American rescued after icy night on mountain

American rescued after icy night on mountain

Frozen to the bone but in good spirits, a 23-year-old American was rescued at 10am on Tuesday after spending a bitterly cold night in stormy conditions on a mountainside in southern Norway.

Statoil halts Barents Sea expansion plans

Statoil halts Barents Sea expansion plans

Norwegian oil company Statoil said on Tuesday it and its partners Total and GDF Suez have decided to drop plans to expand the Snøhvit natural gas field in the Barents Sea as unjustified given current discoveries.

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Colombia talks to start on October 15th: FARC

Talks in Oslo between Colombia's government and the leftist FARC rebels - aimed at ending one of Latin America's oldest conflicts - are set to begin on October 15th, the group said on Monday.