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'Bloodbath': Over 100 reindeer killed by Norwegian freight trains
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'Bloodbath': Over 100 reindeer killed by Norwegian freight trains

Nov 27th 2017, 6:42 PM 26,239 Views 38 Comments

“It’s a senseless animal tragedy…a psychological nightmare.”

Norwegian FA agrees new deal to pay male and female footballers equally
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Norwegian FA agrees new deal to pay male and female footballers equally

Oct 8th 2017, 3:30 PM 4,647 Views 10 Comments

The new agreement is being praised as the first of its kind in international football.

This design has been chosen to replace the Norwegian government HQ damaged in fatal 2011 attacks
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This design has been chosen to replace the Norwegian government HQ damaged in fatal 2011 attacks

Oct 7th 2017, 10:30 AM 11,160 Views 7 Comments

The design, named Adapt, was chosen this week.

Anti-nuclear weapons campaign wins Nobel Peace Prize for 'groundbreaking' work
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Anti-nuclear weapons campaign wins Nobel Peace Prize for 'groundbreaking' work

Oct 6th 2017, 10:10 AM 6,218 Views 11 Comments

There were 318 candidates for this year’s prize.

Burqas or bus seats? Anti-immigrant group ridiculed for mistaking bus seats for Muslim women
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# Fatherland First

Burqas or bus seats? Anti-immigrant group ridiculed for mistaking bus seats for Muslim women

Aug 2nd 2017, 6:39 PM 45,685 Views 93 Comments

People described the bus seats as “tragic”, “disgusting” and “terrorists”.

Rosenborg anticipating tough Champions League tie with Dundalk
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# Lilywhites

Rosenborg anticipating tough Champions League tie with Dundalk

Jun 20th 2017, 11:09 AM 2,768 Views 6 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s side have been handed a tough draw in the Champions League second round, but their opponents are similarly wary.

The world's first self-sailing electric cargo ship will be built by Norway
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The world's first self-sailing electric cargo ship will be built by Norway

May 21st 2017, 11:45 AM 23,563 Views 46 Comments

The ship will be able to haul roughly 100 containers at a speed of 12 to 15 knots.

Norway to kill 2,000 reindeer to eradicate disease
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Norway to kill 2,000 reindeer to eradicate disease

May 8th 2017, 9:40 PM 11,889 Views 17 Comments

The herd is to be eradicated by 1 May 2018.

Bars and restaurants evacuated after Norwegian police find bomb near subway station
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Bars and restaurants evacuated after Norwegian police find bomb near subway station

Apr 9th 2017, 7:15 AM 15,219 Views 40 Comments

The police Twitter account said it had been defused or neutralised.

Secrets to Norwegians' happiness: 'We don't boast. We don't express happiness openly'
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Secrets to Norwegians' happiness: 'We don't boast. We don't express happiness openly'

Apr 8th 2017, 7:30 PM 1,287 Views 53 Comments

Norway is the happiest country to live in because it is safe, equal and honest, writes Norwegian Ambassador to Ireland Else Berit Eikeland.

Norway is about to build the world's first tunnel for ships
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# Tunnel Of Boats

Norway is about to build the world's first tunnel for ships

Apr 7th 2017, 8:14 AM 22,986 Views 22 Comments

Construction of the Stad Ship Tunnel is set to begin in 2019.

Ireland is the 15th happiest country in the world
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Ireland is the 15th happiest country in the world

Mar 20th 2017, 9:57 PM 28,731 Views 70 Comments

The best examples of happiness maintenance after large external shocks were Ireland and Iceland, according to the report.

Norwegian mass killer Breivik loses case against his solitary confinement
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Norwegian mass killer Breivik loses case against his solitary confinement

Mar 1st 2017, 8:29 PM 13,509 Views 29 Comments

The appeals court noted that Breivik was still trying to spread his extreme rightwing ideology.

Former Norwegian prime minister delayed at US airport over visit to Iran in 2014
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Former Norwegian prime minister delayed at US airport over visit to Iran in 2014

Feb 3rd 2017, 3:05 PM 22,206 Views 52 Comments

Kjell Magne Bondevik is a former two-term prime minister of US ally Norway.

Norway is killing FM radio - against the wishes of most listeners
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# Big Switchover

Norway is killing FM radio - against the wishes of most listeners

Jan 14th 2017, 9:00 AM 17,261 Views 24 Comments

There are no plans to phase out FM radio in Ireland, the Department of Communications has said.

Norwegian mass murderer makes Nazi salute as court reviews 'inhumane' prison regime
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# Anders Behring Breivik

Norwegian mass murderer makes Nazi salute as court reviews 'inhumane' prison regime

Jan 10th 2017, 6:12 PM 22,584 Views 66 Comments

Breivik has a three-cell complex where he can play video games and watch television on two sets.

We've all been pronouncing 'Roald Dahl' wrong for years and everything is a lie
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# Horrigust

We've all been pronouncing 'Roald Dahl' wrong for years and everything is a lie

Nov 18th 2016, 8:22 AM 5,107 Views 0 Comments

It’s Roo-al. ROO-AL.

Fears for Rudolph as 250,000 reindeer to be culled before Christmas over anthrax fears
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Fears for Rudolph as 250,000 reindeer to be culled before Christmas over anthrax fears

Sep 30th 2016, 7:36 AM 10,274 Views 14 Comments

A state of emergency was imposed in July over the anthrax outbreak, which has claimed the life of a 12-year-old boy.

Facebook does u-turn on censoring 'napalm girl' photo
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Facebook does u-turn on censoring 'napalm girl' photo

Sep 9th 2016, 8:40 PM 50,557 Views 69 Comments

Norway’s biggest selling newspaper had accused Facebook of censorship.

