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#Norway

# norway - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Norway's memorial to Utoya island massacre is stunning
# Poignant
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# Poignant

Norway's memorial to Utoya island massacre is stunning

Mar 5th 2014, 5:30 PM 60,645 Views 30 Comments

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

# norway - Friday 21 February, 2014

Kid who crashed car and told police he was a dwarf steals second vehicle
# Born To Be Wild
From The Daily Edge
# Born To Be Wild

Kid who crashed car and told police he was a dwarf steals second vehicle

Feb 21st 2014, 3:13 PM 6,208 Views 2 Comments

If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again.

# norway - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Norwegians react wonderfully to freezing boy at bus stop
# Freezin
From The Daily Edge
# Freezin

Norwegians react wonderfully to freezing boy at bus stop

Feb 20th 2014, 10:30 PM 5,154 Views 3 Comments

We’re not crying, it’s the wind.

# norway - Friday 14 February, 2014

Brevik wants to hunger strike for better video games
# Norway
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# Norway

Brevik wants to hunger strike for better video games

Feb 14th 2014, 9:12 PM 20,973 Views 99 Comments

The mass murderer has described the conditions in prison as ‘torture’.

# norway - Thursday 13 February, 2014

10-year-old drives parents' car into a ditch, claims to be a dwarf who'd forgotten his licence
# Cool Customer
From The Daily Edge
# Cool Customer

10-year-old drives parents' car into a ditch, claims to be a dwarf who'd forgotten his licence

Feb 13th 2014, 6:00 PM 40,022 Views 46 Comments

Ah, the old dwarf defence…

# norway - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Norwegian ad takes yet another stab at Russia's anti-gay sentiments
# Tell 'em
From The Daily Edge
# Tell 'em

Norwegian ad takes yet another stab at Russia's anti-gay sentiments

Feb 11th 2014, 10:30 PM 3,411 Views 3 Comments

The world is watching, Russia.

# norway - Friday 24 January, 2014

These hideous Winter Olympics uniforms have sent the internet into a frenzy
# MY EYES!
From The Daily Edge
# MY EYES!

These hideous Winter Olympics uniforms have sent the internet into a frenzy

Jan 24th 2014, 2:11 PM 6,097 Views 8 Comments

They’re just Sochi-c.

# norway - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Fire rages in Norway heritage village
# Norway
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# Norway

Fire rages in Norway heritage village

Jan 19th 2014, 4:58 PM 10,200 Views 9 Comments

Almost 180 people were admitted to hospital following the fire.

# norway - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Incredible time lapse video of the Northern Lights
# Aurora Borealis
From The Daily Edge
# Aurora Borealis

Incredible time lapse video of the Northern Lights

Jan 18th 2014, 3:14 PM 1,730 Views 1 Comment

It’s looking like a beautiful day…

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

Idris Elba and Lena Dunham send flirty texts and pictures to random strangers

Jan 18th 2014, 10:44 AM 2,859 Views 0 Comments

The divils.

# norway - Thursday 9 January, 2014

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

Brilliant advert for guide dogs imagines other animals in their place

Jan 9th 2014, 9:23 AM 3,843 Views 0 Comments

They’re not very good at the job.

# norway - Monday 16 December, 2013

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

Watch as unbelievable winds blow Christmas shoppers off their feet

Dec 16th 2013, 1:29 PM 3,683 Views 1 Comment

Thought we had it bad? Think again.

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

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

Dec 16th 2013, 12:26 PM 14,809 Views 41 Comments

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
# Fish
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# Fish

Coveney facing "exceptionally tough" negotiations on fishing quotas

Dec 16th 2013, 11:44 AM 3,827 Views 25 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 3rd 2013, 9:10 PM 30,576 Views 25 Comments

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

# norway - Friday 15 November, 2013

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

WATCH: Prank sees people trapped in pretend Ikea rooms

Nov 15th 2013, 7:44 AM 2,297 Views 1 Comment

Oh Ikea. The land of mass confusion.

