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  1. March 28, 2014

    Jens Stoltenberg named as new head of Nato

    Norway’s former prime minister Jens Stoltenberg is to be the new head of Nato, member states decided on Friday, as the...

  2. September 11, 2013

    Norwegians opt for centre-right route

    As Norway sent its centre-left coalition government packing in general elections on Monday, it may have seemed the final...

  1. September 9, 2013

    Norway’s centre-right wins election

    Norway’s four centre-right parties held their first coalition discussions under new prime minister designate Erna Solberg as...

  2. September 9, 2013

    Norway’s centre right on course for victory

    Norwegians went to the polls on Monday in an election in which voters in the oil-rich Nordic country look likely to eject...

  3. August 22, 2013

    Norway’s prime minister runs out of road in election race

    It seemed a perfectly-timed stunt from Jens Stoltenberg. The Norwegian prime minister, lagging behind opposition parties...

  4. August 12, 2013

    Undercover politics

    Politicians are often accused of being out of touch with the lives of ordinary people. So it is heartening to see one...

  5. FT Alphaville

    August 12, 2013

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Monday, - Summers’ cash pile. - A surprising history of Mexican-US immigration. - Is Paul Krugman the Kim...

  6. May 7, 2013

    Norwegian government raids oil fund to prop up economy

    Norway is raiding its oil fund for a record sum of money as its centre-left government looks to prop up the economy only...

  7. May 5, 2013

    Norway proposes increasing taxes for energy groups

    OSLO, May 5: Norway has proposed raising taxes for the oil and gas sector from 2014, lowering them for traditional...

  8. August 14, 2011

    Breivik returns to Utøya crime scene

    Anders Behring Breivik, the rightwing extremist who massacred 77 people in Norway last month, has returned to Utøya island...

  9. July 29, 2011

    Second that emotion

    I was struck by the contrast when the British prime minister, David Cameron, expressed outrage at the terrible attacks in...

  10. July 28, 2011

    Oslo struggles to cope with bomb aftermath

    While public attention has focused on the tragedy of Anders Behring Breivik’s mass shooting at a youth summer camp, the...

  11. July 27, 2011

    Norway plays down killer’s network claims

    Norway’s domestic intelligence chief has played down fears that Anders Behring Breivik, the far-right extremist whose twin...

  12. July 26, 2011

    Solidarity for Labour on display

    Monica Haugo drove two and a half hours to lay flowers at a viewpoint overlooking the Norwegian island of Utøya, where 68...

  13. July 26, 2011

    Norway defends police over massacre

    Norway’s justice minister has leapt to the defence of the police response to last week’s double terrorist attack, while more...

  14. July 24, 2011

    Europe on alert after Norway attacks

    Police around Europe are on increased alert against far-right extremism as the man accused of killing 93 people in Norway’s...

  15. July 24, 2011

    The world mourns a paradise lost

    For all the shock of seeing the centre of Oslo devastated, it pales next to the massacre of nearly 100 teenagers at Utoya,...

  16. July 24, 2011

    Norway mourns loss of life, and innocence

    Crouched down beside a makeshift shrine of flowers and candles, a young Norwegian woman quietly weeps while hugging her two...

  17. July 23, 2011

    ‘I decided I would rather drown than be shot’

    More than 24 hours after narrowly escaping the Utøya massacre on Friday while friends and colleagues perished close by,...

  18. July 22, 2011

    Terrorism shatters peace in home of Nobel prize

    Oslo is known around the world as the home of the Nobel peace prize and capital of one of the world’s most prosperous and...

  19. July 22, 2011

    Twin terror attacks kill 93 in Norway

    At least 93 people were killed in an apparent twin terrorist attack on Norway, after a large bomb was detonated outside...

  20. April 4, 2011

    Norway PM urges ‘fair treatment’ in telecoms case

    Norway’s prime minister has urged his Indian counterpart to ensure “fair treatment” for Telenor amid fears that the...

  21. March 12, 2011

    Norway takes step on new oil drilling areas

    Norway’s government has taken the first step towards opening areas of the Barents Sea to oil exploration, but dealt a blow...

  22. November 5, 2010

    UN wants taxes to fund climate change fight

    A price on carbon emissions of $20 to $25 a tonne would be sufficient to raise the finance needed for poor countries to...

  23. October 8, 2010

    Norway struggles to limit impact on relations

    Norway has been left scrambling to contain damage to its relations with China after the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to a...

  24. June 8, 2010

    Norway bans deepwater oil drilling

    Norway will not allow any deepwater oil and gas drilling in new areas until the investigation into the explosion and spill...

  25. June 8, 2010

    Gulf spill colours Norwegian debate

    Norway will consider lessons from the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico when deciding whether to open Arctic waters to oil...

  26. June 7, 2010

    Norway to learn Gulf spill lessons

    Norway will consider lessons from the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico when deciding whether to open Arctic waters to oil...

  27. May 27, 2010

    Polluters must pay climate bill, says Oslo

    The private sector will have to pay more towards efforts to tackle climate change as the European sovereign debt crisis...

  28. May 26, 2010

    Debt crisis hits climate change battle

    The private sector will have to pay more towards efforts to tackle climate change as the European sovereign debt crisis...

  29. April 28, 2010

    Moscow strikes Arctic maritime border deal with Norway

    Russia and Norway have struck a provisional deal over their disputed Arctic maritime border, promising to open large tracts...

  30. April 27, 2010

    Deal opens Barents Sea to exploration

    Russia and Norway have struck a provisional deal over their disputed Arctic maritime border, promising to open large tracts...

  31. April 19, 2010

    Social network sites come to rescue of stranded travellers

    With most flights in and out of western Europe grounded this weekend, smartphones and social media websites emerged as an...

  32. November 11, 2009

    Norway oil fund recovers stock losses suffered in crisis

    Norway's $455bn oil fund, the biggest investor in European stock markets, registered the best three-month performance in...

  33. November 11, 2009

    Norway oil fund recovers stock losses suffered in crisis

    Norway's $455bn oil fund, the biggest investor in European stock markets, registered the best three-month performance in...

  34. November 10, 2009

    Norway wealth fund recovers stock losses

    Norway’s $455bn oil fund, the biggest investor in European stock markets, registered the best three-month performance in its...

  35. September 29, 2009

    Conference diary

    In bed with Labour *The party is sparing every expense in Brighton. So cash-strapped is Labour that it has forced its staff...

  36. September 29, 2009

    Centre-left leaders rally faithful

    Europe's dwindling band of centre-left prime ministers put on a defiant show at the UK Labour party conference yesterday,...

  37. September 29, 2009

    Centre-left leaders rally faithful

    Europe’s dwindling band of centre-left prime ministers put on a defiant show at the UK Labour party conference on Monday,...

  38. September 16, 2009

    Norway poll victor vows to boost welfare

    Jens Stoltenberg yesterday vowed to strengthen Norway's welfare system and defend jobs after winning re-election as prime...

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