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Norwegian Police pick Leonardo's AW169 helicopter.

The Norwegian Police have chosen AW169 helicopters as their new aerial platform following a tender to modernize their helicopter fleet.

- UPI - US

Norway, Sweden and America are the world's best three places to grow old in.

The UK came 11th.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Do marine protected areas help regenerate fish stocks?.

Maltese researchers have joined forces with experts from Italy, Croatia and a number of international institutions to investigate the impact of marine protected areas on fish stocks. The initiative aims to address issues which have emerged following the decision to use larger mesh trawls to avoid catching juveniles of ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Norwegian microsatellite deploys Yagi Antenna for VHF data exchange from space.

Toronto, Canada Jul 26, 2017 The Norwegian Space Centre has announced successful deployment of critical antennas and probes on the NORsat-1 and NORsat-2 microsatellites built by Canada's Space Flight Laboratory and launched on July 14 from Kazakhstan. Most notable was deployment of a large Yagi antenna from NORsat-2 that ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Britain to Ban New Diesel and Gas Cars by 2040.

The move, which follows similar announcements by France, India and Norway, is the latest part of a growing push toward the use of electric vehicles.

- New York Times - US

Scientists explore new hi-tech ways to cool planet.

OSLO -- Scientists are sucking carbon dioxide from the air with giant fans and preparing to release chemicals from a balloon to dim the sun's rays as part of a climate engineering push to cool the planet.

- BangkokPost - TH

Kygo - releasing personal documentary is 'scary'.

Norwegian DJ Kygo attends New York premiere of his documentary "Stole the Show"; talks about nerves and Justin Bieber canceling the Purpose World Tour.         

- USA TODAY - US

Fact Check: is being in the single market dependent on membership of the EU?.

The single market is dependent on membership of the EU. What we've said all along is that we want a tariff free trade access to the European market and a partnership with Europe in the future. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaking to the BBC's Andrew Marr show on July 23. As a description of the law, Jeremy Corbyn's ...

- The Conversation - UK

More reserves than initially thought in the North Sea, Norway says.

A new oil and natural gas discovery in the Norwegian waters of the North Sea holds an estimated 30 percent more reserves than expected, the government said.

- UPI - US

Scientists dim sunlight, suck up carbon dioxide to cool planet.

OSLO - Scientists are sucking carbon dioxide from the air with giant fans and preparing to release chemicals from a balloon to dim the sun's rays as part of a climate engineering push to cool the planet.

- Reuters - US

Will Ukraine join NATO? A course for disappointment.

Following the visit to Kyiv by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg earlier this month, President Petro Poroshenko said Ukraine would seek to meet the alliance's membership criteria by 2020. On July 17, he stated that Ukraine would pursue a membership action plan. After more than three years of war with Russia, the ...

- Brookings - US

Penalty specialist Petersen gains revenge on Norway

HEELSUM , July 26 — Four years ago Denmark goalkeeper Stina Lykke Petersen left the pitch devastated after the Euro 2013 semi-final loss to Norway in a penalty shoot-out, but she earned sweet revenge on Monday. Petersen...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Young and Promising is the next best new TV comedy about struggling millennials'

It's Norwegian, subtitled, gently funny and very honest. You know things are bleak when every mainstream comedy derives its humour from just how fucked up it is to be young today. Girls, Broad City, Search Party, Insecure, Fleabag, Love, This Country, You're The Worst... the list of on-screen women in their 20s just doing ...

- New Statesman - UK

Norwegian Air under pressure to boost finances

OSLO/LONDON - Norwegian Air , the fast-growing budget airline trying to crack the transatlantic market by undercutting established rivals, faces mounting pressure to control costs and shore up its balance sheet to weather fierce competition.

- Reuters - US

Autonomous cargo ships look to upend the logistics industry

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. The world's first semi-autonomous cargo ship could begin operating in the second half of 2018 and become fully autonomous by 2020, according to The Wall Street Journal. The ship was built by ...

- Business Insider - US

Crewless electric cargo ships may be on the horizon in Norway

Companies team up to build autonomous, zero-emission container "feeder ship."

- Ars Technica UK - US

Duterte to Joma: Pakamatay ka na lang

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday urged stepped up his word war with Jose Maria Sison, telling the Communist Party of the Philippines founding chairman to kill himself, saying it would do the the Royal Norwegian Government a favor.

- GMA News - PH

Food Safety Fearmongering: New at Reason

Fearmongering over food safety is one way free trade opponents advance their cause. Marian Tupy writes: About a decade ago, I flew to Oslo at the invitation of Norway's center-right party called Høyre. Back then, Høyre was in opposition, although today it forms a part of Norway's governing coalition. Its head, Erna ...

