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'Wormhole' Opens Above Norway

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Tech

NASA's photo of the day has to be one of the best we've seen in recent months showing what looks like a 'wormhole' opening over the Norwegian islands ...

The End of Winter Olympics

Eirik Bergesen | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Sport
Eirik Bergesen

Norway said no to being the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) trophy wife. Which means the Winter Olympics is left with what is quickly becoming its dictatorship default. Only by learning from the Oslo Olympic process, can the Games be rescued

Good Heavens Above: The Best Northern Lights Holidays for 2014/2015

William Gray | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
William Gray

After all the recent hype over the northern lights, NASA announced back in June 2014 that the sun's polarity had finally flipped and we were beyond the peak of the current Solar Maximum - a period of supercharged solar activity that usually occurs every 11 years and serves as a catalyst for spectacular northern lights displays.

Urban Art's Northern Star

Jo Brooks | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jo Brooks

I'm really looking forward to a few of this year's Urban Interventions, most of which I'm sworn to secrecy about. John Fekner being part of Stavanger's cityscape is an ambition I've had for some time so I'm really pleased with that one. Otherwise I think the Nuart Plus series with Juxtapoz, Brooklyn Street Art and the rest of the gang is going to be something special.

'F***ing B***ocks' - Hodgson Loses It With England Critics

The Huffington Post UK & PA | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Sport

Roy Hodgson claims his critics are talking "fucking bollocks" if they think England are destined for failure under his rule. England 1-0 Norway: Ca...

'Heaven Help Us': What The Papers Have To Say About England

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK Sport

So 40,181 wasn't a bad crowd after all, considering the dross that was on show at Wembley last night. England beat Norway courtesy of a Wayne Rooney p...

Milner And Rooney Compete For The Worst Pass Ever Award

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK Sport

There was a time in the summer when Arsenal and Liverpool were keen on James Milner. He is coveted no more, though, and the unashamed artisan was at h...

Rooney's Spot On But Doubts Remain About England Captain

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK Sport

New captain Wayne Rooney spared Roy Hodgson from more embarrassment as a record-low crowd watched England sneak past Norway in a stultifying Wembley f...

Chess Tournament In Norway Ends With Two Players Dead

AP | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK

A major international chess tournament in northern Norway ended on a grim note, with one player dying in the middle of a game and another found dead i...

The Non-Specific Details of the Norwegian Threat

Bjørn Ihler | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Politics
Bjørn Ihler

The Norwegian Police Security Service have announced that they had received credible threats of terrorism against Norway within the next few days. The Security Service were very non-specific when sharing this information with the general public...

Ordinary Places That Conceal Hidden Riches

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

Nature is full of mysteries. A hidden cove here; a unique rock formation there. A curiously pink lake; a cave that glows in the dark. The richness and diversity of nature is what prompts us to seek out these concealed places and one-of-a-kind wonders.

A Slice of Norway

Jorn Tomter | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK
Jorn Tomter

Today it is 200 years since Norway's constitution law was signed on the 17 May 1814. At the time it was considered to be one of the most liberal democratic constitutions and today it is the third oldest constitution law in the world...

Norwegian Army Using Virtual Reality To Build 'Transparent Tanks'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Tech

The Norwegian Army has announced it is testing virtual reality systems to create 'transparent' tanks. The idea is to give drivers fully immersive v...

The Incredible Moment A Skydiver Was Almost Hit By Falling Meteorite

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Tech

A Norwegian skydiver has captured the unbelievable moment he was almost hit by a falling meteorite. Anders Helstrup recorded the falling rock as he...

If Norway Is a 'Human Rights Superpower', It Must Act on Peru

David Hill | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK
David Hill

It sounds good, doesn't it, a Council on Ethics established by a Finance Ministry to investigate if companies violate ethical guidelines and, if the answer is yes, to recommend the government divests?

Teenager Gets McDonald's Receipt Tattooed On Arm. As You Do.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A Norwegian teenager is seemingly proud of having a McDonald's receipt tattooed on his forearm, after being "a little too active with the ladies". ...

Men And Women Soldiers Share Dorm Rooms With Surprising Results

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK

The Norwegian army has created unisex dorms for soldiers, with female soldiers reporting they experienced a drop in sexual harassment as a result. ...

Anders Breivik Told Having An Old Playstation In Prison Does Not Count As 'Torture'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK

Police in Norway have rejected a lengthy complaint from Anders Breivik, who said that his treatment in jail – including the quality of his video gam...

We Need a Parliament and Constitution for the Whole Country, Not SNP and UKIP Delusion

David Miles | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
David Miles

Apart from 2014 being the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn, the year Glasgow hosts the Commonwealth Games, and that Scotland plays host to the Ryder Cup, the vote on Scottish independence is also being held 100 years after the outbreak of the First World War.

What Would You Do If You Saw A Little Boy Shivering Outside Without A Coat?

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK

What would you do if you saw a little boy sat at a bus stop shivering without a coat? That was the scene set up by a hidden camera experiment in Oslo,...

'I'm A Dwarf & I Forgot My Driving Licence': Yes, THAT 10-Year-Old Joyrider Has Struck Again

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK

Hey, remember the ingenious 10-year-old who claimed he was simply a dwarf who had forgotten his driving licence after being rumbled taking his parents...

Congo Court Finds Briton Guilty of Killing Friend

Simon J Clark | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK
Simon J Clark

A joint British-Norwegian citizen was found guilty of killing his friend and cellmate in the Democratic Republic of Congo even though there was expert evidence to suggest he was innocent.

Anders Breivik: 'Give Me Better Video Games Or I'll Go On Hunger Strike'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK

Anders Breivik, the Norwegian right-wing extremist who systematically slaughtered 77 people, has said that unless he is given better video games in ja...

'I'm A Dwarf & I Forgot My Driving Licence': Says Joyriding 10-Year-Old

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK

A ten-year-old Norwegian boy who took his baby sister for a joyride, claimed he was a dwarf who had forgotten his driving licence after ploughing his ...

WATCH: Whale Versus Kayaker

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK

A Norwegian kayaker has had a near miss after he collided with a humpback whale. Berthold Hinrichs was kayaking in waters near Senja Island in nor...