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# oslo - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Bars and restaurants evacuated after Norwegian police find bomb near subway station

The police Twitter account said it had been defused or neutralised.

# oslo - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Norwegian mass killer Breivik loses case against his solitary confinement

The appeals court noted that Breivik was still trying to spread his extreme rightwing ideology.

# oslo - Friday 26 August, 2016

Man gets stuck in public toilet trying to rescue a lost phone

He was overcome by nausea and vomiting.

# oslo - Monday 16 May, 2016

Ryanair flight from Norway evacuated after bomb scare

Police in Norway said that an earlier alert in Manchester made them take the threat seriously.

# oslo - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Norway to appeal mass killer's human rights prison verdict

The court found that the right-wing extremist was subjected to “inhuman” and “degrading” treatment.

# oslo - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Mass murderer Anders Breivik taking case against state over prison conditions

He killed 77 people in a bombing and shooting rampage in 2011.

# oslo - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Pilot who drank two bottles of whiskey and beer with crew before flight jailed

The 38-year-old was almost seven times the legal limit.

# oslo - Saturday 8 August, 2015

# oslo - Monday 27 July, 2015

Sex traffickers 'controlled victims using voodoo'

They resorted to “traditional Juju voodoo practices, including animal sacrifices” to control their victims.

# oslo - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

These are the 10 most expensive cities in the world

You really want to be earning top dollar to live in any of these places.

# oslo - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Muslims form 'human shield' around Oslo synagogue

After prayers, the symbolic ring was formed outside the building.

# oslo - Monday 22 September, 2014

Tutu calls on Norwegians to forgive mass murderer Breivik

The retired Archbishop said that not forgiving Anders Behring Breivik could be “corrosive”.

# oslo - Monday 7 July, 2014

From The42 The Winter Olympics are going to either Oslo, Beijing or Almaty in 2022 Short-list

# oslo - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Norway police try to identify man with no memory (but who speaks five languages)

The man speaks five languages and doesn’t know anything about how he turned up in Oslo.

# oslo - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Norway's memorial to Utoya island massacre is stunning

The winning entry from Jonas Dahlberg shows part of a nearby promontory cleaved in two.

# oslo - 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.

# oslo - Friday 11 October, 2013

OPCW wins Nobel Peace Prize for work in eliminating chemical weapons

The organisation was named ahead of Pakistan activist Malala Youafzai.

# oslo - 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.

# oslo - 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.

# oslo - 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.

# oslo - Monday 7 January, 2013

From The42 PFAI names squad for Norway tournament Airtricity League

PFAI names squad for Norway tournament

The annual FIFPro tournament for out-of-contract footballers takes place in Oslo on Thursday.

# oslo - 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.

Enda Kenny to accept Nobel Peace Prize today

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

# oslo - 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.

# oslo - 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.

# oslo - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

French and American scientists win Nobel Physics Prize

“I was walking with my wife [and] when I saw the Swedish area code, I realised,” said one of this year’s winners.

# oslo - Monday 8 October, 2012

Nobel Prize season kicks off with medicine award

This week, some of the world’s top scholars will look to Stockholm and Oslo as the 2012 Nobel Prizes are announced.

# oslo - 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.

# oslo - Friday 24 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Friday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

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.

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.

# oslo - 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.

# oslo - 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.

# oslo - Friday 17 August, 2012

Norway's police chief quits after Breivik report

A major report this week found that Norwegian authorities could have stopped Anders Behring Breivik.

# oslo - Monday 13 August, 2012

Oslo attack 'could have been prevented'

Investigation into official response to double terror attack last summer also found that the attacker could have been arrested much sooner.

Norway to publish report on response to 22 July attacks

Report on how so many people were killed that day is expected to be highly critical of the official response to the attacks.

# oslo - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Update: US Embassy in Oslo evacuated after discovery of suspicious object

A bomb squad attended the scene after the suspicious package was found under a vehicle. However it’s thought that the object is not dangerous.

# oslo - Friday 22 June, 2012

Defence argues that Breivik was sane when he carried out killings

The prosecution is calling for Breivik to be declared insane, but Breivik has said he will appeal the verdict if he is found criminally insane.

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