- Reason.com - US

The World's First Crewless Ship will Launch Next Year

The world's first crewless, automated ship will launch in 2018, reports the Wall Street Journal, and is expected to be fully autonomous by 2020. The Norwegian-built Yara Birkeland will use GPS, radar, cameras, and sensors to navigate itself around other boat traffic and dock on its own. It's anticipated to cost around ...

- Novinite - BG

Lido says 'Hello'

Norwegian producer Lido has a special message: listen to his new track 'Not Enough'

- The Malay Mail - MY

Lido drops new track, to perform at Goodvibes

KUALA LUMPUR, July 25 — Fans of Norwegian producer Lido should check him out at the upcoming Goodvibes festival, happening August 12 and 13 at The Ranch at Gohtong Jaya. He's also recently released the song Not Enough, a collaboration with...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Parts of petroleum sector bruised, Norway says

Though third quarter prospects are improving, the Norwegian government said industrial managers, led by the petroleum industry, are facing short-term pressures.

- UPI - US

Norway's Political Elites Cheer for Islam

If current levels of immigration continue, native Norwegians will be a minority in their own country within a few decades. In some parts of inner city Oslo, they are already a minority. Ethnic Norwegians living in these areas are called "infidel whore."

- Hudson New York - US

Deepening Food Crisis Pushes Nigeria's Northeast Closer to Famine

Famine could soon strike tens of thousands of people in northeast Nigeria as food stocks run low, prices soar and aid supplies dwindle due to the Boko Haram insurgency, a leading humanitarian agency said on Monday. The hunger crisis is set to worsen by late August as the lean season before harvest takes its toll, driving up ...

- Voice of America - US

Home sweet home: islanders stay put even when the sea invades

OSLO - Islanders in the Philippines have stayed in their homes even after an earthquake caused subsidence and floods, according to a study on Monday that questions how far global warming will trigger mass migration as sea levels rise.

- Reuters - US

Nigeria crisis inches closer to famine

Source: Norwegian Refugee Council Country: Nigeria The food security crisis in north-east Nigeria is forecast to deteriorate between now and the end of August, moving the country even closer to famine, says NRC.The food security crisis in north-east Nigeria is forecast to deteriorate between now and the end of August, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Norway Is Developing Self Driving Cargo Ships

Lots of car makers are working on self driving cars and now tow companies in Norway are developing a self driving cargo ship. The Yara Birkland is a cargo ship that will use GPS, radar, cameras and a range of sensor to navigate itself around other boats and also dock on its own. This new ( Copyright 2007-2016 Geeky Gadgets. ...

- Geeky Gadgets - US

Norway leading oil production gains in Western Europe, industry report finds

Most of the oil production gains from Western Europe from 2020 will come from the Johan Sverdrup oil field offshore Norway, an industry report found.

- UPI - US

Is life in Norway as happy as it's cracked up to be?

Freedom and tolerance are Norwegian values that don't apply equally to all. André Kongevold / CC BY-SAFor progressives around the world, it has become almost a pastime to romanticise the quasi-socialist Scandinavian countries. Nations such as Norway, Finland and Sweden are – to many – not only examples of wealth and ...

- The Conversation - UK

Duterte throws vulgar word at NDF consultants in profanity-laden SONA

President Rodrigo Duterte in his State of the Nation Address threw a vulgar Visayan word at consultants of the National Democratic Front, who he said proceeded to go to Norway even after the peace talks got stalled.

- GMA News - PH

A $25 million autonomous ship will launch in 2018

A crewless ship to be christened the Yara Birkeland is expected to start sailing in 2018, initially delivering fertilizer along a 37-mile route in southern Norway. The electric-powered ship will be miniscule by modern standards, with the capacity for 100 to 150 shipping containers. But its arrival could be a huge turning ...

- VentureBeat - US

Mini-Battlegroups: How NATO Can Take On the Threats of the Future

Elisabeth Braw Security, Mini-formations are extremely useful because they have two things that NATO lacks: permanent forces and a small number of members. Last month Sweden and Finland—the two neighbors and long-time proponents of neutrality—joined a military formation. On June 30, their defense ministers and UK ...

- The National Interest - US

No secrets

In Norway, anyone can find out how much anyone else is paid, and it rarely causes problems, writes Lars Bevanger.

- BBC - UK

Study reveals football players suffer anxiety, depression

Results in Norway shows 43.8 % of respondents confirmed they suffered the illness The post Study reveals football players suffer anxiety, depression appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Norway: The country where no salaries are secret

British papers revelled in news about how much the BBC 39;s on-air stars get paid, though the salaries of their counterparts in commercial TV remain under wraps. In Norway, there are no such secrets. Anyone can find out how much anyone else is paid - and it rarely causes problems. In the past, your salary was published in a ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Hypersonic Weapons: Everything You Need to Know About the Ultimate Weapon

Kris Osborn Security, Who will get them first?  The US wants to stay in front of China with hypersonic weapons able to travel at five-times the speed of sound and destroy targets with a "kinetic energy" warhead. The Air Force and Australia fired an experimental hypersonic weapon into the Australian skies -- traveling at ...

