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Breivik to leave solitary confinement: police

Norwegian extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who has confessed to twin attacks in July that killed 77 people, will be allowed out of solitary confinement as he awaits trial, police said on Thursday.

Oslo schools shut due to faulty fire extinguishers

Oslo schools shut due to faulty fire extinguishers

All Oslo schools were evacuated on Thursday, after fire and safety officials determined some 500 fire-extinguishers containing carbon-dioxide gas posed a serious explosion risk if disturbed.

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Norwegian teachers less brainy than before: study

Norwegian teachers are 10 percent “less intelligent” than they were 10 years ago according to a study by professors at the Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen, or NHH.

Nordic royals plan get-together in New York

Nordic royals plan get-together in New York

Kings and queens from across Scandinavia, along with the presidents of Iceland and Finland, will join in a royal get-together in New York next week.