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After Norway election, Labor leader poised to become new PM

Sep. 14, 2021 07:53 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The leader of Norway’s Labor Party will start talks Tuesday in an attempt to build a coalition after the center-left bloc beat the incumbent Conservatives and won Norway's general election. With all votes now counted, the Labor Party and its...

Norway's center-left heads to victory in general elections

Sep. 13, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The center-left bloc headed to a victory in Norway's elections Monday as official projections pointed to the governing Conservatives losing power after a campaign dominated by climate change and the future of the country’s oil and gas exploration industry. ...

Conservative Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg concedes defeat in general election as Norway swings leftward

Sep. 13, 2021 17:39 PM EDT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Conservative Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg concedes defeat in general election as Norway swings leftward.

Oil-rich Norway goes to polls with climate on the agenda

Sep. 12, 2021 07:34 AM EDT

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — North Sea oil and gas has helped make Norway one of the wealthiest countries in the world. But as Norwegians head to the polls on Monday, fears about climate change have put the future of the industry at the top of the campaign agenda. The...

French children are back to school, wearing masks

Sep. 02, 2021 09:33 AM EDT

MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Twelve million children in France went back to school Thursday for the new academic year, wearing face masks as part of rules aimed at slowing down the spread of the coronavirus in the country. In France as in other European countries, many...

Norway mourns 77 slain a decade ago in extremist attack

Jul. 22, 2021 15:28 PM EDT

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Church bells rang out across Norway on Thursday to mark the 10th anniversary of the country’s worst peacetime slaughter as leaders called for renewed efforts to fight the extremism behind the attack that left 77 people dead. Norway was united in...