UN censors Norwegian girls’ despot song: report

UN censors Norwegian girls’ despot song: report

The dreams of dozens of Norwegian girls ended in disenchantment on Saturday when organizers axed part of their show at the UN General Assembly in New York, citing concerns over lyrics listing some of history’s worst tyrants.

One month, 36,000 kilometres: Europe’s Interrail champion
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One month, 36,000 kilometres: Europe’s Interrail champion

Twenty-five years ago this year Manfred Weis travelled 36,030 kilometres by train in the space of just one month. This gave him a place in the Guinness Book of Records and a whole new perspective on the world.

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Scientists to make 3-D models of Arctic sea ice

Scientists working with Greenpeace will undertake an expedition to the Arctic that will produce the first 3D models of the Arctic sea ice, the group said on Friday.

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Norwegian linked to Al-Qaeda plane plot

Al-Qaeda is plotting an attack on a US airliner using a Norwegian terrorist, Britain's Sunday Times newspaper reported, citing intelligence sources.

Astrid, 33, back in Kenya after kidnap ordeal

Astrid, 33, back in Kenya after kidnap ordeal

Four foreign aid workers kidnapped in Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp returned safely to Nairobi on Monday tired but smiling after being released overnight in southern Somalia following a short gunfight.