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Bomb and shooting in Norway

A short recap of what has happened in Norway today: A (car) bomb went off in Oslo at 15:25, targeting government buildings. The official numbers are 7 dead and 15 badly injured, plus a huge amount smaller injures. One of … Continue reading

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Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize is given out by a committee of five people chosen by the Norwegian Parliament, but it is not a political prize. The people are chosen from any and all political parties, and they are free to … Continue reading

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Terror arrests

3 people living in Norway has been arrested and are under suspicion of having planned a big terror attack inside Norway. They are being connected with others planning similar actions in the US and UK. This is the first time … Continue reading

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Cities

Norway has no big city, not by any standard. Our capital Oslo is a small city with under 600.000 inhabitants. Oslo is also a county on it’s own, even though it’s surrounded by Akershus county. Getting city status in Norway … Continue reading

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17th of May

This is our national day, our independence day, an national holiday where almost everything is closed and people flock to the streets to be together in celebrating our independence from greedy neighbor states like Sweden, Denmark and Germany. Usually it … Continue reading

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