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Norway’s opposition Labour party defeats ruling conservative government in general election

The opposition Labour party has won Norway’s general election, bringing an end to eight years of conservative government under Erna Solberg. The prime minister has conceded victory after Monday’s election, paving the way for a centre-left coalition. “We did it,” said Labour leader Jonas Gahr Stoere, who will now try to form a government. The […]

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WATCH: Norway hunts for meteor that blazed through the night sky

Norwegians were left awestruck by a bright meteor that illuminated the night sky in the country’s south-east. Footage shows powerful flashes of light over Norway, followed by what witnesses described as loud bangs on Sunday. Norwegian police say they received a flurry of emergency calls but there were no reports of injuries or damage. A […]

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Whaling Industry: Japan, Norway and Iceland compete to lead $31 million market

Thousands of whales are murdered each year for their blubber, meat and ambergris even though commercial whaling is banned worldwide. Whaling is the process of hunting down whales. Thousands of whales are murdered each year for their blubber, meat and ambergris even though commercial whaling for profits is banned by the International Whaling Commission (IWC) […]

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Sand injury forces Norwegian golfer Viktor Hovland to withdraw from US Open

Norwegian golfer Viktor Hovland withdrew from the US Open on Friday after getting sand in his eye. The freak injury occurred ahead of the second round of the tournament. Hovland withdrew midway through his round as his vision started to deteriorate. “Hit a bunker shot in my warm up today and caught some sand in […]

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Body of missing 15-month-old Kurdish refugee who died in the English Channel found in Norway

Norway police found a body on the country’s coast earlier this year is that of a missing 15-month-old who died in the English Channel. The child, named Artin, died along with four family members when the boat they were travelling in sank in October. The Kurdish-Iranian family had been attempting to reach the UK from […]

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Mount Everest: Norwegian climber becomes 1st to test Covid-19 positive on world’s tallest peak

At least one person climbing the Mount Everest in Nepal tested positive for Covid-19, just weeks after the world’s tallest peak reopened to climbers following a year of closure. The Norwegian climber Erlend Ness was isolated in hospital for eight nights due to the virus. Reports say a sherpa in his party had also tested […]

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Norway Clay Landslide: Rescue crew find sixth body as search continues for missing survivors

Rescue crew found a sixth body while searching for the missing after a massive landslide that destroyed homes in Norway last week, police said. Four bodies were discovered on Friday and Saturday, and another two on Sunday. The first victim to be found was named as Eirik Grønole, 31. Four people remain missing following the […]

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Massive clay landslide near Oslo buries dozens, forces hundreds to evacuate

A landslide in Norway, 25km north-east of capital Oslo buried homes under dark mud injuring 10 people and leaving 11 missing. While rescue workers continue to search for the missing in Gjerdrum village, 900 people have been rescued. “We are quite certain that there are people in the affected area, but we don’t know if […]

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Melting ice patch in Norway reveals arrows from 6,000 years ago

Norway found a treasure trove of ancient artifacts dating back to 6,000 years after a melting patch of ice in the high mountains. They also found dozens of arrow shafts, shoes, clothing, and reindeer bones on the mountainside, located in Jotunheimen, which lies about 240 miles from the capital Oslo. Based on radiocarbon dating methods, […]

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Carbon monoxide gas from generator poisons an illegal bunker party in Oslo

Over 200 partygoers get caught while violating coronavirus restrictions after carbon monoxide gas fills bunker. 25 people were taken to a hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning after attending an illegal rave in a bunker in the Norwegian capital, Oslo. Five of them are in a critical condition. Two police officers who tended to the partygoers […]

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First time in nine years Polar Bear attacks and kills a man in Norway’s Arctic Archipelago

A polar bear killed a man in the Norwegian Arctic Svalbard islands on Friday, authorities said. This is the first such deadly incident in nine years. The man was a foreign national and was attacked at a camping site in the pre-dawn hours. “The bear was shot at by people on site and walked towards […]

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Norwegian man sets world record by singing for 50 hours straight

Norwegian Elvis Presley impersonator set a world record  by singing the legendary entertainer’s songs for more than 50 hours straight in an online competition. Kjell Henning C, whose stage name is Kjell Elvis, sang non-stop for 50 hours, 50 minutes and 50 seconds, smashing the previous record, recognised by the Guinness Book of Records. The previous […]