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# norway - Saturday 23 July, 2011

Over 80 killed in Norway’s Utoya shooting as investigation turns to second suspect

Investigation into gun and bomb attacks continue as authorities search for more possible victims on the island.

Norway attacks suspect "came out of nowhere"

Police investigating the double attacks which killed at least 91 people in Norway yesterday say that the suspect had no known links to hardcore extremists and was not on their “radar”.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…

# norway - Friday 22 July, 2011

Death toll in Norway rises to 91

Eighty-four people have been shot dead on the Norwegian island of Utoya. Police say the Oslo blast and the shootings are connected.

One arrested on Norwegian island following shootings

Meanwhile Norwegian police say they fear there may be explosives on the island: there are no suggestions of a connection with island shootings and the bombing in the capital as yet.

'No confirmation' of terrorist motive: Norwegian PM

Several have been confirmed dead in Oslo, with more reported casualties on the island of Utøya. The PM has said: “The people who stand behind this wish to spread fear, but we won’t let them. We must remain calm.”

LIVE: Rolling coverage of Norway attacks from state broadcaster NRK Oslo This post contains videos

LIVE: Rolling coverage of Norway attacks from state broadcaster NRK

Live footage direct from the Norwegian national broadcaster, in the aftermath of Friday’s attacks in Oslo and Utoya.

Take 5: Friday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

How news of the Oslo bombing unfolded on Twitter Oslo This post contains images

How news of the Oslo bombing unfolded on Twitter

News of the bombings in Oslo unfolded in real time on Twitter this afternoon, with people expressing their shock and sadness at the news.

WATCH: First videos of explosion aftermath in Oslo Oslo This post contains videos

WATCH: First videos of explosion aftermath in Oslo

The extent of the devastation is as yet unclear.

Photos: Explosion hits Oslo Oslo This post contains images

Photos: Explosion hits Oslo

Several people have been reported injured following the explosion, which hit central Oslo just before 3.30pm local time.

# norway - Monday 11 July, 2011

Whaling forum seeks to tackle alleged 'buying' of votes

The International Whaling Commission has opened its 63rd annual talks with Britain proposing measures to tackle alleged internal corruption and to encourage transparency.

# norway - Friday 3 June, 2011

Eight things you need to know about the new, deadly E.coli outbreak

Why is this strain more deadly than any we’ve seen before? And what can you do to make sure you don’t get it?

# norway - Saturday 23 April, 2011

Pensioner who was dropped into freezing sea by medics dies in hospital

Janet Richardson had been on holiday aboard a cruise liner when she fell ill. As she was being evacuated on to a rescue boat she fell into the sub zero seas.

# norway - Friday 22 April, 2011

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# norway - Thursday 21 April, 2011

Pensioner dropped into the freezing North sea by medics

Janet Richardson was left in the sub-zero sea waters after a bungled rescue attempt in the North Sea. She survived but is reported to be fighting for her life.

# norway - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Record number of Nobel Peace Prize nominees this year

Awards committee today begins the secretive process of whittling 241 nominations down to one winner before October.

# norway - Friday 10 December, 2010

Liu Xiaobo awarded Nobel Peace Prize in absentia Peace Prize This post contains videos

Liu Xiaobo awarded Nobel Peace Prize in absentia

An chair sat empty during the ceremony in Oslo to mark the absence of Liu, who is in prison in China.

# norway - Wednesday 24 November, 2010

EU may push for bank levy instead of corporation tax rise

Introducing the levy could allow Ireland to save face in Europe – which is particularly important now that the IMF has said it is reluctant to pump money into the Irish banking sector.

# norway - Thursday 18 November, 2010

The Morning Score: Thursday

Little to take from a defeat with Norway, Kidney likely to cause debate with surprising team selection and one Irishman is off to a flier in Hong Kong.

# norway - Wednesday 17 November, 2010

And you are? Spotlight on Norway

Get to know Ireland’s opponents ahead of kick-off at Lansdowne Road tonight.

# norway - Monday 15 November, 2010

Who is Trap planning on picking this week?

A raft of withdrawals ahead of the Norway friendly means the Ireland manager is about to shuffle his deck.

# norway - Thursday 14 October, 2010

Japan rows into dispute over China Nobel winner

The comments are not likely to be received well by an already furious China.

# norway - Thursday 19 August, 2010

THERE’S PROBABLY a very good reason why Iron Maiden are considered one of metal’s wilder acts: and here it is.

The London rockers finished the European leg of their Final Frontier World Tour in Norway last week, and deciding to let their hair down after two and half months on the road, took a lift to Finnegans Irish Pub to kick off some steam.

And, indeed, steam was kicked off. Norway is known as being one of the few places where alcohol is more expensive than in Ireland: a pint of Guinness will set you back 66 Norweigan krone, or about €8.30. A pint of Kilkenny ale is the same price. A shot of Jägermeister is €7.70.

But, musicians being musicians, money was clearly no object for the six piece, and their (hopefully) considerable entourage. Here, via The Daily Wh.At, ‘s their receipt for their night on the town, running to a cool 20,109 krone – €2,537.

(For reference, €1 is about 7.93 krone.)

We can only assume that the staff at Finnegan’s got a pretty hefty tip after a night serving that rowdy bunch.

The best part? Their tour wasn’t even really over: the band played the Sziget Festival in Budapest three days later.

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