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Norway Risks Housing Bubble as Krone Steals Agenda

Friday, 16 March 2012
Norway is moving closer to a housing bubble as the central bank’s strategy of cutting interest rates to weaken the krone spurs credit growth and bloats property values.

Norway lowers interest rates

Thursday, 15 March 2012
Norges Bank lowered its key rates by 25 basis points on Wednesday, reports the news agency TDN Finans yesterday.

Half of Oslo to have immigrant backgrounds in 2040 – new data reveal

Wednesday, 14 March 2012
Almost half of the population  of Oslo, Norway in 30 years will be made up of people with an immigrant background. Of those seven out of ten would have come from countries outside the EEA a latest report from statistic Norway show.

Norwegian Mass murderer, Breivik, acknowledges his actions, but insists “not my fault"

Monday, 06 February 2012
Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik Behring today appeared in court and met with the victims of his terrorist acts and called for the court to set him free.

Fines for undocumented jobs in Norway

Tuesday, 10 January 2012
Stavanger university hospital (SUS) and other activities in Rogaland in Norway have to pay hundreds of thousands of Norwegian crowns in fines for employing "undocumented" workers, reports local media.

Norwegian mass Murderer made Phone calls before the massacre in Norway

Friday, 06 January 2012
The Norwegian government received a threatening phone calls a few months before Anders Behring Breivik massacres and bombings. The evidence suggests that it came from Breivik yourself.

Millions of dead sardines on a beach in Norway

Tuesday, 03 January 2012
Large quantities of dead herring have been discovered on a beach near Tromso in northern Norway.

Large land slide in Norway

Sunday, 01 January 2012
A several hundred meter wide landslide occurred today near the city of Trondheim in Norway.

Mass Murderer,  Breivik's mother reacts to his son’s purchase of weapons in an interview with the police as his father and step father participate in documentary that seek to understand the killer’s upbringing.
Friday, 23 December 2011
Norwegian mass murdered, Anders Breivik Behring's mother was surprised that her son bought a gun, but did not realize what was to be used for.

Norway continues to lead as a safe haven for foreign capital

Tuesday, 13 December 2011
Norway seems to have become a safe haven for foreign capital.

Norwegian mass murderer, Breivik receive love letters

Thursday, 08 December 2011
Lawyers representing the victims of Norwegian mass murderer, Anders Breivik Behring, are very critical of the medical report which stated that Breivik irresponsible for the crime was due to his mental illness. At the same time the mass murderer is getting letters from lots of admirers.

Norwegian mass murderer, Breivik, declared insane - psychiatrists report

Tuesday, 29 November 2011
The expert psychiatrists, Synne S�rheim and Torgeir Husby have had a total of 13 calls with 32-year-old Breivik to come to the conclusion about his mental condition.

Integration Norwegian style – Divide the school students by race

Friday, 25 November 2011
A secondary school in Norway has chosen to divide students by ethnicity. The Education Council of the City of Oslo could not believe their ears.

IMF: Norway's economy is developing well

Tuesday, 22 November 2011
The Norwegian economy continues to perform well and growth is expected to continue at a "moderate pace" while inflation will gradually rise to the target expected in the two years ahead.

Surprise that Norway’s mass murderer, Breivik is hiding from photographers

Monday, 14 November 2011
The Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik Behring does not want to be photographed during the public hearing today. Norwegian law requires that he agrees to be photographed but he is against that. The Norwegian prosecutors have demanded that Breivik is remanded in custody at least for 12 weeks.

When the public meets the Norwegian mass murderer and look into his eyes

Monday, 14 November 2011
People have been queuing since 6 hours in the morning in front of the Norwegian court where the Norwegian mass murderer, Anders Breivik Behring would be defending himself of the killings and bombing he carried out a few months ago.

Ritual-like murder in Oslo in which blood used to framed written message

Sunday, 30 October 2011
A man was found dead after a murder drama in a residential building in central Oslo last night leading to Sunday in which the blood was used to inscription the word “Gud” meaning God on the wall.

Norwegian Nazi children shown on DVD to be distributed and sold in the market

Saturday, 22 October 2011
Several hundred Norwegian children and adolescents who were active in Nazi organizations during the war period have been presented in a new DVD coming out on the market next month.

Scores arrested detained in Poland because of their dealing with Norwegian far right Breivik
Wednesday, 12 October 2011
Polish police have arrested customers of the company where the Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik Behring ordered bomb materials to create his terrorist attacks in July.

Investigation into a Mass Murderer game choice and pay mates – Mass murderer Anders Breivik

Tuesday, 20 September 2011
The investigation of the Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik Behring continues. Now police are looking for his friends in the game world.

