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#Norway

# 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.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

21-year-sentence does not mean Breivik will walk free in 2033. Here's why:

There is actually no limit to the number of times the court can extend the sentence.

Anders Behring Breivik found to be sane, sentenced to 21 years

The verdict was delivered at a court in Norway this morning.

Verdict in Breivik trial due at 9am this morning

The trial of the man who has admitted killing 77 people in two separate attacks in Norway last year will hear a verdict from the judges this morning.

# norway - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Breivik will challenge any ruling that declares him insane

The confessed mass killer says won’t appeal if he’s sentenced to prison – as long as he is declared sane.

# norway - Monday 20 August, 2012

Lifeboats make two rescues in Sligo in three days

Two people were rescued from a 31ft Norwegian yacht in Sligo Bay on Saturday, while a trapped walker was rescued from the coast near Mullaghmore this afternoon.

# norway - Saturday 18 August, 2012

'Breivik sympathiser' arrested in Czech Republic

Local media reports that the 29-year-old man was arrested for building up a stash of weapons and explosives.