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Defense attorney leads new party

Geir Lippestad is best-known as the defense attorney for some highly controversial clients. He's also been active in the Labour Party in Oslo, though,...

Youngest ever on Nobel Committee

The Norwegian Nobel Committee is usually made up of veteran Norwegian politicians, appointed by their parties in a gesture of appreciation for loyalty or...

Court halts July 22 memorial project

Construction of a national memorial to the victims of a Norwegian right-wing extremist's massacre on the island of Utøya nine years ago has been...

Utøya memorial finally underway

Construction began Monday on a highly disputed memorial to honour the victims of a right-wing extremist's massacre on the island of Utøya in 2011....

Picasso’s art saved before Y-blokka razed

Construction crews were proceeding this week with the complicated job of removing two huge sandblasted pieces of Pablo Picasso's art from the concrete walls...

Questions linger at hug-free memorials

NEWS ANALYSIS: It's been nine years since a young Norwegian man set off an unprecedented wave of right-wing extremist terror in his homeland and...

Norway comes to grips with racism

NEWS ANALYSIS: After weeks of demonstrations, news stories, and personal accounts of discrimination, Norwegians are coming to grips with racism in their otherwise egalitarian...

Racist attacks draw toughest jail term

UPDATED: A court in suburban Oslo handed down Norway's strictest punishment on Thursday to a young Norwegian man who murdered his Chinese-born adopted sister last...

Utøya neighbours still fighting memorial

Residents living near the island of Utøya, where a right-wing gunman massacred 69 young Labour Party members on July 22, 2011, have once again...

Preparedness was ‘not a real priority’

NEWS ANALYSIS: Does it take a crisis to get political leaders to respond to looming threats? Yes, according to two Norwegian academics who have...

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