Four activists from environmental pressure group Greenpeace on Monday scaled an oil rig in northern Norway to protest plans to test drill for oil in a sensitive Arctic area.
Norway's Justice Minister Tor Mikkel Wara resigned Thursday, two weeks after the security service PST said they suspected his partner of setting their car ablaze in a staged attack.
Norway breathed a collective sigh of relief on Monday after the dramatic rescue of a stricken cruise ship off its coast, but questions mounted about why the vessel chose to sail into notoriously perilous waters in a storm.
Rescue services had airlifted 397 people to safety from a luxury cruise liner with engine trouble off the coast of Norway by Sunday morning and began towing the vessel to a nearby port.
Rescue helicopters were evacuating people from a cruise ship which suffered engine failure on Saturday in stormy weather off the west coast of Norway, police and rescue workers said.
Europe's first underwater restaurant opens in Norway on Wednesday with more than 7,000 customers booked in to eat among the fish.
Greta Thunberg, the Swedish schoolgirl climate campaigner who has inspired worldwide protests, should be awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize, Norwegian lawmakers said Thursday.
Stina Nilsson survived a desperate assault from Norway's Therese Johaug to give Sweden a first ever world title in the women's 4x5-kilometres cross country relay on Thursday.
Two more bodies from a group of four skiers who died in a recent avalanche in northern Norway were found Thursday, police said.