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Forced language training for pre-schoolers

The Labour Party's integration committee will propose compulsory language training for children of immigrants, if they do not speak Norwegian well enough by the age of four. (Photo: Committee Head Jonas Gahr Støre)

OSCE to observe Norwegian e-voting

The Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development has invited the OSCE to observe pilot electronic voting during the municipal and county council elections this autumn.

Latest poll: Voters leave Socialist Left

Government coalition partner, the Socialist Left Party (SV) is now supported by only 4.5 per cent of the voters, according to Sentio. This is a 1.5 point drop, and the lowest rating ever on a Sentio poll.(Photo:Kristin Halvorsen. SV )

Concern over developments in Belarus

“The situation in Belarus after the protests following the presidential election is still giving cause for deep concern,” says Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre (photo).

Labour third on Christmas poll

Both the Progress Party (FrP) and the Conservative Party (Høyre) are larger than Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg's Labour Party (AP) on Norstat's last poll before Christmas, made for Vårt Land.

Immigration laws to be changed

The Norwegian Government will change the immigration laws, in the wake of the controversy around illigegal immigrant Maria Amelie, who was detained by Norwegian police last week.

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