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Norway: Country in Northern Europe
Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe, the mainland territory of which comprises the western and northernmost portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula. The remote Arctic island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard also form part of Norway. Bouvet Island, located in the Subantarctic, is a dependency of Norway; it also lays claims to the Antarctic territories of Peter I Island and Queen Maud Land. The capital and largest city in Norway is Oslo.

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American NATO paratroopers undergo live fire training in Norway [Video]

American NATO paratroopers undergo live fire training in Norway

On 16 May, the US Department of Defense released a video showing paratroopers practicing live fire at an undisclosed location in Norway.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:00Published
Norway turns its back on gas and oil to become a renewable superpower [Video]

Norway turns its back on gas and oil to become a renewable superpower

Oil and gas firms have lined up to develop renewables in Norway.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:07Published

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Two people have been killed and 14 wounded in a shooting at a nightclub in Norway's capital Oslo.
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Diamond League: Keely Hodgkinson leads British 800m one-two as Armand Duplantis clears highest jump of 2022

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Erling Haaland: Manchester City complete signing of Norwegian striker from Borussia Dortmund

Erling Haaland completes his £51.2m transfer to Premier League champions Manchester City from Borussia Dortmund.
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Watch five brilliant goals scored by Erling Haaland, as the Norwegian completes his move to Manchester City.
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Chip shops across the UK are asking Norway for more fish to help combat surging costs.
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French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Casper Ruud for 14th Roland Garros title

Rafael Nadal reclaims his crown as the king of the French Open, winning a record-extending 14th title by beating Norway's Casper Ruud in straight sets.
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India-Nordic summit: Strengths and opportunities in the backdrop of Ukraine war

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EAM S Jaishankar was responding to a series of questions on the Ukraine crisis by his counterparts from Norway and Luxemburg.
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Ada Hegerberg ends Norway exile and named in squad for World Cup qualifiers

Former Ballon d'Or winner Ada Hegerberg is named in the Norway squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Kosovo and Poland in April.
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Watch as Viktor Hovland of Norway makes a hole-in-one on the eighth at The Players Championship.
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Bodo/Glimt 2-0 Celtic (agg 5-1): Ange Postecoglou's side humbled by Norwegian champions

Celtic are outplayed for a second time by Bodo/Glimt as the slick Norwegian champions convincingly dump the Scots out of the Europa Conference League.
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Winter Olympics: Norway win record 15th gold as Johannes Thingnes Bo takes biathlon victory

Johannes Thingnes Bo steers Norway to Winter Olympic history as they won a record-breaking 15th gold in Beijing.
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Watch some of the best moments from day eight of the Winter Olympics, including Lindsey Jacobellis's second gold, some heavy hockey hits & the Boe brothers of Norway triumph in the Biathlon.
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Winter Olympics: Therese Johaug wins gold in 10km cross-country by half a second

Norway's Therese Johaug narrowly beats Finland's Kerttu Niskanen by 0.4 seconds to win gold in the women's 10km cross country in Beijing.
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Winter Olympics: Birk Ruud jumps with flag in hand after winning freestyle skiing big air

Birk Ruud celebrates a dominant gold medal in the freestyle skiing big air by performing his final jump while gripping the Norway flag.
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Winter Olympics: GB's Dodd's & Mouat to play for bronze after semi-final defeat

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Team GB's mixed doubles curling pair of Jen Dodds and Bruce Mouat are into the semi-finals despite a defeat by Norway in a repeat of the 2021 World Championship final.
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Menna Fitzpatrick column: Downhill fears and Norway cheers

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Norway's biathlon mixed relay team beat 2018 champions France by just under a second to win gold at Beijing 2022.
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Winter Olympics: Therese Johaug wins first gold of Beijing Games in 15km skiathlon

Norway's Therese Johaug dominates the women's 15km skiathlon to claim the first gold medal of the 2022 Winter Olympics.
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