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Thousands protest in Norway against restricting abortion

17 Nov 2018

OSLO Thousands of protesters demonstrated in Norwegian cities on Saturday against restricting women's access to abortion, the subject of talks between the ruling minority coalition and a small party seeking to join the government.

Clearing members warn recovering money after Nasdaq deal could take a long time

16 Nov 2018

OSLO It could take more than a year to recover funds from a trader whose default forced members of the Nasdaq Commodities exchange to plug a $130 million hole, two market participants told Reuters, a day after the trader struck a deal with creditors.

Finland eyes imports of piped Norwegian gas via Baltics, Poland

15 Nov 2018

OSLO, Nov 15 Finland could in future receive gas from Norway via a network of pipes being planned through the Baltic countries and Poland, as part of an effort to reduce its dependency on gas imports from Russia.

Vattenfall seen as buyer of default-hit Nordic Nasdaq power portfolio

30 Oct 2018

OSLO Sweden's Vattenfall is seen as the buyer of a Norwegian power trader's portfolio after his default on Nasdaq's Nordic commodities exchange last month, confirming on Tuesday it was among the firms asked to participate in the auction.

Vattenfall seen as buyer of default-hit Nordic Nasdaq power portfolio

30 Oct 2018

OSLO, Oct 30 Sweden's Vattenfall is seen as the buyer of a Norwegian power trader's portfolio after his default on Nasdaq's Nordic commodities exchange last month, confirming on Tuesday it was among the firms asked to participate in the auction.

Four U.S. soldiers injured in collision in Norway ahead of NATO exercise

24 Oct 2018

OSLO Four U.S. soldiers were injured in a major North Atlantic Treaty Organization exercise in Norway in an accident involving four vehicles on Tuesday, the U.S. military said.

Outokumpu steel plant in Finland hit by four radiation incidents since July - watchdog

16 Oct 2018

OSLO Outokumpu's Tornio facility in Finland, one of Europe's biggest steel plants, has suffered four radiation contamination incidents since July, the country's nuclear watchdog STUK said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-Norway gas maintenance outages seen higher than recent years in 2019

12 Oct 2018

OSLO, Oct 12 Maintenance at Norway's natural gas fields and processing plants is scheduled to cut production capacity by some 7 billion cubic meters (bcm) in 2019, more than in recent years, data from system operator Gassco and analysts showed on Friday.

New wind farms could thrive in Norway without subsidies - state grid

11 Oct 2018

OSLO Declining costs and rising power prices mean major new wind farms could be built in the south of Norway without subsidies, the country's state-owned grid operator said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-Commissioning of Russian-supplied nuclear reactor in Finland likely to be delayed beyond 2024 -consortium

10 Oct 2018

OSLO, Oct 10 A Finnish-Russian consortium's plan to build a nuclear reactor in western Finland by 2024 is likely to be delayed as more time is needed to secure licenses, its chairman said on Wednesday.

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