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Norwegian Air to end routes from Sweden, Denmark to U.S., Thailand

27 Nov 2019

OSLO Budget airline Norwegian Air is ending flights from Copenhagen and Stockholm to the United States and Thailand due to weak demand and technical problems affecting the engines on its Boeing 787 Dreamliners, it said on Wednesday.

Norwegian Air appoints industry outsider as new CEO to lead restructuring

20 Nov 2019

OSLO Loss-making Norwegian Air has appointed Jacob Schram as chief executive to take charge of the budget carrier's restructuring as it struggles with a low-cost, long-haul model in an overcrowded industry.

Putin urged to pardon Norwegian jailed for spying amid hopes of swap

24 Oct 2019

MOSCOW/OSLO A Russian commission on Thursday recommended President Vladimir Putin pardon a Norwegian man jailed for spying, spurring hopes in Norway that he may be released as part of a spy swap brokered behind closed doors.

Norwegian Air shares jump as fleet deal, earnings ease pressure

24 Oct 2019

OSLO Norwegian Air unveiled higher-than-expected earnings and a deal to offload 27 new Airbus jets, sending its shares sharply higher on hopes that the low-cost carrier can avoid becoming the latest in a series of airline collapses.

Norsk Hydro's third-quarter buoyed by Brazil recovery

23 Oct 2019

OSLO Aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA reported a smaller- than-expected fall in third-quarter earnings on Wednesday buoyed by revived output from its Brazilian operations and lower input costs which offset softer metals prices.

Armed man hits pedestrians with hijacked ambulance in Oslo - police

22 Oct 2019

OSLO An armed man stole an ambulance in Oslo on Tuesday, lightly injuring five people including two babies in an apparent attempt to target pedestrians, Norwegian police and hospital officials told Reuters.

Norwegian Air, JetBlue tie up to expand transatlantic network

17 Oct 2019

OSLO Norwegian Air and New York's JetBlue Airways plan a partnership enabling passengers flying between Europe and the United States to continue to multiple destinations under a single booking, potentially boosting traffic and average fares.

Norway to spend less wealth fund cash amid strong growth: government

07 Oct 2019

OSLO Norway plans to spend less money next year from its $1.1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, as economic growth remains strong and unemployment declines, the center-right majority government said on Monday.

Norway will not ban Huawei from 5G mobile network - minister

26 Sep 2019

ELVERUM, Norway Norway does not plan to block China's Huawei Technologies from building the country's 5G telecoms network, cabinet minister Nikolai Astrup told Reuters, a decision that puts it at odds with NATO ally the United States.

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Democrats zoom in on Trump impeachment charges this week

Democratic lawmakers could vote this week on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, the House Judiciary Committee chairman said on Sunday as lawmakers sharpened their focus on charges of wrongdoing in his dealings with Ukraine.