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From TheJournal.ie Anders Behring Breivik found to be sane, sentenced to 21 years Breivik

Anders Behring Breivik found to be sane, sentenced to 21 years

The verdict was delivered at a court in Norway this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Verdict in Breivik trial due at 9am this morning Breivik

Verdict in Breivik trial due at 9am this morning

The trial of the man who has admitted killing 77 people in two separate attacks in Norway last year will hear a verdict from the judges this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Breivik will challenge any ruling that declares him insane Norway

Breivik will challenge any ruling that declares him insane

The confessed mass killer says won’t appeal if he’s sentenced to prison – as long as he is declared sane.

From TheJournal.ie Lifeboats make two rescues in Sligo in three days Sligo

Lifeboats make two rescues in Sligo in three days

Two people were rescued from a 31ft Norwegian yacht in Sligo Bay on Saturday, while a trapped walker was rescued from the coast near Mullaghmore this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie 'Breivik sympathiser' arrested in Czech Republic Czech Republic

'Breivik sympathiser' arrested in Czech Republic

Local media reports that the 29-year-old man was arrested for building up a stash of weapons and explosives.

From TheJournal.ie Norway's police chief quits after Breivik report Utoya

Norway's police chief quits after Breivik report

A major report this week found that Norwegian authorities could have stopped Anders Behring Breivik.

From The42 Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action Preview

Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action

The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.

From TheJournal.ie Oslo attack 'could have been prevented' Norway

Oslo attack 'could have been prevented'

Investigation into official response to double terror attack last summer also found that the attacker could have been arrested much sooner.

From TheJournal.ie Norway to publish report on response to 22 July attacks Norway

Norway to publish report on response to 22 July attacks

Report on how so many people were killed that day is expected to be highly critical of the official response to the attacks.

From TheJournal.ie Cork man dies in Norway kayaking accident Cork

Cork man dies in Norway kayaking accident

Twenty-five-year-old Colm Johnson was paddling with four friends at the river Sjoa when he got into difficulties.

From TheJournal.ie Update: US Embassy in Oslo evacuated after discovery of suspicious object Oslo

Update: US Embassy in Oslo evacuated after discovery of suspicious object

A bomb squad attended the scene after the suspicious package was found under a vehicle. However it’s thought that the object is not dangerous.

From TheJournal.ie One year on: Norway remembers victims of Oslo, Utoya attacks Massacre

One year on: Norway remembers victims of Oslo, Utoya attacks

The country’s Prime Minister said the killer had failed in his declared goal of destroying Norway’s commitment to being an inclusive society.

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here’s nine things to know before you tuck into your Sunday breakfast.

From TheJournal.ie Aid workers kidnapped in Kenya safely released Kenya

Aid workers kidnapped in Kenya safely released

The four were working with the Norwegian Refugee Council when they were abducted and one of their colleagues was killed during an ambush last week.

Snoop Dogg detained in Norway with marijuana and cash Drop It Like It's Hot This post contains videos

Snoop Dogg detained in Norway with marijuana and cash

The rapper was on his way to a music festival when he was stopped by customs officials.

From TheJournal.ie Defence argues that Breivik was sane when he carried out killings Killing

Defence argues that Breivik was sane when he carried out killings

The prosecution is calling for Breivik to be declared insane, but Breivik has said he will appeal the verdict if he is found criminally insane.

From TheJournal.ie 21 years later: Aung San Suu Kyi accepts Nobel Peace Prize Democracy

21 years later: Aung San Suu Kyi accepts Nobel Peace Prize

The Burmese pro-democracy campaigner finally delivered her Nobel Lecture in Oslo this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Breivik judge caught playing Solitaire in court during trial Breivik Trial

Breivik judge caught playing Solitaire in court during trial

Ernst Henning Eielsen, one of the three ‘lay judges’ handling the trial, was busy during a professor’s testimony yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Breivik's friends reveal details of nose job and possible depression Breivik

Breivik's friends reveal details of nose job and possible depression

Four of Brievik’s former friends testified yesterday on the killer’s concerns about his appearance, and their thoughts on his sexuality. The computer game World of Warcraft is being mentioned in court today.

