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# oslo - Friday 8 October, 2021

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to two journalists from the Philippines and Russia
# Nobel Peace Prize
# Nobel Peace Prize

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to two journalists from the Philippines and Russia

Updated Oct 8th 2021, 10:12 AM 11,740 Views 12 Comments

Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov were awarded the prize by the Norwegian Nobel Committee.

# oslo - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Norway mourns 77 dead a decade after extremist attack
# Norway Massacre
# Norway Massacre

Norway mourns 77 dead a decade after extremist attack

Jul 22nd 2021, 5:40 PM 18,145 Views 6 Comments

In 2011, a right-wing extremist set off a bomb in Oslo, killing eight people, before heading to Utoya island where he shot dead 69 others.

# oslo - Friday 17 July, 2020

51-year-old passenger arrested after bomb threat made against Ryanair flight
# Norway
# Norway

51-year-old passenger arrested after bomb threat made against Ryanair flight

Jul 17th 2020, 1:53 PM 34,047 Views 27 Comments

It is the second similar threat against a Ryanair flight in a week.

# oslo - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Norwegian man appears in court accused of mosque terror attack
# Oslo
# Oslo

Norwegian man appears in court accused of mosque terror attack

May 7th 2020, 11:20 AM 18,657 Views 0 Comments

Philip Manshaus is suspected of killing his stepsister and then storming an Oslo mosque with firearms last year.

# oslo - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Armed man arrested after stealing ambulance and driving into bystanders in Oslo
# Norway
# Norway

Armed man arrested after stealing ambulance and driving into bystanders in Oslo

Updated Oct 22nd 2019, 9:02 PM 33,028 Views 55 Comments

A child who was in a pram was injured in the incident.

# oslo - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Norway mosque shooting being treated as 'attempted act of terror'
# Oslo
# Oslo

Norway mosque shooting being treated as 'attempted act of terror'

Aug 11th 2019, 5:10 PM 20,658 Views 32 Comments

Only three people were inside the mosque at the time of the attack.

# oslo - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Gunman armed with multiple weapons injures one before being arrested at Norway mosque
# Oslo
# Oslo

Gunman armed with multiple weapons injures one before being arrested at Norway mosque

Aug 10th 2019, 6:24 PM 19,901 Views 36 Comments

The shooting occurred at the al-Noor Islamic centre in the town of Baerum.

# oslo - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Barr claims second by narrowest margin in Oslo to maintain fine Diamond League form
# Razor Tight
From The42
# Razor Tight

Barr claims second by narrowest margin in Oslo to maintain fine Diamond League form

Jun 13th 2019, 9:04 PM 8,554 Views 9 Comments

The Waterford man set a season’s best time to finish behind Norwegian world champion, Karsten Warholm.

# oslo - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Bars and restaurants evacuated after Norwegian police find bomb near subway station
# High Alert
# High Alert

Bars and restaurants evacuated after Norwegian police find bomb near subway station

Apr 9th 2017, 7:15 AM 15,219 Views 40 Comments

The police Twitter account said it had been defused or neutralised.

# oslo - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Norwegian mass killer Breivik loses case against his solitary confinement
# Appeal
# Appeal

Norwegian mass killer Breivik loses case against his solitary confinement

Mar 1st 2017, 8:29 PM 13,519 Views 29 Comments

The appeals court noted that Breivik was still trying to spread his extreme rightwing ideology.

# oslo - Friday 26 August, 2016

Man gets stuck in public toilet trying to rescue a lost phone
# Norway
# Norway

Man gets stuck in public toilet trying to rescue a lost phone

Aug 26th 2016, 4:22 PM 13,376 Views 25 Comments

He was overcome by nausea and vomiting.

# oslo - Monday 16 May, 2016

Ryanair flight from Norway evacuated after bomb scare
# Everybody Off
# Everybody Off

Ryanair flight from Norway evacuated after bomb scare

May 16th 2016, 7:43 AM 13,289 Views 8 Comments

Police in Norway said that an earlier alert in Manchester made them take the threat seriously.

# oslo - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Norway to appeal mass killer's human rights prison verdict
# Anders Behring Breivik
# Anders Behring Breivik

Norway to appeal mass killer's human rights prison verdict

Apr 26th 2016, 4:35 PM 12,597 Views 38 Comments

The court found that the right-wing extremist was subjected to “inhuman” and “degrading” treatment.

