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No win for Kon-Tiki

Norwegian film and Best Foreign Language Film nominee “Kon-Tiki” leaves the Oscars empty handed Denise Leland Seattle, Wash. On Sunday, Feb. 24, the 85th Academy Awards were presented in Los Angeles, where the film “Kon-Tiki” represented Norway in the Best Foreign-Language Feature category. The two directors and best friends Espen Sandberg and Joachim Rønning hit the red carpet ...

Attempts to set fire to Oslo museums fail

On on March 11 arsonists attempted to set fire to two famous Oslo museums at Bygdøy, reports ABC News. The museums are housing artifacts from Norwegian explorer expeditions. The blazes were rapidly extinguished or failed, police said. Over the past 10 days there have been at least six attempts at setting a fire around the three museums, reports the Norway Post. The ...