Nationalist party Alliansen (The Alliance) was founded less than one year ago and hence has no current parliamentary representation, but has been a breath of fresh air in the months leading up to the election, receiving plenty of media coverage in their bid to enter the Storting. The party’s founder and leader is the charismatic Hans Jørgen Lysglimt Johansen, who gained notoriety in Norway for supporting Donald Trump during the 2016 US presidential election. Keep Reading
A majority of the Federation of Trade union (LO) Congress decided that Norway should strive for an international economic, cultural and academic boycott of Israel. Keep Reading
A Norwegian billionaire announced Tuesday he wants to contribute to society by giving away the “lion’s share” of his fortune, including funds for an oceanographic research vessel for the scientific community.