Over 300 wild Norwegian reindeer killed by lightning
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# Blitzen-Krieg

Over 300 wild Norwegian reindeer killed by lightning

Aug 29th 2016, 2:15 PM 21,232 Views 22 Comments

Norwegian authorities have yet to decide what to do with the animals.

Man gets stuck in public toilet trying to rescue a lost phone
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Man gets stuck in public toilet trying to rescue a lost phone

Aug 26th 2016, 4:22 PM 13,372 Views 25 Comments

He was overcome by nausea and vomiting.

My best road trip: a solo adventure in Nord-Norge during the Polar night
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My best road trip: a solo adventure in Nord-Norge during the Polar night

Jul 4th 2016, 3:08 PM 2,863 Views 0 Comments

Driving around Nordland, Troms and Finnmark in Northern Norway under the Northern Lights.

Ryanair flight from Norway evacuated after bomb scare
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Ryanair flight from Norway evacuated after bomb scare

May 16th 2016, 7:43 AM 13,275 Views 8 Comments

Police in Norway said that an earlier alert in Manchester made them take the threat seriously.

The 5 at 5: Friday
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The 5 at 5: Friday

Apr 29th 2016, 4:54 PM 7,833 Views 2 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

11 killed as helicopter crashes off coast of Norway
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11 killed as helicopter crashes off coast of Norway

Apr 29th 2016, 3:10 PM 20,566 Views 14 Comments

Another two people are missing.

Norway to appeal mass killer's human rights prison verdict
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Norway to appeal mass killer's human rights prison verdict

Apr 26th 2016, 4:35 PM 12,590 Views 38 Comments

The court found that the right-wing extremist was subjected to “inhuman” and “degrading” treatment.

Norwegian fighter jet machine guns own tower by accident
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Norwegian fighter jet machine guns own tower by accident

Apr 25th 2016, 3:30 PM 29,691 Views 86 Comments

Almost the identical thing happened in 2009.

Edward Snowden suing Norway so it won't extradite him during award visit
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# Fugitive

Edward Snowden suing Norway so it won't extradite him during award visit

Apr 21st 2016, 10:56 PM 21,153 Views 54 Comments

He wants to receive the prize in person.

Anders Behring Breivik wins lawsuit against Norway for 'inhuman' treatment
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Anders Behring Breivik wins lawsuit against Norway for 'inhuman' treatment

Apr 20th 2016, 2:41 PM 29,960 Views 79 Comments

The mass murderer killed 77 people in an attack in Oslo in 2011.

Man given 15-month jail term for raping girlfriend while she slept
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Man given 15-month jail term for raping girlfriend while she slept

Mar 15th 2016, 11:01 PM 51,133 Views 82 Comments

Magnus Meyer Hustveit returned to his native Norway after sentencing last year.

Mass murderer Anders Breivik makes Nazi salute as he appears in court
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# Utoya Massacre

Mass murderer Anders Breivik makes Nazi salute as he appears in court

Mar 15th 2016, 9:18 AM 32,001 Views 71 Comments

Breivik is taking a human rights case against the Norwegian state.

Arriving in Europe alone at 17 to work 16-hour shifts and sleep on mattresses
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# Underage Migrants

Arriving in Europe alone at 17 to work 16-hour shifts and sleep on mattresses

Mar 6th 2016, 9:15 AM 20,992 Views 78 Comments

Tens of thousands of unaccompanied Afghan minors sought asylum in Europe last year. Many of them are now spread out in special shelters across the continent.

Norwegian police are losing their guns as there are "no grounds" for remaining armed
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# Disarming People

Norwegian police are losing their guns as there are "no grounds" for remaining armed

Feb 1st 2016, 5:44 PM 20,100 Views 104 Comments

The Scandinavian country’s police force had been fully armed, due to a heightened terror threat, since 2014,

'From playing with Johnny Sexton to guys who stumbled on the sport in the park'
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# Rugby In Scandinavia

'From playing with Johnny Sexton to guys who stumbled on the sport in the park'

Jan 31st 2016, 6:40 AM 13,308 Views 5 Comments

Dubliner Rob Gannon is using his experience with St Mary’s to help his adopted club and country grow their rugby scene.

Take a break and meet Nano, the woman who claims to be a cat
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Take a break and meet Nano, the woman who claims to be a cat

Jan 28th 2016, 11:05 AM 34,653 Views 93 Comments

Cat lady… as in a lady who is a cat.

Waterford's weather is so bad it's being used as 'Norway' in a new TV show
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# Grand Soft Day

Waterford's weather is so bad it's being used as 'Norway' in a new TV show

Jan 27th 2016, 10:59 AM 7,720 Views 1 Comment

So now.

'No means no': Norway sends migrants on anti-rape courses
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'No means no': Norway sends migrants on anti-rape courses

Jan 23rd 2016, 7:45 AM 21,811 Views 88 Comments

“If a girl kisses me, I figure she wants to sleep with me”.

A man in his boxers has pulled off some Hollywood heroics to stop a car thief
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A man in his boxers has pulled off some Hollywood heroics to stop a car thief

Jan 21st 2016, 8:19 AM 19,241 Views 18 Comments

It was basically that scene in Terminator 2 when the T1000 chases down the car.

Mass murderer Anders Breivik taking case against state over prison conditions
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Mass murderer Anders Breivik taking case against state over prison conditions

Jan 5th 2016, 8:17 AM 14,858 Views 44 Comments

He killed 77 people in a bombing and shooting rampage in 2011.

Could Norway be about to give Finland a mountain as a Christmas present?
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# Literally Moving Mountains

Could Norway be about to give Finland a mountain as a Christmas present?

Dec 19th 2015, 7:50 AM 17,341 Views 13 Comments

Better than socks anyway.