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Norway appeals court rejects Snowden extradition lawsuit

A Norwegian appeals court has rejected a lawsuit from fugitive former US spy contractor Edward Snowden against the Norwegian government, upholding the verdict of a lower court, it said on Wednesday.

Norway hairdresser fined for turning away client in hijab

Norway hit a hairdresser with a roughly 1,000-euro fine today after she was convicted of discrimination for turning away a Muslim client wearing a headscarf.

Wipro bags 3-year IT deal from Norway's NSB

Wipro bags 3-year IT deal from Norway's NSB

 Software services firm Wipro has bagged a three-year IT contract from NSB Group, one of Norway's largest transportation groups.

These are the 10 best countries for retiring!

These are the 10 best countries for retiring!

According to Natixis Global Asset Management's fourth annual Global Retirement Index (GRI) released on Tuesday, Norway is the best country for retirement followed by Switzerland and Iceland.

History-making Gurpreet Singh Sandhu plays in Europa League qualifier

History-making Gurpreet Singh Sandhu plays in Europa League qualifier

Gurpreet Singh Sandhu on Thursday became the first Indian to play in the Europa League, when he started for Norwegian Tippeligaen club Stabaek FC in a qualifier against Welsh side Connah's Quay Nomads FC in an away match in Rhyl.

Edward Snowden loses lawsuit against Norway to prevent extradition

 A court in Norway refused to provide assurances to US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden that he would not be extradited if he visits the country to accept an award in November on Monday. He has been living in exile in Russia since 2013 after revealing widespread US foreign surveillance.

Haunting! World renowned pianist performs while floating in Arctic to save environment - Watch video

Haunting! World renowned pianist performs while floating in Arctic to save environment - Watch video

Italian composer ​Ludovico Einaudi performed an original composition, 'Elegy for the Arctic', while floating on a small platform in the Arctic Ocean.

WATCH: AWKWARD! Umar Akmal bowled by a female leg-spinner in Norway

WATCH: AWKWARD! Umar Akmal bowled by a female leg-spinner in Norway

Akmal was the chief guest at the match between two all-girls team at a festival in Norway.

Beware, workaholics: Excessive working may elevate depression, anxiety

The study reveals that pushing work to the extreme may be a sign of deeper psychological or emotional issues.

Sex workers suffer ''horrific'' rape, beatings and discrimination: Report

From Papua New Guinea to Argentina, Hong Kong and Norway, researchers consistently found cases of sex workers being physically and sexually abused by clients and the police.

 Norway helicopter crash: All 13 people on board dead, 11 bodies recovered

Norway helicopter crash: All 13 people on board dead, 11 bodies recovered

Thirteen people were killed when a helicopter crashed off the coast of southwest Norwegian city of Bergen on late Friday night, as per BBC.    

Telenor hints at India exit, runs up Rs 2,530 crore operating loss

Telenor hints at India exit, runs up Rs 2,530 crore operating loss

Posting a huge operating loss of 3,100 million Norwegian Krone (around Rs 2,530 crore) for its Indian telecom business, Telenor Wednesday hinted at exiting India if it fails to procure spectrum at reasonable rates.

Work factors that predict sleep problems revealed

A recent research has revealed the specific psychological and social work factors that are associated with sleep problems.Results show that quantitative job demands, decision control, role conflict and support from a superior in the workplace were the most consistent predictors of troubled sleep, which was characterized by difficulty initiating sleep or disturbed sleep.

Pot belly ups heart failure risk

The study showed a clear correlation between higher Body Mass Index (BMI), waist circumference and the risk of heart failure.

Breivik wants Norway found guilty of 'inhuman' treatment

Lawyers for mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik called on Friday for the Norwegian state to be found guilty of "inhuman" treatment, at the close of his lawsuit over his solitary confinement.

Norway's worst mass killer Behring​ Breivik slams prison food, praises Hitler in court speech

Norway's worst mass killer pledged allegiance to Nazism, compared himself to Nelson Mandela and complained about being served cold coffee and microwaved food as he testified today in a trial over his prison conditions.

World's 10 Happiest Countries

Denmark overtook Switzerland as the world`s happiest place, according to a report on Wednesday that urged nations regardless of wealth to tackle inequality and protect the environment.

Breivik says will fight `to the death` for Nazism

Mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik vowed to fight "to the death" for Nazism as he took the stand Wednesday in a lawsuit against the Norwegian state, confirming fears he would use the platform to grandstand his extremist views.

Denmark world's happiest country, Burundi least

Denmark world's happiest country, Burundi least

The top 10 this year were Denmark, Switzerland, Iceland, Norway, Finland, Canada, Netherlands, New Zealand, Australia, and Sweden.

Anders Behring Breivik makes Nazi salute as lawsuit against Norway opens

Mass-murderer Anders Behring Breivik made a Nazi salute on Tuesday as he arrived in court for his lawsuit against the Norwegian state, which he accuses of violating his human rights by holding him in isolation.