More than 80,000 Norwegians have joined the Facebook group, "Refugees welcome to Norway", which people use to share ideas on how to help refugees come to the country.

"It's as if we discovered that goodwill and community spirit can be conveyed into practical action," Jan Vardøen, a writer, musician and director, who helps feed refugees with left-over food from restaurants, told the Oslo Osloby news site.

On Monday, he brought them leftover food from Maaemo, Norway's only restaurant with two Michelin stars.

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