Norway police chief quits over Breivik report

Norway police chief quits over Breivik report

The head of Norway's police resigned on Thursday after publication of a damning report on the handling of last year's twin attacks by right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik, which left 77 dead.

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Telenor strikes back in Vimpelcom control battle

Norway's Telenor said on Thursday it would again be the largest shareholder in mobile phone operator Vimpelcom after acquiring additional shares, surpassing the stake owned by a Russian businessman.

Motorist hits bear after avoiding elk

Motorist hits bear after avoiding elk

A motorist breathed a brief sigh of relief on Wednesday night after swerving to avoid an elk, only to instead collide with a bear moments later on a road in eastern Norway.

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Pensioner dies after cow attack

An 87-year-old man in eastern Norway has died after he was attacked by a cow last weekend.

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Tycoon edges Telenor in Vimpelcom race

Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman's Altimo firm said Wednesday it had become the biggest shareholder in mobile phone operator Vimpelcom after a $3.6 billion deal with Egyptian tycoon Naguib Sawiris, beating out Norway's Telenor.