Tagged: Labor Party

Labor Party's candidate for mayor will not run again

The Conservatives were the big winners in Monday’s elections, with an increased participation of 8.7 percentage points. The Progress Party’s results were less pleasant, with a decline of 6.1 percentage points. The Labor Party...

Progress Party support down in latest polls

The right-wing Progress Party (FrP) has suffered a decline in all polls taken in April. The party is supported by an average 18.9 percent of  voters, compared with 22.2 percent in March, NRK reports....

Agreement reached on controversial Data Retention Directive

The Conservative Party (Høyre) and Prime Minister Stoltenberg’s Labor Party (AP) have reached agreement on including the controversial EU Data Retention Directive in Norwegian law. Høyre obtained acceptance for its view that data storage time be...

Norway’s PM: An excellent team for safe governance

Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg today presented a number of changes in the Government. Seven ministers have been given new fields of responsibility while six new ministers have been appointed. ”I am proud of...

Voters stream to the polls in Norway

Today it is Election Day in Norway Lines formed immediately when some polling places opened for early voting on Sunday afternoon. A record number have cast their votes in advance this year, but an estimated 300,000...

Norway PM defends strong state as election starts

OSLO, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Norway’s prime minister defended on Sunday his government’s cautious tactics in steering the economy through crisis, as early voting began in a closely fought parliamentary election. Polls show Prime...

Poll: Norway’s centre-left govt may lose majority

OSLO, Aug 17 (Reuters) – Norway’s centre-left coalition government is struggling to gather enough support to maintain its parliamentary majority in next month’s election, an opinion poll showed on Monday. A survey by Santio...

Latest Poll: Clear majority for the opposition

The latest poll made by Respons for Aftenposten shows a clear majority for the opposition, just one month ahead of the Parliamentary election, with 80 seats for the red/green coalition and 89 for the...

Støre: “Radical Islam not a problem in Norway”

During his first TV-interview as the Labor Party’s candidate for the Norwegian Parliament (Stortinget) Foreign Minister, Jonas Gahr Støre, said that radical Islam is not a problem in Norway. Støre tells NRK he wishes to...