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That was this week’s news, 11 June 2010. Amongst the headlines, thin lines, and Party lines. Monday’s edition of Nationen reported a Norwegian farmer was cleared by a district court of having to pay bailiffs 19,500 kroner for not having put soft mattresses under his cows in the barn. The court agreed the rules were woolly and a soft surface was acceptable. But he was still ordered to pay the fine as the straw wasn’t considered to be cow-comfy. His appeal will probably last until the cows come home. On Tuesday, NRK revealed over 5,000 number plates were stolen in Norway last year. Police said they believe the new way of affixing them made thefts easier. Talk about falling off the back of a lorry.

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That was this week’s news, 11 June 2010

Published on Saturday, 12th June, 2010 at 14:31 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

Amongst the headlines, thin lines, and Party lines.

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Monday’s edition of Nationen reported a Norwegian farmer was cleared by a district court of having to pay bailiffs 19,500 kroner for not having put soft mattresses under his cows in the barn. The court agreed the rules were woolly and a soft surface was acceptable. But he was still ordered to pay the fine as the straw wasn’t considered to be cow-comfy. His appeal will probably last until the cows come home.

On Tuesday, NRK revealed over 5,000 number plates were stolen in Norway last year. Police said they believe the new way of affixing them made thefts easier. Talk about falling off the back of a lorry.

Wednesday’s The Foreigner full marks go to SV’s (Socialist Left) International Development minister, Erik Solheim. Vårt Land reported that he’s fascinated by African women. At last, a minister true to his brief(s).

On Thursday, both Conservative (H) and Liberal Party (V) politicians said they want to give Mongstad minister Terje Riis-Johansen one more chance after Monday’s no-confidence motion by KrF (Christian Democrats) and Frp (Progress). Liberal Party leader Trine Skei Grande told NRK they might be sending him several letters asking him to clear up questions the Party still has. They’re obviously confident he’ll read them then.  

And yesterday, Dagbladet reported police have a new weapon to point at vehicles which telling them if the owner’s paid their road tax, amongst other things. It’ll be difficult if the number plates have been stolen.



Published on Saturday, 12th June, 2010 at 14:31 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

This post has the following tags: headlines, satire, nationen, nrk, dagbladet, vaartland.





  
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