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Nordic skiing: Iversen takes 50km gold for Norway after Klaebo disqualified

Reuters
OBERSTDORF, Germany, Mar 7 (Reuters) – Norway’s Emil Iversen took the gold in the 50km classic after his compatriot Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo was disqualified for a late clash with Russian Alexander Bolshunov in the final race of the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Nordic Skiing –......

Singapore port authority backs project to use ammonia as marine fuel

Reuters
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has joined an industry-led project to advance the use of ammonia as a marine fuel to reduce carbon emissions, it said on Wednesday. Norwegian chemical company Yara International ASA has also joined the so-called Castor Initiative and the pair......

Now Norway is offering drug-free treatment to people with psychosis

BBC
Hakon Rian Ueland, 54, one of the campaigners who helped bring about medication-free treatment in Norway, believes that this conversation about danger hides an agenda to shelter society from the often challenging behaviour of people going through psychosis. “They are putting forward an agenda to sedate people,” he says, adding......

Norway union, oil firms agree wage deal, averting strike

Reuters
OSLO, Feb 16 (Reuters) – Norway’s oil industry employers struck a wage bargain with the Safe labour union on Tuesday, preventing a strike at the Mongstad crude terminal and shutdowns of major offshore oil and gas fields, Safe told Reuters. Operator Equinor had said a strike could reduce Mongstad’s storage......

Myanmar data network is restored, says Telenor

Reuters
OSLO (Reuters) – Norwegian telecoms provider Telenor has restored its data network in Myanmar, the company said on Sunday, after it was ordered to shut it down a day earlier by military authorities. “Telenor Myanmar has restored the data network nationwide, following instruction from the MoTC,” the firm said in......

Lithuanian president nominates Belarus opposition leader for Nobel prize – sources

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya poses with the Sakharov Prize, European Union’s annual human rights award, during a ceremony at the EU Parliament in Brussels, Belgium December 16, 2020. John Thys/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo VILNIUS (Reuters) – Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda has nominated Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya......

Lithuanian president nominates Belarus opposition leader for Nobel prize – sources

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya poses with the Sakharov Prize, European Union’s annual human rights award, during a ceremony at the EU Parliament in Brussels, Belgium December 16, 2020. John Thys/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo VILNIUS (Reuters) – Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda has nominated Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya......

Why Odegaard leaving is an indictment of Real Madrid

ESPN
6:33 AM ET Sid LoweSpain writer Most players call going to Real Madrid a dream; Martin Odegaard called it “no drama.” The truth is that it wasn’t what he wanted — not yet — but when the phone rang in August 2020, he had little choice but to return to......

Breakingviews – How to pick the hydrogen industry’s future Amazon

Reuters
By George Hay, Ed Cropley A new hydrogen fuel cell truck made by Hyundai is pictured ahead of a media presentation for the zero-emission transport of goods at the Verkehrshaus Luzern (Swiss Museum of Transport) in Luzern, Switzerland October 7, 2020. LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) – Hydrogen stocks are partying like......

Rescuers find body after landslide in Norway

Reuters
OSLO (Reuters) – Rescuers found one body on Friday, two days after a landslide in southern Norway swept away at least nine buildings, police said, with nine people still missing. A aerial view of the landslide area in Ask, Gjerdrum municipality, Norway January 1, 2020. NTB/Jaran Wasrud/The Norwegian Water Resources......

Galatasaray’s Elabdellaoui in hospital with eye damage after firework incident

Reuters
Soccer Football – Europa League – Round of 16 Second Leg – Wolverhampton Wanderers v Olympiacos – Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, Britain – August 6, 2020 Olympiacos’ Omar Elabdellaoui looks dejected after the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS/Molly Darlington ISTANBUL......

Equinor appoints BT executive as its new CFO

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Equinor’s logo is seen at the company’s headquarters in Stavanger, Norway December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File Photo OSLO (Reuters) – Norway’s Equinor said on Wednesday it has appointed Ulrica Fearn as its chief financial officer (CFO), the latest hire by Chief Executive Anders Opedal who took the helm......

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