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Gwladys Fouche

Exclusive: Insurer says Iran's Guards likely to have organised tanker attacks

17 May 2019

LONDON/OSLO Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) are "highly likely" to have facilitated attacks last Sunday on four tankers including two Saudi ships off Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, according to a Norwegian insurers' report seen by Reuters.

UPDATE 2-Norway's central bank plans June rate hike

09 May 2019

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Norway's wealth fund made record returns in first quarter, looking at Uber IPO

03 May 2019

OSLO Norway's $1.1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, made record returns on investment in the first quarter amid a surge in tech stocks.

SAS deal to end pilot strike comes at a cost

03 May 2019

OSLO/STOCKHOLM SAS reached a deal with unions to end a week-long strike by pilots that has grounded 380,000 passengers in a costly conflict that has dented the Scandinavian airline's prospects of making a profit this year. | Video

A whale is pining for the fjords, and Norwegians are worried

01 May 2019

OSLO A white beluga whale is loitering off the coast of northern Norway, and that is starting to worry Norwegians, who are afraid it might not be able to fend for itself. Also, it might be a spy. | Video

Environmental activists board Equinor rig set to drill in Arctic

29 Apr 2019

OSLO Greenpeace activists on Monday climbed aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor in protest against oil and gas drilling in the Norwegian Arctic, the group told Reuters.

Norway prosecutors challenge Hexagon's Rollen insider trading acquittal

24 Apr 2019

OSLO Hexagon Chief Executive Ola Rollen was back in court on Wednesday as Norwegian prosecutors sought to reverse his earlier acquittal over alleged insider share trading.

Telenor buys majority stake in Finland's DNA for $1.7 billion

09 Apr 2019

OSLO Telenor will enter Finland's telecoms market after agreeing to buy a controlling stake in the country's third-largest mobile firm DNA, completing its presence in the Nordic region.

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