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Missing Russian helicopter found in Norway Arctic sea

Sunday, October 29th 2017, 13:22
related countries: Russia Russia, Svalbard Svalbard

Wreckage is located by Norwegian authorities after the helicopter crashed in the sea off Svalbard.
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Norway will pay their male and female football teams the same

Saturday, October 7th 2017, 17:09

Norway's male and female football teams will receive the same pay for representing the country, the Norwegian football association announces.
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Beatle George Harrison's sitar auctioned for $62,500

Friday, September 29th 2017, 4:54

The instrument was used by Harrison during the recording of the Beatles song Norwegian Wood.
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Killer whales join in on Norway surfing competition

Sunday, September 24th 2017, 11:51

Two killer whales have been spotted alongside participants in the semi-finals of a surf contest in Norway.
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Norway jails top policeman for smuggling hashish

Monday, September 18th 2017, 21:36
related places: Oslo

Eirik Jensen led a unit tasked with fighting organised crime in the capital Oslo.
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George Harrison's sitar to be auctioned

Friday, September 15th 2017, 6:36

The instrument was used by Harrison during the recording of the Beatles song Norwegian Wood.
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Rock climber Adam Ondra: 'How I climbed the 'world's hardest cliff'

Friday, September 8th 2017, 10:48

Rock climber Adam Ondra tells BBC World Service how he conquered the 'world's hardest cliff' in Flatanger, Norway.
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Czech man climbs world's hardest cliff in Norway

Tuesday, September 5th 2017, 11:00
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

Adam Ondra has successfully climbed the 'world's hardest cliff' in Norway and told Newsbeat about the emotion behind his achievement.
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Record-sized data centre planned inside Arctic Circle

Monday, August 14th 2017, 23:08

The facility in the north of Norway will take advantage of cheap energy and the cool air.
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Singer threatened over black actor video

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 7:22

A Norwegian pop star says she's received death threats after using a black actor to play her love interest in a video.
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No secrets

Friday, July 21st 2017, 23:23

In Norway, anyone can find out how much anyone else is paid, and it rarely causes problems, writes Lars Bevanger.
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Nigerian athlete's wig falls off during long jump

Friday, June 16th 2017, 10:46
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Oslo

Blessing Okagbare was competing in the long jump in Oslo when the hair-raising moment occurred.
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Norway Bank releases fishy music video

Thursday, May 25th 2017, 19:30

Here's how Norway is celebrating its fishy new bank note.
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'Major breakthrough' in Norway's 46-year-old Isdal woman mystery

Friday, May 19th 2017, 15:56
related places: Isdal

Analysis of mystery woman's teeth may finally tell Norwegian investigators where she came from.
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Isdal woman: Norway's mystery death case reopened 46 years on

Saturday, May 13th 2017, 10:45

How the mysterious case of a woman's death in Norway led to a trail of fake identities and dead ends.
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North Korea crisis: Pope urges international mediation

Sunday, April 30th 2017, 9:17

Norway could be among the powers involved in resolving the nuclear stand-off, he suggests.
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Norway raises terror threat levels after Oslo bomb find

Sunday, April 9th 2017, 20:53

It comes after police found a homemade bomb in the centre of the capital Oslo on Saturday evening.
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Tough women

Thursday, March 30th 2017, 23:17

Meet the Norwegian women going through gruelling special forces training.
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Row after Norway Muslim group appoints spokeswoman in full-face veil

Wednesday, March 29th 2017, 11:23

Norwegian minister criticises the Islamic Council of Norway, saying its move will 'create distance'.
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Happiness report: Norway is the happiest place on Earth

Monday, March 20th 2017, 8:43

It beats Denmark to the top spot as the UN ranks countries to mark international happiness day.
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Anders Bering Breivik loses human rights case against Norway

Wednesday, March 1st 2017, 12:30

A lower court had ruled that the mass murderer was being kept in inhumane conditions.
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Clubbed to death

Thursday, February 16th 2017, 0:18

Following the demise of the seal-hunting trade, Norway is focusing on a new Arctic gold rush.
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Former Norwegian PM says he was held at US airport over Iran visit

Friday, February 3rd 2017, 19:30
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Kjell Magne Bondevik said he was held for an hour due to an Iranian stamp on his passport.
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Norway institutions 'targeted by Russia-linked hackers'

Friday, February 3rd 2017, 16:45
related countries: Russia Russia

Norway's Labour Party, defence and foreign ministries were all targeted, says the security service.
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