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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

Musician in French terror arrest

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 19:38
related countries: France France
related places: A

A neo-Nazi musician linked to Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik is arrested in central France on suspicion of planning a "major terrorist act".
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Norway's proud whale hunters

Sunday, July 14th 2013, 23:06
related places: On

On board with Norway's proud whale hunters
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Nine sue after Heathrow emergency

Thursday, July 11th 2013, 14:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: A, Heathrow

A group of British and Norwegian passengers begin legal action following an emergency landing of a British Airways airliner at Heathrow in May.
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Burma awards mobile contracts

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 13:54
related countries: Qatar Qatar

Burma awards lucrative mobile phone licences to Norwegian firm Telenor and Qatari firm Ooredoo, a government committee says.
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Olympic champion held in custody row

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 9:50
related countries: France France, Morocco Morocco

A Moroccan Olympic champion, Khalid Skah, who claims his children were abducted by Norwegian agents, is arrested in France.
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Bolt strikes back with 200m Oslo win

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 21:15
related places: Oslo

Six-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt eases to victory in the 200m at the Diamond League in Oslo.
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England U21 1-3 Norway U21

Saturday, June 8th 2013, 17:52

England's hopes of winning the European Under-21 Championship end in a 3-1 defeat by Norway.
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New Munch Museum finally approved

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 10:14
related places: Oslo

Plans to move the Munch Museum to a new location on Oslo's waterfront are formally approved after four years of political wrangling.
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'Biggest' Munch exhibition to open

Tuesday, May 28th 2013, 11:49
related places: Oslo

The 'most comprehensive' exhibition of Edvard Munch's art is set to open in Oslo in June to mark the artist's 150th jubilee.
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Colombia tops displaced people list

Monday, April 29th 2013, 14:00
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombia is the country with the highest number of internally displaced people, according to a report by the Norwegian Refugee Council.
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Statoil finds new oil in North Sea

Friday, April 19th 2013, 11:31

Norwegian energy giant Statoil says it has found 'significant' new oil deposits in the North Sea of between 40 and 150 million barrels.
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Will Mozambique end up like Nigeria or Norway?

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 14:42
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Will Mozambique emulate Nigeria or Norway when its gas flows?
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Norwegian airline prepares for global expansion

Tuesday, April 2nd 2013, 0:24

The world is barely enough for Norwegian airline
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Tourists released in Egypt's Sinai

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 6:33
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Israel Israel

Two tourists, an Israeli man and a Norwegian woman, are released by kidnappers in the Sinai peninsula in Egypt, the state news agency has said.
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Tourist kidnapped in Egypt's Sinai

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 13:25
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Israel Israel

Two tourists, an Israeli man and a Norwegian woman, have been kidnapped by armed men in the Sinai peninsula in Egypt, security officials say.
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BBC film 'disturbed polar bears'

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 15:44
related places: A

A film-maker who shot a BBC documentary about polar bears could be fined after Norwegian authorities said his methods disturbed the wild animals.
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Big gains for Norway oil wealth fund

Sunday, March 10th 2013, 11:55

Norway's oil fund, one of the biggest investors in the world, rose in value by 13.4% last year, its second-best performance ever.
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Norway TV's slow-burning wood drama

Saturday, February 16th 2013, 1:28

Norwegian public television broadcasts a special programme which features a burning fireplace - for 12 hours.
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Norway cheese fire closes tunnel

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 16:36
related places: A

A road tunnel in Norway is likely to be closed for several weeks after a lorry-load of brown goat cheese caught fire.
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Canada notes have 'wrong' leaf

Saturday, January 19th 2013, 0:10
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada's new plastic banknotes feature Norway maple leaves, instead of the Canadian sugar maple leaf, according to botanists.
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Norway minister's EU exit warning

Sunday, December 23rd 2012, 14:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Norway's foreign minister calls on the UK to think of the advantages of staying in the European Union, rather than consider leaving.
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In pictures: Humpbacks close up

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 0:07

Hundreds of whales create a major spectacle in Norway
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