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Mass killer Breivik appeal ruling due at European rights court

Mass killer Breivik appeal ruling due at European rights court

Norwegian terrorist Anders Behring Breivik will learn Thursday the result of his appeal at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) against his prison conditions in Norway.

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12 unexpected facts you probably didn't know about Iceland

12 unexpected facts you probably didn't know about Iceland

Iceland has long been known as one of the most beautiful places in the world, but over the past few years it has also come to be viewed as a rather unusual hotbed of football talent. Here are 12 other things that you might not know about Iceland.

 
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Swedish woman killed in Norway base jumping accident

Swedish woman killed in Norway base jumping accident

A 30-year-old Swedish woman has died attempting a base jump off Norway’s 800m Katthammaren precipice.

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Croatian paradise: Discover the island of Lošinj

Croatian paradise: Discover the island of Lošinj

Visit the unique island of Lošinj and discover the hidden gem of the Adriatic sea.

 
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Meet Plastozilla, Oslo’s newest attraction

Meet Plastozilla, Oslo’s newest attraction

A four-metre tall sculpture made entirely of recycled plastic litter has been causing a bit of a stir in Oslo in recent days.

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Travel while you learn at this European business school

Travel while you learn at this European business school

Europe’s first business school continues to attract students from all around the world.

 
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Working internationally? Share your experiences

We’re interested in your experiences working internationally. Complete our quick survey and tell us what it's been like.

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Discover the historic delights of Croatia's Zadar Region

Discover the historic delights of Croatia's Zadar Region

Admirers of inspiring landscapes, history, adventure, and Mediterranean cuisine will be delighted by each area of Croatia's Zadar Region.

 
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Norway surprises with launch of 'new Skam' series

Norway surprises with launch of 'new Skam' series

Norway’s national broadcaster NRK on Saturday launched a brand new television series with young adults as its protagonists, echoing the previous hugely successful ‘Skam’.

Irish border after Brexit? How Sweden-Norway keep things smooth

Irish border after Brexit? How Sweden-Norway keep things smooth

Can Sweden and Norway serve as a model for the post-Brexit Irish border?

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Trump insists crime is rising in Germany, questioning official data

Trump insists crime is rising in Germany, questioning official data

US President Donald Trump doubled down on Tuesday on the false assertion that immigration is driving up crime in Germany, casting doubt on the country's official statistics.

 

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Norway artists file complaint against Tidal over false streaming

Norway artists file complaint against Tidal over false streaming

Norwegian songwriters, composers and music publishers on Monday said they had lodged a complaint against Jay Z's music platform Tidal after a media report said its streaming statistics had been manipulated.

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In pictures: Twelve stunning Scandinavian swimming pools

In pictures: Twelve stunning Scandinavian swimming pools

If you're going to own a swimming pool in a Nordic nation, you may as well do it with style. Houzz.se editor in chief Sara Norrman takes a look at some of Scandinavia’s most striking pools.

Panama World Cup team hotel raided during Oslo match

Panama World Cup team hotel raided during Oslo match

At around the time that World Cup minnows Panama were playing Norway in Oslo this week, thieves were busy rifling their Oslo hotel rooms, police said on Thursday.

Norway party to seek ban on Islamic call to prayer

Norway party to seek ban on Islamic call to prayer

Norway’s anti-immigration Progress Party, part of the ruling two-party coalition, is set to vote on banning the Muslim call to prayer in Norway when it meets for its national meeting this weekend.

Norway rain on parade of World Cup debutants

Norway rain on parade of World Cup debutants

Two countries preparing to play in the World Cup for the first time have been given a rough ride in warm-up matches against Norway.

Children from minority backgrounds improved in Norwegian reading tests: agency

Children from minority backgrounds improved in Norwegian reading tests: agency

The performance of children from immigrant backgrounds in Norwegian national reading tests has improved, but is still below the overall level.

'Pray for rain': Church of Norway after weeks of dry weather

'Pray for rain': Church of Norway after weeks of dry weather

The Church of Norway on Tuesday encouraged its members to ‘pray for rain’, so unusually dry has the weather been in recent weeks.

Ice instruments ring out coolest music in Norway

Ice instruments ring out coolest music in Norway

Inside a giant igloo in a snowy Norwegian village, the sound of a horn rings out, warming the mood of a freezing audience, huddled together in -24 Celsius.

Norwegian authorities reject new motor neurone disease medicine

Norwegian authorities reject new motor neurone disease medicine

Approval has been rejected for the use of the compound edaravone to treat motor neurone disease in Norway.

Norway wants to double US troops and deploy them closer to Russia

Norway wants to double US troops and deploy them closer to Russia

Norway will ask the United States to double the number of US troops stationed in the country and deploy them nearer the border with Russia, the government said Tuesday.

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Braving Norway's cold: Surfing above the Arctic Circle

Braving Norway's cold: Surfing above the Arctic Circle

The water is just four degrees Celsius, but some surf almost every day in the frigid waves off the coast of Norwegian islands above the Arctic Circle.