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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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Donors pledge $600m in S Sudan aid

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 15:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Donors including the US and the UK pledge more than $600m (£360m; 440m euros) in aid to South Sudan at a conference in Norway.
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UN appoints first woman commander

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 8:51
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus
related places: For

For the first time, a woman will command a UN peacekeeping force, as Norway's Major General Kristin Lund is appointed to lead troops in Cyprus.
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Norwegian army tests Oculus headset

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 13:14

The Norwegian army has been testing virtual reality headsets as a way of seeing what lies ahead when inside tanks.
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Backlash over Norway memorial plan

Saturday, April 12th 2014, 0:47

Disquiet over plans for Norway massacre memorial
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DNA tests identify Norway amnesiac

Friday, April 11th 2014, 15:49
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

DNA tests confirm that a man found in a snowdrift in Norway suffering from amnesia is from the Czech Republic, police say.
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Norway amnesiac is our son - couple

Thursday, April 10th 2014, 16:50
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic
related places: Oslo

A Czech couple come forward to say that a man found in a snowdrift near Oslo last December apparently suffering from amnesia is their son.
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Mystery over Norway snowdrift man

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 17:29

Police in Norway release photos in a bid to identify a young English-speaking man found in a snowdrift in December, apparently suffering from amnesia.
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Nato names Stoltenberg next chief

Friday, March 28th 2014, 16:29
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Norway's ex-PM Jens Stoltenberg is appointed next Nato secretary general, replacing Denmark's Anders Fogh Rasmussen.
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Friday, March 21st 2014, 12:37

A Norwegian museum returns a Matisse painting that was looted by the Nazis to the family of Jewish art dealer Paul Rosenberg.
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Norway hears online child death case

Tuesday, March 11th 2014, 23:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Oslo

A Norwegian woman and her British lover go on trial in Oslo, accused of killing her 22-month-old child under instructions from the UK via Skype.
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Gaping hole to mark Breivik victims

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 16:14
related places: Breivik

Norway will cut a gaping hole through rock near the island of Utoeya to commemorate victims of mass killer Anders Behring Breivik.
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VIDEO: Funniest moments of Sochi 2014

Sunday, February 23rd 2014, 14:30
related countries: Russia Russia

BBC Sport looks back at some of the funniest moments from Sochi 2014, from the outrageous trousers of Norway's curlers to the Russian police choir's take on Daft Punk.
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Briton gets life for Congo killing

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 19:59
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: A

A court in DR Congo imposes a life sentence on a joint UK-Norwegian national for killing a fellow convict in jail.
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Bjoergen wins fifth Olympic gold

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 13:37

Marit Bjoergen claims the fifth Olympic gold medal of her career as Norway make up for cross-country disappointments.
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GB men into curling semi-finals

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 11:00

Great Britain's men's curlers are into the Winter Olympics semi-finals after beating Norway in a play-off.
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GB women reach curling semi-finals

Monday, February 17th 2014, 18:01

GB's women curlers are through to the Winter Olympics semi-finals, but the men face Norway in a play-off on Tuesday.
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GB men's curlers lose to Norway

Sunday, February 16th 2014, 7:57
related countries: China China

Great Britain's men face a crucial final round-robin match against China on Monday after losing 7-6 to Norway.
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Jansrud powers to super-G gold

Sunday, February 16th 2014, 7:24

Norway's Kjetil Jansrud wins his second medal of the 2014 Winter Olympics with gold in the super-G in Sochi.
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Swedes earn surprise relay gold

Saturday, February 15th 2014, 12:53
related countries: Sweden Sweden

In a breathless finish, the Swedish women's relay team win gold, while favourites Norway finish a distant fifth.
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Bjoerndalen equals Games medals record

Saturday, February 8th 2014, 20:10

Norway's Ole Einar Bjoerndalen wins the biathlon 10km sprint to equal the record for most medals won at the Winter Olympics.
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VIDEO: Wooden Norwegian village aftermath

Monday, January 20th 2014, 20:38

Dozens of buildings in a heritage village in southern Norway have been destroyed in a blaze. The BBC's Anna Holligan travelled to the village to witness the damage.
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VIDEO: Fire ravages Norwegian village

Sunday, January 19th 2014, 17:48

Residents of a heritage village in southern Norway have been evacuated after a raging fire broke out, threatening its unique wooden buildings.
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