Posts Tagged ‘norway’

Viking Temple to Thor and Odin Unearthed In Norway is a Key Find

The Viking Age has fascinated people for generations and now we have a newly discovered ancient Viking temple that has finally shed some new light on Norse religion . Believe it or not, there is a lot we don’t know about these fearsome warriors and daring explorers. For example, scholars know relatively little about specific […]

Viking Temple to Thor and Odin Unearthed In Norway

The Viking Age has fascinated people for generations and now we have a newly discovered ancient Viking temple that has finally shed some new light on Norse religion . Believe it or not, there is a lot we don’t know about these fearsome warriors and daring explorers. For example, scholars know relatively little about specific […]

Norway funds massive project to trap and store carbon dioxide

Norway is one of the world’s biggest producers of oil and gas – but it’s working to reduce the carbon footprint of fossil fuel industries. The government announced this week that it will finance two-thirds of a large-scale project to capture and store carbon dioxide at sea. Carbon capture has long been touted as a […]

Nazi warship found off Norway coast, 80 years after it was ordered sunk

OSLO — A World War II Nazi cruiser which was torpedoed and sunk off the coast of Norway in 1940 has been found by chance at a depth of 490 meters (535 yards) during a subsea power cable inspection, the engineers who discovered the wreck said Thursday. “Sometimes, we discover historical remains. But I’ve never […]

Norway Seeks to Ban Full-Face Veil in Schools

Norway wants to ban full-face Muslim veils in schools and universities while teaching is taking place, arguing the garments prevent good communication between students and teachers. The bill, announced Friday, is a watered-down version of the government’s original proposal from last June, when it suggested a general ban on face-covering veils in educational institutions. The […]

Norway Government on Verge of Collapse as Minister Resigns

Norway’s Justice Minister Sylvi Listhaug quit on Tuesday to avert a collapse of the minority government after she caused uproar with comments accusing the opposition of being lenient on terror suspects. Ms Listhaug had been poised to lose a confidence vote in parliament later on Tuesday over her Facebook posts – a prospect that could […]

Israel slaps entry ban on Norway’s largest labor union

Ryan Rodrick Beiler Activism and BDS Beat 5 March 2018 Norway’s largest alliance of trade unions has fully endorsed the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions.  Ryan Rodrick Beiler ActiveStills A routine matter of racial profiling by Israeli authorities has spiraled into a diplomatic attack on Norway’s largest labor organization. Mohammed Malik, a Norwegian […]

Norway used NSA technology for illegal spying

     Behind an abandoned military facility 40 miles northwest of Oslo, Norway built a surveillance base in close collaboration with the National Security Agency. Its bright, white satellite dishes, some of them 60 feet in diameter, stand out against the backdrop of pine-covered hills and red-roofed buildings that scatter the area. Classified documents describe the […]

Norway Will Spend $13 Million to Upgrade Its Doomsday Seed Vault

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Homeschooled Child in Norway Tackled by Police, Handed over to "Child Welfare Services" – Sometimes the Law Matters

A 12-year-old homeschooled boy chased down near his home in Norway and seized from his parents has been returned to his family. Kai Kristiansen was chased by child welfare services investigators and police officers, tackled and held face-down in the snow, having been ordered into state custody because his family chose to homeschool. Kai’s reunion […]

German journalist questions Norway’s Olympic success over possible ‘asthma meds abuse’

Norway’s Alpine skiers won a bronze medal in the inaugural team event in Pyeongchang on Saturday, adding to the country’s lead in the medal count with a total of 38. “It’s difficult to say why the performance has been way too good,” Norwegian Alpine skiing great Lasse Kjus told Reuters. 70% of Norwegian Olympic skiing […]

Norway, UK express condolences over Iran deadly air crash

IRNA – Ambassadors of Norway and the UK to Tehran Lars Nordrum and Nicholas Hopton respectively in separate messages extended condolences over the Sunday air crash in central Iran. “Deeply saddened by the plane crash in Iran today. My condolences to all those affected by this tragedy,” Nordrum said in a Twitter message released on […]

The yolk’s on you: Norway’s Olympic team overwhelmed with 15,000 eggs they didn’t order

The Norwegian Olympic team, which arrived in PyeongChang for the 2018 Winter Games, had placed an order for 1,500 eggs, but something was lost in translation – or rather, added: An extra zero increased the order tenfold. The conversation between the Norwegian guests and the Korean hosts wasn’t all that smooth as both sides made […]

Norway Ski Team Sweater Featuring Ancient Tyr Rune Results in Europhobic Hysteria

Editor’s note: It is very fitting that Norway’s Alpine ski team would have the Tyr rune stitched into their jumpers. It is representative of the Norse god Tyr or Tir (or Tiw in the Anglo-Saxon, hence Tiw’s day or Tuesday). Tyr is a warrior god. The appearance of the Tyr rune in any rune reading […]

‘Too White’: Norway’s New Government Grilled for ‘Lack of Diversity’

Among the 68 ministers and secretaries in Norway’s new government, only two appear to be of minority background, despite one in six Norwegians currently being of immigrant background. This overwhelming “whiteness” has triggered fierce criticism from human rights activists. Numerous human rights organizations and critics, including the Norwegian Center Against Racism, have slammed Prime Minister […]

