- Fireball in Finland sky 'probably a meteorite'
The suspected meteor shook buildings when it raced through the sky in Lapland.
BBC News. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:07:32 GMT.
- A failed 'Swedish flag' hoax shows the decline of the extremist 4chan message board
The failure of a 4chan prank shows how the extremist site's influence is on the wane.
BBC News. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:37:23 GMT.
- European Medical Device Firm BrainCool AB (publ) Establishes US Headquarters and Adds Bryan Nicholson as VP Operations
LUND, Sweden & ANNAPOLIS, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EU medical device firm BrainCool AB has established a US subsidiary headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland and added Bryan Nicholson as VP Operations.
Business Wire. Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:00:00 UTC.
- Volvo pulls ads from Hannity show amid Moore sex scandal coverage
Swedish automaker Volvo Car USA has pulled advertising from Sean Hannity's Fox News show, the automaker confirmed on Twitter Monday night.
AutoNews.com. Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:47:46 EST. Subscription required.
- 'UnitedHealth envy' driving insurance industry shake-up
No. 2 health insurer Anthem's decision to replace CEO Joseph Swedish with a former UnitedHealthcare CEO and Humana's deal to sell its long-term care insurance business has the insurance industry bracing for major changes.
Modern Healthcare. Sat, 11 Nov 2017 00:01:00 EST.
- Snow Queen: A Cold Pursuit of One’s Finnish Roots, in the Dead of Winter
I have a thing for snow. When other people head south on vacation, I go north. I come by it honestly. ...
Alisa Priddle. Motor Trend. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:00:41 +0000.
- Graphene forged into three-dimensional shapes
Researchers from Finland and Taiwan have discovered how graphene, a single-atom-thin layer of carbon, can be forged into three-dimensional objects by using laser light. A striking illustration was ...
- Huge Crowds Line Bergen Streets as Road Worlds Conclude
Massive crowds lined the streets of Bergen to cheer on the menandrsquo;s road race competitors as the World Championships came to a rousing close in Norway.
USA Cycling. Sun, 24 Sep 2017 19:22:44 GMT.
- Sweden must keep innovating to maintain strong environmental record, says OECD
Sweden has shown a longstanding commitment to the environment, significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution and nitrogen leaching. Renewables supply more than a third of its energy needs. ...
OECD. Acquired Sun, 12 Mar 2017.
- Sweden Arrests Russian Suspected Of Bribery In Azerbaijan Rail Deal
A Russian employee in the Swedish offices of Bombardier Inc. has been arrested on suspicion of bribery in connection with a rail contract in Azerbaijan, Swedish anticorruption authorities say.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 10 Mar 2017 17:46:43 +0000.
The Scandinavian countries of northern Europe include Norway, Sweden,
and Denmark, as well as Finland and Iceland. For more news and
official information about the nations of Scandinavia, please visit
the national government websites highlighted below.
The Kingdom of Norway's
capital city is Oslo, and its currency is the Norwegian Krone.
Norwegian is the official language of Norway, and in 2007, the estimated
population of Norway was 4,628,000.
The Kingdom of Sweden's
capital city is Stockholm, and its currency is the Swedish Krona.
Swedish is the official language of Sweden, and in 2007, the estimated
population of Sweden was 9,031,000.
The Kingdom of Denmark's
capital city is Copenhagen, and its currency is the Danish Krone.
Danish is the official language of Denmark, and in 2007, the estimated
population of Denmark was 5,468,000.
The Republic of Finland's
capital city is Helsinki, and its currency is the Euro.
Finnish is the official language of Finland, and in 2007,
the estimated population of Finland was 5,238,000.
The Republic of Iceland's
capital city is Reykjavik, and its currency is the Krona.
Icelandic is the official language of Iceland, and in 2007,
the estimated population of Iceland was 302,000.