Norway’s King Harald leaves hospital after heart surgery

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A photo reportedly of King Harald on the way to hospital last week.
King Harald has been discharged from Rikshospitalet in Oslo after undergoing a heart operation on Friday.

The Norwegian palace confirmed to news wire NTB that the king was to leave hospital following the procedure three days ago.

https://www.thelocal.no/20201012/norways-king-harald-leaves-hospital-after-heart-surgery

 

Norway to make coronavirus vaccine free for everyone

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A vaccine against the coronavirus will be made freely available to everyone in Norway, the government has promised.

Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s government hopes that a Covid-19 vaccine will be ready to be offered to the population early in 2021, according to a government statement released on Tuesday.

https://www.thelocal.no/20201013/norway-to-make-coronavirus-vaccine-free-for-everyone

Norway accuses Russia over cyber attack on parliament

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Norway’s government on Tuesday said that it believes Russia was behind an August cyber attack targeting the email system of the country’s parliament.

The attack was detected in August, when Norway announced hackers had attacked the parliament’s email system, gaining access to some lawmakers’ messages.

“Based on the information the government has, it is our view that Russia is responsible for these activities,” foreign minister Ine Eriksen Søreide said in a statement.

https://www.thelocal.no/20201013/norway-accuses-russia-over-cyber-attack-on-parliament