Norway is a sovereign country and unitary monarchy in Northern Europe. Its capital and largest city is Oslo. Norway is one of the most developed countries in the world. Norway is a member of the UN and NATO.
Norway’s Progress Party is set to vote on banning the Islamic call to prayer, claiming it disturbs residents. But the country’s Muslim leaders say they use a phone app, not loudspeakers, to summon worshippers to prayer.
Norway’s state oil company has decided to remove ‘oil’ from its name. Statoil is now Equinor as the firm says it's looking to extend its business beyond oil and gas production, which it plans to continue.
A minor translation error in a conversation with Norway’s Olympic Team has left their Korean hosts with egg on their face – the Norwegian caterers took delivery of 15,000 eggs, ten times the amount they actually ordered.
Climate change has allowed archaeologists to find more than 2,000 ancient artifacts under perennial ice in Norway’s Oppland Mountains. However, the melting process actually poses a threat to the delicate discoveries.