| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Conductor Vasily Petrenko has caused a stir in the classical music world, telling a Norwegian newspaper that orchestras "react better when they have a man in front of them" and a woman wielding the baton could make for a sexual distraction.
"A cute girl...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 3:59 AM
The Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo awarded the Nobel Peace Prize Friday to the European Union for peaceful reconciliation after World War II between former foes Germany and France, and for spreading democracy and human rights through Europe.
| Apr 3, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Five schools in Norway have cried "Uncle" in the face of the force that is Justin Bieber.
"Believe" it or not, they're moving midterms up a week so as not to conflict with the pop star's scheduled shows in Oslo on April 16 and 17, the original testing...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 1:07 PM
In the Norwegian capital of Oslo, a big statue of a tiger sits in front of the train station. A local once explained that Oslo is nicknamed the Tiger City because in the 19th century, when country boys visited the wild and crazy "New York City of Norway,"...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 12:15 PM
LILLEHAMMER, Norway - The visitors touring Maihaugen Heritage Village were itching with curiosity. They'd wandered the site's narrow lanes and peered inside the 200-year-old log cabins. They'd explored the craft shops and traditional hand-hewn barns...
| May 22, 2011
His friends knew he had a way with words. So when some filmmakers acquainted with Jo Nesbo asked the Norwegian crime writer to suggest a title for their upcoming horror movie, he tried to oblige.
After musing on the story — friends go on a...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Anders Behring Breivik trial draws to a close; judges are left with the dilemma of Breivik's sanity....
| Jun 16, 2012
| 4:37 AM
Aung San Suu Kyi was to give her Nobel Peace Prize lecture on Saturday in Oslo, 21 years after she got the award. Suu Kyi had long feared leaving Myanmar because she didn’t know if its military junta would let her return. The video above shows her...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:38 AM
Manal Sharif has been jailed, insulted and threatened. Her death was faked by her foes, a hamhanded bid to make an example of her. This year, she says, she was forced out of her job. Her life has been turned upside down by a crime that isn’t even...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 11:13 AM
The Norwegian police chief has stepped down after a government-commissioned report found that police could have cut short the devastating massacre carried out last year by Anders Behring Breivik sooner and should have been able to prevent a bomb attack...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Norwegian police could have stopped Anders Behring Breivik sooner, cutting short his shooting rampage on Utoya Island, a government-appointed commission found in a report....