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Snow mobiles

Thursday, June 9th 2016, 23:00

Why is Norway - population five million - embracing electric cars with such enthusiasm?
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VIDEO: Norway's migrants taught 'cultural codes'

Tuesday, June 7th 2016, 6:59

Migrants in Norway are being educated about the country's "cultural codes" in an effort to prevent sexual assaults, as James Longman reports.
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The Unabomber and the Norwegian mass murderer

Friday, May 27th 2016, 23:28

How the Unabomber and his Nordic fan want you to listen
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Norway stages 32-hour app term reading

Wednesday, May 25th 2016, 15:58

The consumer agency in Norway stages a live reading of app terms and conditions lasting over 30 hours in protest against their "absurd" length.
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VIDEO: Thirteen presumed dead in Norway crash

Saturday, April 30th 2016, 8:50
related places: Bergen

Thirteen people are presumed dead after a crash near Bergen in Norway, in which eyewitnesses say the rotor blades separated from the helicopter.
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Thirteen dead in Norway helicopter crash

Friday, April 29th 2016, 21:22
related places: Bergen

All 13 people on board a helicopter which crashed near the Norwegian city of Bergen are presumed dead, rescuers say.
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Norway appeals over Breivik rights ruling

Tuesday, April 26th 2016, 13:45
related places: Breivik

The Norwegian justice ministry says it will appeal against the verdict won by mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik over his treatment in prison.
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Snowden files Norway lawsuit over award

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 16:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lawyers

Lawyers for Edward Snowden file a lawsuit to seek guarantees that Norway will not extradite him to the US if he visits to receive an award.
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Norway minister's Med stunt backfires

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 12:43

Norway's immigration minister faces online ridicule for jumping off a rescue boat in a survival suit.
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Killer Breivik wins human rights case

Wednesday, April 20th 2016, 19:45

Mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik wins part of a human rights case against the Norwegian state, alleging "inhuman or degrading treatment".
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Algeria gas facility comes under attack

Friday, March 18th 2016, 12:17
related places: A

A gas facility jointly run by Norway's Statoil and BP comes under rocket attack but no one is hurt, officials say.
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Breivik says Norway trying to kill him

Wednesday, March 16th 2016, 13:04

Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik tells a courtroom that the state has tried to kill him with five years of solitary confinement.
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Just how cushy are Norwegian prisons?

Wednesday, March 16th 2016, 1:27

Why Norway may be the best country to be a prisoner
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Breivik sues Norway over jail isolation

Tuesday, March 15th 2016, 11:43

Jailed Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik gives a Nazi salute as he returns to court to argue that his isolation violates his rights.
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VIDEO: Norway killer Breivik gives Nazi salute

Tuesday, March 15th 2016, 9:03
related places: Breivik

Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik has given a Nazi salute upon his return to court to accuse the government of violating his human rights by holding him in isolation.
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VIDEO: Norway: Lessons from a non-EU country

Monday, February 22nd 2016, 22:44

Alan Little reports from Norway, which despite not having joined the EU, has found itself "drawn into the orbit of European integration all the same."
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VIDEO: Speed record team test sledge design

Wednesday, February 17th 2016, 19:54
related places: A

A group of friends from Norway have designed a gravity-powered snow sledge which they hope will beat the world speed record.
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Norwegian in underwear stops car thief

Thursday, January 21st 2016, 10:55

A Norwegian man wearing only his boxer shorts stopped a thief from stealing his car by clinging to the roof in a hair-raising ride at -17C.
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Damaging North sea collision averted

Thursday, December 31st 2015, 15:41
related countries: China China

A potential disaster in the North Sea is narrowly averted after a large unmanned barge goes adrift in high seas and almost collides with oil rigs.
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Letter from Africa: What can Ghana learn from Norway?

Tuesday, December 22nd 2015, 1:02
related countries: Ghana Ghana

What Ghana can learn from one little Norwegian town
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Avalanche hits Norway's Arctic outpost

Saturday, December 19th 2015, 23:59
related countries: Svalbard Svalbard

An avalanche has hit the main settlement on Norway's Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, killing one person and injuring nine others.
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'Father Christmas obituary' published

Friday, December 4th 2015, 14:51

A Norwegian newspaper apologises to its readers after publishing an obituary for "Father Christmas".
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IS claims two more hostage killings

Thursday, November 19th 2015, 6:56
related countries: China China

Islamic State militants say they have killed two hostages - a Norwegian and a Chinese national - after demanding ransoms from their governments.
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Purple slime coats Norway fjord

Thursday, November 12th 2015, 10:30

Purple slime coats Norway fjord
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