One of Norway’s wealthiest men was arrested Tuesday in connection with his wife’s 2018 disappearance and held on suspicion of murder or complicity to murder in a case that police had earlier thought was a kidnapping. Tom Hagen, a media-shy real estate investor and owner of an electric company, was arrested on his way to work, chief police investigator Tommy Broeske said.
The suspected gunman in an attack on a mosque in Norway on Saturday was inspired by recent white extremist attacks in New Zealand and the US, online posts suggest. In messages posted on the day of the attack, Philip Manshaus, a 21-year-old man who has been named by local media as the main suspect, described himself as “chosen” by “Saint [Brenton] Tarrant”, the gunman who killed 51 people at mosques in New Zealand in March.
On Monday, with 95 percent of the votes counted, the governing right-wing bloc managed to grab 89 seats in the 169-seat parliament, with the remaining 80 going to the opposition in the Norway parliamentary elections. “We have got four new years because we have delivered results,” said Erna Solberg, the leader of the winning party and the sitting prime minister.