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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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Crime writer Nesbo to retell Macbeth

Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 1:26
related places: Nesbo

Best-selling Norwegian crime writer Jo Nesbo is to retell Shakespeare's murderous tragedy Macbeth for modern readers.
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UK ship to join Syria weapons convoy

Monday, January 13th 2014, 17:23
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British warship HMS Montrose is to join a convoy transporting chemical weapons from Syria, Foreign Secretary William Hague says.
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Cardiff sign midfielder Eikrem

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 14:17
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Eikrem, Heerenveen

Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer signs Norway midfielder Magnus Wolff Eikrem from Dutch club Heerenveen.
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VIDEO: Life on board 'chemical weapons' warship

Tuesday, January 7th 2014, 18:40
related countries: Syria Syria

The BBC's Anna Holligan reports from the Norwegian warship Helge Ingstad, before an unexpected media blackout on the mission to remove Syria's chemical weapons was imposed.
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New bid to collect Syrian toxic arms

Friday, January 3rd 2014, 15:22
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus, Denmark Denmark, Syria Syria

Norwegian and Danish ships are set to sail again from Cyprus in a new bid to collect Syria's chemical arms, after an earlier deadline was missed.
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VIDEO: Ships in new bid to get Syria weapons

Friday, January 3rd 2014, 6:34
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus, Denmark Denmark, Syria Syria

Danish and Norwegian ships tasked with removing Syria's stockpile of chemical weapons are due to depart from Cyprus on Friday.
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VIDEO: Norway leading way in home insulation

Tuesday, December 31st 2013, 9:10

The BBC's Jenny Hill takes a look at the latest building technology in Norway.
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VIDEO: Norway's 'chemical weapons' ship

Tuesday, December 31st 2013, 7:51
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus, Syria Syria

A Norwegian ship taking part in the mission to remove and destroy Syria's chemical weapons stockpiles has changed course and is returning to Cyprus.
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VIDEO: Preparing to transport chemical weapons

Saturday, December 28th 2013, 9:11
related countries: Syria Syria

The BBC's Anna Holligan reports from the Norwegian war ship which is preparing to travel to Syria to remove chemical weapons, and explains the precautions that have been taken for the mission.
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VIDEO: Norway's 'Slow TV' attracts viewers

Friday, December 27th 2013, 8:25

Pioneered in Norway, so-called Slow TV has featured an eight-hour knitting epic and a six-day ferry journey through the fjords.
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VIDEO: Nobel prize winner honours Mandela

Tuesday, December 10th 2013, 21:17

Director-general of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons accepts the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the body at the Oslo City Hall in Norway.
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Tromso 0-2 Tottenham Hotspur

Thursday, November 28th 2013, 20:10
related places: Tromso

Tottenham overcome freezing temperatures in Norway to defeat Tromso and finish top of Group K in the Europa League.
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Prodigy is new world chess champion

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 16:41
related countries: India India

Norwegian chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen, 22, becomes the world champion, beating title holder Viswanathan Anand of India.
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Profile: Magnus Carlsen

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 15:59

The 22-year-old Norwegian crowned world chess champion
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Norway 0-1 Scotland

Tuesday, November 19th 2013, 19:51

Scotland emerge from their final match of the year with a narrow and somewhat ill-deserved 1-0 victory over Norway.
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Strachan demands more hard work

Monday, November 18th 2013, 17:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Manager Gordon Strachan stresses the importance of collective hard graft ahead of Scotland's friendly in Norway.
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Six bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

Friday, November 15th 2013, 10:29
related countries: China China, Sweden Sweden
related places: Beijing, Oslo, Stockholm

Beijing, Stockholm, Oslo, Krakow, Almaty and Lviv unveiled as bidders to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.
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The start-up scene changing Norway

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 0:03

The start-up business scene changes Norway’s working hours
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Norway bus suspect faced deportation

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 16:09
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: A

A man accused of hijacking a bus and killing three people in Norway is a South Sudanese asylum-seeker who had been due for deportation, police say.
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'Three killed' in Norway bus hijack

Monday, November 4th 2013, 21:40

Three people are killed as a knife-wielding man hijacks a bus in the Norwegian town of Ardal, media reports say.
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VIDEO: Thorium - fuel of the future?

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 23:00

The BBC's Roger Harrabin reports from a thorium test-site in southern Norway, where experiments could lead to the radioactive element being developed as a safer alternative in the production of nuclear power.
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Norwegian town gets winter sunshine

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 18:00
related places: Rjukan

The people of Rjukan in Norway celebrate the installation of giant mountaintop mirrors, which have finally brought winter sunshine to their town centre.
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