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# norway - Saturday 18 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Idris Elba and Lena Dunham send flirty texts and pictures to random strangers Graham Norton

# norway - Thursday 9 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Brilliant advert for guide dogs imagines other animals in their place Guide Me

Brilliant advert for guide dogs imagines other animals in their place

They’re not very good at the job.

# norway - Monday 16 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Watch as unbelievable winds blow Christmas shoppers off their feet Breezy

Watch as unbelievable winds blow Christmas shoppers off their feet

Thought we had it bad? Think again.

Bitcoin suffers blow as Norwegian government says it's not real money

The country will treat Bitcoin as an asset as it doesn’t “fall under the usual definition of money or currency.”

Coveney facing "exceptionally tough" negotiations on fishing quotas

Proposals put forward by the European Commission would severely cut quotas for some of the stocks of vital importance to Irish fishing communities.

# norway - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

From The42 Footballer's wife sparks outrage after posting a sexy selfie three days after giving birth Controversy

Footballer's wife sparks outrage after posting a sexy selfie three days after giving birth

The Norwegian fitness blogger has ignited a debate with the picture.

# norway - Friday 15 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge WATCH: Prank sees people trapped in pretend Ikea rooms No Escape

WATCH: Prank sees people trapped in pretend Ikea rooms

Oh Ikea. The land of mass confusion.

# norway - Monday 4 November, 2013

Three killed after man armed with knife hijacks bus in Norway

The identity of the suspect, who was himself injured according to Norwegian media, as well as the motives for the attack were not immediately clear.

# norway - Friday 27 September, 2013

'Breaking Bad? Oh that's great stuff': TDs talk TV at another Seanad photo-op

Fine Gael’s Richard Bruton and Eoghan Murphy discussed the hit television show as they held another Seanad referendum photo-op in Dublin today.

# norway - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Here's what happened today: Sunday

Everyone is talking about Priory Hall, Syria and hurling.

# norway - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Oslo university snubs killer Breivik's application to study

The man who killed 77 people in July 2011 attacks wanted to study political science by distance learning.

# norway - Monday 5 August, 2013

Dozens in hospital after Norway tunnel fire

A firefighter said that it was “pure luck” that no one has died.

# norway - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Anders Behring Breivik wants to study political science at Oslo University

The man behind the terrorist atrocities that left 77 people dead in July 2011 has applied to study at the University of Oslo.

# norway - Monday 22 July, 2013

Concern about right wing websites with Irish contributions

Online hate speech accounts for about 10 per cent of all cases of racism reported to the Immigrant Council of Ireland.

# norway - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Neo-Nazi linked to Breivik arrested amid fears of 'major terrorist act'

Kristian Vikernes, who is said to have been linked with Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, was arrested by intelligence officers in France earlier today.

# norway - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Extract: ‘If I were Mr de Valera, I would keep a watch on all ports, communications and wireless in his territory’

A confidential report on a meeting with Neville Chamberlain in 1940 shows the British Prime minister wanted to pass on advice to the then Taoiseach, Eamon de Valera about the threat of Germany.

# norway - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Breivik gives up his inheritance - to stop Norway giving it to his victims

Anders Behring Breivik would have inherited money from his late mother, but doesn’t want it to go towards his victims.

# norway - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Ukraine gay rights activists hold first ever march Gay Rights This post contains images

Ukraine gay rights activists hold first ever march

Around one hundred gay rights activists marched in Ukraine today despite fears of violence and a court ban – marking the first gay pride event in the ex-Soviet country.

# norway - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# norway - Friday 12 April, 2013

As Norwegian PM boycotts Ryanair, O'Leary insists staff not treated like slaves

Norwegian prime minister Jens Stoltenberg said he would never travel Ryanair as it is sued by two former stewards for unfair dismissal.

# norway - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Breivik files complaint over "aggravated torture" in prison

Breivik, who is serving a 21-year jail sentence for killing 77 people, has complained about being kept in isolation for too long.

# norway - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Poll: Should Ireland have compulsory military service? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland have compulsory military service?

Though it’s unlikely to happen, some Nordic countries and Austria are among those to operate a compulsory draft. Should Ireland have one too?

Algeria: Details sought on missing hostages as Britain confirms deaths

British prime minister David Cameron has confirmed that three Britons are dead and another three are presumed dead as other governments scramble for information on their citizens.

# norway - Friday 18 January, 2013

EU and Norway sign agreement in fisheries negotiations

Minister Simon Coveney said the agreement would now allow fishermen and fish factories “to get on with their business in the normal way”.

# norway - Friday 21 December, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: This show-reel got a Norwegian kicker an NFL tryout Skillz This post contains videos

VIDEO: This show-reel got a Norwegian kicker an NFL tryout

His name is Havard Rugland and he’s talented.

# norway - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Coveney warns of difficult negotiations on fishing quotas

Coveney said proposed cuts to quotas will have serious implications for Irish fishermen and jobs.

# norway - Monday 10 December, 2012

Pics: European Union collects the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was among the great and the good at a ceremony in the Norwegian capital today to mark the awarding of the prize to the bloc.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here’s the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your week.

Enda Kenny to accept Nobel Peace Prize today

The Taoiseach will be present at the prize-giving ceremony in Oslo.

# norway - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Norway's crown princess minds gay friend's surrogate twins

When friends of Norway’s Crown Princess couldn’t travel to India to welcome their newborn surrogate twins she went to look after them until the two fathers could.

# norway - Thursday 29 November, 2012

18 EU leaders accept Nobel peace invite, 6 decline

David Cameron will not attend the ceremony – commenting wryly: “There will be enough people to collect the prize.”

# norway - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

CCTV footage shows Anders Breivik parking van at explosion scene Norway This post contains videos

CCTV footage shows Anders Breivik parking van at explosion scene

The video footage also shows the damage done by the bomb which killed eight people.

# norway - Monday 26 November, 2012

Norwegian police apologise for deportation of Jews during WWII

Over 700 of the 2,100 Jews living in Norway at the start of World War II were deported, only 34 survived concentration camps.

# norway - Friday 9 November, 2012

Anders Behring Breivik complains about “sadistic” Norwegian prison conditions

Complaints range from not having a personal light and TV switch, censored phone calls, “screaming” prison mates and cold coffee.

# norway - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

From The42 Henning Berg confirmed as new Blackburn coach Steve Kean

Henning Berg confirmed as new Blackburn coach

“There are no real managers with credibility who would accept a job like that,” the Norwegian has said of the Ewood Park position.

# norway - Monday 27 August, 2012

New oil discovery by Statoil in North Sea

Between 140 million to 270 million barrels of recoverable oil equivalents have been discovered by the Norwegian company.

# norway - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Michael D, rugby and video games: The week in numbers

How many people love (or loathe) the Lovely Girls? How popular is Guinness? And how long does it take a video to become viral?

# norway - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Column: Breivik's victims have been largely forgotten during his trial

The 22 July 2011 attacks could have happened here, writes Ciara Galvin, and could still happen.

# norway - Friday 24 August, 2012

Breivik says he won't appeal 21-year jail term over killings

The man behind the Oslo and Utoya Island attacks says he rejects the court’s legitimacy and therefore can’t appeal.