Jun 27, 2014 — After trying out online balloting in elections in 2011 and 2013, Oslo has concluded that it didn't improve turnout and might undermine the democratic process.
Mar 28, 2014 — The former prime minister of Norway will take over as head of the alliance in October from current Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen.
Mar 11, 2014 — Next month Norway is expected to become the first country where 1 percent of the cars are electric. Most Norwegians are supportive, but it's taken large financial incentives to reach this level.
Mar 7, 2014 — A right-wing extremist killed 77 people and injured hundreds more in 2011. A peninsula that faces the island where most of his victims were cut down will be bisected.
Feb 28, 2014 — Some speculate that overfishing of the small fish fed to farmed salmon led to the all-time high prices seen in 2013. But Norwegian salmon experts say the bigger threat to the farmed fish is disease.
Nov 15, 2013 — The United Nations has outlined a detailed plan for disposing of the deadly agents outside Syria, but so far there are no takers for the task.
Oct 23, 2013 — Rjukan's 3,500 residents, tucked in a shadowed valley, have finally realized the dream of one of the town's founders: giant mirrors to focus the warmth of the sun.
Oct 18, 2013 — The family of a 23-year-old Somali-born Norwegian citizen who authorities are looking for say they aren't sure if he's still alive.
Jun 7, 2013 — Also: The editor of the Science Fiction Writers of America Bulletin is stepping down amid a controversy over sexism; Kevin Barry's City of Bohane wins the IMPAC Dublin Award; an impromptu library for Turkish protesters.
Oct 28, 2012 — Move over Abba, Sweden has found new fame. The small Nordic country is breaking records — in waste. Sweden's program of generating energy from garbage is wildly successful, but recently its success has also generated a surprising issue: There is simply not enough trash.