# oslo - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Mass murderer Anders Breivik taking case against state over prison conditions
# Norway
# Norway

Mass murderer Anders Breivik taking case against state over prison conditions

Jan 5th 2016, 8:17 AM 14,860 Views 44 Comments

He killed 77 people in a bombing and shooting rampage in 2011.

# oslo - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Pilot who drank two bottles of whiskey and beer with crew before flight jailed
# Bad Idea
# Bad Idea

Pilot who drank two bottles of whiskey and beer with crew before flight jailed

Aug 18th 2015, 10:14 AM 21,736 Views 22 Comments

The 38-year-old was almost seven times the legal limit.

# oslo - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Budget airline cancels flight after pilot and crew fail breathalyser test
# Don't Drink And Fly
# Don't Drink And Fly

Budget airline cancels flight after pilot and crew fail breathalyser test

Aug 8th 2015, 1:46 PM 46,017 Views 26 Comments

Not ideal.

# oslo - Monday 27 July, 2015

Sex traffickers 'controlled victims using voodoo'
# Spain
# Spain

Sex traffickers 'controlled victims using voodoo'

Jul 27th 2015, 2:45 PM 10,710 Views 9 Comments

They resorted to “traditional Juju voodoo practices, including animal sacrifices” to control their victims.

# oslo - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

These are the 10 most expensive cities in the world
# Sky High
# Sky High

These are the 10 most expensive cities in the world

Mar 3rd 2015, 9:56 AM 29,704 Views 25 Comments

You really want to be earning top dollar to live in any of these places.

# oslo - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Muslims form 'human shield' around Oslo synagogue
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

Muslims form 'human shield' around Oslo synagogue

Feb 22nd 2015, 10:51 AM 15,241 Views 140 Comments

After prayers, the symbolic ring was formed outside the building.

# oslo - Monday 22 September, 2014

Tutu calls on Norwegians to forgive mass murderer Breivik
# God's Position
# God's Position

Tutu calls on Norwegians to forgive mass murderer Breivik

Sep 22nd 2014, 7:14 PM 11,742 Views 50 Comments

The retired Archbishop said that not forgiving Anders Behring Breivik could be “corrosive”.

# oslo - Monday 7 July, 2014

The Winter Olympics are going to either Oslo, Beijing or Almaty in 2022
# Short-list
From The42
# Short-list

The Winter Olympics are going to either Oslo, Beijing or Almaty in 2022

Jul 7th 2014, 12:13 PM 2,016 Views 4 Comments

Bring a good warm coat.

# oslo - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Norway police try to identify man with no memory (but who speaks five languages)
# Amnesia
# Amnesia

Norway police try to identify man with no memory (but who speaks five languages)

Apr 9th 2014, 6:59 PM 32,395 Views 36 Comments

The man speaks five languages and doesn’t know anything about how he turned up in Oslo.

# oslo - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Norway's memorial to Utoya island massacre is stunning
# Poignant
# Poignant

Norway's memorial to Utoya island massacre is stunning

Mar 5th 2014, 5:30 PM 60,679 Views 30 Comments

The winning entry from Jonas Dahlberg shows part of a nearby promontory cleaved in two.

# oslo - Monday 4 November, 2013

Three killed after man armed with knife hijacks bus in Norway
# Norway
# Norway

Three killed after man armed with knife hijacks bus in Norway

Nov 4th 2013, 8:29 PM 9,315 Views 7 Comments

The identity of the suspect, who was himself injured according to Norwegian media, as well as the motives for the attack were not immediately clear.

# oslo - Friday 11 October, 2013

OPCW wins Nobel Peace Prize for work in eliminating chemical weapons
# Nobel
# Nobel

OPCW wins Nobel Peace Prize for work in eliminating chemical weapons

Oct 11th 2013, 10:04 AM 5,550 Views 42 Comments

The organisation was named ahead of Pakistan activist Malala Youafzai.

# oslo - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Oslo university snubs killer Breivik's application to study
# No Thanks
# No Thanks

Oslo university snubs killer Breivik's application to study

Aug 6th 2013, 2:30 PM 11,367 Views 38 Comments

The man who killed 77 people in July 2011 attacks wanted to study political science by distance learning.

