2010 in Norway

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Events in the year 2010 in Norway.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

The Hønefoss church The church burned down to the ground on 26 January
Norwegian PM Jens Stoltenberg and the Russian President Dmitry Medvedev announce that Norway and Russia have settled the long conflict over their maritime border in the Barents Sea.
  • 1 January – The new immigration law comes into effect in Norway.
  • 16 January – Norway tops the UN human development index.
  • 26 January – Hønefoss church in Ringerike municipality, which was built in 1862, was burned down to the ground.
  • 24 March – Sjursøya train crash: An out-of-control train derailment at Sjursøya in Oslo killed three people and seriously injured several others.[1]
  • 7 April – Norway experiences its first Catholic child abuse scandal as it becomes known that a bishop, Georg Müller, was forced to resign in 2009 because of sexual abuse of an altar boy in the early 1990s.[2][3]
  • 14 April – An ash cloud from the second eruption of Eyjafjallajökull causes the air space over Northern Norway to close down in the evening, then on the 15th all air traffic over Norway is halted, including air ambulances and rescue helicopters.
  • 24 April – Norway and Russia settle a 40-year old conflict over their maritime border in the Barents Sea, announced during President Medvedev's state visit in Norway.[4]
  • 26 April – The first half (eastbound) of the new Bjørvika Tunnel opens.
  • 10 June – Two Norwegians, including one with British citizenship are sentenced to death by a military court in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on charges of murder and espionage.[5]
  • 22 June – The Bergen Light Rail opens.
  • 8 July – three people with a Norwegian residence permit are arrested in Norway on suspicion of having links to Al Qaeda and for planning to detonate bombs in New York and London.[6]
  • 12 July – The Norwegian satellite AISSat-1 is launched.
  • 24 July – Four Ukrainian tourists die in a rafting accident in the Sjoa river.
  • 20 August – Norwegian stand-up comedian Hans Morten Hansen completes a 38 hours and 14-minute long stand-up marathon, setting a new world record for longest stand-up performance.[7]
  • 20 September – The second half (westbound) of the new Bjørvika Tunnel opens
  • 21 September – The Russian martial artist and racist political activist Viacheslav Datsik turns himself in to Norwegian immigration authorities requesting political asylum after escaping a Russian mental institution and rowing across the Baltic Sea.
  • 5 November – The Government of Norway demands an explanation from the US Government on reports that the US embassy in Oslo conducted illegal surveillance on Norwegian citizens for more than ten years.[8]
  • 10 December – A ceremony is held in Norway to award the Nobel Peace Prize to Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo in absentia.[9]

Popular culture[edit]

Music[edit]

The Telenor Arena in Bærum where the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 was held at

Sports[edit]

Film[edit]

Literature[edit]

Anniversaries[edit]

Notable deaths[edit]

Asbjørn Sjøthun in the middle
Knutsen & Ludvigsen attending at stage on Rådhusplassen in Oslo. Gustav Lorentzen on the left.
Photo: Philip Gabrielsen

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  75. ^ "Omar Andréen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 27 October 2010. 
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  129. ^ Hansen, Bjørn (1 November 2010). "Bjørn Haga (obituary)". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). 
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