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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Oslo

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# Oslo
Activists attempt to glue themselves to The Scream painting in Norway
Police said officers were called to the National Museum of Norway on Friday and had three people under “control”.
# Environment
Oslo walrus Freya is euthanised after people ignored pleas to stay away from her
The walrus had made its way to the Norwegian capital and experts say it was experiencing excess stress
# Norway
Memorial service held for victims of shooting during Oslo Pride festival
Two people were killed and more than 20 were injured in the attack during the capital’s annual LGBTQ Pride festival.
# Norway
Oslo shooting that left two dead being treated as 'act of Islamist terrorism'
Organisers of the Oslo Pride festival cancelled today’s planned events on police advice.
# Norway
At least three injured in ‘random’ stabbing near Oslo
Police have confirmed that the alleged perpetrator has been arrested.
# Oslo
Norway court rejects parole request for neo-Nazi mass murderer
The right-wing extremist killed 77 people in 2011.
# Anders Breivik Behring
Norwegian court to hear mass killer Anders Behring Breivik's request for parole today
The request is widely expected to be denied.
# Anders Behring Breivik
Norwegian mass killer Breivik to seek parole as victims' families fear grandstanding
The far-right terrorist killed 77 people in a bomb and gun massacre in Norway in 2011.
All time
# Nobel Peace Prize
Nobel Peace Prize awarded to two journalists from the Philippines and Russia
Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov were awarded the prize by the Norwegian Nobel Committee.
# Norway massacre
Norway mourns 77 dead a decade after extremist attack
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.
# Norway
51-year-old passenger arrested after bomb threat made against Ryanair flight
It is the second similar threat against a Ryanair flight in a week.
# Oslo
Norwegian man appears in court accused of mosque terror attack
Philip Manshaus is suspected of killing his stepsister and then storming an Oslo mosque with firearms last year.
# Norway
Armed man arrested after stealing ambulance and driving into bystanders in Oslo
A child who was in a pram was injured in the incident.
# Oslo
Norway mosque shooting being treated as 'attempted act of terror'
Only three people were inside the mosque at the time of the attack.
# Oslo
Gunman armed with multiple weapons injures one before being arrested at Norway mosque
The shooting occurred at the al-Noor Islamic centre in the town of Baerum.
# razor tight
Barr claims second by narrowest margin in Oslo to maintain fine Diamond League form
The Waterford man set a season’s best time to finish behind Norwegian world champion, Karsten Warholm.
# 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.
# 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.
# Norway
Man gets stuck in public toilet trying to rescue a lost phone
He was overcome by nausea and vomiting.
# 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.
# 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
Mass murderer Anders Breivik taking case against state over prison conditions
He killed 77 people in a bombing and shooting rampage in 2011.
# Bad Idea
Pilot who drank two bottles of whiskey and beer with crew before flight jailed
The 38-year-old was almost seven times the legal limit.
# don't drink and fly
Budget airline cancels flight after pilot and crew fail breathalyser test
Not ideal.
# Spain
Sex traffickers 'controlled victims using voodoo'
They resorted to “traditional Juju voodoo practices, including animal sacrifices” to control their victims.
# Sky High
These are the 10 most expensive cities in the world
You really want to be earning top dollar to live in any of these places.
# Solidarity
Muslims form 'human shield' around Oslo synagogue
After prayers, the symbolic ring was formed outside the building.
# god's position
Tutu calls on Norwegians to forgive mass murderer Breivik
The retired Archbishop said that not forgiving Anders Behring Breivik could be “corrosive”.
# short-list
The Winter Olympics are going to either Oslo, Beijing or Almaty in 2022
Bring a good warm coat.
# amnesia
Norway police try to identify man with no memory (but who speaks five languages)
The man speaks five languages and doesn’t know anything about how he turned up in Oslo.
# Poignant
Norway's memorial to Utoya island massacre is stunning
The winning entry from Jonas Dahlberg shows part of a nearby promontory cleaved in two.
# Norway
Three killed after man armed with knife hijacks bus in Norway
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.
# Nobel
OPCW wins Nobel Peace Prize for work in eliminating chemical weapons
The organisation was named ahead of Pakistan activist Malala Youafzai.
# No thanks
Oslo university snubs killer Breivik's application to study
The man who killed 77 people in July 2011 attacks wanted to study political science by distance learning.
# hate
Concern about right wing websites with Irish contributions
Online hate speech accounts for about 10 per cent of all cases of racism reported to the Immigrant Council of Ireland.
# Norway
Breivik gives up his inheritance - to stop Norway giving it to his victims
Anders Behring Breivik would have inherited money from his late mother, but doesn’t want it to go towards his victims.
# Airtricity League
PFAI names squad for Norway tournament
The annual FIFPro tournament for out-of-contract footballers takes place in Oslo on Thursday.
# Winning
Pics: European Union collects the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo
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.
# Nobel Peace Prize
Enda Kenny to accept Nobel Peace Prize today
The Taoiseach will be present at the prize-giving ceremony in Oslo.
# Norway
CCTV footage shows Anders Breivik parking van at explosion scene
The video footage also shows the damage done by the bomb which killed eight people.