Navalny, WHO and Thunberg among nominees for Nobel Peace Prize

World Jan 31, 2021

Navalny, WHO and Thunberg among nominees for Nobel Peace Prize

Russian dissident Alexei Navalny, the World Health Organization and climate campaigner Greta Thunberg are among those nominated for this year's Nobel Peace Prize, all backed by Norwegian lawmakers who have a track record of picking the winner. Thousands of people, from members of parliaments worldwide ...

Norway first to reach over 50% electric in 2020 new car sales

Business / Corporate Jan 5, 2021

Norway first to reach over 50% electric in 2020 new car sales

Norway became the first country in the world where electric cars accounted for more than 50 percent of new registrations in 2020, according to figures published Tuesday by an industry group. According to Opplysningsradet for Veitrafikken (Information Council for Road Traffic), electric vehicles accounted for ...

Telenor says Huawei will still play role in 5G roll-out

Business / Tech Dec 16, 2019

Telenor says Huawei will still play role in 5G roll-out

Telenor reiterated on Sunday Huawei would be involved in building Norway's 5G network along with Ericsson, one of several companies to continue working with the Chinese company despite U.S. pressure. Still, on Friday, the head of Telenor Norway, Petter-Boerre Furberg, told Reuters that the operator ...