Publication: The Local Norway

First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Norway's 'killer robot' technology under fire

Minister of Defence Ine Eriksen Søreide under fire about new autonomous missile technology. Photo: Torstein Bøe / NTB scanpixThe Norwegian government is set to develop a new controversial robot-controlled missile for its fighter jets, but faces opposition ... [Published The Local Norway - 11 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Norwegian scoops 2nd ever largest lotto prize

One lucky Norwegian won 127 million kroner on the National Lottery. Photo: Cornelius Poppe / NTB scanpixA woman from Kristiansund won 127 million kroner on the Norwegian Lottery on Wednesday, the second biggest win in the the history of the Norwegian ... [Published The Local Norway - 13 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Russia's Lavrov to visit Norway for war event

King Harald speaks at the Bjørnevatn tunnel in Finnmark. Photo: Knut Falch / NTB scanpixRussia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sergey Lavrov, will join Norwegians this weekend in commemorating the Russian army's liberation of Norway from Nazi rule.It is ... [Published The Local Norway - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Norwegian teens caught in fake web sex scam

Two teenage boys from Norway swindled many thousands of kroner after they posted fake sex ads on an online website, it was revealed on Wednesday.The scam saw the Norwegian youths place fake advertisements on a website offering escort services. The ads ... [Published The Local Norway - Oct 22 2014]
Entities: Online Scams, Fake, Sex
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Russia tensions prompt Norway to hold back jets

A Norwegian owned F-16. Photo: Lars Magne Hovtun / Forsvaret / ScanpixIncreased Russian military activity is one of several reasons to why Norway did not send its fighter jet planes to Iraq and the war against Isis, according to Prime Minister Erna Solberg ... [Published The Local Norway - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Norway to save millions in child benefit cuts

Finance Minister Siv Jensen wants cuts for parents of disabled children in Norway. Foto: Vidar Ruud / NTB scanpixThe Norwegian government is set to save 590 million kroner ($90 million) if it goes ahead with its proposed budget cuts on child support for ... [Published The Local Norway - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Bed bugs in Norway are back

Bed bugs that once nearly died out altogether in Norway are back more prevalent than ever, pest experts have warned.The bugs became almost extinct across Norway around 70 years ago, but they have made a comeback and their numbers have exploded.The species ... [Published The Local Norway - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Komplett set to downsize in Norway over VAT hike

Ole Vinje, CEO of Komplett.no (left) debates government policy with MPs Olav Nils Sunde and Trygve Slagsvold Vedum. Photo: Vidar Ruud / NTB scanpixInternet retailer Komplett.no is set to move most of their business operations from Norway to Sweden if ... [Published The Local Norway - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Norway minister charged with violence to family

A minister whose crimes include pulling his son by his ears and threatening his wife with a knife, has been charged with family violence in Norway, on Monday.The case against the supposedly religious man starts in a East Finnmark court in February next ... [Published The Local Norway - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

40 yobs wreck girls' taco party in Norway

40 Norwegian youths gatecrashed and caused havoc at a taco evening on Saturday organised by a group of teenage girls in south-east Norway.The incident happened at a house in Follo where a group of five teenage girls were gathered for a quiet taco eve ... [Published The Local Norway - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Average Statoil salary is 1 million kroner

Statoil headquarters in Stavanger, south-west Norway. Photo: Heiko Junge / NTB scanpixStatoil, the Norwegian oil and gas giant, pay their staff an average annual wage of 1 million kroner ($153,000), the company revealed on Monday.The booming oil business ... [Published The Local Norway - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Cremation back for the dead in Norway: study

Norwegians are more than ever requestng to be cremated rather than buried after they die, with one in ten, asking for their ashes to be scattered in the Norwegian countryside, a study revealed on Friday.The research conducted by Norstat for Jølstad funeral ... [Published The Local Norway - Oct 17 2014]
Entities: Norway, NORSTAT, Next of Kin

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The Kristiansund resident won both the first prize and the "Lucky Number" ball in the “Viking Lotto” lottery game“. "Viking Lotto” is played in Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Finland, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia each Wednesday ."
"I think it went well and we came away with three points - that's the most important thing."
"This episode will haunt me and I will be ashamed of it all my life" he said in a brief speech to the press
"The struggle against suppression and for the rights of children and adolescents contributes to the realization of the «fraternity between nations» that Alfred Nobel mentions in his will as one of the criteria for the Nobel Peace Prize."

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Norway's 'killer robot' technology under fire [Published The Local Norway - 11 hours ago]
Norwegian scoops 2nd ever largest lotto prize [Published The Local Norway - 13 hours ago]
Russia tensions prompt Norway to hold back jets [Published The Local Norway - Oct 22 2014]
Norwegian teens caught in fake web sex scam [Published The Local Norway - Oct 22 2014]
Russia's Lavrov to visit Norway for war event [Published The Local Norway - Oct 22 2014]
Norway to save millions in child benefit cuts [Published The Local Norway - Oct 22 2014]
Komplett set to downsize in Norway over VAT hike [Published The Local Norway - Oct 21 2014]
Bed bugs in Norway are back [Published The Local Norway - Oct 21 2014]
Norway minister charged with violence to family [Published The Local Norway - Oct 20 2014]
Average Statoil salary is 1 million kroner [Published The Local Norway - Oct 20 2014]
40 yobs wreck girls' taco party in Norway [Published The Local Norway - Oct 20 2014]
Cremation back for the dead in Norway: study [Published The Local Norway - Oct 17 2014]
Thorhild Widvey: Norway's richest MP [Published The Local Norway - Oct 17 2014]
CF and Yara companies merger collapses [Published The Local Norway - Oct 17 2014]
Kjell Inge Røkke tops Norway's Rich List [Published The Local Norway - Oct 17 2014]
Bergen Prize won by teenage anti-extremist [Published The Local Norway - Oct 16 2014]
Statoil's CEO quits for 94m kroner job in UK [Published The Local Norway - Oct 15 2014]
Brende visits Ebola clinic in Sierra Leone [Published The Local Norway - Oct 15 2014]
PM attacked in budget 'cookie jar' jibe [Published The Local Norway - Oct 15 2014]
Canada sends Norway animal drug for Ebola [Published The Local Norway - Oct 15 2014]
Man jailed for sending death threats to PM [Published The Local Norway - Oct 14 2014]
Norway's Ødegaard makes Euro history [Published The Local Norway - Oct 14 2014]
Norway strikes energy jackpots home and away [Published The Local Norway - Oct 14 2014]
Surprise! Norway priciest for home comforts [Published The Local Norway - Oct 14 2014]
25 medical staff treating Ebola victim in Norway [Published The Local Norway - Oct 14 2014]
Condition of Norwegian Ebola victim improves [Published The Local Norway - Oct 13 2014]
India's president meets King Harald on Norway v... [Published The Local Norway - Oct 13 2014]
Statnett wins licence for Norway-UK sub-sea cable [Published The Local Norway - Oct 13 2014]
TV drama about July 22nd to be made [Published The Local Norway - Oct 13 2014]
Northug to go to jail for drink drive crash and... [Published The Local Norway - Oct 12 2014]
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