Articles about Norway
21 Aug 2021
Footballer fired, others warned over involvement in stadium sex party
A Norwegian first division football club, SK Brann, has fired one player and issued warnings to 10 others following a late-night sex party they organized at the club's stadium.
02 Jul 2021
Athletics: Karsten Warholm breaks 29-year-old 400 metres hurdles world record
Norway's Karsten Warholm has broken the long-standing record of Kevin Young in athletics.
17 Jan 2021
Norway raises COVID-19 vaccine concerns for elderly after 29 deaths
Norway has expressed concern over the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech among older populations as 29 people died after receiving the shot.
16 Dec 2020
India slips on Human Development Index, takes the 131st rank
In a worrying piece of news, India slipped on the Human Development Index (HDI), taking the 131st position this year, as compared to the 129th place a year ago.
19 Jul 2020
Audi e-tron becomes the most popular electric SUV in Europe
The Audi e-tron has emerged as the most popular electric SUV in Europe. In Norway, it made up for 92% of all the Audis sold, while in Iceland, the number stood at 93%.
26 Dec 2019
Author Ari Behn, ex-husband of Norway Princess Martha, kills himself
The former son-in-law of Norway's King Harald V has died, announced his manager.
13 Oct 2019
Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Here are the key results
Spain edged closer to Euro 2020 qualification after being held to a 1-1 draw by Norway in the ongoing qualifiers.
05 Aug 2019
Five countries to explore, if you want to travel solo
Whether your friends are too busy to join you or you want to cut your social life for a while to seek inner peace, solo travel is never a bad idea.
30 Apr 2019
This mysterious whale could be Russian spy, marine experts claim
In a weird case, marine experts in Norway are suspecting that a white beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) is a Russian Navy operative.
20 Feb 2019
Samsung leaks Galaxy S10's ad hours before launch
In a few hours, Samsung will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Galaxy series with the launch of all-new Galaxy S10 and its siblings.
13 Feb 2019
Norwegian pays Rs. 28,000 for street-haircut in Ahmedabad. Here's why
Small street businessmen in India often hoodwink foreign tourists by charging them over double the original price.
11 Jan 2019
Tea-seller and globetrotter: Story of a 70-year-old Keralite couple
If you think you are too broke to travel the world, you might want to take some tips from this Keralite couple who has traveled to 23 countries just by selling tea and coffee.
24 Dec 2018
Here are world's safest and most-unsafe travel destinations for 2019
As we are stepping into 2019, we have also started making our travel lists.
19 Dec 2018
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been appointed United's interim manager
Manchester United have appointed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as their interim manager after sacking Jose Mourinho.
21 Nov 2018
UN environment chief, under fire for travel expenses, resigns
UN environment chief Erik Solheim resigned yesterday after an audit questioning his huge travel expenses triggered an outcry.
05 Sep 2018
Adil Hussain's film declared Norway's official entry for the Oscars
Actor Adil Hussain has announced that his film 'What Will People Say' has been declared as the official entry of Norway for the 2019 Academy Awards.
30 Jul 2018
Explainer: What are the different formats of chess?
Internationally, chess is played in three formats, namely, classical, blitz and rapid; the main difference being time allotted to make a move.
30 May 2018
Legendary sprinter Bolt trains with Norwegian top-flight club
Former Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt has started training with Norwegian club Stromsgodset.
18 Jan 2018
French start-up makes world's first hydrogen-powered bike
French start-up Pragma Industries is reportedly manufacturing the first hydrogen-powered bicycles in the world called Alpha bikes.
26 Aug 2017
Ahead of crucial rallies, Rahul Gandhi leaves for Norway
In a move that has garnered attention, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is leaving for Oslo "for a few days" on the invitation of Norway's Foreign Affairs Ministry.
23 Jun 2017
Nobel Laureate faces public ire for making sexist comment
Always think before you speak and if you are a Nobel Laureate, think more than twice or risk public ire.
03 Mar 2017
Sweden re-introduces military conscription
The Swedish government has voted to bring back military conscription. According to sources, service will be made compulsory form 1 January 2018.
04 Feb 2017
Former Norwegian PM detained at US airport over Iran visit
Kjell Magne Bondoevik, who served as Norway's prime minister from 1997-2000 and 2001-05, said he was detained at an airport in the US earlier this week.
19 Aug 2016
Norway's sovereign wealth fund uncertain about UK property prices
Norway's sovereign wealth fund (SWF), one of the Britain's biggest foreign investors, said that it was uncertain about the value of its property investments in the UK.