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  • Norwegian fete of Nazi Nobel laureate irks Jews

    Norway has opened a museum and unveiled a postage stamp to celebrate the 150th birthday of Norwegian Nobel literature prize laureate and Nazi sympathiser Knut Hamsun, provoking cries of outrage from a Jewish group. Organisers of the tribute said some 2,500-3,000 people, led by Crown Princess Mette-Marit and Culture Minister Trond Giske, officially opened the [...]

  • Norwegian fete of Nazi Nobel laureate irks Jews

    Organisers of the tribute said some 2,500-3,000 people, led by Crown Princess Mette-Marit and Culture Minister Trond Giske, officially opened the Hamsun Centre on Tuesday in Harnaroey, a coastal town in Northern Norway where the author grew up. OSLO, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Norway has opened a museum and unveiled a postage stamp to celebrate [...]