| Jun 22, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Leaders of the four major Eurozone countries agreed Friday to push for a $163-billion growth package, a week before a planned European summit considered crucial to the future of the monetary union....
| Jun 22, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Anders Behring Breivik trial draws to a close; judges are left with the dilemma of Breivik's sanity....
| Aug 24, 2012
| 10:08 AM
OSLO, Norway -- Anders Behring Breivik, the man who killed 77 people in a bomb attack and gun rampage just over a year ago, was judged to be sane by a Norwegian court Friday, as he was sentenced to 21 years in prison.
Breivik was charged with voluntary...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Ever since quisling became a common noun, a synonym for traitor, Norway has produced its share of low scoundrels with high political ambitions. But at least Vidkun Quisling, head of the Nazis' puppet regime in his country, was executed for his various...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Norway is home to perhaps the most inmate-friendly prison in the world (as mentioned previously in "News of the Weird"), but the correctional system has an imminent crisis, as Anders Behring Breivik (the confessed killer of 77 people last year) is nearing...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 3:16 PM
(Reuters) - Here is a timeline of some of the worst shooting incidents carried out by one or two gunmen around the world in the last 25 years:
March 13, 1996 - BRITAIN - Gunman Thomas Hamilton burst into a primary school in the Scottish town of...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 5:12 PM
OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegians by the thousands gathered on Sunday at somber memorials to the 77 people killed a year ago by far-right gunman Anders Behring Breivik to show his bloody rampage had done nothing to change their dedication to an open society....
| Apr 26, 2012
Are the French getting their Tea Party on? That's what an outsider looking at the country's first-round presidential voting results might have been led to believe. But, as with many things French, the reality is très compliquée.
The weekend vote...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:04 PM
At least three times in the past five weeks, the state police have attended law enforcement conferences where they discussed details of the Dec. 14 Newtown school shooting investigation, state records show.
State police have gone to conferences in Las...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Before carrying out the Dec. 14 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Adam Lanza conducted research on several mass murders, sources close to the investigation into the shooting have told The Courant.
The Courant had previously reported that...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Investigators have a theory that Adam Lanza's interest in Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik might have led to the Dec. 14 massacre that left 20 children and six women dead at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
The theory is based in part on...