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#Norway

From TheJournal.ie Sex traffickers 'controlled victims using voodoo' Spain

Sex traffickers 'controlled victims using voodoo'

They resorted to “traditional Juju voodoo practices, including animal sacrifices” to control their victims.

From TheJournal.ie This man was named and shamed as a rapist - but his own country barely noticed Back Home

This man was named and shamed as a rapist - but his own country barely noticed

Rapists are rarely named in Norway, with the emphasis firmly placed on rehabilitation.

From TheJournal.ie A giant penis is going around shooting glitter at people for a good reason Take A Break
From TheJournal.ie Global warming means polar bears are now eating dolphins for the first time ever So It's Come To This
From TheJournal.ie Three penguin chicks stolen from Norwegian aquarium Snatched

Three penguin chicks stolen from Norwegian aquarium

The park manager said he fears the chicks may now be dead as it was too early for them to be away from their parents.

From The42 An ex-Aston Villa striker is the leading man in a Norwegian gangster film Big John

An ex-Aston Villa striker is the leading man in a Norwegian gangster film

John Carew, who scored 40 goals during his time in England, plays bad boy Ivan in new film Hovdinger.

From TheJournal.ie Ambassadors of Norway and Philippines killed in helicopter crash Pakistan

Ambassadors of Norway and Philippines killed in helicopter crash

The aircraft carrying them has crashed into a school in northern Pakistan.

From TheJournal.ie Finding - and punishing - those who hurt animals can help stop them harming humans Norway

Finding - and punishing - those who hurt animals can help stop them harming humans

Norway is setting up a dedicated policing unit.

From TheJournal.ie Your FM radio won't fall silent any time soon Dab

Your FM radio won't fall silent any time soon

The Department of Communications has said it has ‘no plans’ to switch off the frequency.

From The42 Uefa order final 18 seconds of match to be replayed after refereeing error Decision Time

Uefa order final 18 seconds of match to be replayed after refereeing error

Has European football’s governing body just set a very dangerous precedent?

From TheJournal.ie This house in Norway has no doors... Norwegian Wood

This house in Norway has no doors...

… instead it has a wooden tunnel.

From TheJournal.ie Live Top Gear shows in Norway cancelled No Vroom

Live Top Gear shows in Norway cancelled

The shows were due to take place this week.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with tricking girlfriend into having abortion Abortion Pills

Man charged with tricking girlfriend into having abortion

The Norwegian man has been charged with twice having his former partner ingest a mixture of abortion drugs.

Cat hassles owners non-stop to come out and play in the snow

The internet continues to be made of cats.

From TheJournal.ie The most expensive offshore oil project in European history is in the pipeline Put That In Your Pipe

The most expensive offshore oil project in European history is in the pipeline

It’s the biggest find in the North Sea since the 1980s.

From TheJournal.ie Norway detects "probable" case of mad cow disease Don't Panic

Norway detects "probable" case of mad cow disease

The strain of the disease is different to the one found during the British 1990s epidemic.

From TheJournal.ie This gorgeous eco-friendly house produces more than 3 times the energy it needs Scandinavian Luxury

This gorgeous eco-friendly house produces more than 3 times the energy it needs

Architects haven’t scrimped on luxury… The extra energy is used to heat an outdoor swimming pool, and there’s a sauna too.

From TheJournal.ie Tutu calls on Norwegians to forgive mass murderer Breivik God's Position

Tutu calls on Norwegians to forgive mass murderer Breivik

The retired Archbishop said that not forgiving Anders Behring Breivik could be “corrosive”.

From TheJournal.ie What's that smell? Fumes from Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano reach Ireland Cough Cough Cough

What's that smell? Fumes from Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano reach Ireland

Higher-than-normal levels of sulphur dioxide reached Ireland over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Are you a workaholic? Norwegian researchers have developed this way to check Step Away From The Desk

Are you a workaholic? Norwegian researchers have developed this way to check

Research team developed seven criteria to gauge working excessively and compulsively.

From The42 Ireland Under-19s suffer disappointment in Euro semi-final Bitter End

Ireland Under-19s suffer disappointment in Euro semi-final

The Women’s team lose 4-0 to the Netherlands and fail to qualify for the decider.

From The42 'We will go to war' - Ireland U19s captain Chloe Mustaki ahead of Euro semi-final Coygig

'We will go to war' - Ireland U19s captain Chloe Mustaki ahead of Euro semi-final

The Girls in Green contest their first ever European Championships knockout game when they face the Netherlands tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Meet a woman who's dancing her way out of feeling like an 'outsider' Dance Dance Dance

Meet a woman who's dancing her way out of feeling like an 'outsider'

Trad musician Caomhín O Raghallaigh is taking part in a new show by an Irish choreographer.

From The42 Celtic managerial target Ronny Deila 'flattered' by the interest Nordic Noir

Celtic managerial target Ronny Deila 'flattered' by the interest

It seems only a matter of time before the Norwegian is unveiled as the club’s new boss.

From TheJournal.ie Norway police try to identify man with no memory (but who speaks five languages) Amnesia

Norway police try to identify man with no memory (but who speaks five languages)

The man speaks five languages and doesn’t know anything about how he turned up in Oslo.

Sherlock struggles with auto-correct in brilliant Norwegian parody

The laughter is elementary.

From TheJournal.ie Norway's memorial to Utoya island massacre is stunning Poignant

Norway's memorial to Utoya island massacre is stunning

The winning entry from Jonas Dahlberg shows part of a nearby promontory cleaved in two.

Kid who crashed car and told police he was a dwarf steals second vehicle

If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again.

Norwegians react wonderfully to freezing boy at bus stop

We’re not crying, it’s the wind.

From TheJournal.ie Brevik wants to hunger strike for better video games Norway

Brevik wants to hunger strike for better video games

The mass murderer has described the conditions in prison as ‘torture’.

Norwegian ad takes yet another stab at Russia's anti-gay sentiments

The world is watching, Russia.

From TheJournal.ie Fire rages in Norway heritage village Norway

Fire rages in Norway heritage village

Almost 180 people were admitted to hospital following the fire.

Incredible time lapse video of the Northern Lights

It’s looking like a beautiful day…

Brilliant advert for guide dogs imagines other animals in their place

They’re not very good at the job.