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# oslo - Tuesday 18 January, 2022

Norwegian court to hear mass killer Anders Behring Breivik's request for parole today
# Anders Breivik Behring
# Anders Breivik Behring

Norwegian court to hear mass killer Anders Behring Breivik's request for parole today

Tue 10:05 AM 25,317 Views 28 Comments

The request is widely expected to be denied.

# oslo - Monday 17 January, 2022

Norwegian mass killer Breivik to seek parole as victims' families fear grandstanding
# Anders Behring Breivik
# Anders Behring Breivik

Norwegian mass killer Breivik to seek parole as victims' families fear grandstanding

Jan 17th 2022, 11:01 AM 41,871 Views 36 Comments

The far-right terrorist killed 77 people in a bomb and gun massacre in Norway in 2011.

# 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 11,774 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 18,149 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 34,050 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 18,677 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 20,661 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 19,904 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 8,555 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 13,523 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 13,384 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 13,295 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 12,602 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 14,863 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 21,740 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 46,020 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 10,736 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 29,712 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 15,245 Views 138 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 11,771 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 2,022 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 32,409 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 60,688 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 9,323 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 5,555 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 11,373 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 21,480 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 4,263 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 11,910 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 7,017 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 14,407 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 3,790 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 8,571 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 5,914 Views 25 Comments

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

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