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2012-01-19 13:33:06

Youngsters in Norway today are not as fit as earlier generations, and even the best perform less well.

2008-10-21 18:00:14

A Facebook group of northern Norwegians unhappy about losing the Winter Olympics has ballooned into a new political party in less than two weeks.

2006-04-05 14:12:25

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Grateful Canadians have given five tonnes of maple syrup to a Norwegian coach as thanks for helping cross-country skier Sarah Renner win an Olympic silver medal after her pole broke during the women's team sprint race.

2006-03-09 16:39:28

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations' new global emergency fund began work on Thursday with slightly more than half the $500 million dollars its director had hoped for.

2006-03-02 12:01:10

By Mica Rosenberg GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - This year's hurricane season could match the record breaking destruction caused by storms in 2005, the United Nations warned. In 2005, an unprecedented 27 tropical storms, 15 of which became full-blown hurricanes, battered Central America and the U.S.


Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.