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Norway Public Service Workers Wage Historic Strike Over Pay

Posted May 24th, 2012 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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Thousands of Norwegian public service workers began their first strike in nearly three decades Thursday over pay. Media reports say up to 30,000 Norwegian workers are taking part in the strike with union leaders saying public sector pay is lagging behind what private workers make. Norway has had recent strong economic growth , much of […]

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Man on Fire Outside Courthouse Trying Mass Killer

Posted May 15th, 2012 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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An unidentified man set himself on fire outside the Oslo courthouse where confessed killer Anders Behring Breivik is being tried. Police said Tuesday the man doused himself with liquid before setting himself on fire in an apparent attempt to breach the security fence. Authorities told the Reuters news agency he also mumbled something but that […]

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Thousands of Norwegians Defy Confessed Killer Breivik in Song

Posted April 26th, 2012 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Tens of thousands of Norwegians have gathered in Oslo to sing a folk song about multiculturalism, while confessed killer Anders Behring Breivik sat in court, hearing the testimony of survivors of his attacks last July at a government building and a political youth camp. Breivik admits to killing 77 people in order to fight multiculturalism […]

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Confessed Norwegian Killer Insists He Is Sane

Posted April 25th, 2012 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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The Norwegian man behind the massacre of 77 people is telling an Oslo court he is not crazy. Anders Behring Breivik said Wednesday that a report declaring him insane was based on “fabrications” by court appointed psychiatrists. He has previously said an insanity ruling would be “worse than death.” Breivik admits to killing 77 people […]

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In Chilling Detail, Norwegian Gunman Recounts Killings

Posted April 20th, 2012 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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In chilling detail, Norwegian gunman Anders Behring Breivik on Friday described how he hunted down and shot to death 69 people last July at a political youth camp on an island outside Oslo. Right-wing extremist Breivik told a court filled with relatives of those he killed that at first he was hesitant to carry out […]

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Norwegian Gunman Planned to Behead Former PM

Posted April 19th, 2012 at 4:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The Norwegian gunman on trial for killing 77 people last year says he had planned to behead the country’s former prime minister, Gro Harlem Brundtland, film the beheading and post the video online. In his testimony in an Oslo court Thursday, the fourth day of his trial, 33-year-old Anders Behring Breivik also said he prepared […]

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Norwegian Gunman Played Video Games to Prep for Massacre

Posted April 19th, 2012 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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The gunman on trial for killing 77 people in Norway last year says he prepared for his assault by playing video games and thought there was little chance he would escape. Thirty-three-year-old Anders Behring Breivik appeared in an Oslo court Thursday for day four of his trial, foregoing his so-called “clenched fist” or “far right […]

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Norway Gunman Questioned About Militant Group

Posted April 18th, 2012 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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The gunman on trial for killing 77 people in Norway last year grew frustrated Wednesday with questioning about the militant group to which he has claimed membership. In the third day of his trial, Anders Behring Breivik said he helped found Knights Templar in 2001, but he accused a prosecutor of trying to “sow doubt” […]

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Norway Killer Says He Would Do it Again

Posted April 17th, 2012 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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The gunman on trial for killing 77 people in Norway last year described his killings as a “preventative” attack committed in order to avoid a wider civil war, adding that he would do it all over again. In a lengthy address to the court Tuesday, Anders Behring Breivik said he was defending his country by […]

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Norway Gunman Breivik Admits Massacre But Pleads Not Guilty

Posted April 16th, 2012 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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The Norwegian right-wing militant who admitting to killing 77 people in attacks last July has pleaded not guilty in court to terror and murder charges, saying he was acting in self-defense. After rejecting the court’s authority, Anders Behring Breivik Monday admitted to setting off a car bomb in Oslo and committing a shooting massacre at […]

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