Norwegian rescue boat in Med saves first refugees

Norwegian rescue boat in Med saves first refugees

The Norwegian rescue boat sent to the Mediterranean earlier this summer has made its first rescue, picking up 14 Syrian refugees whose rubber boat floundered as they tried to make the crossing from Turkey to Greece.

Russia customs hold key nuclear sub samples

Russia customs hold key nuclear sub samples

Samples from the wreck of a nuclear submarine have been impounded by Russian customs for ten months, preventing Norwegian researchers from double-checking the clean bill of health the wreck received last year.