While US Backs Carnage, Norway Cites Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen – Halts Weapons Sales

Citing grave concerns over the humanitarian crisis that’s exploded in Yemen as a result of the U.S.-backed war in the impoverished country, Norway has taken action to curb its support of the violence and carnage. The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Wednesday that the country would stop supplying weapons and ammunition to the United […]

Norway Becomes First Scandinavian Country to Decriminalise Drugs

Norway Becomes First Scandinavian Country to Decriminalise Drugs December 17th, 2017 Via: Independent: Norway is to become the first Scandinavian country to decriminalise drugs as it focuses on treatment rather than punishment. The majority of the Norwegian parliament, the Storting, backed the historic shift […]

Norway Has Voted to Decriminalize Drug Use

Norway started a push to decriminalize drug use this week, when the majority of its parliament moved to focus on treatment for addicted drug users instead of punishment. “The majority in the parliament has asked the government to prepare for reform,” a spokesperson for the Norwegian legislature, the Storting, told Newsweek. “It has started a […]

14yo rapes schoolmate in Norway, films assault & sends to friends

The incident took place in Grenland district, Telemark County in southern Norway last week, as reported on Friday by the local Varden newspaper, which initially broke the story.  “The boy is suspected of rape and for spreading material of a sexual nature involving children,” police attorney Torunn Fossli Sæthre confirmed to Norway’s media. It was […]

Norway Armed Forces Colonel says women in army result in decreased combat effectiveness

     As the percentage of women in the Norwegian Armed Forces is steadily rising as a result of a campaign for gender equality, questions have been raised about the combat efficiency of the Scandinavian country’s defenses. Norway became the first European nation to introduce universal conscription in the name of gender equality, which is still […]

FLASHBACK: Norway PM Erna Solberg: Migrants need to work more and live by Norwegian standards (video)

     For a relatively small country, Norway is certainly at the cross roads of many global hot topics and the prime minister has to navigate issues such as growing tensions with Russia, Britain’s decision to leave the European Union and the refugee crisis. Isabelle Kumar spoke to Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, at the Council […]

It flies, and it snoops: Norway’s pricey F-35s caught sending ‘sensitive data’ to US

The Royal Norwegian Air Force recently received the first three of the 40 F-35 fighter jets it ordered from Lockheed Martin. Major General Morten Klevar, the director of Norway’s F-35 program, has described the fabled fighter jet as “crucial to the continued modernization of our armed forces and our ability to preserve Norwegian and allied […]

Sami People Persuade Norway Pension Fund To Divest From Dakota Access

Above Photo:  Representatives of the Sami Parliament in Norway for the period 2013-2017. President Vibeke Larsen stands in the center of the front row. Photograph: Kenneth Haetta Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us break through. The Sami parliament, […]

Dine Under The Sea At This Stunning Restaurant Off The Coast Of Norway

Though humans have lived on Earth for thousands of years, we’ve only explored five percent of the oceans. Who knows what might be lurking in the deep recesses of the Pacific Ocean, or even off the coast of Norway. Diners will soon have the opportunity find out, as the Norwegian architectural firm Snøhetta is building […]

Norway Reviews Ethics Of Energy Investments

Above Photo: From stopetp.org Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us break through. The Council on Ethics for Norway’s sovereign wealth fund is assessing whether Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) violated the fund’s guidelines for responsible investment, reported Reuters today. Similar reviews […]

How Britain Forced The Invasion of Norway & Denmark By Germany Then Blamed Hitler, Again

By John Wear Hitler soon had convincing evidence that Britain would not respect Norwegian neutrality. German naval intelligence in February 1940 broke the British naval codes and obtained important information about Allied activities and plans. The intercepts indicated that the Allies were preparing for operations against Norway using the pretext of helping Finland. The question […]

Floods and landslides strike southern Norway

     Many people have had to leave their homes because of landslides and flood in Southern Norway. The Road Administration has lost the track of the number of closed roads. Several places in southern Norway report serious incidents associated with the storm and heavy rain. In Lyngdal, around 20 people were evacuated after a river […]

Hunters discover Viking Sword in mountains in Norway

     Four friends were slowly making their way across the high altitude rocky terrain while hunting reindeer in Oppland, Norway. One noticed a rusty object sticking out of the rocks. Curiosity took over and he sped up to reach the spot, where he soon found himself in front of an impressive-looking sword. After releasing the […]

Red Ice Radio: The Alliance – Nationalism and Free Speech in Norway

Henrik PalmgrenRed Ice July 8, 2017 Hans Lysglimt Johansen is a Norwegian entrepreneur and free speech activist, founder of the new Norwegian political party Alliansen (The Alliance). Johansen has a history of work within the libertarian, classical liberal movement. He believes in reviving national identity, national culture as well as pagan spirituality […]

National Socialist Flag Causes Spontaneous Outburst of Mass Hysteria in Norway

Lauritz Von GuildhausenDaily Stormer June 18, 2016 Sometimes you stumble upon a picture that encapsulates a perfect moment, this is one of them. Consider the flag above. It’s just hanging there, swaying gently in the breeze some thirty feet off the ground, not really doing anything, just going to school and trying […]

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