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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 14,427 Views 81 Comments

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

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 3,802 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.

Nobel Prize season kicks off with medicine award
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# Nobel Prize

Nobel Prize season kicks off with medicine award

Oct 8th 2012, 9:11 AM 3,367 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.

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 81 Views 18 Comments

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

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

The Evening Fix: Friday

Aug 24th 2012, 7:53 PM 8,583 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 5,930 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 58,905 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
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# Breivik

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

Aug 24th 2012, 9:04 AM 10,347 Views 86 Comments

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

Verdict in Breivik trial due at 9am this morning
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# Breivik

Verdict in Breivik trial due at 9am this morning

Aug 24th 2012, 7:45 AM 2,043 Views 5 Comments

The trial of the man who has admitted killing 77 people in two separate attacks in Norway last year will hear a verdict from the judges this morning.

Breivik will challenge any ruling that declares him insane
# Norway
# Norway

Breivik will challenge any ruling that declares him insane

Aug 23rd 2012, 7:35 PM 6,180 Views 22 Comments

The confessed mass killer says won’t appeal if he’s sentenced to prison – as long as he is declared sane.

'Breivik sympathiser' arrested in Czech Republic
# Czech Republic
# Czech Republic

'Breivik sympathiser' arrested in Czech Republic

Aug 18th 2012, 7:55 PM 8,077 Views 8 Comments

Local media reports that the 29-year-old man was arrested for building up a stash of weapons and explosives.

Norway's police chief quits after Breivik report
# Utoya
# Utoya

Norway's police chief quits after Breivik report

Aug 17th 2012, 10:10 AM 3,840 Views 8 Comments

A major report this week found that Norwegian authorities could have stopped Anders Behring Breivik.

Oslo attack 'could have been prevented'
# Norway
# Norway

Oslo attack 'could have been prevented'

Aug 13th 2012, 6:29 PM 3,855 Views 3 Comments

Investigation into official response to double terror attack last summer also found that the attacker could have been arrested much sooner.

Norway to publish report on response to 22 July attacks
# Norway
# Norway

Norway to publish report on response to 22 July attacks

Aug 13th 2012, 11:56 AM 2,386 Views 14 Comments

Report on how so many people were killed that day is expected to be highly critical of the official response to the attacks.

Update: US Embassy in Oslo evacuated after discovery of suspicious object
# Oslo
# Oslo

Update: US Embassy in Oslo evacuated after discovery of suspicious object

Jul 31st 2012, 12:20 PM 1,947 Views 0 Comments

A bomb squad attended the scene after the suspicious package was found under a vehicle. However it’s thought that the object is not dangerous.

Defence argues that Breivik was sane when he carried out killings
# Killing
# Killing

Defence argues that Breivik was sane when he carried out killings

Jun 22nd 2012, 12:22 PM 2,125 Views 13 Comments

The prosecution is calling for Breivik to be declared insane, but Breivik has said he will appeal the verdict if he is found criminally insane.

The Daily Fix: Saturday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jun 16th 2012, 7:58 PM 7,373 Views 1 Comment

All the day’s main news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed.

21 years later: Aung San Suu Kyi accepts Nobel Peace Prize
# Democracy
# Democracy

21 years later: Aung San Suu Kyi accepts Nobel Peace Prize

Jun 16th 2012, 1:04 PM 2,037 Views 2 Comments

The Burmese pro-democracy campaigner finally delivered her Nobel Lecture in Oslo this afternoon.

Verdict of Norway’s Breivik trial expected later this summer
# Breivik
# Breivik

Verdict of Norway’s Breivik trial expected later this summer

Jun 5th 2012, 2:05 PM 1,040 Views 3 Comments

Court says verdict won’t be out for at least a month after the hearings end in late June.

Breivik judge caught playing Solitaire in court during trial
# Breivik Trial
# Breivik Trial

Breivik judge caught playing Solitaire in court during trial

Jun 5th 2012, 7:51 AM 5,670 Views 11 Comments

Ernst Henning Eielsen, one of the three ‘lay judges’ handling the trial, was busy during a professor’s testimony yesterday.

Breivik's friends reveal details of nose job and possible depression
# Breivik
# Breivik

Breivik's friends reveal details of nose job and possible depression

May 30th 2012, 9:56 AM 3,296 Views 2 Comments

Four of Brievik’s former friends testified yesterday on the killer’s concerns about his appearance, and their thoughts on his sexuality. The computer game World of Warcraft is being mentioned in court today.

Breivik 'won't appeal' if found sane
# Breivik
# Breivik

Breivik 'won't appeal' if found sane

May 24th 2012, 2:58 PM 2,294 Views 5 Comments

The self-confessed mass killer spoke after court proceedings today.

