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Tories want Scotland to follow Norway's health model

The Scotsman - 24 Feb 2018
The Tories are urging the Scottish Government to follow Norway's example of integrated health and social care as the NHS reels under the winter crisis. Shadow health secretary Miles Briggs says ministers should be closely examining how the Scandinavian ...

The definitive ranking of Norway's Olympic curling pants

NBC Olympics - 25 Feb 2018
Fun fact – Norway's curling team brought 11 different pairs of pants to the PyeongChang Games. A new design for each game, with two extra in case the team made it to the semifinals and medal rounds. Norway has become known over the years for their ...

Ice instruments ring out coolest music in Norway

The Japan News - 25 Feb 2018
AFPFINSE, Norway (AFP-Jiji) — Inside a giant igloo in a snowy Norwegian village, the sound of a horn rings out, warming the mood of a freezing audience, huddled together in minus 24 C conditions. But the four musicians performing are even colder: the ...

Marit Bjoergen - CNN -

CNN International - 25 Feb 2018
The incomparable Marit Bjoergen wrote another page Sunday in her remarkable Winter Olympic story, winning the final gold medal of the 2018 PyeongChang Games in the women's cross-country 30-kilometer mass start.

Russian men win hockey; Bjoergen, Norway get gold again

Bangor Daily News - 25 Feb 2018
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — The Russians won the gold in men's hockey — without a flag to salute or a national anthem to listen to. So, they sang it instead to celebrate their 4-3 victory over underdog Germany on Sunday while playing as “Olympic ...

Postcard-perfect images of Norway

USA TODAY - 24 Feb 2018
Lofoten Islands, Norway. Getty Images/iStockphoto. Fullscreen. Geirangerfjord, Norway. Getty Images/iStockphoto. Fullscreen. Lysefjord, Norway. Getty Images/iStockphoto. Fullscreen. Svalbard, Norway. Getty Images/Vetta. Fullscreen. Oslo. Getty Images ...

Massacre Of Teens In Norway Retold As A Feature Film

NPR - 24 Feb 2018
As the teenage survivors of last week's high school shooting in Parkland, Fla., speak out to demand tighter gun control, the young victims of a 2011 massacre in Norway still struggle to be heard and understood. U – July 22, which premiered this week at ...

'No jerks!' - the secret to Norway's Olympic success

Channel NewsAsia - 25 Feb 2018
Pyeongchang (South Korea) - Famous for its mountains, fjords and rugged beards, Norway gave the world the Vikings and A-ha; and for good measure it even invented the cheese slicer. But when it comes to sport, the Norwegians create headlines roughly ...

Norway are building the world's first 'energy positive' hotel

The Independent - 25 Feb 2018
The world's first “energy positive” hotel is set to be built at the base of the Almlifjellet mountain in northern Norway; Svart, which takes its name from the nearby Svartisen glacier, will use 85 per cent less energy than a modern hotel in addition to ...

Norway Men's Curling Team Turns Heads With Trousers

Forbes - 23 Feb 2018
While most of the other curling teams go with a look that could be described as "sporty-meets-casual," Norway's men's curling team decided to show off their fashion sense while they send the stones down the ice. If you've been lucky enough to tune in ...

Trump's America: More Norwegians, less Norway

Gulf Times - 25 Feb 2018
Trump's America: More Norwegians, less Norway. February 25 2018 11:16 PM. Opinion. RELATED STORIES. Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg with US President Donald Trump at the White House on January 11 this year. Text Size: A A A. By Markos Kounalakis ...

Olympic igloo built by Kitchener man in Norway for rent on Airbnb - 25 Feb 2018
In Åsgreina, a small village 20 minutes away from the Oslo Airport in Norway, sits an "Olympic igloo," a hot destination for watching the 2018 Winter Olympic Games for the small community. Built by Patrick Madureira and Vegard Nordby, the 5 metre-wide ...

Spin Control: Two dozen kids massacred by knife in Norway? No way.

The Spokesman-Review - 25 Feb 2018
He capped it off with an anecdote about a trip he made to Norway – as you might guess from his last name, he's got relatives there – where some two dozen schoolchildren were stabbed to death on an island. So the headlines, which had been about guns ...

Knitting man from Norway goes viral

The Nordic Page - 25 Feb 2018
We planned to meet Birger at a café in Norway's coastal city, Bergen. When we stepped in the cafe, we found him sitting next to the window, already occupied with his knitting. It was not difficult to spot him with his needles, his decorated sweater ...

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