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From TheJournal.ie Bitcoin suffers blow as Norwegian government says it's not real money Legitimacy

Bitcoin suffers blow as Norwegian government says it's not real money

The country will treat Bitcoin as an asset as it doesn’t “fall under the usual definition of money or currency.”

From TheJournal.ie Coveney facing "exceptionally tough" negotiations on fishing quotas Fish

Coveney facing "exceptionally tough" negotiations on fishing quotas

Proposals put forward by the European Commission would severely cut quotas for some of the stocks of vital importance to Irish fishing communities.

From The42 Footballer's wife sparks outrage after posting a sexy selfie three days after giving birth Controversy

Footballer's wife sparks outrage after posting a sexy selfie three days after giving birth

The Norwegian fitness blogger has ignited a debate with the picture.

WATCH: Prank sees people trapped in pretend Ikea rooms

Oh Ikea. The land of mass confusion.

From TheJournal.ie Three killed after man armed with knife hijacks bus in Norway Norway

Three killed after man armed with knife hijacks bus in Norway

The identity of the suspect, who was himself injured according to Norwegian media, as well as the motives for the attack were not immediately clear.

From TheJournal.ie 'Breaking Bad? Oh that's great stuff': TDs talk TV at another Seanad photo-op Seanad Referendum

'Breaking Bad? Oh that's great stuff': TDs talk TV at another Seanad photo-op

Fine Gael’s Richard Bruton and Eoghan Murphy discussed the hit television show as they held another Seanad referendum photo-op in Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what happened today: Sunday New Fix

Here's what happened today: Sunday

Everyone is talking about Priory Hall, Syria and hurling.

From TheJournal.ie Norway has 'so much money that it literally doesn't know what to do with it' Jealous
From TheJournal.ie Oslo university snubs killer Breivik's application to study No Thanks

Oslo university snubs killer Breivik's application to study

The man who killed 77 people in July 2011 attacks wanted to study political science by distance learning.

From TheJournal.ie Dozens in hospital after Norway tunnel fire Gudvangen Tunnel

Dozens in hospital after Norway tunnel fire

A firefighter said that it was “pure luck” that no one has died.

From TheJournal.ie Anders Behring Breivik wants to study political science at Oslo University Norway

Anders Behring Breivik wants to study political science at Oslo University

The man behind the terrorist atrocities that left 77 people dead in July 2011 has applied to study at the University of Oslo.

From TheJournal.ie Concern about right wing websites with Irish contributions Hate

Concern about right wing websites with Irish contributions

Online hate speech accounts for about 10 per cent of all cases of racism reported to the Immigrant Council of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Neo-Nazi linked to Breivik arrested amid fears of 'major terrorist act' France

Neo-Nazi linked to Breivik arrested amid fears of 'major terrorist act'

Kristian Vikernes, who is said to have been linked with Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, was arrested by intelligence officers in France earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Extract: ‘If I were Mr de Valera, I would keep a watch on all ports, communications and wireless in his territory’ Read Me

Extract: ‘If I were Mr de Valera, I would keep a watch on all ports, communications and wireless in his territory’

A confidential report on a meeting with Neville Chamberlain in 1940 shows the British Prime minister wanted to pass on advice to the then Taoiseach, Eamon de Valera about the threat of Germany.

From TheJournal.ie Breivik gives up his inheritance - to stop Norway giving it to his victims Norway

Breivik gives up his inheritance - to stop Norway giving it to his victims

Anders Behring Breivik would have inherited money from his late mother, but doesn’t want it to go towards his victims.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine gay rights activists hold first ever march Gay Rights This post contains images

Ukraine gay rights activists hold first ever march

Around one hundred gay rights activists marched in Ukraine today despite fears of violence and a court ban – marking the first gay pride event in the ex-Soviet country.

From TheJournal.ie Top readers' comments of the week You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

From TheJournal.ie As Norwegian PM boycotts Ryanair, O'Leary insists staff not treated like slaves Slavery

As Norwegian PM boycotts Ryanair, O'Leary insists staff not treated like slaves

Norwegian prime minister Jens Stoltenberg said he would never travel Ryanair as it is sued by two former stewards for unfair dismissal.

From TheJournal.ie Breivik files complaint over "aggravated torture" in prison Norway

Breivik files complaint over "aggravated torture" in prison

Breivik, who is serving a 21-year jail sentence for killing 77 people, has complained about being kept in isolation for too long.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland have compulsory military service? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland have compulsory military service?

