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Gwladys Fouche

Norway plan to save giant Picasso murals divides opinion

Jul 27 2020

OSLO Norway began tearing down a landmark building adorned with giant murals by Pablo Picasso on Monday as part of efforts to rebuild government headquarters after a deadly far-right bombing.

Norwegian Air cancels 97 Boeing MAX and Dreamliners, claims compensation

Jun 29 2020

OSLO Norwegian Air has cancelled orders for 97 Boeing aircraft and will claim compensation from the U.S. plane maker for the grounding of the 737 MAX and for 787 engine troubles that hit its bottom line, the Oslo-based carrier said on Monday.

Norway to lift travel curbs on European countries, with conditions

Jun 25 2020

OSLO Norway will lift travel restrictions to and from European countries that meet criteria regarding their COVID-19 situation from July 15, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Thursday.

Norway must keep strict border controls to avoid new infections: PM

Jun 19 2020

OSLO Norway, which has some of the strictest travel restrictions in Europe, must maintain tight control of its borders to avoid importing COVID-19 cases from abroad, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Friday.

Norway wealth fund must have wider human rights view when blacklisting firms: commission

Jun 15 2020

OSLO Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund could blacklist more companies from its investments, including those that make machine-controlled weapons, if proposals on Monday to modify its mandate are adopted, the head of a government-appointed commission said.

Norway snubs COVID-19 hotspot Sweden in lifting travel curbs

Jun 12 2020

OSLO Norway will allow travel to and from Finland, Iceland and the Swedish island of Gotland from Monday, but maintain travel restrictions on mainland Sweden due to its higher level of COVID-19 cases, amid concerns of a second wave of infections.

Norway urges Israel not to annex parts of the West Bank

Jun 02 2020

OSLO Norway, which chairs a group of international donors to the Palestinians, urged Israel on Tuesday not to annex parts of the occupied West Bank.

UPDATE 2-Norway wealth fund's new CEO to earn $672,000 per year

May 28 2020

* AKO stake to be put into a blind trust (Adds quotes, background)

RPT-Nordic investors turn up heat on coal in climate campaign

May 26 2020

OSLO/LONDON, May 25 Five years after first ditching some coal companies, Nordic investors are turning their focus to bigger carbon emitters in a range of industries, paving the way for other funds to follow.

Nordic investors turn up heat on coal in climate campaign

May 25 2020

OSLO/LONDON Five years after first ditching some coal companies, Nordic investors are turning their focus to bigger carbon emitters in a range of industries, paving the way for other funds to follow.

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