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The weekend’s mayhem. A selection of odd stories from around the country. Adressa.no reports that even though it was Earth Hour on Saturday night, a building that is to be used by Enova – a government-owned company to advise on how to save energy – was discovered to have had all its lights on at the time. As James Bond put it, “shocking” and, quite literally, the lights were on but nobody’s home. Aftenposten.no sent eight emails out to different banks to test their level of customer service. Seven replied within one working day and the eighth, who shall remain nameless, took a week. Imagine how much their lack of interest cost you your money’s.

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The weekend’s mayhem

Published on Monday, 30th March, 2009 at 11:47 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

A selection of odd stories from around the country.

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Adressa.no reports that even though it was Earth Hour on Saturday night, a building that is to be used by Enova – a government-owned company to advise on how to save energy – was discovered to have had all its lights on at the time. As James Bond put it, “shocking” and, quite literally, the lights were on but nobody’s home.

Aftenposten.no sent eight emails out to different banks to test their level of customer service. Seven replied within one working day and the eighth, who shall remain nameless, took a week. Imagine how much their lack of interest cost you your money’s.

Bergens Tidende (bt.no) interviewed a man who locked a thief in his van when he discovered him trying to steal it. The van’s owner said that he wanted to teach the thief a lesson. Police wheeled him in to jail.

Dalane Tidende writes that a man in his 20s was arrested by police for throwing a snowball at their car late on Saturday night. Does anyone even remember “the laughing policeman” anymore?

TV2.no reports that a schoolboy’s results improved dramatically since he started working one day per week on a farm. The region’s director of education discovered this and has since put a stop to it because, she says, it contravenes the Education Law. What a load of bull.

Enjoy your day!



Published on Monday, 30th March, 2009 at 11:47 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

This post has the following tags: weekend, odd, stories, newspapers.





  
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