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Trump speaks with Norway's PM on bilateral relations

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg congratulated Donald Trump on his election victory. Credit: Reuters

US president-elect Donald Trump has spoken by phone with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, who congratulated him on his election win.

The Trump transition team said in a statement: "The two leaders discussed the strong relationship between the United States and Norway.

"President-elect Trump said he looked forward to participating in alliance building forums to strengthen ties within the global community."

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Ryanair flight evacuated over 'bomb' scare

A Ryanair flight from Oslo to Manchester was evacuated Credit: PA

A Ryanair flight from Oslo to Manchester has been evacuated after two passengers were thought to have used the word "bomb" during an argument in an airport toilet.

The pair were taken for questioning by police at Norway's Rygge airport on Sunday evening and a bomb squad searched the aircraft but found nothing suspicious.

Police spokesman Anders Stroemsaether told a Norwegian public broadcaster that the incident began before boarding when two foreign passengers were overheard arguing and other passengers thought they heard the word "bomb" being used.

"After questioning of witnesses and those brought in, the police have concluded that the situation is a result of a misunderstanding," police said.

A Ryanair spokesman told the BBC the evacuation in Oslo was due to a "hoax security alert".

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