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DAB+ radio becomes almost standard in new European cars

In the second half of 2020, over 80% of new cars in key European markets came with DAB+ radio as standard – a dramatic increase on the same period in 2019. This step-change reflects the impact of the European Electronic Communications Code (EECC), which, from December 2020, requires all new car radios in the EU to be capable of receiving digital terrestrial radio. These figures were revealed in WorldDAB’s latest market report, published today to coincide with the organisation’s annual Automotiv...
Tags: Europe, UK, Australia, France, Germany, Eu, World, Radio, Asia Pacific, Italy, Switzerland, Norway, Malta, UK Switzerland, Germany France, Benelux

Mitsui O.S.K. to design liquified CO2 power vessel

In Japan, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. will launch research and development (R&D) on adoption of a large-scale liquefied carbon dioxide (CO2) carrier to complete the basic design under a project entrusted to Japan CCS Co., Ltd. from Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO). MOL entered the liquefied CO2 ocean transport business by investing in Norway-based Larvik Shipping AS. It will further accelerate its initiatives in the field through its role in the NEDO dem...
Tags: Japan, Norway, NEDO, Fuels, CO2 power vessel, Mitsui O S K, Mitsui O S K Lines Ltd, CCS Co Ltd, Larvik Shipping, MOL Group Environmental Vision

Clamping koala: how a new sex guide prompted complaints – and delight

Whether you are pregnant, have back pain or bad knees, Norway’s public broadcaster has advice on the best position to try. But not everyone is happyName: Clamping koala.Age: Newly coined. Continue reading...
Tags: Television, Sex, World news, Culture, Television & radio, Norway, The news on TV

Australian state spends $375M on EV boost to become the Norway down under

A month ago, New South Wales (NSW) Transport Minister Andrew Constance had criticized Australia’s slow transition to EVs, emphasizing the need for bigger incentives.  Well, that’s old news! Two days ago, the NSW government announced an ambitious $375 million plan for battery-powered cars, the Sydney Morning Herald reports. The government hopes that with this plan EVs will make up more than half of new car sales by 2030.  Specifically, stamp duty will be removed from EVs that cost less than $58,5...
Tags: Startups, Australia, New South Wales, Norway, Shift, NSW, Sydney Morning Herald, Andrew Constance

Axiata, Telenor Seal $15 Billion Deal to Form Malaysia's Biggest Mobile Operator

By Liz Lee, Anshuman Daga and Terje SolsvikKUALA LUMPUR/OSLO (Reuters) -Malaysian telecoms firm Axiata Group Bhd and Norway's Telenor ASA will...
Tags: Malaysia, Norway, OSLO Reuters, Axiata Group Bhd, Telenor ASA, Liz Lee Anshuman Daga, Terje SolsvikKUALA

Axiata, Telenor Sign Deal to Merge Malaysian Telecoms Units

OSLO (Reuters) -Malaysian telecoms firm Axiata Group Bhd and Norway's Telenor ASA have agreed to merge their mobile operations in Malaysia, forming...
Tags: Malaysia, Norway, OSLO Reuters, Axiata Group Bhd, Telenor ASA

Norway decides against Qatar World Cup boycott

Oslo (AFP) – Norway’s football community on Sunday voted against boycotting the 2022 World Cup in Qatar despite pressure from its grassroots over alleged human rights abuses of migrant workers in the Gulf state. At... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Qatar, Sport, Soccer, Norway, Oslo, Gulf, Afp

Norway’s football clubs to decide on World Cup boycott

Oslo (AFP) – Norway’s football community will on Sunday decide whether to boycott next year’s World Cup in Qatar. Under pressure from grassroots activists the Norwegian Football Federation (NFF) is holding an extraordinary congress to... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Qatar, Sport, Soccer, Norway, Oslo, Afp, Norwegian Football Federation NFF

POTD: H&K MP7 & K9 in Quick Reaction Force

The World moves faster and faster, and the number of images produced with it. But rest assured that TFB’s Photo Of The Day will keep its focus on firearms. And man’s best friend of course. Above you can see Norwegian Tyri from the K9 unit in the Quick Reaction Force Claymore in HV-16 (Norwegian Defense). They […] Read More … The post POTD: H&K MP7 & K9 in Quick Reaction Force appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Training, Norway, TFB, Photo of the Day, K9, Mp7, Quick Reaction Force, Quick Reaction Force Claymore

The Latest: Hovland Out of US Open With Sand in His Eyes

Viktor Hovland of Norway is out of the U.S. Open with sand in his eye.
Tags: Norway, Viktor Hovland

