Norway landslide sweeps dog and eight houses into sea

A courageous dog was swept into the sea with eight houses during a powerful landslide in Norway. Footage from neighbours shows the large piece of land near the town of Alta in northern Norway suddenly breaking away from the mainland. In less than two minutes the land is under water and the sea has engulfed eight houses which had been […]

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Norway PM tells children it will take time for life to return to normal

OSLO (Reuters) – Prime Minister Erna Solberg told Norwegian children on Wednesday it would take time for life to return to normal with the country, like others in Europe, preparing to reopen parts of society shut down by the coronavirus outbreak. She spoke at her second nationally telecast news conference held specially for children, with adults not allowed to ask […]

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Norway's wealth fund lost $124 billion this year as stocks crash

OSLO (Reuters) – Norway’s $930 billion sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, has lost 1.33 trillion Norwegian crowns ($124 billion) so far this year as stock markets plunged amid the coronavirus outbreak, it said on Thursday. The year-to-date loss on its investment portfolio is 16.2%, all but erasing the 20% gains made last year. The fund’s stock market portfolio, its […]

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