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Memorial of Utoya massacre angers Norwegian neighbours

Norway - He rescued terrified youths fleeing the bullets of a fanatical killer. Ironically, a decade later Terje Lien is fighting to stop a memorial to the victims.

Norway rescuers seek landslide survivors into the night

Gjerdrum - Norwegian rescue workers said late Monday they were still hoping to find survivors from a landslide that buried homes in a village five days ago, killing at least seven people.

One dead, nine missing in Norway landslide

Oslo - Rescuers on Friday found a dead body and continued searching for nine other people, including a toddler and a 13-year-old, still missing days after a mudslide destroyed homes in a Norwegian village, the authorities said.

Ten still missing after Norway mudslide buries homes

Oslo - Rescue workers were still searching on Thursday for survivors after a landslide that destroyed homes in a Norwegian village, leaving 10 people missing, including two children.

Norway landslide buries homes, 11 missing

Oslo - A major landslide destroyed homes overnight in a village in Norway close to the capital Oslo, leaving at least 11 people unaccounted for and 10 injured, police and local media said Wednesday.

Norway landslide buries homes, leaves over 20 missing

Oslo - A major landslide destroyed homes during the night in a village in Norway close to the capital Oslo, leaving more than 20 people missing and 10 injured, police and local media said Wednesday.

Norway accuses Russian hackers of parliament attack

Oslo - Norway's domestic spy agency on Tuesday blamed a Russian hacker group linked to Moscow's military intelligence for a cyberattack on the Norwegian parliament earlier this year.

Glamorous and worldly: Five things to know about Vikings

Halden - In popular culture they're depicted as ruthless warriors who pillaged and plundered. That reputation is not totally undeserved, but is only part of the picture. Here are five things to know about Vikings.Where does their name come from?

Norway killer Breivik seeks parole: lawyer

Oslo - Right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who murdered 77 people in Norway's worses peace-time killing in 2011, has applied for parole, his lawyer said Wednesday.

Nazi warship found off Norway coast after 80 years

Oslo - A World War II Nazi cruiser which was torpedoed and sunk off the coast of Norway in 1940 has been found by chance at a depth of 490 metres (535 yards) during a subsea power cable inspection, the engineers who discovered the wreck said Thursday.

Trump revels in nomination for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

Washington - US President Donald Trump revelled Wednesday in his nomination by a right-wing Norwegian politician for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize."Thank you!

Picasso murals removed from Oslo building damaged by Breivik

Oslo - Despite protests, the removal of two murals designed by Pablo Picasso began on Monday from an Oslo government building damaged in right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik's 2011 attack, a project manager said.

Norwegian funeral homes turn to the state to avoid an early grave

Oslo - While the novel coronavirus pandemic is ravaging the world, some of Norway's funeral homes have found themselves without work and have turned to the state for aid.

As Europe slowly reopens, Norway stays stubbornly shut

Oslo - "I believe I'll never see her alive again": Bettina Wintermark worries that her adopted country Norway's pandemic travel ban means she won't be able to make one last visit to her dying mother in France.

Over 660,000 displaced during pandemic despite UN plea: aid group

Paris - More than 660,000 people have been displaced from their homes in conflict zones around the world since March, despite a UN call for a global ceasefire during the coronavirus pandemic, a top international aid group said Friday.

Last-ditch bid to save Oslo building with Picasso murals

Oslo - Face masks are rare and social distances vary but the human chain spreads out, braving the risk of infection, as activists in Oslo make a last-ditch bid to save a building adorned by Spanish master painter Pablo Picasso.

Norway mosque shooter pleads not guilty

Oslo - A Norwegian man who admitted to killing his step-sister before opening fire in a mosque near Oslo last year pleaded not guilty as his trial started on Thursday.

Laughter fills Norway's nurseries as they reopen

Oslo - Most were itching to meet their friends, others a little wary about leaving their parents: the youngest Norwegians started returning to pre-schools on Monday, a month after being sent home over the new coronavirus.

In Norway, bottles made of plastic are still fantastic

One at a time, the elderly lady places her empties into the gaping hole of a machine at the entrance to an Oslo supermarket. With a well-functioning deposit system, Norway recycles almost all of its plastic bottles.

