Tutu urges Norway to forgive Breivik

2014-09-22 22:28

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has urged Norwegians to forgive mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, the worst criminal in the nation's recent history.

Cold killer Breivik says sorry to mother

2013-10-31 22:26

Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, who refused to show remorse for killing 77 people in 2011, has hugged his mother and apologised for ruining her life.

Breivik becoming a cult figure

2013-04-18 22:09

The lawyer, who defended Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, has voiced concern that his client is becoming a cult figure, but insisted he should have the right to express himself.

Video shows Breivik parking van bomb

2012-11-26 17:14

Norway's public broadcaster has published for the first time video footage of right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik parking his van bomb that killed eight people in Oslo in July 2011.

Not enough butter in prison - Breivik

2012-11-09 21:01

Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik's complaints about prison life range from a lack of moisturiser in his cell to a shortage of butter, according to extracts from a letter.

Breivik won't appeal his verdict - lawyer

2012-08-24 13:51

Norway mass killer Anders Behring Breivik will not appeal an Oslo court's verdict finding him sane and sending him to prison for 21 years, says his lawyer.

Breivik ruled sane, gets 21 years

2012-08-24 10:10

A Norwegian court has found mass killer Anders Behring Breivik sane and has given him a maximum jail term of 21 years, which can however be extended at officials' discretion.

Norway killing: Made-to-order cell

2012-08-22 22:15

Should Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik be ruled insane, there will be no cramped cell for him. Instead, a specially-built ward with his own staff...

Breivik sympathiser held over bomb

2012-08-18 19:00

Police in the Czech Republic have arrested a man who sympathised with Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik and was likely planning a bomb attack, say authorities.

Bomb scare sparks evacuation in Oslo

2012-07-31 15:04

Norwegian authorities have evacuated the area around the US embassy in downtown Oslo after a suspicious object was found under a vehicle nearby.

Norway marks anniversary of massacre

2012-07-23 07:55

About 50 000 people have attended a concert in Oslo to mark the first anniversary of the gun and bomb rampage by right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik, which claimed 77 lives.

Psychiatric ward to be built for Breivik

2012-06-27 21:01

Even if found criminally insane, confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik is likely to remain inside the walls of the prison where he has been held since his attacks.

Breivik's lawyer asks for acquittal

2012-06-22 14:22

On the last day of his trial, Anders Behring Breivik's defence lawyers have tried to cast the confessed mass killer as a political militant rather than a delusional madman who killed 77 people for the sake of killing.

Closing arguments begin at Breivik trial

2012-06-21 14:01

Prosecutors have begun their closing arguments in the trial of Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in attacks last July, and are to reveal if they want him held responsible.

Talk with Breivik 'like meeting Hannibal'

2012-06-11 20:41

Interviewing right-wing mass killer Anders Behring Breivik in jail was like meeting Hannibal Lecter, the cannibal in the horror film Silence of the Lambs, a psychologist has said.

Breivik on 'drugs' for Norway massacre

2012-05-31 22:36

Anders Behring Breivik took illegal substances to increase his physical and mental capacities on the day he launched the killing spree last July.

'Nice' Norway killer Breivik had nose job

2012-05-29 18:51

Anders Behring Breivik, on trial for killing 77 people in Norway last year, was "tolerant" and "nice" when he was young and had a nose job to make himself look more Aryan.

Utoya scars 'the price for democracy'

2012-05-23 15:58

A girl who at the age of just 14-years-old survived Anders Behring Breivik's shooting massacre on Utoya Island last year has described her scars as her dues to democracy.

Norway massacre horror - 'water was red'

2012-05-21 18:21

After seeing Anders Behring Breivik kill his friends and being hit by three bullets himself, one survivor has told how he swam out into water red with blood.

Breivik survivor felt death

2012-05-15 21:11

A woman who suffered multiple gunshot wounds in last year's shooting spree in Norway has recalled at the trial of accused gunman Anders Behring Breivik how close she was to dying.

Wounded recall Breivik shooting spree

2012-05-14 12:01

The first survivors who were hit by gunshots during the shooting spree that claimed 69 lives last year in Norway have taken the stand at the trial of gunman Anders Behring Breivik.

Breivik shouted with joy as he fired

2012-05-09 22:19

Anders Behring Breivik shouted with joy as he fired off round after round at youngsters on Utoeya, a survivor of his massacre of 69 people on the Norwegian island last July has told an Oslo court.

Breivik trial: Tears over autopsy details

2012-05-04 20:01

Sobs have filled an Oslo courtroom at the first autopsy reports being presented for the 69 people massacred on Utoya Island last July.

Mass killer Breivik probably sane - experts

2012-04-26 22:12

Norwegian experts say mass killer Breivik is probably not insane or delusional but could have a personality disorder.

