Norway

Resilient Svindal back on form and gunning for gold

Resilient Svindal back on form and gunning for gold

Published 12/01/2018

When Aksel Lund Svindal discovered that he would have to undergo knee surgery for the second time in a year, his reaction was simply: "Here we go again". [more…]

Russia re-establishes contact with Angola’s telecoms satellite

Russia re-establishes contact with Angola’s telecoms satellite

Published 29/12/2017

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Friday it had re-established contact with Angola’s first national telecoms satellite AngoSat-1. The connection had been lost after the [more…]

Kremlin says Russian satellite launch failures being investigated

Kremlin says Russian satellite launch failures being investigated

Published 28/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: The Souyz-2 spacecraft with Meteor-M satellite and 18 additional small satellites launches from Russia's new Vostochny cosmodrome, near the town of Tsiolkovsky in [more…]

Novartis combo therapy for melanoma gets FDA priority review

Novartis combo therapy for melanoma gets FDA priority review

Published 22/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Swiss drugmaker Novartis' logo is seen at the company's plant in the northern Swiss town of Stein, Switzerland October 23, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd WiegmannZURICH [more…]

Chilled music: performer makes instruments out of ice

Chilled music: performer makes instruments out of ice

Published 21/12/2017

LONDON (Reuters) - While most musicians seek to avoid a frosty reception at concerts, for Norwegian composer and performer Terje Isungset a chilly feeling is [more…]

Opera Software changes name to Otello Corporation

Opera Software changes name to Otello Corporation

Published 18/12/2017

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s Opera Software has changed its name to Otello Corporation, it said in a statement on Monday. The developer of software for [more…]

Alpine skiing: Hirscher destroys field to win again in Alta Badia

Alpine skiing: Hirscher destroys field to win again in Alta Badia

Published 17/12/2017

Alpine Skiing - FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup - Men's Alpine Giant Slalom - Alta Badia, Italy - December 17, 2017 - Austria's Marcel Hirscher [more…]

Out of U.S. sanctions, Sudan tries to lure back investors

Out of U.S. sanctions, Sudan tries to lure back investors

Published 15/12/2017

LONDON (Reuters) - Sudan’s president is wanted for crimes against humanity, the economy has lost much of its oil output and the government is in [more…]

Japan to acquire air-launched missiles able to strike North Korea

Japan to acquire air-launched missiles able to strike North Korea

Published 08/12/2017

Japan's Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera attends a news conference at Defence Ministry in Tokyo, Japan August 8, 2017. REUTERS/Issei KatoTOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is to [more…]

Russia says cannot make contact with new space satellite

Russia says cannot make contact with new space satellite

Published 28/11/2017

VOSTOCHNY COSMODROME, Russia (Reuters) - Russian space agency Roscosmos said on Tuesday it had failed to establish contact with a newly-launched weather satellite. The Meteor-M [more…]