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Norway’s famed walrus killed out of concern for the safety of the public

A walrus that had become a popular attraction in the Oslo Fjord has been put down out of concern for the safety of the public, Norwegian officials say. The walrus, nicknamed Freya, rose to fame after clambering on to boats to sunbathe – sometimes sinking them. People refused warnings not to get too close to […]

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Celebrity walrus vacationing in Oslo causes a stir in Norway

A young female walrus has chosen Norway’s capital Oslo as her holiday destination for 2022. Onlookers spotted the marine mammal clambering onto boats which often look like they are about to capsize under her not inconsiderable 600kg heft to nap in the sun. Nicknamed Freya after the Norse goddess of love, she has become something […]

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Norway Shooting: 42-year-old man arrested with terrorism charges after deadly Oslo attack

A 42-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder, attempted murder and terrorist acts after a shooting in the centre of Norway’s capital, Oslo. Two people were killed and 21 injured in the overnight attack on a busy nightlife district. There was gunfire at about 01:00 local time on Saturday, in three locations including […]

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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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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 […]