- The National Interest - US

Froome eyes pivotal time trial after navigating longest stage

Tour de France overall leader Chris Froome safely navigated the race's longest stage as Norwegian Edvald Boasson Hagen claimed victory on stage 19.  Defending champion Froome finished safely alongside his general classification rivals on the 223km route from Embrun to Salon-de-Provence. He takes a 23-second lead ...

- City AM - UK

Tour de France 2017: Edvald Boasson Hagen picks 'right' way to win Stage 19; Chris Froome holds overall lead

Norway's Edvald Boasson Hagen took a short-cut to win Friday's 19th stage of the Tour de France as Chris Froome edged closer to overall victory. The post Tour de France 2017: Edvald Boasson Hagen picks 'right' way to win Stage 19; Chris Froome holds overall lead appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Greenpeace Activists Protest Near Oil Rig In Norway's Arctic Sea Area

Environmental activists protest near an offshore rig contracted by Statoil in the remote Norwegian Arctic.

- Rigzone.com - US

Wily Boasson Hagen wins Tour 19th stage, Froome closes on title

Norway's Edvald Boasson Hagen took a shortcut to win Friday's 19th stage of the Tour de France while Chris Froome edged closer to overall victory.

- The Daily Star - LB

Froome eyes pivotal time trial after navigating longest stage

Tour de France overall leader Chris Froome safely navigated the race's longest stage as Norwegian Edvald Boasson Hagen claimed victory on stage 19 of the Tour de France.  Defending champion Froome finished safely alongside his general classification rivals on the 223km route from Embrun to Salon-de-Provence. He takes a ...

- City AM - UK

The 'Despacito' heavy metal cover you didn't know you needed

Prepare your ears for the heavy metal-reggaeton-pop fusion you never thought would exist. "Despacito" is the hottest song of the summer, and now it's got its own heavy metal cover you can bang your head to. Musician Leo Moracchioli of Leap Frog Studios in Norway put the catchy song together as a one-man band. In the ...

- Mashable! - US

Tour de France: Edvald Boasson Hagen wins stage 19, Froome retains lead

Norwegian rider Edvald Boasson Hagen claimed the 19th stage of the Tour de France, as the riders dropped out of the mountains and on to France's southern coast. Chris Froome and Team Sky did enough in the peloton.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Bulgarian Minister of Justice: 'A New Prison to be Built in Kremikovtzi'

There's a plan to build a new prison with a personnel training center  on the territory of Kremikovtzi. The prison will have 200 cells for 400 prisoners. This was stated by the Minister of Justice Tsetska Tsacheva in response to a question during the weekly parliamentary control, reported bTV.  ''It will have a total area ...

- Novinite - BG

Watch: Edvard Boasson Hagen claims stage 19 of the Tour.

Edvald Boasson Hagen won stage 19 of the Tour de France as Chris Froome crossed safely in the pack to retain the yellow jersey with two stages to go. Norwegian Boasson Hagen has been on the wrong side of two photo finishes so far in this Tour but made certain of victory in Salon-de-Provence as he attacked out of the ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Greenpeace activists protest near oil rig in Norway's Arctic sea area

OSLO - Environmental activists protested on Friday near an offshore rig contracted by Statoil in the remote Norwegian Arctic, where the firm is looking for oil and gas deposits.

- Reuters - US

Women's Euro: Belgium pull off historic upset

Beat 2013 runners-up Norway 2-0 to get first-ever victory, while Netherlands beat Denmark 1-0 The post Women's Euro: Belgium pull off historic upset appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Pensioners in Norway have the Highest Standard of Living

Norway, Switzerland and Iceland top the list of countries where it is best to get a retirement. This is shown by the Global Pension Index, compiled by the Natixis financial corporation. Reports BGNES.  The top ten also include Sweden, New Zealand, Australia, Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. The ranking ...

- Novinite - BG

Valletta defeated and eliminated by FC Utrecht in Europa League

FC Utrecht registered a far-than comfortable 3-1 victory over Valletta to progress into the third qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League. The Dutch will now take on either Lech Poznan of Poland or Norway's Haugesund in the next qualifying round. Wary of Valletta's threat, the hosts exerted pressure on their opponents ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Norwegian Air to fly from Denver to Paris; fares start at $229 one way

Paris will be carrier's second route from Denver and continues its torrid U.S. expansion spree.        

- USA TODAY - US

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