Breivik: I'm usually right

2012-04-25 20:39

Self-confessed mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik says he is confident he will not be committed to psychiatric care for the bomb and shooting attacks that left 77 people dead in Norway last year.


Terror threat against Norway

2014-07-24 13:04

Norway's intelligence service says it has received information about an imminent "concrete threat" against Norway from people with links to Islamic fighters in Syria.

Breivik to take university classes

2013-09-12 22:19

Norwegian right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in a rampage in 2011, has been allowed to study certain political science subjects in his cell.

Breivik wants to attend mom's funeral

2013-03-23 21:04

Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik has said he would like to attend the funeral of his mother, his lawyer says.

Breivik writes to German far-right gang

2012-11-18 22:26

Anders Behring Breivik, who slaughtered 77 people in Norway last year, has written to a German far-right gang member charged with helping in a series of racist killings.

Breivik's e-mails published in new book

2012-09-03 15:01

A Norwegian publisher has released a book of some of Anders Behring Breivik's e-mail correspondence that show how he prepared for his July 2011 attacks that left 77 people dead.

Breivik: The fall of a boastful killer

2012-08-24 12:02

The prosecution of Norwegian killer Anders Behring Breivik has stripped him down to a rather mediocre man who excelled in little other than being evil.

Breivik will appeal if declared insane

2012-08-23 22:30

Breivik's defence lawyer says Norway's mass killer will accept a prison term but not an insanity ruling.

Lock Breivik away forever: Families

2012-08-21 12:02

Families of Anders Behring Breivik's victims in last year's Norway attacks disagree on whether he is sane, but they see eye-to-eye on one thing: That he should be locked up for life.

Norway attacks preventable - report

2012-08-13 17:43

An independent panel investigating how Norwegian authorities dealt with the twin attacks that killed 77 people in July 2011 says the Oslo blast could have been prevented.

Breivik moved to another prison

2012-07-24 16:56

Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in Norway, has been temporarily transferred to another prison while work is done on the facility he is normally held at.

'Breivik failed to change Norway'

2012-07-22 12:43

Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg has said that right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who massacred 77 people a year ago, failed in his attempt to change Norwegian society.

Walkout at Breivik trial

2012-06-22 17:32

Survivors and relatives of the 77 people Anders Behring Breivik killed in Norway have walked out of the courtroom as he began making final remarks on the last day of his trial.

Prosecutors want Breivik ruled insane

2012-06-21 19:51

Prosecutors have asked a Norwegian court to declare far-right mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik insane and commit him to a mental institution, in line with their original indictment.

Decision-time in Breivik trial

2012-06-20 22:56

Prosecutors are preparing for closing arguments in Norway mass killer Anders Behring Breivik's trial.

Breivik judge caught playing solitaire

2012-06-04 22:46

One of the five judges in the trial against Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in twin attacks in Norway last year, was caught on camera playing solitaire online during proceedings.

Paid-for company for mass killer Breivik

2012-05-31 21:33

The Norwegian prison where Anders Behring Breivik may be locked up for massacring 77 people last year will hire people with whom he can socialise, to keep him away from other inmates.

Breivik trial: Amputee survivor testifies

2012-05-24 19:05

A young man who lost an arm and a leg during the shooting attack by Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik has told an Oslo court that he has a better life than the gunman.

Breivik killings 'a bad horror film'

2012-05-22 17:28

Norwegians injured in Anders Behring Breivik's island massacre last year have described their initial disbelief by the shooting, comparing the bloodbath to a 'bad horror film'.

Breivik killed with joyous 'battle cry'

2012-05-16 17:19

Anders Behring Breivik roared a "battle cry" and appeared both angry and joyous as he shot people one by one with a distorted face, survivors of the Norwegian far-right killer's massacre tell a court.

Man self-immolates outside Breivik trial

2012-05-15 17:57

A man has set himself on fire outside the Oslo courthouse where Anders Behring Breivik is on trial for killing 77 people in twin attacks last July.

Shoe hurled at Breivik at trial

2012-05-11 13:01

A family member of one of the victims of Norwegian killer Anders Behring Breivik has thrown a shoe at him in court, screaming "you killer, go to Hell!"

Psychopaths have 'distinct' brains

2012-05-08 10:43

Scientists have found the strongest evidence yet that psychopaths have structural abnormalities in their brains.

Witness tells of Breivik's island arrival

2012-05-03 11:59

A witness in the trial of Anders Behring Breivik has testified how he had allowed him to board a ferry to the island where 69 people were gunned down.

Norway survivor remembers 'spitting teeth'

2012-04-26 13:03

Survivors of the bomb that claimed eight lives and injured over 200 in the Norwegian capital Oslo last year have testified at the trial of Anders Behring Breivik.

Breivik 'expressionless' at witness accounts

2012-04-25 09:59

Anders Behring Breivik has listened silently as witnesses described the mayhem caused by his bombing of Oslo's government district, a scene one witness has described as a "war zone".

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