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Progress Party

One vote per house?

Progress Party’s vote suggestion ridiculed as “from the 19th century” The Local A suggestion that owners of holiday cabins could be given two votes—one for each constituency in which they own property—has been decried...

Sylvi Listhaug

Listhaug on the way out?

Several parties have moved to support a motion of no confidence against the justice minister The Local Norway’s justice minister Sylvi Listhaug has canceled a visit to Svalbard after several parties moved to support...

Progress gains in polls

The nationalist Progress Party strides forward in support; most other parties see decline The Local The nationalist Progress Party (Fremskrittpartiet) has seen a significant increase in support, according to recent polls. A new opinion...

Sex scandal strikes Progress Party

“This is a real blister that I will be marked with for a long time, and it is definitely a lesson.” It was a humblr Bård Hoksrud who met NRK outside his home in...

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....

Norway Opposition Vows Sale of Statoil Shares, State Assets

Aug. 20 (Bloomberg) — Norway’s Progress Party vowed to reduce or eliminate state ownership in 13 companies including StatoilHydro ASA to raise money for infrastructure investments and tax cuts after next month’s election. The...