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# 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.

# oslo - Saturday 16 June, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday

All the day’s main news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed.

21 years later: Aung San Suu Kyi accepts Nobel Peace Prize

The Burmese pro-democracy campaigner finally delivered her Nobel Lecture in Oslo this afternoon.

# oslo - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Verdict of Norway’s Breivik trial expected later this summer

Court says verdict won’t be out for at least a month after the hearings end in late June.

Breivik judge caught playing Solitaire in court during trial

Ernst Henning Eielsen, one of the three ‘lay judges’ handling the trial, was busy during a professor’s testimony yesterday.

# oslo - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Breivik's friends reveal details of nose job and possible depression

Four of Brievik’s former friends testified yesterday on the killer’s concerns about his appearance, and their thoughts on his sexuality. The computer game World of Warcraft is being mentioned in court today.

# oslo - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Breivik 'won't appeal' if found sane

The self-confessed mass killer spoke after court proceedings today.

# oslo - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Man seriously injured in self-immolation outside Breivik trial

Norwegian police say they do not believe the man had any connection with the terror trial.

# oslo - Monday 14 May, 2012

Survivors of Breivik gun attack describe shootings

Victims of the Utoya island attack describe their efforts to escape from the gunman.

# oslo - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Considering a holiday? Use the Club Sandwich Index to pick a destination Peckish? This post contains videos

Considering a holiday? Use the Club Sandwich Index to pick a destination

Dublin is the seventh cheapest of all the cities surveyed by Hotels.com with an average club sandwich price of €12.

# oslo - Thursday 26 April, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

VIDEO: 40,000 people sing Anders Behring Breivik's most-hated song Norway This post contains videos

VIDEO: 40,000 people sing Anders Behring Breivik's most-hated song

Breivik told his trial that the song ‘Children of the Rainbow’ was an effort to brainwash kids. Oslo responded by singing it.

# oslo - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Breivik blames 'racist' plot for questions over sanity

Confessed killer of 77 people in July 2011 told court he would do what he could to avoid going to an asylum.

# oslo - Friday 20 April, 2012

Breivik to give more evidence on details, motives of attacks

Throughout the first week of his trial, the Norwegian has spoken at ease about the killing of 77 people last July.

# oslo - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Breivik planned to decapitate former Norwegian prime minister

Defendant says he cut social contact for a whole year in preparation for the double attacks of July 2011.

# oslo - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

Prosecutors press Breivik on 'Knights Templar'

The 33-year-old Norwegian admitted today that the network described in his online manifesto is “not an organisation in a conventional sense”.

# oslo - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Explainer: how the Norwegian courts operate

Why do officials shake hands with the accused? What is a lay judge?

Breivik says he would carry out "spectacular" attack again

The man who has admitted to killing 77 people last summer said he acted out of “goodness not evil” and claims that he would carry out such an attack agian.

Anders Behring Breivik set to take stand at terror trial

Meanwhile, one of the lay judges has been dismissed over ‘death sentence’ remark.

# oslo - Monday 16 April, 2012

VIDEO: Breivik cries as he watches his own propaganda video Norway This post contains videos

VIDEO: Breivik cries as he watches his own propaganda video

Anders Behring Breivik was shown one of his own propaganda videos in court earlier today – and cried while watching it.

Norway killer admits mass murder but claims self-defence Massacre This post contains images

Norway killer admits mass murder but claims self-defence

Anders Breivik has pleaded not guilty to the 22 July 2011 massacre in an Oslo court this morning.

Trial of Norway killer Anders Breivik gets underway in Oslo

Anders Behring Breivik will use his five days of testimony to explain why he murdered 77 people – and to plead not guilty.

# oslo - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Norway killer Anders Breivik found sane in new examination

The new assessment contradicts an earlier one which found Breivik criminally insane after he killed 77 people in a bomb and shooting rampage in Norway last year.

# oslo - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Norway formally charges Anders Behring Breivik with terror offences

The man who admitted carrying out two deadly attacks in July is due to go on trial next month.

# oslo - Monday 6 February, 2012

Norway attacks accused Anders Behring Breivik says he 'deserves a medal'

Seventy-seven people were killed in the Oslo bombing and Utoya island gun attack in July 2011.

# oslo - Friday 13 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday

In tonight’s fix: Downgrades for France – and difficulty for us? Plus: yet more rows over septic tanks, victory for workers at La Senza, and every presentation you’ve ever seen…

Anders Behring Breivik to undergo further tests, says Norwegian court

Breivik is to face trial later this year for gun and bomb attacks which killed 77 people in July 2011.

# oslo - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

14 game-changing moments of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

14 game-changing moments of 2011

These were the catalysts for some of the upheavals at home and abroad this past year…

# oslo - Saturday 10 December, 2011

Three women accept Nobel Peace Prize

The women, who fought injustice and dictatorship in Liberia and Yemen, received the prize at a ceremony in Oslo this afternon.

# oslo - Thursday 8 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world Pricey This post contains images

Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world

Dublin isn’t even in the top 50…

# oslo - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

# oslo - Friday 18 November, 2011

Norway killer Breivik planned to 'kill politicians'

Leaked police interrogations with Anders Behring Breivik reveal that he planned to kidnap three politicians and film their executions.

# oslo - Monday 14 November, 2011

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Norway massacre survivors watch suspected gunman's court appearance

Anders Behring Breivik, 32, appeared in court today as prosecutors pushed for an extension to his detention.