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Oslo rocked by wave of rapes

Norway's capital Oslo has seen a sharp increase in cases of outdoor rape, with the number of attacks in 2011 already double the total for the previous year, according to figures compiled by newspaper Aftenposten.

EU eyes Norway ‘oil fund’ rescue: Swedish PM

EU eyes Norway ‘oil fund’ rescue: Swedish PM

Norway’s gigantic 3-trillion-kroner ($541-billion) sovereign pension fund could come to the rescue of debt-riddled European economies if an idea aired by Sweden’s Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt gains ground.