Danish Mohammed cartoonist flee for his life from Norway as Islamist target his head

Saturday, 17 September 2011
The Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard, best known for his Muhammad Caricature 2005, was forced to flee from Oslo earlier than planned after the Norwegian police got wind of the murder plans against him.
In that vein, a man in his thirties has been arrested in Norway on suspicion of planning an attack against cartoonist Kurt Westergaard.

New pictures of Breivik release showing him dress as police minutes before explosion

Thursday, 15 September 2011
Previously unknown images of Norwegian July 22 bomber, Anders Behring Breivik from a surveillance camera in Oslo have been published by the Norwegian Internet newspaper ABC News.

Large explosive found in Norwegian could had led to another big massacre

Friday, 09 September 2011
Both firearms and substances that can be used for bomb-making have been seized from a 27-year-old Norwegian.

Fears of growing right-wing extremist groups in Norway after the Utoya massacre

Thursday, 08 September 2011
Despite the strong public display in Norway after the massacre of many people in Norway by far right extremists, more people are turning to far rights extremist environments than would have been expected.

Norway freezes Assistance Afghanistan

Tuesday, 06 September 2011
Norway has frozen the equivalent Skr360 million in aid to Afghanistan.

Norwegian mass murderer, Breivik get piles of love letters

Monday, 29 August 2011
Women from all over the world are sending love letters to the Norwegian man who killed hundred of people recently in Norway.

Former right-wing arrested in Oslo fears he might have collaborated with Breivik

Sunday, 28 August 2011
A former neo-Nazi has been arrested in Oslo on suspicion of illegal possession of weapons.

Norwegian militant Mass murderer Breivik to remain in isolation in prison as survivors revisit Ut�ya where 69 perished

Saturday, 20 August 2011
Norwegian far right mass murderer, Anders Behring Breivik was told to spend further four weeks in Isolation after the judge in the Oslo City Court ordered on Friday.

The level of extreme negative feeling to immigration increasing in Norway

Thursday, 18 August 2011
Today, the level of negative attitude towards immigration in Norway has more than doubled and one in ten Norwegian is extremely critical of immigration unlike over a decade ago.

Norwegian Labour Party charging forward in recent poll as sympathy after the Ut�ya massacre drives in huge support

Thursday, 18 August 2011
The Social Democratic Labour Party in Norway is charging forward in a brand-new poll in which the party stands with the largest voter perception for 12 years.

Norwegian extreme far right Mass murderer, Breivik revisited The Island of death, Ut�ya showing no remorse

Sunday, 14 August 2011
The Norwegian extreme far right mass murderer,  Anders Behring Breivik was Saturday again back on Ut�ya to show police how he shot and killed 69 people - most of them young Social Democrats, on 22 July. He is alleged to have been indifferent to being back on the island. But he did not express any remorse.

Polar bear mauls one to death and injured four in North Pole

Friday, 05 August 2011
One person has died and four other have seriously injured after being attacked by a polar bear in the Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic, north of the Norwegian mainland.

Boycott for Norwegian Newspapers with Breivik photos on the front page

Thursday, 04 August 2011
Norwegians are now getting tired of the news about the mass murderer and the feeling that the media is trying to make meals out of the tragedy. The latest trend now is to boycott newspapers that carry the killer’s photo on their front pages.

Norwegian Billionaire collects money for Ut�ya

Thursday, 28 July 2011
A Norwegian billionaire, Petter Stordalen wants to make the Norwegian terrorist murder scene of Ut�ya to be a sanctuary of peace by contributing and collecting millions for its re-development.

Norwegian police publish names of victims of right wing massacre

Tuesday, 26 July 2011
The Norwegian police will in all probability go out with the names of the dead after the terrorist attacks in Norway, writes Norwegian news network, NRK

Norway: Too much focus on terrorist threats from Islamists while home grown spread deadly terror

Monday, 25 July 2011
Attacks in Norway have created much attention and debate around the world. Many commentators believe that in the past more focus has been placed  on the terrorist threat from Islamists - and not enough on the right-wing extremism.

Norway suspends election campaign

Monday, 25 July 2011
Following the terrorist attacks, the Norwegian party leaders decided to postpone the election campaign for this autumn's municipal elections. The election is scheduled for September 12.

Severe flooding costing Norway big time

Monday, 13 June 2011
Heavy rain and melting snow have led to severe flooding in central Norway. The cost of damage is estimated at around €25 million. The financial industry's organization, FNO has estimated the compensation to damages to houses and other private property could stretch for more than EUR 1.6 billion.

Intense flood takes over Central Norway

Saturday, 11 June 2011
The turn around of weather in Norway is causing chaos in the central part of the country as an unprecedented flooding is taking place.

