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Axel Zingle snatches opening stage at Arctic Race of Norway

Image 1 of 10 Alex Zingle (Cofidis) won stage 1 of the Arctic Race of Norway (Image credit: Getty Images) Image 1 of 10 Axel Zingle (Cofidis) rides uncontested at finish line as stage 1 winner (Image credit: Michael Steele/Getty Images) Image 1 of 10 The peloton competing across the rolling landscape of 186.8km stage […]

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‘Helps us sleep’ Keep cool at night with Beldray’s Arctic Dome Cooler Fan – under £20

With temperatures rising across the UK, Brits are searching for solutions to help them cool down on hot days. Ideal for instant cooling, shoppers can now buy a personal space cooler for less than £20 with this bargain deal. Space saving and providing an instant relief of cool air, Beldray’s Arctic Dome Cooler is the […]

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Kings of the north – Arctic Race of Norway preview

The four-day Arctic Race of Norway kicks off on Thursday, this year’s ninth edition the first to avoid a visit to the Arctic Circle, rendering the name somewhat irrelevant. After three runner-up spots for home riders in the past four editions of the race, there will be hope that a Norwegian can take overall glory […]

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Kempower powers the Arctic Race of Norway 2022, providing fast-charging infrastructure | MarketScreener

Together with other sponsors, Kempower’s team will manage fast charging with altogether 11 Kempower T-Series chargers during the race. Kempower has been chosen for the second year running to be a sponsor of the 9th annual Arctic Race of Norway 11th-14th August 2022. The company will supply its chargers throughout the race to power staff […]

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Polar bear attacks woman camping with a tour group on Arctic island, officials said

Officials in Svalbard, Norway, said a French woman was mildly injured when a polar bear attacked the tent campsite of a group of tourists on an Arctic island. Mike Lockhart AP A French tourist was mildly injured when a polar bear attacked a campsite in a remote part of Norway, officials said. A tour group […]

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Woman injured by polar bear on Norway’s Svalbard Islands

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A polar bear attacked a campsite Monday in Norway’s remote Arctic Svalbard Islands, injuring a French tourist, authorities said, adding that the wounds weren’t life-threatening. The bear was later killed. The woman, who was not identified, was part of a tour group of 25 people camping at Sveasletta, in the central part […]

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Polar bear injures woman at remote Arctic campsite in Norway

Copenhagen, Denmark — A polar bear attacked a campsite Monday in Norway’s remote Arctic Svalbard Islands, injuring a French tourist, authorities said, adding that the wounds weren’t life-threatening. The woman, who wasn’t identified, was part of a tour group of 25 people who were camping at Sveasletta, in the central part of the Svalbard archipelago, […]

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Lipstereo Channels The Strokes, Arctic Monkeys and The Beatles for ‘Little Spaceships’

There is a lot going on in the new Lipstereo song ‘Little Spaceships’ with the full pleasant flavour of The Strokes, rounded with the richness of Arctic Monkeys and a complex oaky character of The Beatles. Melbourne rock band Lipstereo have released a video for their second single “Little Spaceships’ and yes, their influences are […]

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URI’s Rainer Lohmann named a Fulbright Arctic Initiative Scholar

KINGSTON, R.I. – August 3, 2022 – The Faroe Islands have welcomed travelers to their shores for centuries. In the last century, however, islanders have had to contend with the impact of one unwelcome guest: PFAS contaminants, or “forever chemicals,” as they are sometimes called. Given that the islands are only about half the size […]

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Hexham veteran shares military training memories in the Arctic

Ever wondered what it’s like to train in the Norwegian Arctic, carrying an eighty-pound Bergen on a pair of skis, surviving on basic rations and sleeping in a snow cave? Although 76-year-old Douglas Elsworth (Dougie) now lives at the McCarthy Stone retirement living development, Hewson Court in Hexham, at 18 years old he joined the […]