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News: Norway

We have started to collect the most important news related to Norway in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Norwegian transport plane missing

Thursday, March 15th 2012, 23:25
related countries: Sweden Sweden

The Norwegian military fear a Hercules transport plane carrying five people has crashed while flying to Sweden during a winter exercise.
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Norway police in massacre apology

Thursday, March 15th 2012, 19:42

Norwegian police apologise and admit their response to last July's attacks which killed 77 people was much too slow.
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VIDEO: Arctic islands newfound popularity

Thursday, March 15th 2012, 12:02
related countries: Svalbard Svalbard
related places: A

A group of islands in the Norwegian Arctic called Svalbard is becoming a surprisingly popular destination for international politicians.
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Breivik trial: TV limits imposed

Friday, March 9th 2012, 15:45

Norway will ban TV cameras from key parts of the trial of mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, including statements by him and witnesses.
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French question Breivik's father

Thursday, March 8th 2012, 17:41
related countries: France France
related places: Breivik

The father of Norwegian killer Anders Behring Breivik is questioned by French and Norwegian police investigating the attacks in which 77 people died.
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Terror attack charges for Breivik

Wednesday, March 7th 2012, 15:07
related places: Breivik

Anders Behring Breivik, who confessed to attacks which left 77 people dead and 242 injured in Norway, is charged with committing terror acts.
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Furore over German 'Brevik' shop

Tuesday, March 6th 2012, 16:22
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: A, Breivik, Brevik

A clothing label popular among neo-Nazis angers German officials by naming a shop "Brevik" - similar to the Norwegian mass killer's name "Breivik".
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VIDEO: 'Magical' instruments made of ice

Friday, February 24th 2012, 21:29

Norwegian musician and composer Terje Isungset uses his background in jazz and Scandinavian music, to create musical instruments from non-traditional materials including ice.
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Scrutiny for fjord rock disposal

Thursday, February 23rd 2012, 15:53

The practice of dumping millions of tonnes of waste rock from mining in deep Norwegian fjords is coming under close scrutiny from the country's scientists.
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N Korean A-ha accordionists 'will be stars'

Friday, February 10th 2012, 18:22
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Norway welcomes North Korean YouTube stars
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VIDEO: Breivik appears in Oslo court

Monday, February 6th 2012, 13:38
related places: Oslo

Anders Breivik, who killed 77 people in a bombing and mass shooting in Norway, has appeared in court in Oslo.
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Norway jails two for terror plot

Monday, January 30th 2012, 14:12
related countries: Denmark Denmark

A Norwegian court convicts two men of planning to attack a Danish newspaper after it printed cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
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Norway apology for Holocaust role

Friday, January 27th 2012, 17:46

The Norwegian prime minister apologises for the role his country played in deporting Jews as Europe marks Holocaust Remembrance Day.
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Norwegian signs $22bn plane deal

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 10:00

Low cost airline Norwegian Air Shuttle says it has signed a deal to buy 222 new planes from Airbus and Boeing for a cost of 127bn Norwegian krone.
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India to make Norway custody plea

Monday, January 23rd 2012, 12:56
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Delhi says it will try to seek an "amicable" solution to a controversial child custody case in Norway that has caused anger in India.
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Cairn sells off Greenland stake

Monday, January 23rd 2012, 9:55
related countries: Greenland Greenland

Oil explorer Cairn Energy sells off a 30% stake in one of its Greenland exploration licences to Norwegian group Statoil.
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Spy chief quits in secrecy gaffe

Thursday, January 19th 2012, 11:31
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Norway's head of intelligence Janne Kristiansen resigns because she said too much about Pakistan during a parliamentary hearing.
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Court orders new tests on Breivik

Friday, January 13th 2012, 13:33
related places: Breivik

A court in Norway orders a new psychiatric evaluation of mass killer Anders Behring Breivik after an earlier report found him legally insane.
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Norway fine cut for 'poor' Swede

Sunday, January 8th 2012, 16:23
related countries: Sweden Sweden
related places: Oslo

Police in Norway cut in half a traffic fine for a Swedish trucker on the grounds that Swedes earn less than Norwegians, an Oslo newspaper reports.
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Norway attack threat 'unreported'

Friday, January 6th 2012, 17:55
related places: A

A call threatening a massacre in Norway was made months before Anders Behring Breivik's attacks but police were not informed, public radio says.
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Norway killer is 'not psychotic'

Wednesday, January 4th 2012, 18:45

Experts monitoring the Norwegian mass killer, Anders Behring Breivik, say they believe he is not psychotic, court documents say.
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Faith and the Norway attack survivors

Saturday, December 24th 2011, 1:25

How faith helps Norwegian families of Utoeya victims
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