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Norway: 'Solidarity in response to attack on us all'

26 July 2011
The Norwegian labour movement has been attacked—and so have social justice, anti-racism, tolerance and international solidarity.

Norwegian terror suspect looked to the English Defence League as 'an example'

23 July 2011
The man arrested for yesterday’s murderous attacks in Norway admires Britain’s far right English Defence League and claimed to have held discussions with it.

Nordic unions prepare action in support of BA strikers

01 April 2010
Trade unions in Denmark, Norway and Sweden are giving legal notice that they will take action in support of British Airways cabin crew. The five unions – Sweden’s SEKO and Swedish Transport Workers’ Union, Denmark’s 3F and Norway’s Parat and Norwegian Transport Workers’ Union – have acted in response to a call for lawful solidarity action made by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF).

George Bernard Shaw: a fascinating contradiction

26 February 2008
George Bernard Shaw was born in Dublin in 1856. He was one of the most prolific playwrights of his time. In 1891 Shaw introduced the work of the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen to the English-speaking world and in the process he helped create 20th century realism on the English stage.

Rising prices while gas is free

14 October 2006
Gas was being given away in Britain last week after wholesale prices plunged following a surge in imports from Norway.

Voices from the world's biggest global anti-war protest

22 February 2003
Turkey | Luxembourg | Ireland | Australia | Austria | Czech Republic | Malaysia | New Zealand | Switzerland | Malta | Poland | Cyprus | Norway | Germany

Australian Tory prime minister's message to refugees: 'Let them drown'

08 September 2001
THE AUSTRALIAN government has set new standards for callous treatment of refugees. Its attitude to the 460 desperate refugees rescued by the Norwegian freighter Tampa from their sinking boat on Sunday 26 August was "let them drown". John Howard, the Liberal (Tory) prime minister of Australia, has ignored the refugees' pleas to be allowed to come to Australia.

Shock sentences

11 August 2001
OUTRAGE has greeted sentences passed on anti-capitalist protesters who demonstrated in the Swedish city of Gothenburg in June. Luigino "Gigi" Longo, a 43 year old trade unionist and socialist living in Norway, and Jonas Enander both received sentences of two and a half years. Paul Robinson, a UNISON union member from Britain, was also imprisoned, for a year.

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