When Bergensbanen, a television show that broadcast live the seven-hour train journey from Oslo to Bergen, literally became the Norwegian sleeper hit of the season in 2009, the national broadcaster NRK followed it up with more …
Estonia is an economic powerhouse — with more than 8% growth in 2011 — but it has a dreadful statistic has well: the highest number of per capita drug deaths in Europe
Norway’s Princess Mette-Marit went incognito to India to care for the twins of a gay courtier. She returned home to a controversy over surrogacy
As the leader of the Bosnian Serbs, Karadzic is accused of genocide, specifically the deaths of 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica in 1995. He insists Bosnian Muslim fighters were to blame
Most Swedes want the Wikileaks founder to respond to their country’s legal inquiries but a vocal few feel Sweden’s definitions of rape have gotten too stringent
The sentence preserves the country’s image of possessing a rehabilitative rather than a retributive justice system. And if Anders Behring Breivik is not fully reformed, his term in prison can be extended in five-year increments …
The events in Aurora, Colo., appear to echo the meticulously planned crime that devastated Oslo almost a year before. The Norwegians are still trying to figure out how to deal with the legacy of that mass murder
Prosecutors in the case of Anders Breivik, the man responsible for one of the worst massacres in Norwegian history, asked he be consigned to psychiatric care rather than prison. But the debate over Breivik’s sanity will only grow.