Massive New National Museum Of Norway, Home Of ‘The Scream’, Has Opening Date

“Initially slated to debut in 2020, the museum in Oslo — officially called the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design — will now open on June 11, 2022. The [complex], which has been in the works for seven years, brings the collections of three of Norway’s most important art institutions — the former Kunstindustrimuseet, the Museum of Contemporary Art, and the National Gallery — under one roof.” Here’s a first look inside the building, designed by German architects Kleihues + Schuwerk. ...
Tags: Art, Norway, National Gallery, Oslo, Visual, Museum of Contemporary Art, 06.16.21, Massive New National Museum Of Norway Home

Covid live: Israel to send 1m vaccines to Palestine; Delta variant cases in UK rise by over 33,000 in a week

Palestinian Authority agrees to send same amount back to Israel later this year; Delta variant now accounts for 99% of all UK casesCases of Covid Delta variant in UK rise to over 75,000, says PHE A silent decimation: South America’s losing battle against CovidWales delays easing Covid restrictions by four weeksUK minister won’t tell workers to return to office when lockdown endsSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.24pm BST Norway will this week begin the third major phase of its plan to reope...
Tags: UK, England, Wales, Scotland, Israel, World news, Palestine, Northern Ireland, Delta, South America, Vaccines and immunisation, Office For National Statistics, Norway, Palestinian Authority, Erna Solberg, Coronavirus

Norway Relaxes COVID Restrictions as Infections Plummet

By Victoria Klesty and Gwladys FoucheOSLO (Reuters) - Norway will begin on Sunday the third major phase of its plan to reopen society from the...
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Adevinta, EBay Clear Final Hurdle in $13 Billion Advertising Tie-Up

OSLO (Reuters) -U.S. e-commerce group eBay and Norway's Adevinta have secured final regulatory approval for a tie-up of their global classified ads...
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Norway’s football clubs to vote on Qatar World Cup boycott

Oslo (AFP) – Will Norwegian football star Erling Braut Haaland stay home or play on what fans have dubbed a “cemetery?” This Sunday, a meeting of Norway’s football community will decide whether to boycott next... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Qatar, Sport, Soccer, Norway, Oslo, Afp, Erling Braut Haaland

Impact of a national tender system on biologic and targeted drug costs in Norway

Biologic and targeted synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (b/tsDMARDs) have caused a shift in the treatment of patients with inflammatory joint disorders, and remission is now attainable. But the high cost of these drugs has caused restrictions on their use and prescription, contributing to inequality of care worldwide. An annual tender system was introduced in 2008 in Norway to reduce the costs of these drugs.
Tags: Science, Norway

North Bend Film Festival 2021 Announces Hybrid Lineup, Including 20th Anniversary Celebration of ‘Donnie Darko’ with Director Richard Kelly

The North Bend Film Festival has announced the lineup for its upcoming 2021 hybrid edition, and it includes a 20th-anniversary celebration of Donnie Darko with director Richard Kelly on hand to talk about the film. All in-person screenings will be held in strict accordance with state and federal guidelines regarding safety through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and if you’re still uneasy about in-person events, that’s perfectly understandable. But it’s nice to know that nature is (slowly) heali...
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How the story of three homeless sisters and their coach became Netflix’s ‘Sisters on Track’

The sisters Tai, Rainn and Brooke Sheppard competed at the 2016 AAU Junior Olympics, but they drew headlines for more than their accomplishments on the track. The three achieved their success while living in a homeless shelter in New York. When Corinne van der Borch, who was living near the track where the girls ran, got invited to a fundraiser for the girls and their mother, Tonia Hardy, she was immediately taken with the idea of making a documentary about their story.  “Sisters On Trac...
Tags: New York, Movies, Sport, Tom Hanks, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, Brooklyn, Norway, Bell, Tyler Perry, Jean, Corinne, New York State Department of Labor, Real Housewives of Orange County, Brooke Sheppard

Breaking Ranks, Norway Signals 4 Rate Hikes by Mid-2022

By Terje Solsvik and Victoria KlestyOSLO (Reuters) - Norway's central bank said on Thursday it expected to raise interest rates four times by mid-...
Tags: Norway, Terje Solsvik, Victoria KlestyOSLO Reuters Norway

Norway PM to Present News on Post-Pandemic Reopening on Friday

OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg will hold a news conference on Friday regarding the post-pandemic reopening of Norwegian...
Tags: Norway, OSLO Reuters, Erna Solberg

