|Victims recovering from stabbing spree|
Publisert: 12:49 29-10-2008 Kilde: Aftenposten
Four persons stabbed in downtown Oslo Tuesday night by a man with a record of violence were in stable condition after their frightening ordeal. Their attacker was in police custody and being held at a psychiatric hospital.
|First snow sparks chaos|
Publisert: 10:45 29-10-2008 Kilde: Aftenposten
A major highway had to close, morning flights were delayed at Oslo´s main airport at Gardermoen and thousands of commuters had a hard time getting to work after the first snow of the season fell all over southern Norway on Wednesday.
|Bankrupt airline Sterling grounds all flights|
Publisert: 10:08 29-10-2008 Kilde: Aftenposten
Low-fare Scandinavian airline Sterling couldn´t cope with high fuel costs and the turmoil in financial markets. Its grounding of all flights on Wednesday has stranded ticket-holders.
|Embattled coach won´t quit|
Publisert: 15:11 28-10-2008 Kilde: Aftenposten
Bjarne Berntsen, coach of Norway´s national women´s soccer team, says he won´t resign even though five of his top players won´t play for him any longer.
|Money courier van robbed|
Publisert: 14:45 28-10-2008 Kilde: Aftenposten
Police launched a major search in downtown Oslo on Tuesday for as many as five persons who broke into a money courier van and made off with an undetermined amount of cash.
|Personalized plates finally come to Norway|
Publisert: 13:38 28-10-2008 Kilde: Aftenposten
Nearly forty years after they debuted in places like California, personalized license plates can soon start adorning cars in Norway. Some Norwegians are already calling them an "ego trip," others think they´ll just be plain fun.
|No end to train trouble|
Publisert: 11:50 28-10-2008 Kilde: Aftenposten
Officials running Norway´s beleaguered train system, both commuter lines and long-distance service, are being called into the Transport Minister´s office once again, to account for the ongoing delays and cancellations that cause endless frustration for passengers.
|State rescues Hurtigruten|
Publisert: 11:06 28-10-2008 Kilde: Aftenposten
The Norwegian government is forking over NOK 125 million in extra funding for the country´s financially ailing coastal shipping line Hurtigruten.
The money aims to keep the line calling at small and remote ports from Bergen to Kirkenes.
|When the going gets tough, Norway´s ´tough´ go hiking|
Publisert: 17:05 27-10-2008 Kilde: Aftenposten
Never have so many Norwegians headed for the hills as when Oslo´s stock market has been taking a dive. With the economy heading into a severe downturn, Norwegians seem to be looking to the mountains for an upturn.
|Stock index hit new lows|
Publisert: 16:36 27-10-2008 Kilde: Aftenposten
Shares traded on the Oslo Stock Exchange took yet another beating during most of Monday, getting the week off to a bleak start. There was some recovery later in the day.
|Storms give way to sunshine, but maybe some snow, too|
Publisert: 14:29 27-10-2008 Kilde: Aftenposten
Strong winds and rain lashed most of southern Norway over the weekend, closing roads, flooding some streets and canceling ferry routes. Many areas were still mopping up on Monday.
|Bank crisis plan approved|
Publisert: 10:02 27-10-2008 Kilde: Aftenposten
A government plan to boost liquidity in the Norwegian banking sector has won approval in parliament, with politicians hoping it will help lower interest rates and unclog the country´s credit system.
|Norway boosts aid to Iceland|
Publisert: 09:27 27-10-2008 Kilde: Aftenposten
The prime ministers of all five Nordic countries were meeting in Finland on Monday, to discuss the ongoing financial crisis. Norway planned to offer bigger loans to Iceland.
|Sponsor lost Pettersen, golf lost sponsor funds|
Publisert: 15:46 24-10-2008 Kilde: Aftenposten
Suzann Pettersen, Norway´s top international golf star, isn´t sporting the logo of a major Norwegian newspaper on her caps anymore. That´s prompted the paper to cut its sponsor funds.
|Stock market dives again|
Publisert: 14:01 24-10-2008 Kilde: Aftenposten
Just as hopes were rising for some sense of renewed stability in the financial markets, stock exchanges tanked again on Friday, not least in Oslo.
|Transit boss calls it quits after ticketing scandal|
Publisert: 13:39 24-10-2008 Kilde: Aftenposten
The man who has headed Oslo´s public transportation system, and thus been largely responsible for introduction of a wildly expensive and delayed ticketing system, said Friday he was stepping down.
|Floods expected in the west|
Publisert: 12:41 24-10-2008 Kilde: Aftenposten
Heavy rains and stormy weather set off warnings of flooding for large areas of western Norway over the weekend.
|Hurtigruten sells off ferries|
Publisert: 12:15 24-10-2008 Kilde: Aftenposten
Norway´s financially strapped coastal shipping line Hurtigruten
announced Friday that it was selling its ferries and fast ferries in a move to cut losses.
|Police fear new gang war|
Publisert: 11:47 24-10-2008 Kilde: Aftenposten
The late-night shooting of a man on a street in Oslo this week has set off worries that tensions are rising between rival gangs in Norway’s capital.
|Mette-Marit put on sick leave|
Publisert: 16:21 23-10-2008 Kilde: Aftenposten
Crown Princess Mette-Marit, who fell and hit her head during a trip to Kiev earlier this week, has been placed on sick leave for another two weeks.