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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Norway

All time
# electric power
The world's first self-sailing electric cargo ship will be built by Norway
The ship will be able to haul roughly 100 containers at a speed of 12 to 15 knots.
# oh deer
Norway to kill 2,000 reindeer to eradicate disease
The herd is to be eradicated by 1 May 2018.
# high alert
Bars and restaurants evacuated after Norwegian police find bomb near subway station
The police Twitter account said it had been defused or neutralised.
Voices
Secrets to Norwegians' happiness: 'We don't boast. We don't express happiness openly'
Norway is the happiest country to live in because it is safe, equal and honest, writes Norwegian Ambassador to Ireland Else Berit Eikeland.
# tunnel of boats
Norway is about to build the world's first tunnel for ships
Construction of the Stad Ship Tunnel is set to begin in 2019.
# Resilient
Ireland is the 15th happiest country in the world
The best examples of happiness maintenance after large external shocks were Ireland and Iceland, according to the report.
# appeal
Norwegian mass killer Breivik loses case against his solitary confinement
The appeals court noted that Breivik was still trying to spread his extreme rightwing ideology.
# held up
Former Norwegian prime minister delayed at US airport over visit to Iran in 2014
Kjell Magne Bondevik is a former two-term prime minister of US ally Norway.
# big switchover
Norway is killing FM radio - against the wishes of most listeners
There are no plans to phase out FM radio in Ireland, the Department of Communications has said.
# Anders Behring Breivik
Norwegian mass murderer makes Nazi salute as court reviews 'inhumane' prison regime
Breivik has a three-cell complex where he can play video games and watch television on two sets.
# horrigust
We've all been pronouncing 'Roald Dahl' wrong for years and everything is a lie
It’s Roo-al. ROO-AL.
# Siberia
Fears for Rudolph as 250,000 reindeer to be culled before Christmas over anthrax fears
A state of emergency was imposed in July over the anthrax outbreak, which has claimed the life of a 12-year-old boy.
# Vietnam War Photo
Facebook does u-turn on censoring 'napalm girl' photo
Norway’s biggest selling newspaper had accused Facebook of censorship.
# Blitzen-Krieg
Over 300 wild Norwegian reindeer killed by lightning
Norwegian authorities have yet to decide what to do with the animals.
# Norway
Man gets stuck in public toilet trying to rescue a lost phone
He was overcome by nausea and vomiting.
# reader routes
My best road trip: a solo adventure in Nord-Norge during the Polar night
Driving around Nordland, Troms and Finnmark in Northern Norway under the Northern Lights.
# everybody off
Ryanair flight from Norway evacuated after bomb scare
Police in Norway said that an earlier alert in Manchester made them take the threat seriously.
# Bergen
11 killed as helicopter crashes off coast of Norway
Another two people are missing.
# Anders Behring Breivik
Norway to appeal mass killer's human rights prison verdict
The court found that the right-wing extremist was subjected to “inhuman” and “degrading” treatment.
# Norway
Norwegian fighter jet machine guns own tower by accident
Almost the identical thing happened in 2009.
# fugitive
Edward Snowden suing Norway so it won't extradite him during award visit
He wants to receive the prize in person.
# violated
Anders Behring Breivik wins lawsuit against Norway for 'inhuman' treatment
The mass murderer killed 77 people in an attack in Oslo in 2011.
# Courts
Man given 15-month jail term for raping girlfriend while she slept
Magnus Meyer Hustveit returned to his native Norway after sentencing last year.
# utoya massacre
Mass murderer Anders Breivik makes Nazi salute as he appears in court
Breivik is taking a human rights case against the Norwegian state.
# underage migrants
Arriving in Europe alone at 17 to work 16-hour shifts and sleep on mattresses
Tens of thousands of unaccompanied Afghan minors sought asylum in Europe last year. Many of them are now spread out in special shelters across the continent.
# disarming people
Norwegian police are losing their guns as there are "no grounds" for remaining armed
The Scandinavian country’s police force had been fully armed, due to a heightened terror threat, since 2014,
# rugby in scandinavia
'From playing with Johnny Sexton to guys who stumbled on the sport in the park'
Dubliner Rob Gannon is using his experience with St Mary’s to help his adopted club and country grow their rugby scene.
# Born This Way
Take a break and meet Nano, the woman who claims to be a cat
Cat lady… as in a lady who is a cat.
# grand soft day
Waterford's weather is so bad it's being used as 'Norway' in a new TV show
So now.
# interpret customs
'No means no': Norway sends migrants on anti-rape courses
“If a girl kisses me, I figure she wants to sleep with me”.
# Norway
A man in his boxers has pulled off some Hollywood heroics to stop a car thief
It was basically that scene in Terminator 2 when the T1000 chases down the car.
# Norway
Mass murderer Anders Breivik taking case against state over prison conditions
He killed 77 people in a bombing and shooting rampage in 2011.
# literally moving mountains
Could Norway be about to give Finland a mountain as a Christmas present?
Better than socks anyway.
# Courts
Court to hear appeal that wholly suspended sentence for rapist was 'unduly lenient'
Magnus Meyer Hustveit pleaded guilty to rape but was not sent to prison.
# naughty list
Norwegian newspaper apologises after announcing Santa's death
The paper posted an obituary on its website claiming Mr Claus passed away, aged 227.
# Road Trip
Hungary have qualified for a major championship for the first time in 30 years
Former Watford and Ipswich striker Tamas Priskin scored a vital goal for the Magyars this evening.
# Nearly there
Grief-stricken Hungary beat Norway to edge one step closer to Euro 2016
The Hungarians wore black armbands to mark the death of former player Marton Fulop.
# Prosperity Index
Most prosperous countries in the world revealed: Ireland ranked above Germany, UK and US
Norway has been named the most prosperous country for the seventh year running.