From The42 Barry out, Parker fit for England Injury Blow

Barry out, Parker fit for England

Everton defender Jagielka, who played in England’s 1-0 friendly win over Norway on Saturday, has been picked as Barry’s replacement.

From TheJournal.ie Breivik 'won't appeal' if found sane Breivik

Breivik 'won't appeal' if found sane

The self-confessed mass killer spoke after court proceedings today.

From TheJournal.ie Survivors of Breivik gun attack describe shootings Breivik

Survivors of Breivik gun attack describe shootings

Victims of the Utoya island attack describe their efforts to escape from the gunman.

From TheJournal.ie Breivik trial interrupted by shoe-thrower Breivik

Breivik trial interrupted by shoe-thrower

The brother of one of the victims of the Norway massacre hurled his shoe and told Breivik to “go to hell”.

From TheJournal.ie Norway sells off its entire stash of Irish government bonds Bond Markets

Norway sells off its entire stash of Irish government bonds

The Norwegian sovereign wealth fund fears that Ireland and Portugal bonds are not ‘predictable’ and could default.

From TheJournal.ie White-tailed Eagles make Clare their new nest after 100-year wait White-tailed Eagles

White-tailed Eagles make Clare their new nest after 100-year wait

The pair is nesting in Mountshannon, in what has been described as a “momentous occasion” by the Golden Eagle Trust.

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

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: 40,000 people sing Anders Behring Breivik's most-hated song Norway This post contains videos

VIDEO: 40,000 people sing Anders Behring Breivik's most-hated song

Breivik told his trial that the song ‘Children of the Rainbow’ was an effort to brainwash kids. Oslo responded by singing it.

From TheJournal.ie GALLERY: Ireland's 20 most improved trading partners in 2011 Trade This post contains images

GALLERY: Ireland's 20 most improved trading partners in 2011

We’ve ranked the countries with which Ireland has the best surplus of exports – and seen where that’s grown in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Breivik blames 'racist' plot for questions over sanity Breivik

Breivik blames 'racist' plot for questions over sanity

Confessed killer of 77 people in July 2011 told court he would do what he could to avoid going to an asylum.

From TheJournal.ie Breivik to give more evidence on details, motives of attacks Breivik

Breivik to give more evidence on details, motives of attacks

Throughout the first week of his trial, the Norwegian has spoken at ease about the killing of 77 people last July.

From TheJournal.ie Breivik planned to decapitate former Norwegian prime minister Breivik

Breivik planned to decapitate former Norwegian prime minister

Defendant says he cut social contact for a whole year in preparation for the double attacks of July 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Prosecutors press Breivik on 'Knights Templar' Breivik

Prosecutors press Breivik on 'Knights Templar'

The 33-year-old Norwegian admitted today that the network described in his online manifesto is “not an organisation in a conventional sense”.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

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

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: how the Norwegian courts operate Behind The News

Explainer: how the Norwegian courts operate

Why do officials shake hands with the accused? What is a lay judge?

From TheJournal.ie Breivik says he would carry out "spectacular" attack again Breivik

Breivik says he would carry out "spectacular" attack again

The man who has admitted to killing 77 people last summer said he acted out of “goodness not evil” and claims that he would carry out such an attack agian.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Anders Behring Breivik's testimony be televised? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Anders Behring Breivik's testimony be televised?

Some of the trial of the man who has admitted killing 77 people in Norway last summer will be televised but his testimony will not. What do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Anders Behring Breivik set to take stand at terror trial Norway

Anders Behring Breivik set to take stand at terror trial

Meanwhile, one of the lay judges has been dismissed over ‘death sentence’ remark.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.