Though it’s unlikely to happen, some Nordic countries and Austria are among those to operate a compulsory draft. Should Ireland have one too?

From TheJournal.ie Algeria: Details sought on missing hostages as Britain confirms deaths Algeria

Algeria: Details sought on missing hostages as Britain confirms deaths

British prime minister David Cameron has confirmed that three Britons are dead and another three are presumed dead as other governments scramble for information on their citizens.

From TheJournal.ie EU and Norway sign agreement in fisheries negotiations Fishing

EU and Norway sign agreement in fisheries negotiations

Minister Simon Coveney said the agreement would now allow fishermen and fish factories “to get on with their business in the normal way”.

From The42 VIDEO: This show-reel got a Norwegian kicker an NFL tryout Skillz This post contains videos

VIDEO: This show-reel got a Norwegian kicker an NFL tryout

His name is Havard Rugland and he’s talented.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney warns of difficult negotiations on fishing quotas Fishing

Coveney warns of difficult negotiations on fishing quotas

Coveney said proposed cuts to quotas will have serious implications for Irish fishermen and jobs.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: European Union collects the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo Winning

Pics: European Union collects the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was among the great and the good at a ceremony in the Norwegian capital today to mark the awarding of the prize to the bloc.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here’s the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your week.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny to accept Nobel Peace Prize today Nobel Peace Prize

Enda Kenny to accept Nobel Peace Prize today

The Taoiseach will be present at the prize-giving ceremony in Oslo.

From TheJournal.ie Norway's crown princess minds gay friend's surrogate twins Royal Babysitter

Norway's crown princess minds gay friend's surrogate twins

When friends of Norway’s Crown Princess couldn’t travel to India to welcome their newborn surrogate twins she went to look after them until the two fathers could.

From TheJournal.ie 18 EU leaders accept Nobel peace invite, 6 decline Nobel Prize

18 EU leaders accept Nobel peace invite, 6 decline

David Cameron will not attend the ceremony – commenting wryly: “There will be enough people to collect the prize.”

From TheJournal.ie CCTV footage shows Anders Breivik parking van at explosion scene Norway This post contains videos

CCTV footage shows Anders Breivik parking van at explosion scene

The video footage also shows the damage done by the bomb which killed eight people.

From TheJournal.ie Norwegian police apologise for deportation of Jews during WWII Holocaust

Norwegian police apologise for deportation of Jews during WWII

Over 700 of the 2,100 Jews living in Norway at the start of World War II were deported, only 34 survived concentration camps.

From TheJournal.ie Anders Behring Breivik complains about “sadistic” Norwegian prison conditions Breivik

Anders Behring Breivik complains about “sadistic” Norwegian prison conditions

Complaints range from not having a personal light and TV switch, censored phone calls, “screaming” prison mates and cold coffee.

From The42 Henning Berg confirmed as new Blackburn coach Steve Kean

Henning Berg confirmed as new Blackburn coach

“There are no real managers with credibility who would accept a job like that,” the Norwegian has said of the Ewood Park position.

From TheJournal.ie New oil discovery by Statoil in North Sea Oil Discovery

New oil discovery by Statoil in North Sea

Between 140 million to 270 million barrels of recoverable oil equivalents have been discovered by the Norwegian company.

From TheJournal.ie Michael D, rugby and video games: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Michael D, rugby and video games: The week in numbers

How many people love (or loathe) the Lovely Girls? How popular is Guinness? And how long does it take a video to become viral?

From TheJournal.ie Column: Breivik's victims have been largely forgotten during his trial Opinion

Column: Breivik's victims have been largely forgotten during his trial

The 22 July 2011 attacks could have happened here, writes Ciara Galvin, and could still happen.

From TheJournal.ie Breivik says he won't appeal 21-year jail term over killings Norway

Breivik says he won't appeal 21-year jail term over killings

The man behind the Oslo and Utoya Island attacks says he rejects the court’s legitimacy and therefore can’t appeal.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie 21-year-sentence does not mean Breivik will walk free in 2033. Here's why: Explainer

21-year-sentence does not mean Breivik will walk free in 2033. Here's why:

There is actually no limit to the number of times the court can extend the sentence.