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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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Norway: news

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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Man cashes in on $22 Bitcoin stash

Tuesday, October 29th 2013, 22:00

A $22 investment in the virtual currency Bitcoin four years ago brings a Norwegian man an unexpected windfall of nearly about $850,000.
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VIDEO: Mirrors bring light to shady town

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 11:25
related places: A

A town in Norway has installed giant solar mirrors to bring some sunlight into the town in winter.
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Norwegian Kenya attack suspect named

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 21:40

A Norwegian man being investigated over the Westgate terror attacks is Hassan Abdi Dhuhulow, the BBC's Newsnight programme learns.
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France neo-Nazi trial postponed

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 14:32
related countries: France France

A French court postpones the trial of the Norwegian neo-Nazi musician, Kristian "Varg" Vikernes, accused of inciting racial hatred.
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Norwegian suspected over Kenya siege

Thursday, October 10th 2013, 14:42
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

Norway's intelligence agency says it is investigating whether a Norwegian citizen was involved in the attack on Nairobi's Westgate shopping centre.
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Norway abandons carbon capture plans

Friday, September 20th 2013, 18:10

The outgoing government in Norway buries much-vaunted plans to capture carbon dioxide and store it underground amid mounting costs and delays.
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Breivik begins university studies

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 15:04
related places: Oslo

Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in Norway two years ago, has enrolled at the University of Oslo to study political science.
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VIDEO: Moose on loose at the schoolhouse

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 15:05

A Norwegian school appeared to have been vandalised, until CCTV footage showed the culprits were a family of moose.
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Centre-right wins Norway election

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 9:09

Norway's centre-right leader Erna Solberg ends years of Labour rule and is set to form a government with the anti-immigration Progress Party.
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VIDEO: Centre-right wins Norway election

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 5:40

Norway's centre-right leader Erna Solberg is set to form a government after Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg admits defeat in Monday's general election.
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VIDEO: Norway voters go to the polls

Monday, September 9th 2013, 5:08

With the polls preparing to open in the Norway elections, the anti-immigration centre-right opposition is predicted to win, with promises of tax cuts, privatisation and smaller government.
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Norway attack survivors in elections

Sunday, September 8th 2013, 13:54

Survivor of Norway massacre runs for parliament
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Iron age tunic thaws out of ice

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 6:14

An Iron Age tunic is among the discoveries found under melting snow on Norwegian mountains.
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Debate over fate of Picasso murals

Monday, August 19th 2013, 9:58
related places: Oslo

The fate of five Picasso murals on buildings damaged in the Anders Breivik bombing in Oslo in 2011 is the centre of a heated debate in Norway.
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Norwegian man dies in DR Congo jail

Monday, August 19th 2013, 2:06
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Oslo

A Norwegian national, Tjostolv Moland, imprisoned in DR Congo on murder charges since 2009 has died, the foreign ministry in Oslo says.
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Norwegian PM's 'passengers' paid

Tuesday, August 13th 2013, 9:45

It emerges that some of the people in a video of Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg posing as a taxi driver were paid for taking part.
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Norway blocks Apple map flights

Monday, August 12th 2013, 19:13
related places: Oslo

Apple is refused permission to take aerial photos over the city of Oslo to create 3D imagery for its map app.
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