Norway populist party quits govt over jihadist spouse's repatriation

Oslo - Norway's populist Progress Party said Monday it was leaving the right-wing coalition government over the repatriation of a suspected Islamic State member and her two children last week.

Norway populist party quits govt over jihadist spouse's repatriation

Oslo - Norway's populist Progress Party said Monday it was leaving the right-wing coalition government over the repatriation of an alleged Islamic State member and her two children last week.

Mammoth field fires up Norway's oil industry

Norway - Under yellow metal legs stretching beneath the sea, billions of dollars lie buried. As the world tries hard to halt global warming, a huge oil field breathes new life into Norway's oil sector."Massive!

Adventurers cross Arctic Ocean on skis despite thinning ice

Oslo - Two adventurers have successfully crossed the Arctic Ocean on skis after persevering through brutal conditions, briefly running out of food, and struggling to traverse thin ice caused by global warming, their team said on Sunday.

Norwegian freed in Moscow spy swap 'deceived' by secret services

Oslo - A Norwegian man freed by Moscow from an espionage jail term as part of a spy swap between Lithuania and Russia said on Tuesday he felt "deceived" by his country's intelligence service.

Norwegian police arrest gunman after ambulance rampage

Oslo - Norwegian police said they arrested an armed man who stole an ambulance in Oslo on Tuesday then ran down and slightly injured four pedestrians, including twin babies.

Norwegian police arrest gunman after ambulance rampage

Oslo - Norwegian police said they arrested an armed man who stole an ambulance in Oslo on Tuesday then ran down and slightly injured four pedestrians, including twin babies.

China irked by Nobel Peace Prize nomination for Hong Kong

Bejing - China called for foreign governments not to interfere in its affairs Thursday, after a Norwegian politician nominated the "people of Hong Kong" for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize.

New Zealand's Ardern announces five-way climate trade talks

New York - New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a first of its kind five-way climate trade initiative that would remove tariffs on green technology and cut fossil fuel subsidies.

Norway mosque shooter who killed sister had racist motive: police

Oslo - A Norwegian man accused of killing his step-sister before opening fire in a mosque near Oslo in August had racist motives, police said Tuesday, confirming he shot her because of her Chinese origin.

Fast-moving and mysterious illness killing Norway's dogs

Oslo - Norwegian veterinary authorities fear a mysterious and potentially fatal dog illness is spreading quickly around the country. Several hundred dogs are believed to have been infected and even died before their owners could get them to a vet.
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An elk in the forest of Telemark, Norway.
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Turtagrø-Fannaråken Opp., Norway, mountain-running championship, 2007
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Snusen the fox and Tinni the dog are firm friends.
Snusen the fox and Tinni the dog are firm friends.
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The excavation site in Trondheim (NIKU).
The excavation site in Trondheim (NIKU).
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An elegant pergola located near the park and small lake in the center of Bergen.
An elegant pergola located near the park and small lake in the center of Bergen.
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This video frame shows Anders Behring Breivik being taken back to Utøya where he, in a bulletproof vest and tethered on a rope, shows the investigators how he killed 69 people July 22nd.
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The auroras: Kvaløya Island  some 30 kilometres from the city of Tromsø in Northern Norway
The auroras: Kvaløya Island, some 30 kilometres from the city of Tromsø in Northern Norway
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Bastoy Island was once a reformatory for boys.
Bastoy Island was once a reformatory for boys.
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My father with his brother and sisters along with his Dad and Mom in 1927; immigration photo. taken in Norway before leaving.
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Sunset over the mountains near Tromso, Norway
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Honningsvåg, Norway
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Rjukan in Norway is to get sunlight this winter from giant mirrors.
Rjukan in Norway is to get sunlight this winter from giant mirrors.
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A camel escaped from a circus in Norway.
A camel escaped from a circus in Norway.
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Svalbard Global Seed Vault  tunnel down to the vault.
Svalbard Global Seed Vault, tunnel down to the vault.
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A camel escaped from a circus in Norway.
A camel escaped from a circus in Norway.
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An elderly woman makes her way through the snow in Norway which tops the Global AgeWatch index ahead of Sweden
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Snusen the fox and Tinni the dog are firm friends.
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