Cod caught in Norway with sex toy in its stomach

Apr 12, 2014

Cod caught in Norway with sex toy in its stomach

An unexpected catch ended up in the net of a Norwegian fisherman, who said he had landed a cod with a sex aid in its stomach. Bjoern Frilund, 64, said Friday he found a 5- to 6-kg cod in his net while fishing for ...

Apr 5, 2014

Norwegian skydiver narrowly dodges meteorite

A Norwegian skydiver narrowly escaped a meteorite that passed only meters away from him while jumping over Norway, according to a video aired by public broadcaster NRK. The footage, broadcast by NRK late Thursday, was recorded by cameras fixed on the skydiver’s helmet and ...

Mar 29, 2014

Former Norway PM to take NATO reins

Former Norwegian Premier Jens Stoltenberg was named the next NATO chief Friday, taking over from Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen at a key moment in Europe. Stoltenberg told reporters after news of his appointment that it is crucial the 28-nation trans-Atlantic alliance keeps up military ...

Norway victorious in women's team sprint

Feb 19, 2014

Norway victorious in women's team sprint

Marit Bjoergen gave Norway a dominant victory in the women’s cross-country team sprint on Wednesday for her fifth career Olympic gold medal. Bjoergen opened up a sizeable gap for Norway on her first of three laps in the final and only extended the lead ...

Nov 20, 2013

Spy chief admits Norway snoops on phones outside country

Norway’s military intelligence chief said Tuesday his country carries out surveillance on millions of phone calls in conflict areas around the world and shares that data with allies, including the United States. Lt. Gen. Kjell Grandhagen made the statement at a hastily organized news ...

Norway bus hijacking suspect was failed asylum seeker

Nov 5, 2013

Norway bus hijacking suspect was failed asylum seeker

A South Sudanese man suspected of hijacking a bus and killing three people in Norway was a failed asylum seeker who was about to be deported, police said Tuesday. The 30-year-old man, who is being treated for knife wounds in a hospital, was due ...

Conservative coalition sweeps Norway polls

Sep 10, 2013

Conservative coalition sweeps Norway polls

Norway shifted right in elections Monday, ending eight years of center-left rule and setting the stage for a new Conservative-led government with the populist anti-immigration Progress Party as junior partner. Incumbent Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg of the Labor Party conceded defeat late in the ...