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Norwegians suffer butter shortage

Norwegians are facing a severe butter shortage which hinders them from baking traditional Christmas biscuits.

Butter has sold out in some shops partly as the result of a "low-carb" diet sweeping the Nordic nation which emphasises a higher intake of fats.

Others blame a wet summer which reduced the quality of animal feed and cut milk production. Jonathan Josephs reports.

  • 14 Dec 2011