Monthly Archives: May 2014

Norway to limit financial aid to fewer countries

May 31st, 2014 (0)
The government has proposed to reduce the number of countries who receive financial aid. Norway currently gives aid to 116 out of 148 countries that are approved recipients. «We have to concentrate the aid to the areas where it ...

Government agrees on new agricultural agreement

May 31st, 2014 (0)
The Conservative Party (Høyre), the Progress Party (Frp), the Liberal Left (Venstre) and Christian Democrats (KrF) agreed on a new agricultural agreement on Wednesday. The parties agree on an increase in the budget of around NOK 250 million more ...

Norway police ready to storm Greenpeace ship

May 31st, 2014 (0)
Police are prepared to take action against Greenpeace’s ship Esperanza as soon as they receive the legal go ahead, the chief of police in Troms said on Friday. “This is now a legal matter,” Ole Sæverud told Norway’s NRK. ...

Norway’s FA bans Russia gay rights protest

May 31st, 2014 (0)
Norway’s Football Association said it had banned political messages backing Ukraine or homosexuals during a friendly match against Russia on Saturday in Oslo. “At Ullevaal, it has been decided not to grant requests for demonstrations, because it is a sports ...

What do Norwegians really think of Swedes?

May 31st, 2014 (0)
The languages are much the same and they always give each other shedloads of points at Eurovision. Is there much to separate these Scandi cousins? The Local’s Patrick Reilly finds out. Norway and Sweden. Sweden and Norway. Both countries ...

The Scream’ appears in a tree stump

May 31st, 2014 (0)
“I felt as though a vast, endless scream passed through nature,” painter Edvard Munch famously wrote. But he didn’t mean it quite as literally as this. “I was just having a walk along the river here, and I just ...

Who Can Write Essays

May 30th, 2014 (0)
Consult a knowledgeable individual to proofread your composition, so that you can eliminate mistakes, which you have neglected while proofreading your draft. Choose a subject on, that you may produce quickly; you’ve fascination and some expertise. Create a tough ...

Annan & Clinton mooted for Nobel committee

May 30th, 2014 (0)
International figures such as Kofi Annan and Hillary Clinton could get a say in who wins the Nobel Peace Prize, as a recent spat with China pushes Norway to spread responsibility for the award. Norway is still suffering the ...

Norway PM gives hope to Afghan interpreter

May 30th, 2014 (0)
The Afghan interpreter deported from Norway on Tuesday night may be allowed to return, after Norway’s Prime Minister called for the Minister of Justice to look at the treatment of those who worked for Norway in combat situations. Faizullah ...

Farmer finds engagement ring after 35 years

May 30th, 2014 (0)
It makes for some jade wedding anniversary. A farmer in northern Norway who lost his engagement ring while spreading fertiliser months before his wedding has recovered it 35 years later. Jan Kristian Kristiansen and his wife-to-be Britt were both ...
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