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Norwegian tanker Front Altair still afloat after reported attack: owner

2019-06-14 05:29

Norwegian tanker Front Altair was still afloat after a reported attack in the Gulf of Oman Thursday, the chief executive of the company that owns the vessel told AFP, denying reports it had sunk.

Norway salmon farms ravaged by algae bloom - authority

2019-05-26 08:49

Millions of farmed salmon have died in northern Norway due to an algae bloom that the authorities are struggling to bring under control, the Norwegian Fisheries Directorate has said.

Norway opens probe into why cruise ship ventured into storm

2019-03-26 07:05

Norwegian officials have opened an investigation into why a cruise ship carrying more than 1 370 people set sail despite storm warnings, forcing a major evacuation after a mayday call had been issued.

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2019-03-25 07:16

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Private tycoon goes public with wife's disappearance - Norway

2019-01-12 12:33

Tom Hagen and his wife expected to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in 2019. Today, one of Norway's wealthiest men just wants to know that Anne-Elizabeth Falkevik Hagen, the childhood sweetheart he married at age 19, is alive.

Car thief in Norway gets trapped and calls police to get out

2018-12-24 11:11

An unfortunate car thief had to call the police to ask for help: He was caught inside the car he was trying to steal.

Train collides with truck at Norway crossing; several hurt

2018-11-29 20:06

Police in Norway say several people were injured when a train collided with a truck at a crossing in southern Norway.

WATCH: No more cars for Norway's capital city

2018-09-24 21:06

Oslo, the capital of Norway, is planning to get rid of cars and motorcycles from its city centre, aiming to go green.

Norway: $16.6m to combat illegal deforestation

2018-06-28 15:13

Norway has pledged 145 million kroner ($16.6m) to an international partnership to combat illegal deforestation and help reach Paris climate accord goals.

Norway boosts quotas to revive whaling

2018-03-07 10:03

Norway announces a 28% increase of its annual whaling quota to 1 278 whales in a bid to revive the declining hunt amid international controversy.

 

WATCH: Days are numbered for Norway's fur farms

2019-06-06 09:12

The Norwegian government plans to soon pass new legislation banning new fur farms and calling for existing ones to be dismantled by February 1, 2025. WATCH NOW.

Cruise ship woes off Norway started with engine snags - pilot

2019-03-27 05:29

The Norwegian pilot on the cruise ship carrying more than 1 370 people that was caught in a hefty storm off mid-Norway, says things went wrong when engine problems appeared.

WATCH: A dream cruise trip that turned into a nightmare: Guests recall tipping, terror of water

2019-03-25 08:48

Rescue helicopters took more than 475 passengers from a cruise ship that got stranded off Norway's western coast in bad weather before the vessel departed for a nearby port with nearly 900 people still on board.

WATCH: Woman catches spectacular avalanche on film

2019-03-06 20:54

A Norwegian woman was quick to film a video of the moment an avalanche came down.

Boeing stuck in Iran creates headaches for Norwegian airline

2019-01-06 14:03

Norwegian Air Shuttle said one of its aircraft has been stuck in Iran for three weeks, as US restrictions reportedly create headaches for the airline and possibly passengers.

First ever Arctic bank robbery goes south

2018-12-22 07:19

An armed man has robbed a bank in the world's northernmost settlement on Norway's remote Arctic archipelago of Svalbard but he was caught shortly afterwards, authorities say.

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to campaigners against sexual violence as a weapon of war

2018-10-05 11:29

Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad have won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for their work in fighting sexual violence in conflicts around the world.

WATCH: Deep sea robots reveal mineral riches in the abyss

2018-09-22 10:16

Scientists from the University of Bergen in Norway are using remotely operated vehicles to explore thousands of metres deep in the ocean.

First of its kind: Volvo's new light alert system keeps roads safer

2018-05-08 11:32

Volvo Cars and Volvo Trucks will share real-time data to expand coverage of the companies’ connected safety technology with a cloud-based system called the Hazard Light Alert system.

Environmentalists appeal ruling over Norway's Arctic oil licences

2018-02-06 05:33

Environmental groups say they were appealing to Norway's supreme court a ruling allowing the Nordic nation, western Europe's largest oil and gas producer, to grant exploration licences in the Arctic.

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