Political Parties

Voters want new Labour Party leader as Prime Minister

One out of three voters would prefer the new leader of the Labour Party, Jonas Gahr Støre, as Norway’s prime minister. 22 percent say they would like to keep current Prime Minister Erna Solberg as the head of government. In a recent survey by Ipsos MMI on behalf of Dagbladet, 11 percent say that they would like to have ...Full Article

Labour Party gets the most support in latest poll

The Labour Party (Ap) moves forward 3,4 percent to 36,1 percent in the latest poll, whereas the support for the government parties falls.  The results are the Labour Party’s ...Full Article

Statoil boss cancels Putin conference

Statoil’s chief executive Helge Lund has cancelled a planned visit to a Russian investment conference headlined by President Vladimir Putin after the US asked business heads not to attend. ...Full Article

Government wants to stop welfare payments to illegal immigrants

Individuals who reside in Norway without a residence permit will no longer be able to receive welfare payments. Instead, the government wants to offer food coupons and a bed ...Full Article

Stoltenberg appointed new NATO Chief

The North Atlantic Council has appointed former Norwegian prime minister Jens Stoltenberg as the next Secretary General of NATO and Chairman of the North Atlantic Council. He will replace Denmark’s Anders Fogh ...Full Article

UK’s David Cameron says backs Norway’s Stoltenberg to be next NATO leader

British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday he backed former Norwegian prime minister Jens Stoltenberg to take over the leadership of NATO later this year, throwing his weight ...Full Article

New leadership for the Labour Party

Most political analysts believe former government minister Jonas Gahr Støre will become new leader of the Labour Party and the party’s new candidate for prime minister, to succeed Jens Stoltenberg who ...Full Article