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Currency traders: Here's a love letter from Norway

Currency traders: Here's a love letter from Norway
Gathering Thursday at an annual conference in Oslo hosted by the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise, chief executives and officials said the plunge in the currency is a bright spot for the economy after Brent crude hit the lowest in more than a …
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What if the Longest Someone Could Go to Prison in America Was 20 Years?
In the summer of 2011, Anders Breivik set off a bomb in Oslo, the capital of Norway, and then took a ferry to a nearby island, where he shot scores of young people with a pistol and an automatic rifle. The final death toll of his day of terror was 77 …
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Norwegian krone to sit out currency war as oil fixes plunge
While it's hard to pin-point the impact of an intervention by the Riksbank, DNB ASA sees at least a 1 percentage-point gain in Norway's currency against the Swedish krona, according to Magne Oestnor, an analyst in Oslo. “You could see a washout of …
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Environment Norway: Environmental Hypocrisy and the Country Best Suited to
Norway is home to the most electric cars per capita of any country in the world, and after the Green Party picked up seats in the elections this fall, Oslo's new city council has declared that downtown will become car-free by 2019. But there's a catch …
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Backers of British EU exit accused of chasing an 'impossible fantasy'
Nigel Farage, the Ukip leader, is shown saying that Britain could follow the “Norway option” which has allowed Oslo to enjoy access to the single market without joining the EU. …. Our coastal waters back which would create an enormous amount of jobs.
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Jobs boost as Ryanair returns – to Belfast International
Co-incidentally, Ryanair was granted slots at Norway's principal airport in Oslo yesterday, though it is not known whether that may be one destination under consideration. The carrier currently offers flights to Faro in Portugal and Alicante in Spain …
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Ryanair balks at proposed Norwegian tax
Ryanair is seeking to have the Norwegian government roll back plans for an environmental tax for flights originating in Norway, saying such a move would harm jobs and growth in the Nordic nation. The proposed tax of NOK80 ($ 8.95) per passenger is due …
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Belfast opera director lands a tricky new job in Norway
Belfast opera director Annilese Miskimmon has been appointed to Norway's top opera job. She will take up her new post as opera director of Den Norske Opera and Ballet in August 2017 and will have charge of the opera productions in the Oslo opera house …
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Oil Rout to Claim More Victims After First Norway Bankruptcy
The collapse of oil prices has claimed its first bankruptcy victim in Norway's offshore industry, and analysts warn more may follow. Dolphin Group ASA, a seismic surveyor that maps the seabed for oil and gas reservoirs, became the first Oslo-listed …
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Sequa calls off purchase of Norway offshore assets from Wintershall
OSLO Dec 22 Sequa Petroleum has called off a planned $ 602 million purchase of Norwegian offshore field interests from Wintershall, the oil and gas subsidiary of BASF, citing a poor market environment. Sequa had agreed in June to buy, via Oslo-based …
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Solberg wraps up her 'toughest' time
“This has been my toughest half-year as prime minister, simply because there have been so many major jobs to do,” she told reporters gathered at her residence. “It's been a demanding half-year for Norway, for Europe and … more jobs,” she said. In …
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