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Norway's Schibsted to hire more staff to stave off Facebook in classified ads

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OSLO Norwegian media group Schibsted plans to add 200 people to its 1,800-strong technology team in the next year to further develop its online classified ads business and fend off competition from Facebook, its chief executive says.

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Statoil drops Airbus Super Puma helicopters for good 06 Dec 2016

OSLO Norwegian state-controlled oil company Statoil will not resume using Airbus's H225 Super Puma helicopters even if Norway's Civil Aviation Authority decides to lift a ban imposed after a fatal crash off Norway in April, the company said on Tuesday.

Oil firm Statoil makes first investment in solar tech 06 Dec 2016

OSLO Norwegian oil major Statoil has made its first investment in solar power technology, stepping up efforts to gradually complement its petroleum portfolio with renewable assets, the company said on Tuesday.

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Stolen iron gate of Nazi death camp found in Norway - police 06 Dec 2016

(This December 2 story has been corrected to change date of camp's liberation to April 29, 1945, from May 3)

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Norway government wins backing for 2017 budget, prevents collapse 03 Dec 2016

OSLO Norway's right-wing minority coalition has secured backing in parliament from two centrist parties for its 2017 fiscal budget, preventing a government collapse, politicians negotiating the deal told Reuters on Saturday.

Norway government wins backing for 2017 budget, prevents collapse - newspaper VG 03 Dec 2016

OSLO Norway's right wing minority coalition has secured backing in parliament from two centrist parties for its 2017 fiscal budget, preventing a government collapse, newspaper VG reported on Saturday, quoting unnamed sources.

U.S. greenlights Norwegian Air flights in blow to U.S. industry 03 Dec 2016

The U.S. Transportation Department said on Friday it granted flying rights to Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA's Irish unit, setting the stage for a new battle among airlines for leisure travellers across the Atlantic.

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Norway urges Trump to issue predictable, clear policy on Russia 02 Dec 2016

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. Norway on Friday urged U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to enunciate a clear and predictable policy on Russia as soon as possible, amid growing concerns in Oslo about increasing Russian military activities in the "High North" or Arctic region.

Norway to decide soon on supplier of new submarines - minister 02 Dec 2016

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. Norway is likely to make a final decision in coming weeks on whether to buy French or German submarines for its military, Norwegian Defence Minister Ine Eriksen Soereide said in an interview.

Norway's 2017 budget talks break down, government at risk 30 Nov 2016

OSLO Negotiations over Norway's 2017 budget broke down on Wednesday when a second centrist party abandoned talks with the right-wing minority government, putting the ruling coalition at risk of collapse.

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