Oslo

Type: City
Name: Oslo
Country: Norway
Latitude: 59.91
Longitude: 10.75
population: 808,690
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Snøhetta’s Vulkan Hives Bring Urban Beekeeping to a Rooftop in Oslo

The gorgeous Vulkan Beehives were designed to reflect their use – multi-faceted cut honeycomb with a stretched texturized hexagon pattern on each of its surfaces. Clad in a warm honey color, the pair of beehives double as sculptures, adorning the food ... [Published Inhabitat - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Urticaria, Volcano, Oslo
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Traveller letters: On the Paris Metro, it's good to be paranoid

Tony Long's unhappy experience of public transport in Paris () is in total contrast to my recent experience.On the Metro there were public warnings of potential pickpockets and the need for careful attention to the security of personal belongings. I saw ... [Published Canberra Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Norwegian police nab drunken Segway driver outside Oslo bar

Credits: Alex Wong/Getty ImagesAlt Text: SegwaysAfter the first arrest of its kind, police warn the public does not 'appreciate the danger' of the vehicles One-Minute Read Friday, August 22, 2014 - 2:23pm A man has been arrested by police in Norway ... [Published The First Post: Latest - 4 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

What It's Like For a Working Mom in Oslo, Norway

The state of American child care is pretty abysmal. Day care is not well-regulated, the quality is often poor, and it’s expensive: In 35 states and Washington, D.C., it costs more than a year’s in-state college tuition . We are the only wealthy nation ... [Published Slate - The XX Factor - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

GP invites ideas for Telenor Youth Summit

Quazi Mohammad Shahed, chief human resource officer of Grameenphone, attends a press briefing at Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka yesterday to invite technology project ideas for Telenor Youth Summit to be held in Oslo later this year. P’hoto: GPTop mobile operator ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

News: Norway police arrest their first drunk Segway rider

WITH ITS two small wheels supporting a rider standing upright and gripping a long handle, a Segway looks like it requires a superhuman sense of balance, but Norwegian police have arrested a person they suspected of being drunk while riding one.The rider ... [Published Sunday Times Driving - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Segway, Norway, Arrests, Police
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Seeing in the Dark:Motherly wisdom: Lessons in love and acceptance

Before I was blind and a writer, I was a boy with many questions. Every other sentence began with a why, who or what, which drove my family mad.Like many siblings, my two older teenage sisters would ignore my questions, instead swaying their puffy hairdos ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Norway killer's father 'feels guilt'

The father of jailed Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik has written a book expressing feelings of guilt and responsibility over his son's actions.Anders Breivik admitted killing 77 people when he bombed central Oslo and then went on a shooting spree ... [Published BBC - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Oslo Police Arrest Intoxicated Segway Driver

28 sec DownloadThe incident comes a little over a month after the country's officials lifted a ban on the stand up motor device. ... [Published NPR - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Segway, Intoxication, Oslo
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

World’s largest wealth fund slows investment into new markets

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund chief executive officer, Yngve Slyngstad, said the fund hasn’t been trading Russian assets over the past eight months as it monitors the effects on the economy of sanctions. — Reuters pic OSLO, Aug 21 — Norway’s US$880 billion ... [Published Malay Mail - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 3 reports

Norway Marks The Legalization Of Segways With First Drunk-While-Segwaying Arrest

This is a person on a Segway. ( pbm. ) As my cool cousin Charlie once said, laws are made to be broken, man. That’s certainly true in Norway, where someone already got arrested for driving a Segway while under the influence of alcohol a month after ... [Published The Consumerist - Aug 20 2014]
Entities: Segway, Norway, Legalization
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Oslo underground railway extends mobile coverage

Tele2's Network Norway arm said mobile coverage on Oslo's underground railway system has been extended to more tunnels, making fast surfing available to 180,000 passengers. The Storo-Nydalen-Ulleval, Majorstuen-Railway Square, and Ellingsrudasen-Tveita ... [Published Telecompaper - Aug 20 2014]

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"Dutch Docklands has learned to live with the water instead of fighting it," the firm states. "Floating houses are common in the Netherlands but we took that technology abroad and scaled it up in size." – Daily Mail
"The new site is mobile responsive, context driven and allows for a much more rewarding user experience" added Lew...
"The tender process is set up with the customer at the forefront of our minds," says the government. "The new operator will be required to provide a minimum level of service that is at least equal to the combined service levels of both of the current operators."
"I really hope we're not risking having lots of drink-drivers on two-wheeled vehicles," said Finn Erik Groenliveien, head of the traffic police. "These are treated like any other vehicle when it comes to the limit on blood alcohol. "

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