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Jansrud clinches super G opener in Val d'Isere

Norway’s Kjetil Jansrud kept his composure to clinch the opening super G race of the Alpine Skiing World Cup season in Val d’Isere on Friday.

Norway’s Kjetil Jansrud kept his composure to clinch the opening super G race of the Alpine Skiing World Cup season in Val d’Isere on Friday.

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Carlsen retains World Chess Championship

Magnus Carlsen has won the World Chess Championship title for the third consecutive time. He defeated Sergey Karjakin in a series of tense tie-breaking games.

Magnus Carlsen has won the World Chess Championship title for the third consecutive time. He defeated Sergey Karjakin in a series of tense tie-breaking games.

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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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And also... A drop in the ocean; spending a penny; devil in the detail and more

Every Friday journalists from euronews’ various language teams choose a selection of stories from Europe and beyond, which may not have reached the international…

Every Friday journalists from euronews’ various language teams choose a selection of stories from Europe and beyond, which may not have reached the international…

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Statoil promises more for less from Sverdrup field

The biggest Norwegian offshore oil project in decades is going to be cheaper and more productive according to energy firm Statoil.

The biggest Norwegian offshore oil project in decades is going to be cheaper and more productive according to energy firm Statoil.

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Pokemon Go-playing Norway politician is slammed

A senior Norwegian politician has been criticised for playing Pokemon Go on her smart phone during a parliamentary hearing about the country’s defence policy.

A senior Norwegian politician has been criticised for playing Pokemon Go on her smart phone during a parliamentary hearing about the country’s defence policy.

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Remembering the victims of the Utoya massacre five years on

A remembrance service has been held on the island of Utoya, where 69 people were gunned down by Anders Behring Breivik five years ago.

A remembrance service has been held on the island of Utoya, where 69 people were gunned down by Anders Behring Breivik five years ago.

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Mikkelsen snatches late Rally Poland win after Tanak punctures

Norway’s Andreas Mikkelsen chalked up his first win of the 2016 World Rally championship season after snatching a dramatic late win at Rally Poland.

Norway’s Andreas Mikkelsen chalked up his first win of the 2016 World Rally championship season after snatching a dramatic late win at Rally Poland.

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Norway's wealth fund to sue Volkswagen over Dieselgate

Norway's sovereign wealth fund plans to join the class-action lawsuits filed in German courts against Volkswagen over the carmaker's emissions scandal.

Norway's sovereign wealth fund plans to join the class-action lawsuits filed in German courts against Volkswagen over the carmaker's emissions scandal.

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Obama and Nordic leaders present united front on 'Russian aggression'

President Obama has hosted the leaders of five Nordic nations – Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Iceland – praising the countries for their

President Obama has hosted the leaders of five Nordic nations – Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Iceland – praising the countries for their

Culture

Watch out dancefloors, the Norwegians are coming

Norway does not cop much clout in the international pop stakes but there are high hopes for producer-DJ Kygo’s long-awaited debut studio album

Norway does not cop much clout in the international pop stakes but there are high hopes for producer-DJ Kygo’s long-awaited debut studio album

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Norwegian helicopter crash victims all presumed dead

All 13 people on a helicopter that crashed off the Norwegian coast on Friday are presumed dead. Dramatic images showed the detached rota blade still

All 13 people on a helicopter that crashed off the Norwegian coast on Friday are presumed dead. Dramatic images showed the detached rota blade still

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11 bodies recovered after Norwegian helicopter crash

A helicopter ferrying passengers from a Norwegian oil platform crashed in the North Sea on Friday (April 29) killing at least 11 of the 13 people on

A helicopter ferrying passengers from a Norwegian oil platform crashed in the North Sea on Friday (April 29) killing at least 11 of the 13 people on

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Raising young peoples' eyes to the stars

Beating off bears or bringing the secrets of the universe into primary schools; just two of the challenges astronomers face when passing on their knowledge to the next generation of stargazers.

Beating off bears or bringing the secrets of the universe into primary schools; just two of the challenges astronomers face when passing on their knowledge to the next generation of stargazers.

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Norway to allow same-sex church weddings

After 20 years of discussion, the Lutheran Church of Norway has said "yes" to gay marriage.

After 20 years of discussion, the Lutheran Church of Norway has said "yes" to gay marriage.

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Norway mass murderer Breivik sues over his human rights

Mass killer Anders Behring Breivik is about to return to court – but this time it is to sue the Norwegian state, claiming it is violating his human

Mass killer Anders Behring Breivik is about to return to court – but this time it is to sue the Norwegian state, claiming it is violating his human

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Mikkelsen tops timesheets after Rally Mexico shakedown

Andreas Mikkelsen topped the timesheets in the shakedown for Rally Mexico on Thursday – the third leg and first gravel test this season. The

Andreas Mikkelsen topped the timesheets in the shakedown for Rally Mexico on Thursday – the third leg and first gravel test this season. The

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Tour of Oman: Edvald Boasson Hagen claims stage 5

Norway’s Edvald Boasson Hagen timed his sprint perfectly to clinch the fifth and penultimate stage of the Tour of Oman in Muscat on Saturday. The

Norway’s Edvald Boasson Hagen timed his sprint perfectly to clinch the fifth and penultimate stage of the Tour of Oman in Muscat on Saturday. The

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Norwegian adventure cat

Jesper the cat has become a celebrity in Hedmark, Norway. He has his own blog in Hamar Arbeiderblad (newspaper) and more than 8,000 followers on

Jesper the cat has become a celebrity in Hedmark, Norway. He has his own blog in Hamar Arbeiderblad (newspaper) and more than 8,000 followers on

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Prevc soars to victory with massive leap at Monsterbakken

Peter Prevc swept away with the spoils on day two of competition on the “Monsterbakken” in Norway. The Slovene’s two jumps of 238.5m and 230m gave

Peter Prevc swept away with the spoils on day two of competition on the “Monsterbakken” in Norway. The Slovene’s two jumps of 238.5m and 230m gave