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Climate change dominates elections in oil-rich Norway
Oil-rich Norway goes to the polls on Monday in elections dominated by climate change that the ruling Conservative party is widely expected to lose to a Labour-led coalition. - Black gold - Though Store's own Labour party is expected to put in a poor showing at the polls, he should be able to take the election with the help of his allies, primarily the agrarian Centre Party and Socialist Left. It remains to be seen whether the three parties will win a majority, or have to rely on support from the communist Rodt party and the Green MDG party.The Greens have called for an immediate halt to oil exploration and an end to production by 2035.
Norway passes from most Corona restrictions raised in the pandemic. On Saturday at 4:00 pm, the vast majority of action within the country are repealed, as announced by the divisional Prime Minister Erna Solberg at a press conference in Oslo.
, among other things, no longer applies the one-meter spacer rule, including the subscriber restrictions on events and meetings. Only the requirement to go in isolation in case of corona disease remains. The entry restrictions are also lifted gradually.
"Now the time has come. Now we will return to a normal everyday life, "Solberg said after more than a half years of restrictions. The infection figures decreased, the consignments of Corona patients in the hospital also. However, the pandemic is not over. It is therefore important that people are vaccinating against Corona. According to the National Health Institute FHI, nearly 84 percent of all adults are completely vaccinated in the country with 5.4 million inhabitants.
Norway has come in the European comparison relatively well through the pandemic. Solberg's government had reacted early and strictly to the Corona crisis in the spring of 2020. Nevertheless, the conservatives were deselected before one and a half weeks at the parliamentary election. Their successor will probably be guided by the Social Democrat Jonas Gahr Støre, currently running explorers with possible coalition partners.
Mass Brawls Break Out in Norway Streets, Bars After COVID Restrictions Lifted .
Lines of people formed late Saturday outside Oslo's bars and restaurants and police recorded at least 50 fights and disturbances throughout the night. For more reporting from the Associated Press, see below. Rowdy celebrations by hundreds of citizens across Norway started Saturday afternoon and lasted until the early hours of Sunday. Police said unrest was reported in several places, including in the southern city of Bergen and the central city of Trondheim, but the situation was the worst in Oslo.