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Norway helicopter crash, April 29, 2016

South Korean military suspends flight of Surion helicopters over defective gearbox linked to Norway crash that killed 13 - Yonhap News

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Google

Google buys entire 12-year power production from wind farm in Norway, expected to be operational in 2017 - Reuters

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business

5 Norwegian oil and gas fields operated by ExxonMobil, Engie and Wintershall to shut if workers and employees fail to agree wage deal - Reuters

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UEFA Euro 2024

Germany, combined Nordic nations on list of possible candidates to host 2024 European Championship - AP

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Edward Snowden espionage case

Oslo court dismisses lawsuit Edward Snowden brought against Norway seeking to block extradition to US if he accepts award there - Reuters

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Norway

Norway holds key interest rate at record low of .5% - Financial Times

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Norway

Norwegian oil and gas drilling rig workers agree to a wage deal, avoiding a strike, per trade unions and employers - Reuters

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Norway

Replica of biblical 'Noah's ark' damaged after colliding with Norwegian coastguard boat while being towed into harbor - Guardian

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Norway helicopter crash, April 29, 2016

Norway bans Airbus Super Puma helicopter from search and rescue missions; ban stems from April 29 crash that left 13 dead - Reuters

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Norway helicopter crash, April 29, 2016

Airbus Helicopters denies gearbox may have caused April crash in Norway crash that killed 13 - Reuters

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FIFA corruption case

FIFA hires Norwegian soccer official Kjetil Siem as president Gianni Infantino's head of strategic matters - AP

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom

Bomb squad on way to Rygge Airport in Norway as Manchester-bound plane is evacuated; 2 men arrested - Norway Today

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The White House, Washington, DC, US

Photo: Tent being set up in White House lawn for the Nordic state dinner - @khennessey

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environment

Obama, leaders of 5 Nordic countries agree to new environmental protections for the Arctic that would restrict oil and gas drilling - The Hill

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politics

More: President Obama says he and Nordic leaders 'are united in our concern about Russia's growing aggressive military presence and posture in the Baltic-Nordic region' - @AndrewBeatty

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White House (Executive Office of the President of the United States)

President Obama says at conclusion of meeting with Nordic leaders from Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark: 'There was probably too much agreement' - @markknoller

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Norway

Denmark, Norway prepared to contribute to 'enhanced allied forward presence' with NATO, per statement - Reuters

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Barack Obama

Photo: President Obama hosts US-Nordic Leaders Summit at the White House - @jeffmason1

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Mexico

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon names choices for top UN environments posts: Norway's Erik Solheim to head environment agency, Mexico's Patricia Espinosa Cantellano for top climate change post - AP

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Norway helicopter crash, April 29, 2016

Technical error cited as caused of helicopter crash that killed 11 oil workers, 2 crew in Norway last week, say officials - Reuters

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