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1. Norway oil exploration reduction expected

2014 is set to see a noticeable reduction in oil exploration, a new Statistics Norway (SSB) report indicates.

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Published on 18th June, 2013 at 4:18pm by Asgeir Ueland.

2. Norway female medical expert campaigns to reclaim athletes’ periods

Runi Børresen of interest project’ ‘Healthy girls-sport’ has attacked the myth young female athletes losing their period is normal.

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Published on 30th May, 2013 at 8:07am by Asgeir Ueland.

3. Thais consider eastern Norway cellulose factory

Södra Cell  factory, Tofte Thai company Double A is seeking to take over a cellulose factory in Tofte, reports say.

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Published on 29th May, 2013 at 9:49pm by Asgeir Ueland.

4. Conference shed light on Norwegian dual economy

An oil tanker (illustration photo) How dependent is Norway’s economy on oil and gas? That is one of the questions Professor Hilde C. Bjørnland of the Norwegian Business School (BI) tried to answer at the annual spring conference at the Norwegian Economic School in Bergen, Tuesday.

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Published on 29th May, 2013 at 12:25pm by Asgeir Ueland.

5. Vågå mayor found guilty, acquitted of most serious charge

Rune Øygard, Mayor of Vågå The ongoing trial of the Vågå mayor Rune Øygard came to an end today, Wednesday.

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Published on 22nd May, 2013 at 10:15pm by Asgeir Ueland.

6. Norway public sector wastes billions

Thousand-kroner notes Norwegian officials squander some NOK 25 billion a year, a new report shows.

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Published on 21st May, 2013 at 8:09am by Asgeir Ueland.

7. Statoil close to second-hand offshore rig deal

The Huldra platform Norway’s Statoil finds potential buyer for 12 year old rig which was advertised online.

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Published on 20th May, 2013 at 9:02pm by Asgeir Ueland.

8. Norway’s Statoil involved in European Commission’s oil price rigging probe

New Identity, Statoil Several major oil companies were raided by Europe's leading antitrust authority investigating possible oil price benchmarking, Tuesday. ‘Appalling’, say British MPs.

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Published on 15th May, 2013 at 10:33am by Asgeir Ueland and Michael Sandelson.

9. Electricity strike widens, blackouts and international supply problems possible

Power cables Atea IT company pay row gets Confederation of Norwegian Unions industrial action sympathisers leading to national power outage concerns and potential export risks.

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Published on 14th May, 2013 at 3:32pm by Michael Sandelson and Asgeir Ueland.

10. Norway Education Minister proposes fresh higher education reform

The Socialist Left’s (SV) Kristin Halvorsen calls for a new whitepaper ten years after a major Norwegian higher education reform.

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Published on 13th May, 2013 at 11:11am by Asgeir Ueland and Michael Sandelson.

11. Norway bridge collapse kills two

UPDATE 4: Police confirm the other person involved in Wednesday's Trondheim bridge collapse accident is dead.

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Published on 8th May, 2013 at 6:35pm by Asgeir Ueland and Michael Sandelson.

12. Journey to the end of a road: Norway’s new National Transport Plan

Sharing the road in Longyearbyen COMMENTARY: The Swedes are building roads that provide economic gains for society, but the roads built in Norway are often roads for roads’ sake.

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Published on 7th May, 2013 at 3:21pm by Asgeir Ueland.

13. Norway company could put bendable mobiles within reach

Graphene Norwegian Graphite is to conduct test drilling in to northern Norwegian mines in the hunt for more graphite. This could be used for a substance called graphene, hundreds of times stronger than steel and flexible.

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Published on 3rd May, 2013 at 9:18pm by Asgeir Ueland.

14. SAS pushes back Widerøe

A Widerøe Dash 8-100 Scandinavian Airlines announced it was selling 80 per cent of its shares in Widerøe for some SEK 2 billion (EUR 234.74 million).

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Published on 3rd May, 2013 at 6:13pm by Asgeir Ueland.

15. Norway Crown Prince criticized for intended Lockheed Martin visit

F-35 Lightning II HRH Crown Prince Haakon’s scheduled visit to weapons producer Lockheed Martin draws fire from the Left.

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Published on 29th April, 2013 at 10:13pm by Asgeir Ueland.

16. Norway Christian Democrats: Less is more

Knut Arild Hareide COMMENTARY: Priorities remain within the family for Norway’s Christian Democrats (KrF).

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Published on 26th April, 2013 at 7:50am by Asgeir Ueland.

17. The rise of au-pairs and spoiled Norwegians

COMMENTARY: Is the sharp increase in the number of au-pairs, mainly from the Philippines, turning Norway back to days long gone by?

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Published on 24th April, 2013 at 2:00pm by Asgeir Ueland.

18. Norway has too many long and winding roads, motorist lobby says

Norwegian mountain road The Norwegian government continues to be given a bumpy ride over its infrastructure policies.

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Published on 9th April, 2013 at 2:16pm by Asgeir Ueland.

19. Norway foreigner population ‘explosion’ puts ‘honesty officials’ under pressure

Norwegian border Population register bureaucrats are complaining of overload amongst a plethora of new non-Norway resident births.

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Published on 8th April, 2013 at 5:58pm by Asgeir Ueland.

20. Statoil to construct its ‘largest-ever’ project off Tanzania

New Identity, Statoil Norwegian energy giant Statoil is preparing a gas development with an estimated cost of NOK 100 billion. It has never built this size of project before, reports say.

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Published on 5th April, 2013 at 2:43pm by Asgeir Ueland.


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