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1. The Norwegian industrial sausage

A hot dog ‘Abattoir slurry in a condom.’ That’s how Jonathan Meades describes the industrially-produced sausage. That’s upsetting enough when you think about British sausages: but in Norway the industrial sausage is the national dish.

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Published on 16th May, 2013 at 10:38pm by Ben McPherson.

2. Norwegian ‘explains’ 17th May

17th May flags and banners in Oslo VIDEO: The flag-waving, the bizarre national costumes, the drunkenness: just what is Norway celebrating on 17th May, and what does it all mean? An anthropologist gives his view.

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Published on 13th May, 2013 at 6:01pm by Ben McPherson.

3. Breivik counsel publishes trial memoirs

Geir Lippestad, Anders Behring Breivik Geir Lippestad, who defended convicted terrorist Anders Behring Breivik, has published his memoirs.

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Published on 19th April, 2013 at 6:25pm by Ben McPherson.

4. Norway authorities face possible Utøya court case

Utøya in the sunset Families of victims of the Utøya shootings are considering legal action against both the police and the Norwegian state for failings which allowed Anders Behring Breivik to commit the worst spree killing by a single gunman ever to occur in peacetime.

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Published on 5th April, 2013 at 10:39pm by Ben McPherson.

5. Roma leader’s sister fears more violence following knifing

The sister of stabbed Norway Roma leader René Karoli forecasts the likelihood of revenge attacks.

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Published on 3rd April, 2013 at 11:53pm by Ben McPherson.

6. Algeria Crisis: Was Cameron last in line to know?

Jens Stoltenberg and Espen Barth Eide OSLO: British Prime Minister David Cameron last week expressed displeasure at the lack of information he received during the unfolding of the Algerian hostage crisis.

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Published on 25th January, 2013 at 2:59pm by Ben McPherson.

7. Norway Rightists and Leftists lock horns on Algeria

Jens Stoltenberg Norway has suffered two major terrorist attacks in the last 18 months. On 22nd July 2011, Rightwing extremist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 people in the course of a few hours.

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Published on 25th January, 2013 at 2:43pm by Ben McPherson.

8. 23 hostages killed during Algerian Special Forces raid

Sign in the desert Algerian authorities have confirmed that 23 hostages were killed during Special Forces action to free them at the In Aménas plant near the border with Libya.

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Published on 20th January, 2013 at 3:38am by Ben McPherson.

9. Some Statoil plant hostages freed, escape, captors demand free passage

From inside the Amenas plant 4 hostages have been freed, and some 20 hostages being held at the Amenas plant in Algeria have managed to escape from captivity, reports by various media suggest.

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Published on 17th January, 2013 at 1:33pm by Ben McPherson and Michael Sandelson.

10. Militants seized nine Statoil hostages, entry attempt failed

Statoil's Amenas Gas Plant in Algeria UPDATE 2: Attempts by the Algerian army to enter Statoil's Amenas gas plant facility in Algeria were unsucessful, reports say.

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Published on 16th January, 2013 at 9:47pm by Ben McPherson.

11. Breivik defence counsel goes public

Geir Lippestad Geir Lippestad, who defended Norwegian mass-murderer Anders Behring Breivik, is to publish his account of the trial.

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Published on 15th January, 2013 at 11:19pm by Ben McPherson.

12. Fredrikstad murder case accused ‘too ill to be questioned’

The 50-year-old accused Fredrikstad man arrested for the murder of his 35-year old partner arrived for questioning today at Fredrikstad police station, but was not well enough to be interviewed.

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Published on 15th January, 2013 at 10:46pm by Ben McPherson.

13. Minority background prevalent in Oslo schools

Children with a mother tongue other than Norwegian are in the majority in 54 of Oslo’s 125 primary schools, according to new figures from the Oslo region.

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Published on 15th January, 2013 at 1:08pm by Ben McPherson.

14. Murder suspect arrested for Fredrikstad woman’s death

Norwegian police today confirmed that the prime suspect in the murder of a 35-year-old Fredrikstad woman was the woman’s 50-year-old partner.

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Published on 14th January, 2013 at 10:23pm by Ben McPherson.

15. What Norwegian culture is Jon Hustad defending, then?

COMMENTARY: In Wednesday’s Aftenposten, journalist Jon Hustad laid into Culture Minister Hadia Tajik. Tajik cannot define Norwegian culture, he complains, and if she cannot define it, she is incapable of defending it.

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Published on 4th January, 2013 at 10:06am by Ben McPherson.

16. Krone to climb as Euro slides, experts believe

Norwegian currency Analysts predict steady climb in coming year.

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Published on 22nd November, 2012 at 10:18am by Ben McPherson.

17. SAS announces new routes

A SAS plane (illusration photo) Struggling Scandinavian carrier cuts staff and sells assets, announces new routes and more lounges.

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Published on 21st November, 2012 at 9:40pm by Ben McPherson.

18. Norway Rightwing victory a possibile triumph for multiculturalism

Main chamber of the Norwegian Parliament UPDATED: A win for opposition parties could be best chance for fairer representation, reports suggest.

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Published on 21st November, 2012 at 2:29pm by Ben McPherson.

19. Polish scientist ‘planned Breivik-style massacre’

Polish president Bronislaw Komorowski (Left) Officers arrest a man who allegedly planned to bomb Poland's parliament.

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Published on 20th November, 2012 at 8:25pm by Ben McPherson.

20. Statoil threatens Norway exit

Statoil Forus UPDATED: Norway energy company and producer Statoil has said government legislation may mean it leaves the country. An expert believes they may be bluffing.

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Published on 20th November, 2012 at 7:15pm by Ben McPherson.


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