Stolen Dachau 'Work will set you free' gate is recovered in Norway

Dec 3, 2016

Stolen Dachau 'Work will set you free' gate is recovered in Norway

An iron gate from the former Nazi concentration camp in Dachau, Germany, bearing the slogan “Arbeit macht frei” (“Work will set you free”) has been found two years after it was stolen, police said Friday. “Due to an anonymous tip-off, police in Norway’s Bergen ...

Sep 12, 2016

Norway hairdresser fined for turning away woman in hijab

Norway hit a hairdresser with a roughly 1,000€ fine on Monday after she was convicted of discrimination for turning away a Muslim woman wearing a headscarf. Merete Hodne had risked up to six months in prison for religious discrimination for turning Malika Bayan away ...

Aug 25, 2016

Bras, tanks and guns: Norway's women join the draft

They sweat together, they sleep together: in the name of gender equality, Norway has introduced compulsory military service for women, even bunking them in mixed dorms with their brothers-in-arms. The military’s gender balance is not entirely equal yet, but almost a third of the ...

No mayday sent before Airbus oil-rig copter crash in Norway

May 3, 2016

No mayday sent before Airbus oil-rig copter crash in Norway

The oil-rig helicopter that crashed in western Norway, killing 13 people, gave no mayday call or indicated it was in trouble, Norwegian investigators said Monday. Norway’s Accident Investigation Board said the process of retrieving data from the flight and cockpit recorders had been completed ...

Apr 24, 2016

Norwegian fighter jet fires at control tower during training

The Norwegian Air Force says an F-16 fighter jet accidentally fired at a lookout tower near three military personnel during target practice earlier this month, but that no one was hurt. Air force spokesman Maj. Stian Roen said the incident occurred shortly after midnight ...