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

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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.

#advertising-and-marketing, #archives-and-records, #art, #book-trade-and-publishing, #fashion-and-apparel, #international-library-for-fashion-research, #klein-steven-mark, #libraries-and-librarians, #olsen-elise-by, #oslo-norway, #your-feed-fashion

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2020 Nobel Prize Winners: Full List

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

#nobel-prizes, #oslo-norway, #stockholm-sweden

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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