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Should Norway allow more foreign names?

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Should Norway allow more foreign names?
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17:58 CET+01:00
Norway's population registry system is unable to cope with a letter in the Spanish alphabet, meaning 7-week-old baby Livia Patiño Risholm can't get official recognition for her name. Is this acceptable?

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