Norway’s left-leaning parties begin talks to form a governmentLabour leader Jonas Gahr Støre hopes to create coalition including Centre party and Socialist Left UK says it and allies blame Chinese-backed actors for Microsoft hackingBritain said on Monday that it and its partners held Chinese state-backed groups responsible for "a pervasive pattern of hacking" involving attacks on Microsoft Exchange servers. Norway fined for 'improper clothing'Norway are fined 1,500 euros (£1,295) for wearing shorts instead of bikini bottoms at the European Beach Handball Championships. Norway government faces big defeat in Sept election, poll showsNorway's centre-left opposition parties are expected to defeat the incumbent Conservative-led coalition government by a two-to-one margin in next month's election for parliament, a new opinion poll showed on Tuesday. AstraZeneca vaccinations resume in Germany after clot scareGermany is resuming vaccinations with the coronavirus vaccine made by AstraZeneca after European regulators said the benefits of the shot outweigh the risks Tel Aviv lawyer on Everest hopes to become first Israeli woman to reach summitDanielle Wolfson says she wants to show that 'every woman can reach her Everest'; a skiing accident a decade ago left her bedridden for months Denmark suspends use of AstraZeneca vaccine over blood clot fearsThe vaccine will not be used for 14 days while investigators probe reports of possible ‘serious side-effects’. In the Russian Arctic, the First Stirrings of a Very Cold WarThough the Russian military has little in common with liberal Western politicians or environmental groups like Greenpeace, it is taking ice melt in the Far North seriously. How to protect birds and bats from wind turbinesAs wind farm numbers explode researchers are coming up with more ways to keep wildlife safe. U.S. says it stopped spying on allies in 2014, says Norway PMNorway's prime minister Erna Solberg said on Thursday the United States had given assurances it had stopped spying on its allies in 2014, after Oslo launched a protest against the practice.