# oslo - Monday 22 July, 2013

Concern about right wing websites with Irish contributions
# Hate
# Hate

Concern about right wing websites with Irish contributions

Jul 22nd 2013, 6:15 AM 6,857 Views 95 Comments

Online hate speech accounts for about 10 per cent of all cases of racism reported to the Immigrant Council of Ireland.

# oslo - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Breivik gives up his inheritance - to stop Norway giving it to his victims
# Norway
# Norway

Breivik gives up his inheritance - to stop Norway giving it to his victims

Jun 11th 2013, 2:50 PM 21,456 Views 46 Comments

Anders Behring Breivik would have inherited money from his late mother, but doesn’t want it to go towards his victims.

# oslo - Monday 7 January, 2013

PFAI names squad for Norway tournament
# Airtricity League
From The42
# Airtricity League

PFAI names squad for Norway tournament

Jan 7th 2013, 6:06 PM 1,424 Views 0 Comments

The annual FIFPro tournament for out-of-contract footballers takes place in Oslo on Thursday.

# oslo - Monday 10 December, 2012

Pics: European Union collects the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo
# Winning
# Winning

Pics: European Union collects the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo

Dec 10th 2012, 7:59 PM 4,260 Views 38 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was among the great and the good at a ceremony in the Norwegian capital today to mark the awarding of the prize to the bloc.

Enda Kenny to accept Nobel Peace Prize today
# Nobel Peace Prize
# Nobel Peace Prize

Enda Kenny to accept Nobel Peace Prize today

Dec 10th 2012, 7:32 AM 11,905 Views 69 Comments

The Taoiseach will be present at the prize-giving ceremony in Oslo.

# oslo - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

CCTV footage shows Anders Breivik parking van at explosion scene
# Norway
# Norway

CCTV footage shows Anders Breivik parking van at explosion scene

Nov 27th 2012, 1:45 PM 6,989 Views 14 Comments

The video footage also shows the damage done by the bomb which killed eight people.

# oslo - Friday 9 November, 2012

Anders Behring Breivik complains about “sadistic” Norwegian prison conditions
# Breivik
# Breivik

Anders Behring Breivik complains about “sadistic” Norwegian prison conditions

Nov 9th 2012, 4:03 PM 14,398 Views 81 Comments

Complaints range from not having a personal light and TV switch, censored phone calls, “screaming” prison mates and cold coffee.

# oslo - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

French and American scientists win Nobel Physics Prize
# Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize

French and American scientists win Nobel Physics Prize

Oct 9th 2012, 2:51 PM 3,785 Views 6 Comments

“I was walking with my wife [and] when I saw the Swedish area code, I realised,” said one of this year’s winners.

# oslo - Monday 8 October, 2012

Nobel Prize season kicks off with medicine award
# Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize

Nobel Prize season kicks off with medicine award

Oct 8th 2012, 9:11 AM 3,353 Views 2 Comments

This week, some of the world’s top scholars will look to Stockholm and Oslo as the 2012 Nobel Prizes are announced.

# oslo - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Column: Breivik's victims have been largely forgotten during his trial
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Breivik's victims have been largely forgotten during his trial

Aug 25th 2012, 2:56 PM 63 Views 18 Comments

The 22 July 2011 attacks could have happened here, writes Ciara Galvin, and could still happen.

# oslo - Friday 24 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Friday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Friday

Aug 24th 2012, 7:53 PM 8,569 Views 13 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Breivik says he won't appeal 21-year jail term over killings
# Norway
# Norway

Breivik says he won't appeal 21-year jail term over killings

Aug 24th 2012, 5:28 PM 5,905 Views 25 Comments

The man behind the Oslo and Utoya Island attacks says he rejects the court’s legitimacy and therefore can’t appeal.

21-year-sentence does not mean Breivik will walk free in 2033. Here's why:
# Explainer
# Explainer

21-year-sentence does not mean Breivik will walk free in 2033. Here's why:

Aug 24th 2012, 9:46 AM 57,212 Views 58 Comments

There is actually no limit to the number of times the court can extend the sentence.

Anders Behring Breivik found to be sane, sentenced to 21 years
# Breivik
# Breivik

Anders Behring Breivik found to be sane, sentenced to 21 years

Aug 24th 2012, 9:04 AM 10,235 Views 86 Comments

The verdict was delivered at a court in Norway this morning.

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