Oslo Shooting Is Being Investigated as Terrorism, Police Say

The attack, which killed two people and seriously wounded 10 near a gay club in Oslo, came hours before the city’s Pride parade, which has now been canceled.

#hate-crimes, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #mass-shootings, #norway, #oslo-norway, #terrorism

2 Killed and at Least 14 Wounded in Shooting in Norway’s Capital

The shooting happened near a popular gay club in downtown Oslo, on the weekend when the city is set to host its Pride parade.

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More Than Fjords: A New Museum to Put Oslo on the Map

City administrators hope Norway’s new National Museum will help Oslo, and the rest of the country, step out of its Scandinavian neighbors’ shadows.

#area-planning-and-renewal, #art, #munch-museum, #museums, #national-museum-norway, #norway, #oslo-norway

Anders Behring Breivik, Norwegian Terrorist, Is Denied Parole

Mr. Breivik, who killed 77 people in the worst crime in modern Norwegian history, has served 10 years of a 21-year sentence.

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He’s a Doctor. He’s an Actor. He’s an Indie Heartthrob.

How does Anders Danielsen Lie of “The Worst Person in the World” juggle careers in acting and medicine? “This has been my ongoing identity crisis,” he said.

#actors-and-actresses, #content-type-personal-profile, #doctors, #lie-anders-danielsen, #movies, #oslo-norway, #the-worst-person-in-the-world-movie, #trier-joachim

A Nobel Peace Prize Is Not Enough to Save Independent Media

It will take more than speeches — or indeed Nobel prizes — to save independent journalism.

#freedom-of-the-press, #manila-philippines, #muratov-dmitri-a, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #nobel-prizes, #norwegian-nobel-committee, #novaya-gazeta, #oslo-norway, #philippines, #rappler, #russia

What to Know About the 2021 Nobel Prizes

The Nobel Prizes will be announced beginning Monday.

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The City Where Cars Are Not Welcome

As automakers promise to get rid of internal combustion engines, Heidelberg is trying to get rid of autos.

#austin-tex, #automobiles, #batteries, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #bloomberg-michael-r, #buses, #c40-cities-climate-leadership-group, #copenhagen-denmark, #electric-and-hybrid-vehicles, #energy-and-power, #energy-efficiency, #europe, #ford-motor-co, #fuel-emissions-transportation, #general-motors, #germany, #heidelberg-germany, #hydrogen, #international-council-on-clean-transportation, #jaguar-land-rover, #mercedes-benz, #oslo-norway, #portland-ore, #real-estate-commercial, #reckitt-benckiser, #roads-and-traffic, #rotterdam-netherlands, #sap-ag, #stockholm-sweden, #transit-systems, #united-nations-framework-convention-on-climate-change, #university-of-heidelberg, #wurzner-eckart

The Improbable, Slightly Surreal Plan to Save Fashion’s Printed Matter

The new International Library for Fashion Research in Oslo, the brainchild of a fashion odd couple, has very big ambitions.

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2020 Nobel Prize Winners: Full List

Winners of the 2020 prizes in the sciences, literature, peace and economics.

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Picasso Mural Torn From Building After Years of Dispute

To the outrage of preservationists and art-world figures, the work was removed into storage on Thursday from the side of government offices facing demolition in Oslo.

#art, #breivik-anders-behring, #demolition, #nesjar-carl-1920-2015, #oslo-norway, #picasso-pablo

In Norway, Gymgoers Avoid Infections as Virus Recedes

In an unusual experiment, researchers found no coronavirus infections among thousands of people allowed to return to their gyms.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #exercise, #health-clubs, #hygiene-and-cleanliness, #infections, #oslo-norway

Sweden Tries Out a New Status: Pariah State

Fearing the country’s lax approach to combating the coronavirus, Sweden’s Scandinavian neighbors have all closed their borders to Swedes.

#copenhagen-denmark, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #immigration-and-emigration, #oslo-norway, #stockholm-sweden, #travel-warnings

A Mogul’s Wife Vanishes. Now Norway Has a National Obsession.

At first, the disappearance of the wife of one of the country’s richest people seemed to be an abduction. But then suspicion turned on the husband.

#bandidos-motorcycle-club, #hagen-anne-elisabeth-falkevik, #hagen-tom, #kidnapping-and-hostages, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #norway, #oslo-norway

Wealthy Norwegian Businessman Charged With Murdering Missing Wife

The authorities have announced that the kidnapping of Anne-Elisabeth Hagen may have been fabricated by her husband, Tom Hagen, one of Norway’s wealthiest businessmen.

#hagen-elizabeth, #hagen-tom, #kidnapping-and-hostages, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #norway, #oslo-norway