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VIDEO: The world's most beautiful train journey?

Wednesday, October 1st 2014, 23:01

Norwegian railway line relaxes after successful summer
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Norway best country for older people

Tuesday, September 30th 2014, 23:02

Norway is the best place to be old, according to an index of the quality of later life in published on the UN's International Day of Older Persons.
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Liberia in 'trees for cash' deal

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 8:11
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Liberia is to become the first nation in Africa to completely stop cutting down its trees in return for development aid.
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Thai tuna firm nets Norwegian rival

Monday, September 15th 2014, 10:05
related countries: Thailand Thailand

The world's biggest producer of canned tuna, Thai Union Frozen Products, is buying Norwegian seafood firm King Oscar for an undisclosed sum.
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Norway to send inmates abroad

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 11:52
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Norway plans to export its prisoners to Dutch jails to ease overcrowding and carry out urgent maintenance works, the government says.
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Hodgson defends England outburst

Friday, September 5th 2014, 8:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wembley

England manager Roy Hodgson defends his angry response to criticism of the performance against Norway at Wembley.
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England 1-0 Norway

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 21:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wayne Rooney's second-half penalty gives England an underwhelming victory over Norway in a poorly attended match at Wembley.
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How Norway avoided the 'curse of oil'

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 14:54

How prosperous Norway has avoided the 'curse of oil'
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Norway killer's father 'feels guilt'

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 11:33

The father of Norwegian mass murderer Andres Breivik expresses feelings of guilt and responsibility over his son's actions in a book.
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Norway's Statoil in Russian deal

Monday, August 18th 2014, 17:57
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Norway's Statoil partners with Russian state energy giant Rosneft to search for oil in the Arctic, despite Western sanctions against Moscow.
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Casey Kasem burial to be in Norway

Friday, August 15th 2014, 10:02
related places: Oslo

Casey Kasem's body is being moved to Oslo for burial, according to a Norwegian newspaper, amid a family feud over his remains.
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Norwegian duo claim UK chart top spot

Sunday, August 10th 2014, 18:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: A

Norwegian duo Nico and Vinz become the first act from Norway to have a UK number one single since A-ha in 1986.
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Iran students face expulsion from Norway over sanctions

Saturday, July 26th 2014, 23:27
related countries: Iran Iran

How sanctions are hurting Iranian science students in Norway
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Norway in Syria-linked terror alert

Thursday, July 24th 2014, 11:01
related countries: Syria Syria

Norway is boosting security because of an imminent threat from people linked to Islamist militants in Syria, Norway's intelligence chief says.
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Kristoff sprints to stage 15 win

Sunday, July 20th 2014, 17:19
related countries: France France

Norway's Alexander Kristoff sprints to victory on stage 15 of the Tour de France and Vincenzo Nibali retains the overall lead.
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LA route may revive budget long-haul

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 13:45

A Norwegian Dreamliner's direct flight to Los Angeles has revived hopes for a budget long-haul market.
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E-voting experiments end in Norway

Friday, June 27th 2014, 11:12

Security fears have prompted Norway to end its trials of electronic voting during national elections.
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Celtic appoint Deila as new manager

Friday, June 6th 2014, 10:11

Norwegian Ronny Deila is appointed as the new manager of Celtic on a 12-month rolling contract.
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Rolling Stones resume tour in Oslo

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 10:16
related places: Oslo

The Rolling Stones return to the stage in Norway for their first show since Mick Jagger's girlfriend L'Wren Scott died in March.
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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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