had sent out a mayday signal as it had been drifting towards land in the Norwegian Sea.

Nerveless Ramos gives Spain winning start

Spain needed a strong start to the qualifying campaign after a dismal World Cup and a disappointing finish in the UEFA Nations League.

Oil riches put Norway on divergent path toward higher rates

Central banks in the euro zone and neighbouring Sweden are mired in negative interest rates even after years of record stimulus.

Lessons from Europe: Transparency key to regulating political funding

Diplomats and a political foundation representative show what their countries’ political funding systems offer Malaysia.

New Zealand attacks revive ‘painful’ memories for Norway: PM

Norwegian right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik killed 77 mostly young people because they embraced multiculturalism.

Norway sovereign wealth fund, the world’s biggest, to dump oil and...

Oil and gas both represent almost half of Norway's exports and 20% of the country's revenues.

Oil exit no-brainer for Norway wealth fund

Norway's central bank has brought up a proposal for the Norwegian fund to exit from oil stocks.