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Gathering at Eavor Technologies project site in Alberta, Canada (source: Eavor) Having raised additional CAD 11.4 million in funding, Eavor Technologies, Inc. will be pushing a technology development program in Canada, France, Norway and the United States. In a release, Eavor announced the receipt of CAD $11.4 million in aggregate gross proceeds from the exercise …

Karen Dolva, CEO of Norwegian start-up No Isolation, shows the company’s technological devices aimed at helping the vulnerable such as older people and children with chronic illness beat loneliness during the coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic. — AFP pic OSLO, April 12 — Widower Per Leif Rolid lives alone on his farm, a two-hour drive from Oslo. …

Syrian refugees in Norway have joined a pan-European drive for justice over torture, extra-judicial killings and other abuse, making a landmark request for Norwegian police to investigate atrocities committed during Syria’s long civil war. Five torture survivors filed statements on what they endured and witnessed in more than a dozen prisons, and provided a dossier …

An armed man has stolen an ambulance in Oslo, injuring three people including two babies when he drove off and hit a family, Norwegian police and hospital officials have said. The man was apprehended after police fired shots at the vehicle. The suspect was not critically injured. “Two babies were injured after the hijacked ambulance …

Bergen, Norway — Life seemed to crumble for Vibeke Hellesund in 2010. Diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Hellesund was depressed after getting divorced and then breaking up with a subsequent boyfriend. The Norwegian needed several hospitalizations of decreasing length and a year of intense outpatient treatment from an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team to get the depression to lift.  Buy …

A mystery sickness has struck dozens of dogs in Norway, killing at least 25 and prompting authorities to warn owners to keep their pets on a lead and away from other canines until the cause is established. Ten dogs fell ill on Saturday and Sunday, the national food safety authority said, four of which have …

Regional elections in Norway on Monday are being billed as a referendum on the country’s environmental policies, with the country split over road toll rises that have already threatened to bring down the national government. A sharp increase in motorway toll and congestion charges in recent years has helped fuel a political movement that is …

The man suspected of shooting at people inside a Norwegian mosque on Saturday, and of killing his stepsister, appeared in court yesterday with black eyes and wounds on his face and neck. A judge gave police permission to hold Philip Manshaus, 21, in custody for an initial four weeks while he is investigated on suspicion …

The suspected gunman in an attack on a mosque in Norway on Saturday was inspired by recent white extremist attacks in New Zealand and the US, online posts suggest. Police in Norway have so far only said the attack in Baerum, a town 20km from Oslo, the capital, will be investigated as a possible act …

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Police say the suspect appears to have acted alone A man has been arrested in Norway after a shooting inside a mosque left one person injured on Saturday. Police say a gunman opened fire on the Al-Noor Islamic Centre, in the outskirts of the capital Oslo. Later a woman was …