Norway adjusts GDP forecasts and paints a brighter future for its economy

Thursday, 09 June 2011
Norway's statistics agency raises its forecast for the Norwegian GDP growth in 2011 to 2.3 percent, up from 2.1 percent in an earlier estimate in February.

Russia and Norway agrees a deal to divide up their shares of the Barents Sea.

Tuesday, 07 June 2011
Norway and Russia stressed that the dividing line provides completely new opportunities for exploration and production of oil and gas in Arctic waters.

Norwegian bankers call off strike

Tuesday, 07 June 2011
Norwegian bankers succeeded to call off their propose strike that was supposed to be raging on now as we reported yesterday.

The cost of mistake or just mistrust? How the choice for U.S. F-35 over the Swedish Gripen jet fighters will cost extra billions to Norway

Monday, 06 June 2011
Norway decided to choose American F35 over Swedish Gripen blamed on cost and efficiency.  But since 2008 that the F35 orders were made,  both the jets and the cost have not met their expectation. The cost keeps going up while production has not even yet started.   

It is crazy that Norway needs non western immigrants.

Tuesday, 24 May 2011
A Norwegian official, Jens Ulltveit-Moe, who is the boss if the Umoe Group, a Norwegian energy and service company has called the need for increased immigration to fill positions in Norway as “nonsense that Norway needs immigrants”.

Norwegian economy picks up somewhat growth

Tuesday, 24 May 2011
The Norwegian mainland economy grew slightly less than expected in the first quarter. GDP growth was 0.6 percent compared with the fourth quarter, according to the Norwegian National Statistical Office.

Norway withdrawing its strike warplanes from Libya

Sunday, 08 May 2011
The Norwegian Government has decided to withdraw almost all its combat aircraft from Libya, said a government source to Norwegian radio NRK.

Norwegian mothers are the best – in a comparison.

Tuesday, 03 May 2011
Save the Children has compiled some facts about what it means to be a mother in various countries around the world and it shows different results. But the key is that Norway has best mothers.

Norway has bombarded most Libyan target for Nato

Wednesday, 20 April 2011
The Norwegian fighter pilots involved in the war in Libya have released 12 percent of the bombs against Gaddafi forces, reports the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten.

Norway to be overwhelmed by pre – Easter smuggling

Sunday, 17 April 2011
The Norwegian customs are expecting an astonishing bout of smuggling activities across the border with Sweden’s V�rmland before Easter. This idea is based on provisional data which shows that already contraband traffic has increased.

Unknown experimental aircraft forced the Oslo airport to close?

Thursday, 24 March 2011
A passenger plane with 400 passengers was forced to turn around and land at the airport when an unknown aerial vehicle blocked the sky over Gardermoen in Oslo at 16:30 o'clock on Thursday.The vehicle could not be spotted from the ground and the raider system.

Statoil threatens to be thrown out of Libya if it does not resume oil production

Monday, 21 March 2011
Libya's Oil Minister Shokri Ghanem has threaten to cancel contracts to Statoil and other Western oil companies if they do not immediately start up oil production in the country.

Norwegian Skii star, Northug donates large to Charity Save the Children

Sunday, 20 March 2011
The Norwegian skiing star Petter Northug has donated more that Skr 1million to the charity Save the Children through a specially written sponsorship notes report various Scandinavian media sources in what the whole aspects of his attitude is being described as completely unique.

Norwegian secret police unearthed
Saturday, 05 February 2011
A secret Norwegian spy organization called E or 14 'section for special collection,' in the past 10 years have operated on three continents, writes the Norwegian newspaper VG.

More Swedes working in Norway could be forced to register there
Tuesday, 25 January 2011
Thousands of Swedes who do the border commuters to work in Norway might be forced to have a registration in the Norway following a new rule being designed

Norwegian Shipping institute arm guards on their ships
Saturday, 15 January 2011
The Norwegian shipping company Stolt Nielsen has begun to have armed guards on board their vessels in waters off Africa.

Spies from 19 countries all over Norway
Thursday, 11 November 2010
Norway one of the few unknown countries in the world to hold a huge amount of spies.

Norwegian woman implicated in great fake art tangle
Monday, 01 November 2010
A Norwegian woman is suspected of involvement in one of the largest counterfeiting the artworks to have occurred in the European art market, writes the Norwegian newspaper VG . Portuguese police have found the fake paintings that are supposed to have been made by Picasso, Leonardo da Vinci and other famous artists in the woman's home.


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King Harald V
Prime minister Jens Stoltenberg
Population 4.7 Million
Capital City Oslo
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Religion Christianity
Main stock market Name Oslo B�rs
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