Welcome back: a Viking longship, the Gaia, sailed up
the Tyne on Sunday to bring a message of thanks to north-east
England for sending Christianity to Norway with returning Vikings,
1000 years ago. The event was part of a community project in which
300 young Norwegians have come to work in churches in Tyneside.
Kay Morten Aarskog, from the Norwegian branch of Youth With a
Mission, said: "We are as a people a little bit ashamed of the
past; so we thought we should come and ...
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