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Polar bear attack victims recovering

6 August 2011 Tourism News

Four victims of the polar bear attack that resulted in the death of a British teenager, are recovering in University Hospital in Tromsoe after undergoing surgery, according to reports.

British tourist killed by polar bear in Norway

5 August 2011 Tourism News

A British tourist has been mauled to death in the north of Norway while travelling with the British Schools Exploring Society. The attack – which happened at Von Postbreen, approximately 40 kilometres from Longyearbyen – saw four other travellers injured earlier today.

Travellers urged to avoid Oslo as trial begins

25 July 2011 Tourism News

Travellers in Norway have been urged to avoid the centre of Oslo as investigations into an explosion on Friday continue. Anders Behring Breivik, 32, is believed to have detonated a car bomb in the government district of the city before launching a further attack at a youth camp on Utoya Island, 40 kilometres to the west.

Double attacks in Norway kill 91

23 July 2011 Tourism News

91 people were killed in Norway when a gunman opened fire at a holiday camp just hours after a bomb exploded outside the Prime Minister’s Office, according to reports.

Norway rocked by bomb blast

22 July 2011 Tourism News

An explosion has killed at least two people outside offices occupied by the prime minister in Oslo, Norway. The offices of Norwegian prime minister Jens Stoltenberg were extensively damaged following what officials described as a “bomb”.