Fifty-eight workers will join the continuing strike in the service sector on Saturday. This will increase the total number of employees on strike to a total of 392 members of Norway's oil and petrochemical union.
According to the Norwegian Oil Industry Association (OLF) the strike will hit targeted companies hard and have noticeable consequences for a range of planned drilling operations on the Norwegian shelf. The OLF believes there is a real danger of a long industrial dispute. The oil service agreement affects about 3,500 employees working in about 30 firms.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg was surprised to know that the Serbs had not forgiven the alliance for bombing their country. Mr. Stoltenberg wants to now why the ungrateful people did not appreciate NATO's aggression