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Airbus orders inspection of 400 helicopters following Norway crash

Airbus orders inspection of 400 helicopters following Norway crash

European aerospace giant Airbus has issued instructions for the immediate inspection of several models of its helicopters following an accident in Norway in which six people were killed.

Norway mosque shooting suspect questioned for second time: Police

Norway mosque shooting suspect questioned for second time: Police

The Norwegian man accused of carrying out a shooting at a mosque near Oslo a week ago has not entered a plea, police said Saturday after a second session of questioning.

Norway mosque shooter suspected of terrorism, rejects allegations

Norway mosque shooter suspected of terrorism, rejects allegations

A Norwegian suspected of killing his stepsister and opening fire at a mosque near Oslo is suspected of a terrorist act and murder, police said Monday, allegations he rejects.

Norway mosque shooting 'attempted act of terror'

Norway mosque shooting 'attempted act of terror'

The shooting at a mosque near Oslo is being treated as an ‘attempted act of terror’, Norwegian police said Sunday, with the suspect appearing to harbour far-right, anti-immigrant views.

One hurt in Norway mosque shooting, suspect arrested

One hurt in Norway mosque shooting, suspect arrested

A gunman armed with multiple weapons went on a shooting spree in a mosque in a suburb of the Norwegian capital Oslo on Saturday

Greenpeace activists scale oil rig off northern Norway

Greenpeace activists scale oil rig off northern Norway

Four activists from environmental pressure group Greenpeace on Monday scaled an oil rig in northern Norway to protest plans to test drill for oil in a sensitive Arctic area.

More than half of new cars in Norway are electric

More than half of new cars in Norway are electric

Electric cars for the first time accounted for more than half of new cars in Norway in March, official data showed on Monday, as deliveries of pre-ordered Tesla Model 3s started rolling in.

Norway justice minister resigns; partner suspected of staged attacks

Norway justice minister resigns; partner suspected of staged attacks

Norway's Justice Minister Tor Mikkel Wara resigned Thursday, two weeks after the security service PST said they suspected his partner of setting their car ablaze in a staged attack.

Relief, and questions, in Norway after dramatic cruise rescue

Relief, and questions, in Norway after dramatic cruise rescue

Norway breathed a collective sigh of relief on Monday after the dramatic rescue of a stricken cruise ship off its coast, but questions mounted about why the vessel chose to sail into notoriously perilous waters in a storm.

Almost 400 people winched from stricken cruise liner off Norway

Almost 400 people winched from stricken cruise liner off Norway

Rescue services had airlifted 397 people to safety from a luxury cruise liner with engine trouble off the coast of Norway by Sunday morning and began towing the vessel to a nearby port.

Cruise ship stalled off Norway, passengers evacuated

Cruise ship stalled off Norway, passengers evacuated

Rescue helicopters were evacuating people from a cruise ship which suffered engine failure on Saturday in stormy weather off the west coast of Norway, police and rescue workers said.

Going 'Under': Europe's first underwater restaurant opens in Norway

Going 'Under': Europe's first underwater restaurant opens in Norway

Europe's first underwater restaurant opens in Norway on Wednesday with more than 7,000 customers booked in to eat among the fish.