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Norwegian Air to offer U.S.-Europe fares starting at $65 one way

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA plans to offer transatlantic flights on 10 new routes between the United States and Europe with tickets starting at $65 (52 pounds) one way, putting pressure on U.S. and European rivals to compete, it said on Thursday.


Wooden 'plyscrapers' challenge concrete and steel 23 Feb 2017

BERGEN, Norway/LONDON High-rise wooden buildings, led by "The Tree", a 52.8 metre (173 feet) apartment block in Norway, are claiming a place on city skylines as the timber industry challenges the supremacy of concrete and steel. | Video

Norway's Aker BP estimates Snadd development cost at $1.2 billion 22 Feb 2017

OSLO The cost of developing Aker BP's Snadd gas discovery in the Norwegian Sea will probably amount to 10 billion crowns (£1 billion), a preliminary estimate by the company showed on Wednesday.

Norway to Britain, EU - think about us in divorce talks 21 Feb 2017

OSLO Norway would like to have the option to be included in any arrangements between Britain and the European Union as they negotiate a new relationship, a government minister said on Tuesday.


Norway pledges $10 million to counter Trump's global anti-abortion move 21 Feb 2017

(This February 20 story was corrected to change to "she" from "he" in penultimate paragraph)


Scandinavians take drastic steps to get into booming housing market 20 Feb 2017

OSLO/STOCKHOLM/COPENHAGEN Joakim Bakka, a 29-year-old shop worker, was so desperate to get into Norway's booming housing market that he was prepared to borrow money at 13 percent for a deposit to buy a home.

Norway proposes new mix and spending cap for $900 billion oil fund 16 Feb 2017

OSLO Norway's $900-billion (£721 billion) sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, should shift more of its investments into equities and away from bonds to counter the effects of ultra-low interest rates, the government said on Thursday.

Norway still risks becoming too dependent on oil money - central bank 16 Feb 2017

OSLO Norway runs the risk of becoming too dependent on money from its $900 billion (£721 billion) sovereign wealth fund even though the government on Thursday recommended a tightening of spending, the central bank governor said.


Norwegian Air expects Brexit vote to hit demand from some UK customers 16 Feb 2017

OSLO Norwegian Air , Europe's third-largest budget airline by passenger numbers, expects Britain's vote to leave the European Union to hit demand from some British customers, its CEO said on Thursday.

Germany to buy Norwegian missiles for $1.2 billion 13 Feb 2017

OSLO Germany will buy naval-strike missiles from Norway's Kongsberg Gruppen for more than 10 billion crowns (1 billion pounds), the Norwegian Prime Minister said on Monday.