# norway - Monday 4 November, 2013

Three killed after man armed with knife hijacks bus in Norway
# Norway
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# Norway

Three killed after man armed with knife hijacks bus in Norway

Nov 4th 2013, 8:29 PM 9,314 Views 7 Comments

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
# Seanad Referendum
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# Seanad Referendum

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

Sep 27th 2013, 12:04 PM 5,868 Views 20 Comments

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
# New Fix
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# New Fix

Here's what happened today: Sunday

Sep 8th 2013, 7:50 PM 25,878 Views 2 Comments

Everyone is talking about Priory Hall, Syria and hurling.

Norway has 'so much money that it literally doesn't know what to do with it'
# Jealous
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# Jealous

Norway has 'so much money that it literally doesn't know what to do with it'

Sep 8th 2013, 4:15 PM 41,075 Views 178 Comments

Well for some…

# norway - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Oslo university snubs killer Breivik's application to study
# No Thanks
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# No Thanks

Oslo university snubs killer Breivik's application to study

Aug 6th 2013, 2:30 PM 11,362 Views 38 Comments

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
# Gudvangen Tunnel
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# Gudvangen Tunnel

Dozens in hospital after Norway tunnel fire

Aug 5th 2013, 5:24 PM 9,257 Views 4 Comments

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
# Norway
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# Norway

Anders Behring Breivik wants to study political science at Oslo University

Jul 30th 2013, 4:17 PM 9,778 Views 81 Comments

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
# Hate
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# Hate

Concern about right wing websites with Irish contributions

Jul 22nd 2013, 6:15 AM 6,853 Views 95 Comments

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'
# France
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# France

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

Jul 16th 2013, 9:04 PM 7,424 Views 24 Comments

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’
# Read Me
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# Read Me

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

Jul 7th 2013, 7:30 PM 229 Views 37 Comments

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
# Norway
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# Norway

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

Jun 11th 2013, 2:50 PM 21,408 Views 46 Comments

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
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# Gay Rights

Ukraine gay rights activists hold first ever march

May 25th 2013, 1:52 PM 6,171 Views 38 Comments

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
# You Told Us
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# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

May 18th 2013, 11:00 AM 10,204 Views 24 Comments

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
# Slavery
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# Slavery

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

Apr 12th 2013, 3:24 PM 17,672 Views 95 Comments

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
# Norway
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# Norway

Breivik files complaint over "aggravated torture" in prison

Jan 31st 2013, 7:58 PM 13,427 Views 92 Comments

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
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# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland have compulsory military service?

Jan 20th 2013, 10:29 AM 20,986 Views 184 Comments

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
# Algeria
From TheJournal.ie
# Algeria

Algeria: Details sought on missing hostages as Britain confirms deaths

Jan 20th 2013, 9:21 AM 4,202 Views 2 Comments

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
# Fishing
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# Fishing

EU and Norway sign agreement in fisheries negotiations

Jan 18th 2013, 3:00 PM 4,135 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 21st 2012, 10:30 PM 2,291 Views 1 Comment

His name is Havard Rugland and he’s talented.

# norway - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Coveney warns of difficult negotiations on fishing quotas
# Fishing
From TheJournal.ie
# Fishing

Coveney warns of difficult negotiations on fishing quotas

Dec 18th 2012, 11:41 AM 3,930 Views 37 Comments

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
# Winning
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# Winning

Pics: European Union collects the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo

Dec 10th 2012, 7:59 PM 4,258 Views 38 Comments

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
# 9 At 9
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Dec 10th 2012, 8:49 AM 10,555 Views 18 Comments

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
# Nobel Peace Prize
From TheJournal.ie
# Nobel Peace Prize

Enda Kenny to accept Nobel Peace Prize today

Dec 10th 2012, 7:32 AM 11,902 Views 69 Comments

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
# Royal Babysitter
From TheJournal.ie
# Royal Babysitter

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

Dec 4th 2012, 9:55 AM 10,541 Views 14 Comments

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.