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Norway mourns 77 dead a decade after extremist attack
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Norway mourns 77 dead a decade after extremist attack

Jul 22nd 2021, 5:40 PM 18,139 Views 6 Comments

In 2011, a right-wing extremist set off a bomb in Oslo, killing eight people, before heading to Utoya island where he shot dead 69 others.

51-year-old passenger arrested after bomb threat made against Ryanair flight
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51-year-old passenger arrested after bomb threat made against Ryanair flight

Jul 17th 2020, 1:53 PM 34,037 Views 27 Comments

It is the second similar threat against a Ryanair flight in a week.

Norwegian man appears in court accused of mosque terror attack
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Norwegian man appears in court accused of mosque terror attack

May 7th 2020, 11:20 AM 18,645 Views 0 Comments

Philip Manshaus is suspected of killing his stepsister and then storming an Oslo mosque with firearms last year.

Armed man arrested after stealing ambulance and driving into bystanders in Oslo
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Armed man arrested after stealing ambulance and driving into bystanders in Oslo

Updated Oct 22nd 2019, 9:02 PM 33,026 Views 55 Comments

A child who was in a pram was injured in the incident.

Norway mosque shooting being treated as 'attempted act of terror'
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Norway mosque shooting being treated as 'attempted act of terror'

Aug 11th 2019, 5:10 PM 20,652 Views 32 Comments

Only three people were inside the mosque at the time of the attack.

Gunman armed with multiple weapons injures one before being arrested at Norway mosque
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Gunman armed with multiple weapons injures one before being arrested at Norway mosque

Aug 10th 2019, 6:24 PM 19,898 Views 36 Comments

The shooting occurred at the al-Noor Islamic centre in the town of Baerum.

Barr claims second by narrowest margin in Oslo to maintain fine Diamond League form
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Barr claims second by narrowest margin in Oslo to maintain fine Diamond League form

Jun 13th 2019, 9:04 PM 8,552 Views 9 Comments

The Waterford man set a season’s best time to finish behind Norwegian world champion, Karsten Warholm.

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.

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 13,510 Views 29 Comments

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

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.

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 13,285 Views 8 Comments

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

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 12,594 Views 38 Comments

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

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.

Pilot who drank two bottles of whiskey and beer with crew before flight jailed
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Pilot who drank two bottles of whiskey and beer with crew before flight jailed

Aug 18th 2015, 10:14 AM 21,736 Views 22 Comments

The 38-year-old was almost seven times the legal limit.

Budget airline cancels flight after pilot and crew fail breathalyser test
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Budget airline cancels flight after pilot and crew fail breathalyser test

Aug 8th 2015, 1:46 PM 46,017 Views 26 Comments

Not ideal.

Sex traffickers 'controlled victims using voodoo'
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Sex traffickers 'controlled victims using voodoo'

Jul 27th 2015, 2:45 PM 10,695 Views 9 Comments

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

These are the 10 most expensive cities in the world
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These are the 10 most expensive cities in the world

Mar 3rd 2015, 9:56 AM 29,702 Views 25 Comments

You really want to be earning top dollar to live in any of these places.

Muslims form 'human shield' around Oslo synagogue
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Muslims form 'human shield' around Oslo synagogue

Feb 22nd 2015, 10:51 AM 15,233 Views 138 Comments

After prayers, the symbolic ring was formed outside the building.

Tutu calls on Norwegians to forgive mass murderer Breivik
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Tutu calls on Norwegians to forgive mass murderer Breivik

Sep 22nd 2014, 7:14 PM 11,732 Views 50 Comments

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

The Winter Olympics are going to either Oslo, Beijing or Almaty in 2022
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The Winter Olympics are going to either Oslo, Beijing or Almaty in 2022

Jul 7th 2014, 12:13 PM 2,016 Views 4 Comments

Bring a good warm coat.

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

Apr 9th 2014, 6:59 PM 32,380 Views 36 Comments

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

Norway's memorial to Utoya island massacre is stunning
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Norway's memorial to Utoya island massacre is stunning

Mar 5th 2014, 5:30 PM 60,670 Views 31 Comments

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

Three killed after man armed with knife hijacks bus in Norway
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Three killed after man armed with knife hijacks bus in Norway

Nov 4th 2013, 8:29 PM 9,315 Views 7 Comments

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.

OPCW wins Nobel Peace Prize for work in eliminating chemical weapons
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OPCW wins Nobel Peace Prize for work in eliminating chemical weapons

Oct 11th 2013, 10:04 AM 5,548 Views 42 Comments

The organisation was named ahead of Pakistan activist Malala Youafzai.

Oslo university snubs killer Breivik's application to study
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Oslo university snubs killer Breivik's application to study

Aug 6th 2013, 2:30 PM 11,364 Views 38 Comments

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

Concern about right wing websites with Irish contributions
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Concern about right wing websites with Irish contributions

Jul 22nd 2013, 6:15 AM 6,856 Views 95 Comments

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

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

Jun 11th 2013, 2:50 PM 21,442 Views 46 Comments

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

PFAI names squad for Norway tournament
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PFAI names squad for Norway tournament

Jan 7th 2013, 6:06 PM 1,424 Views 0 Comments

The annual FIFPro tournament for out-of-contract footballers takes place in Oslo on Thursday.

Pics: European Union collects the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo
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Pics: European Union collects the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo

Dec 10th 2012, 7:59 PM 4,260 Views 38 Comments

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.

Enda Kenny to accept Nobel Peace Prize today
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Enda Kenny to accept Nobel Peace Prize today

Dec 10th 2012, 7:32 AM 11,902 Views 69 Comments

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

CCTV footage shows Anders Breivik parking van at explosion scene
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CCTV footage shows Anders Breivik parking van at explosion scene

Nov 27th 2012, 1:45 PM 6,961 Views 14 Comments

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

Anders Behring Breivik complains about “sadistic” Norwegian prison conditions
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Anders Behring Breivik complains about “sadistic” Norwegian prison conditions

Nov 9th 2012, 4:03 PM 14,385 Views 81 Comments

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

French and American scientists win Nobel Physics Prize
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French and American scientists win Nobel Physics Prize

Oct 9th 2012, 2:51 PM 3,785 Views 6 Comments

“I was walking with my wife [and] when I saw the Swedish area code, I realised,” said one of this year’s winners.

Nobel Prize season kicks off with medicine award
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Nobel Prize season kicks off with medicine award

Oct 8th 2012, 9:11 AM 3,353 Views 2 Comments

This week, some of the world’s top scholars will look to Stockholm and Oslo as the 2012 Nobel Prizes are announced.

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

Aug 25th 2012, 2:56 PM 62 Views 18 Comments

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

The Evening Fix: Friday
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The Evening Fix: Friday

Aug 24th 2012, 7:53 PM 8,569 Views 13 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

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

Aug 24th 2012, 5:28 PM 5,901 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Aug 24th 2012, 9:46 AM 56,299 Views 58 Comments

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

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

Aug 24th 2012, 9:04 AM 10,223 Views 86 Comments

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

Verdict in Breivik trial due at 9am this morning
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Verdict in Breivik trial due at 9am this morning

Aug 24th 2012, 7:45 AM 2,028 Views 5 Comments

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.

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