August 22, 2019

Pocket Drones issued to UK Soldiers

British soldiers in Afghanistan have been issued with tiny surveillance drones that can fit into the palm of a hand. The Black Hornet Nano is designed in Norway and weighs around 16 grams. The 10-centimetre long helicopter is fitted with a tiny camera which relays video and still images to a remote … [Read more...]

Anders Breivik filmed on CCTV before Norway massacre

Anders Behring Breivik, the man who confessed to killing 77 people in Norway in July was filmed by security cameras minutes before he launched the attacks, it has emerged. Breivik, 32, is seen dressed in a police uniform with a gun as he walks away from a car after placing a bomb in … [Read more...]

Norway 84 year-old arrersted for DIC in wheelchair

An intoxicated 84-year-old man in Norway has been arrested after driving the wrong way down a highway in his electric wheelchair. The man took to the road on Saturday evening near his home in the southern Norwegian town of Porsgrunn, police said. He passed through a 184-metre tunnel then … [Read more...]

Breivik returns to Utoeya Island for ‘reconstruction’

Norwegian mass murderer, Anders Behring Breivik has been taken back to Utoeya Island by police to do a 'reconstruction' of his killing rampage that left 69 people dead. Mr Breivik, wearing a bulletproof vest and tethered on a rope, was seen pointing to where he had fired shots. Police later said … [Read more...]

NZ born teen confirmed dead in Norway massacre

A New Zealand-born teenager missing in Norway following the massacre by Anders Behring Breivik has been found and confirmed dead. She was 14-year-old Sharidyn Svebakk-Bohn. The New Zealand ambassador to The Hague, George Troup, said the girl was born in New Zealand, but grew up in Norway … [Read more...]

Anders Behring Breivik claims he is part of a network

Norway gunman and bomber Anders Behring Breivik claimed in an Oslo court appearance today that he has an active network of accomplices. He did not however get his chance to preach from the stand as a judge cut him short once he had got a plea from him. Behring Breivik has now been remanded in … [Read more...]

Norway bomb and gunman terror attack kills dozens

A Norwegian man has set off a bomb in central Oslo this afternoon and gone on a shooting spree at a youth camp in a terror attack that has seen dozens killed and shocked the world. A bomb ripped open buildings in the heart of Norway's government in Oslo killing at least seven people. A square … [Read more...]

E. Coli cases in Germany on the rise

The number of people in Germany infected by a deadly strain of E.Coli has risen sharply. Most of the 1,500 people infected are from Germany with Austria, Denmark, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK, also affected. The death toll has risen to 17 from the strain of … [Read more...]

German wins World’s Best Beard title

A German hairdresser has won the title of world's best beard at the World Beard and Moustache Championship in Trondheim, Norway. Elmar Weisser, 47, headed off 160 other contestants to the prize with his elaborate facial hair sculpture of a moose. It is the third time Mr Weisser has won the … [Read more...]

Wikileaks reveals “carve up” of Arctic resources

Wikileaks has released Secret US embassy cables showing Arctic Council nations are racing to "carve up" Arctic resources like oil and gas, now accessible as the ice retreats. The Arctic Council member states are, Russia, the United States, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden and Iceland. … [Read more...]

Nuclear Emergency – Russian icebreaker in Arctic has reactor leak

Russia has launched an urgent rescue mission after the nuclear-powered icebreaker Taimyr is reported to have developed a nuclear leak in Arctic waters. The Rosatomflot nuclear fleet said in a statement that an "insignificant increase in activity" had been detected on board the 21,000-tonne … [Read more...]

EU moves to tighten border controls

EU governments in the 25 nation, passport-free, Schengen zone would be able to impose border controls when faced with exceptional flows of migrants, according to new European Commission proposals. The Commission has stressed that such border checks should be temporary. But with wide economic … [Read more...]

NATO asks for more planes for Libya mission

Nato Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has told a foreign ministers' summit in Berlin that the alliance needs "a few more" aircraft for its mission in Libya. Mr Rasmussen had no joy getting any pledges of extra warplanes at the meeting but he remained hopeful. Nato would continue "day … [Read more...]