Man seriously injured in self-immolation outside Breivik trial
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# Breivik

Man seriously injured in self-immolation outside Breivik trial

May 15th 2012, 6:12 PM 4,269 Views 6 Comments

Norwegian police say they do not believe the man had any connection with the terror trial.

Survivors of Breivik gun attack describe shootings
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# Breivik

Survivors of Breivik gun attack describe shootings

May 14th 2012, 2:40 PM 1,962 Views 7 Comments

Victims of the Utoya island attack describe their efforts to escape from the gunman.

Considering a holiday? Use the Club Sandwich Index to pick a destination
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# Peckish?

Considering a holiday? Use the Club Sandwich Index to pick a destination

May 9th 2012, 4:33 PM 4,792 Views 19 Comments

Dublin is the seventh cheapest of all the cities surveyed by Hotels.com with an average club sandwich price of €12.

VIDEO: 40,000 people sing Anders Behring Breivik's most-hated song
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# Norway

VIDEO: 40,000 people sing Anders Behring Breivik's most-hated song

Apr 26th 2012, 3:09 PM 7,508 Views 42 Comments

Breivik told his trial that the song ‘Children of the Rainbow’ was an effort to brainwash kids. Oslo responded by singing it.

Breivik blames 'racist' plot for questions over sanity
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# Breivik

Breivik blames 'racist' plot for questions over sanity

Apr 24th 2012, 8:33 AM 1,930 Views 7 Comments

Confessed killer of 77 people in July 2011 told court he would do what he could to avoid going to an asylum.

Breivik to give more evidence on details, motives of attacks
# Breivik
# Breivik

Breivik to give more evidence on details, motives of attacks

Apr 20th 2012, 8:31 AM 1,387 Views 7 Comments

Throughout the first week of his trial, the Norwegian has spoken at ease about the killing of 77 people last July.

Breivik planned to decapitate former Norwegian prime minister
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# Breivik

Breivik planned to decapitate former Norwegian prime minister

Apr 19th 2012, 2:20 PM 5,234 Views 22 Comments

Defendant says he cut social contact for a whole year in preparation for the double attacks of July 2011.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Apr 18th 2012, 8:00 PM 3,299 Views 0 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

Prosecutors press Breivik on 'Knights Templar'
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# Breivik

Prosecutors press Breivik on 'Knights Templar'

Apr 18th 2012, 1:08 PM 4,519 Views 7 Comments

The 33-year-old Norwegian admitted today that the network described in his online manifesto is “not an organisation in a conventional sense”.

Explainer: how the Norwegian courts operate
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# Behind The News

Explainer: how the Norwegian courts operate

Apr 17th 2012, 2:00 PM 9,061 Views 12 Comments

Why do officials shake hands with the accused? What is a lay judge?

Breivik says he would carry out "spectacular" attack again
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# Breivik

Breivik says he would carry out "spectacular" attack again

Apr 17th 2012, 10:49 AM 3,583 Views 39 Comments

The man who has admitted to killing 77 people last summer said he acted out of “goodness not evil” and claims that he would carry out such an attack agian.

Anders Behring Breivik set to take stand at terror trial
# Norway
# Norway

Anders Behring Breivik set to take stand at terror trial

Apr 17th 2012, 9:13 AM 2,009 Views 25 Comments

Meanwhile, one of the lay judges has been dismissed over ‘death sentence’ remark.

VIDEO: Breivik cries as he watches his own propaganda video
# Norway
# Norway

VIDEO: Breivik cries as he watches his own propaganda video

Apr 16th 2012, 7:07 PM 6,352 Views 46 Comments

Anders Behring Breivik was shown one of his own propaganda videos in court earlier today – and cried while watching it.

Norway killer admits mass murder but claims self-defence
# Massacre
# Massacre

Norway killer admits mass murder but claims self-defence

Apr 16th 2012, 12:33 PM 5,472 Views 24 Comments

Anders Breivik has pleaded not guilty to the 22 July 2011 massacre in an Oslo court this morning.

Trial of Norway killer Anders Breivik gets underway in Oslo
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# Massacre

Trial of Norway killer Anders Breivik gets underway in Oslo

Apr 16th 2012, 8:19 AM 2,646 Views 34 Comments

Anders Behring Breivik will use his five days of testimony to explain why he murdered 77 people – and to plead not guilty.

Norway killer Anders Breivik found sane in new examination
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# Norway

Norway killer Anders Breivik found sane in new examination

Apr 10th 2012, 1:45 PM 5,435 Views 29 Comments

The new assessment contradicts an earlier one which found Breivik criminally insane after he killed 77 people in a bomb and shooting rampage in Norway last year.

Norway formally charges Anders Behring Breivik with terror offences
# Norway
# Norway

Norway formally charges Anders Behring Breivik with terror offences

Mar 7th 2012, 4:21 PM 2,407 Views 13 Comments

The man who admitted carrying out two deadly attacks in July is due to go on trial next month.