NORWAY handball star Nora Mork has agreed to return to the national team despite an embarrassing scandal when intimate photos of her were circulated by the men's squad. The year-old from Oslo, who was top scorer at last year's world championship, had her mobile phone stolen before nude photos of her then went public. The free-scoring full back felt the Norwegian handball federation had failed to move swiftly, and claimed players in the men's team had the photos for two months before any action was taken. In January Norway's male stars denied ever sharing naked pictures of Mork, saying they deleted the photos when they were sent to their phones. Captain Bjarte Myrhol said: "It was very important for me to tell her that the whole team was on her side and supported her.
The region has a population of approximately 1. The largest city is Bergen and the second-largest is Stavanger. Western Norway, as well as other parts of historical regions of Norway, shares a common history with Denmark , the Faroe Islands and Iceland and to a lesser extent the Netherlands and Britain. For example, the Icelandic horse is a close relative of the Fjord horse and both the Faroese and Icelandic languages are based on the Old West Norse.
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