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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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'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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'Chance' saved Statoil from blast

Friday, November 19th 2010, 19:32

Only "chance" prevented a major accident at a well run by Norway's Statoil, the country's oil safety watchdog says.
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'My life changed that day'

Saturday, August 20th 2011, 18:57

Norwegian MP describes returning to scene of gun massacre
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'No sign' of North Sea crew

Friday, April 13th 2007, 17:38

Four men and a boy are missing, presumed dead, after a boat capsized in the Atlantic claiming the lives of three others.
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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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A-ha reunite for Norway memorial

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 22:55
related places: Oslo

Norwegian pop band a-ha will reunite to perform at a memorial ceremony in Oslo for the victims of the 22 July attacks, the musicians say.
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Afghan riddle

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 14:51
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Oslo

Oslo peacemakers flummoxed by the war without end
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Aid group quits Darfur amid row

Friday, November 10th 2006, 12:24
related countries: Sudan Sudan

A Norwegian aid agency is to close its operations in Sudan's war-torn Darfur region, citing government interference.
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Air passengers thwart hijack attempt

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 10:53
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Istanbul, Oslo

Passengers aboard a Turkish Airlines flight from Oslo overpowered a man who tried to hijack their flight to Istanbul on Wednesday.
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Aker wins giant cruise ship deal

Monday, February 6th 2006, 11:54

Norway's shipbuilding giant Aker Yards wins a deal from Royal Caribbean to build the world's largest cruise ship.
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Anders Breivik pleads not guilty

Monday, April 16th 2012, 15:50
related places: Breivik, Oslo

Anders Behring Breivik, who carried out bomb and gun attacks in Norway last year which left 77 people dead, pleads not guilty on the first day of his trial.
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Arctic melting at 'amazing' speed

Friday, September 7th 2012, 6:18
related countries: Svalbard Svalbard

BBC science editor David Shukman reports from Svalbard in Norway, where scientists say they are amazed by the speed at which Arctic sea ice is melting.
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Arctic oil deal signed by Rosneft

Sunday, May 6th 2012, 12:25
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian oil giant Rosneft signs a deal with Norway's Statoil to explore the sea around the Arctic.
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Arrests in Norway 'al-Qaeda' plot

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 15:16

Norwegian police say three men have been arrested suspected of plotting terrorist attacks and being members of al-Qaeda.
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Arrests in Norway 'al-Qaeda' plot

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 10:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Oslo

Norwegian police arrest three men in Oslo on suspicion of plotting terrorist attacks and being members of al-Qaeda.
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Arvesen sprints to Tour stage win

Wednesday, July 16th 2008, 15:50
related countries: France France

Norway's Kurt-Asle Arvesen comes out on top in a three-man sprint finish to take stage 11 of the Tour de France.
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Ashanti jewels stolen in Norway

Friday, October 12th 2012, 9:28
related countries: Ghana Ghana
related places: Oslo

Norwegian police investigate the theft of some of the Ghanaian Ashanti crown jewels from a Oslo hotel where the king is attending a conference.
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Aston Villa 1-0 Hull

Monday, May 4th 2009, 20:58

A first-half goal from John Carew is enough to give Aston Villa a narrow but deserved victory over struggling Hull.
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Athlete's children 'not abducted'

Wednesday, February 3rd 2010, 14:36
related countries: Morocco Morocco

The children of a Moroccan Olympic champion fled from his house and were smuggled out with Norway's help, they say.
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AUDIO: Norway killer's ideas 'shared by many'

Monday, July 25th 2011, 9:41

Norwegian philosopher Lars Gule has described a debate he had online with someone he believes was Anders Breivik.
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AUDIO: Norway PM calls for more democracy

Tuesday, July 26th 2011, 21:37

BBC Radio 4's The World Tonight presenter, Robin Lustig, asks Norwegian prime minister, Jens Stoltenberg, if European governments have under-estimated the appeal of extreme nationalist movements.
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Awesome Landis takes Tour crown

Sunday, July 23rd 2006, 16:03
related countries: France France, United States United States
related places: Paris

American Floyd Landis wins the Tour de France as Norwegian Thor Hushovd claims the final stage.
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