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Longest snowkite race ever in Norway

350 kiters from 29 nations have gathered in Hardangervidda in Norway for a 130-kilometre race on skis and snowboards.

350 kiters from 29 nations have gathered in Hardangervidda in Norway for a 130-kilometre race on skis and snowboards.

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Polar beer at the world's northernmost brewery

"To make something of our own, that was the idea and beer was something as a coal miner we drank a lot of." Robert Johansen's passion project, a brewery deep in the Arctic circle.

"To make something of our own, that was the idea and beer was something as a coal miner we drank a lot of." Robert Johansen's passion project, a brewery deep in the Arctic circle.

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Norway tops UN list of happiest countries on earth

Norway has jumped to top spot in this year's World Happiness Report, knocking its neighbour Denmark off the top spot, into second place.

Norway has jumped to top spot in this year's World Happiness Report, knocking its neighbour Denmark off the top spot, into second place.

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All smiles: Norway tops World Happiness Report 2017

Norway wiped the smile off Denmark’s face on Monday by beating its Nordic neighbour to top spot in a global happiness survey.

Norway wiped the smile off Denmark’s face on Monday by beating its Nordic neighbour to top spot in a global happiness survey.

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Kraft takes world record on Vikersund hill

Ski jumping has a new world record holder with a 253.5 metre leap from Austria's Stefan Kraft.

Ski jumping has a new world record holder with a 253.5 metre leap from Austria's Stefan Kraft.

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Ski jumping: Austria claim team victory in Oslo

Austria held off the stiff competition of Germany and Poland to win a World Cup ski jumping team event on Saturday in Oslo, Norway.

Austria held off the stiff competition of Germany and Poland to win a World Cup ski jumping team event on Saturday in Oslo, Norway.

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Alpine skiing: Kline celebrates maiden win in Kvitfjell downhill

Slovenia’s Bostjan Kline claimed the first World Cup victory of his career on Friday when he triumphed in a men’s downhill race in Kvitfjell, Norway – a replacement race for the cancelled Lake Louise

Slovenia’s Bostjan Kline claimed the first World Cup victory of his career on Friday when he triumphed in a men’s downhill race in Kvitfjell, Norway – a replacement race for the cancelled Lake Louise

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Norway suffers extensive hacking of state computer systems

Among those targeted were the Norwegian Armed Forces, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Radiation Protection agency and the Police Security Service

Among those targeted were the Norwegian Armed Forces, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Radiation Protection agency and the Police Security Service

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Lars Lagerback is back

Veteran football boss is appointed Head Coach of Norway

Veteran football boss is appointed Head Coach of Norway

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Norway first country to switch off FM radio

DAB radio is coming to Norway as the country becomes the first to switch off FM. But in this avid radio nation, will everyone be able to listen?

DAB radio is coming to Norway as the country becomes the first to switch off FM. But in this avid radio nation, will everyone be able to listen?

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Breivik: no Nazi salute on day two of rights appeal hearing

The 37-year-old mass killer was rebuked for the controversial gesture on the first day of the detention conditions appeal hearing in Norway.

The 37-year-old mass killer was rebuked for the controversial gesture on the first day of the detention conditions appeal hearing in Norway.

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Mass killer Breivik makes Nazi salute at court hearing

Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik gave a Nazi salute on Tuesday at the start of a fresh hearing over whether his human rights have been violated.

Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik gave a Nazi salute on Tuesday at the start of a fresh hearing over whether his human rights have been violated.

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Breivik pulls Nazi salute in court

The Norwegian state is trying to overturn a ruling that it has violated his human rights by keeping him in isolation since he massacred 77 people in 2011.

The Norwegian state is trying to overturn a ruling that it has violated his human rights by keeping him in isolation since he massacred 77 people in 2011.

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Colombian Nobel Prize winner says a "ray of hope" for Syria, Sudan

Santos collects Nobel Prize in Oslo for deal with FARC Quotes anti-war song by Bob Dylan, 2016 literature winner Hopes Colombian deal can inspire peace talks elsewhere Colombian President Juan Ma

Santos collects Nobel Prize in Oslo for deal with FARC Quotes anti-war song by Bob Dylan, 2016 literature winner Hopes Colombian deal can inspire peace talks elsewhere Colombian President Juan Ma

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Radioactive leak at Norway nuclear facility

Authorities in Norway are insisting that a small leak at a nuclear reactor has been contained, with no injuries sustained and no expected environmental damage outside the facility in Halden near the b

Authorities in Norway are insisting that a small leak at a nuclear reactor has been contained, with no injuries sustained and no expected environmental damage outside the facility in Halden near the b

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Facebook backs down over 'Napalm girl' photo

Facebook has reinstated the iconic photograph of a naked girl fleeing a napalm attack during the Vietnam War.

Facebook has reinstated the iconic photograph of a naked girl fleeing a napalm attack during the Vietnam War.