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Norway won't let child have 'foreign' name

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 12/03/2011 @ 2:41 pm In Front Page,World | Comments Disabled

A proud mother and father in Stavanger in south-western Norway have had the joy at the arrival of their new baby girl somewhat tempered by the authorities’ inability to register her name.

But the surname of the 7-week-old’s Spanish father, Juan Carlos Carpio Patiño, proved too much for a population registry that can’t handle most diacritical marks.

Read the whole story at The Local


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