More than half of Europe’s cities still plagued by dirty air, report finds

Data shows only 127 of 323 cities had acceptable PM 2.5 levels despite drop in emissions during lockdownsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMore than half of European cities are still plagued by dirty air, new data shows, despite a reduction in traffic emissions and other pollutants during last year’s lockdowns.Cities in eastern Europe, where coal is still a major source of energy, fared worst of all, with Nowy Sącz in Poland having the most polluted air, followed by Cre...
Tags: Health, Europe, Sweden, Climate Change, France, Germany, Environment, European Union, Society, World news, Air Pollution, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Italy, Portugal, Poland, Finland

Climate activists take Norway to human rights court over Arctic oil plans

Activists allege decision to grant oil exploration licences violated right to healthy environmentSix climate activists and two environmental NGOs have taken Norway to the European court of human rights (ECHR), arguing the Nordic country’s plans to drill for oil in the Arctic are harming young people’s futures.The activists, Greenpeace and Young Friends of the Earth want the court to rule that Oslo’s 2016 decision to grant 10 Barents Sea oil exploration licences violated article 112 of Norway’s c...
Tags: Earth, Arctic, Norway, Greenpeace, Oslo, ECHR, Barents Sea

Insto roundup: Norway's Oil Fund praises China governance efforts; NPS commits $100m to taxi-hailing app | Asset Owners - AsianInvestor

Insto roundup: Norway's Oil Fund praises China governance efforts; NPS commits $100m to taxi-hailing app | Asset Owners   AsianInvesto
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Insto roundup: Norway's Oil Fund praises China governance efforts; NPS commits $100m to taxi-hailing app | Asset Owners - Asian Investor

Insto roundup: Norway's Oil Fund praises China governance efforts; NPS commits $100m to taxi-hailing app | Asset Owners   Asian Investo
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Luis Enrique explains Sergio Ramos’ Spain snub as Real Madrid prepare fresh contract offer

 A pair of noteworthy stories surrounding Real Madrid and Spain defender Sergio Ramos have come to the fore online on Monday. ‘A complicated decision’ The first surrounds the veteran stopper’s international snub.Shockwaves were of course sent across the Spanish football landscape late last month, upon the unveiling of Luis Enrique’s squad for the European Championships.The ex-Barcelona boss opted to call up just 24 players, with not a single Real Madrid star named amongst the group.Whilst the ab...
Tags: England, Sweden, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Real Madrid, Norway, Uefa, Florentino Perez, Zinedine Zidane, Sevilla, Sergio Ramos, Luis Enrique, Isco, Bernabeu

This Week In Running: June 14, 2021

The post This Week In Running: June 14, 2021 appeared first on iRunFar. That was a big weekend, it’s really starting to feel like summer! The Golden Trail Series in Spain, the GoPro Mountain Games in Colorado, and the USATF 50k road national championships in New York—and the women and men who contested those events—all brought high-level racing and we’re recapping all of it. Olla de Núria — Girona, Spain The Golden Trail Series is back, and it delivered a world-class field to the Spanish Pyre...
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Norway moves forward with hydrogen roadmap

In Norway, the government published a road map for hydrogen with a short-term ambition to establish hubs for hydrogen in the area of maritime transport and to boost hydrogen research and longer-term goal for Norway to be a low-emission society by 2050. The vision presented in the roadmap is that by 2050 a market for the production and use of hydrogen will have been established in Norway. In the short-term, the government will seek to facilitate, in collaboration with the private sector, the esta...
Tags: Policy, Norway, Hydrogen, Enova, The Research Council of Norway

The woman who spent lockdown alone in the Arctic

Travel blogger and tour guide Valentina Miozzo moved to Kongsfjord, in the far north of Norway and within the Arctic Circle, when she lost work in the pandemic.
Tags: Cnn, Arctic, Norway, Arctic Circle, Kongsfjord, Valentina Miozzo

Norway to proceed with experiment on whales, despite protests

A group of international scientists has called on Norway to halt plans for acoustic experiments on minke whales.

Straight story? The YouTuber taking a direct route to success

Tom Davies has 925,000 subscribers who watch his attempts to cross countries without making a turnWhen Tom Davies and his stepbrother, Greg, were growing up on the edge of Aldridge, a town in the West Midlands, they would pick a point in the distance, a TV mast for instance, and make their way straight there, even if it meant clambering through quarries, sneaking across railway tracks and running away from angry farmers.Now Davies has channelled this childhood taste for adventure into a YouTube ...
Tags: Travel, Wales, Youtube, Scotland, UK News, Digital Media, Norway, West Midlands, Adventure Travel, Greg, Davies, Aldridge, Tom Davies