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CDC adds Norway to highest travel advisory

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg over the weekend lifted COVID-19 restrictions in an effort to open up the country, prompting the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to place it under the nation’s highest travel advisory. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo Sept. 27 (UPI) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control…

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Norway opposition expected to win election fought on oil, inequality

The three candidates for Norway’s prime minister Erna Solberg from the Conservatives, Jonas Gahr Stoere from Labour Party and Trygve Slagsvold Vedum from the Centre Party attend a debate in central Oslo, Norway August 9, 2021. Picture taken August 9, 2021. REUTERS/Gwladys FoucheFinal day of voting, polls close at 1900 GMTConservatives seen losing power after…

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Norway sees oil in its Prospective despite warnings

“We will supply energy to the world as long as the demand exists,” Norwegian Petroleum and Energy Minister Tina Bru says. Norway, Western Europe’s biggest oil producer, plans to continue exploration and drilling in coming decades, the government said Friday, despite concerns about its impact on the climate. In a white book on its energy…

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On This Day, June 10: Norway surrenders to Germany in WWII

German officers stand before Oslo’s National Theater in 1940 after taking control of Norway during World War II. On June 10, 1940, Norway surrendered to Germany during World War II, with King Haakon and members of the government fleeing to Britain. File Photo by Willi Ruge/German Federal Archives On this date in history: In 1692,…

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Norway fines Tesla for decreasing battery capacities and charging speeds

A court in Norway has found Tesla guilty after it was sued by owners who complained of reduced battery capacities and charging speeds. It has been ordered to pay 136,000 kroner ($16,000) each to buyers of certain Model S owners, a judgement that could run into the hundreds of millions of dollars, according to Nettavisen…

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World RX’s Norway opener cancelled, new Portugal finale added

The Norwegian round was due to begin the World RX campaign on the second weekend in June, but the season – the first to run under the leadership of new commercial rights holder Rallycross Promoter GmbH – will now begin at Barcelona in Spain on July 23-24.“Earnest efforts were made by all parties to reach a…

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No one has been murdered in Norway so far this year

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Seven murders were registered during the first three months of last year, the same number as the year before. “So far we have not registered any murders in 2021. There could be many reasons for this, corona restrictions could be one of many explanations,” says Vibeke Schei Syversen from The National…