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That was this week’s news, 04 June 2010. Amongst the headlines, thin lines, and Party lines. On Monday, Bergens Tidende reported the strike in the municipal sector is a goldmine for employers. The rainy city of Bergen’s council says it’s saving over five million kroner a day in wages and costs. That’ll buy a lot of umbrellas. Tuesday was probably not one of Petroleum and Energy Minister Terje Riis-Johansen’s best days. He had to answer Parliament about why he’d clammed up about the delay over CO2 capture and storage plans for the Mongstad gas power plant. He’d waited seven months before singing like a canary. Just as well, really, gas is fatal for canaries.

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That was this week’s news, 04 June 2010

Published on Saturday, 5th June, 2010 at 09:46 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

Amongst the headlines, thin lines, and Party lines.

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On Monday, Bergens Tidende reported the strike in the municipal sector is a goldmine for employers. The rainy city of Bergen’s council says it’s saving over five million kroner a day in wages and costs. That’ll buy a lot of umbrellas.

Tuesday was probably not one of Petroleum and Energy Minister Terje Riis-Johansen’s best days. He had to answer Parliament about why he’d clammed up about the delay over CO2 capture and storage plans for the Mongstad gas power plant. He’d waited seven months before singing like a canary. Just as well, really, gas is fatal for canaries.

On Wednesday,police in Horten told Tønsbergs Blad the transport strike has delayed delivery of the blue light for the top of their boat. It’s being held prisoner in a container in England.

Thursday’s The Foreigner’s full marks go to SV’s (Socialist Left Party) Erik Solheim, the Minister of the Environment. He was also called to Parliament to explain the Mongstad delay. He didn’t really answer the Opposition, saying money wasn’t the real issue, according to NTB. Politics is all about gas.

And yesterday, Jøran Kallmyr, FrP’s (Progress Party) Environment and Transport city councillor for Oslo, said he wanted to abolish compulsory summer leash laws, NRK reports. They were originally introduced to protect livestock, wildlife and birds, and Kallmyr argues game and sheep are rare on the city streets. Several dog-owners thought he was barking up the wrong tree.



Published on Saturday, 5th June, 2010 at 09:46 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

This post has the following tags: headlines, satire, nrk, ntb, toensberg, blad, bergens, tidende.





  
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