- Europe: Troubled TeliaSonera profits decline in first quarter
TeliaSonera, the dominant carrier in Sweden and Finland, saw its profits slip as mobile sales continued to slow. Sales for the carrier’s main mobile unit decreased by 3.5% to $3.64 billion. ...
Sara Zaske. RCR Wireless. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:56:23 +0000.
- Dutch scramble jets after Russian bombers approach
Dutch, British and Danish jets scrambled Wednesday afternoon after a pair of Russian bombers approached their airspace over the North Sea.
Miami Herald. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:37 EDT.
- Iceland sets unilateral mackerel quota
The amount is 12% of the quota set by the EU, Norway and Faroe Islands in a deal signed without Iceland last month.
European Voice. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:55:45 GMT.
- Finland air crash kills skydivers
Eight skydivers on an Easter Sunday jump are killed as their plane crashes near the town of Jamijarvi in Finland.
BBC News. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 21:04:23 GMT.
- Sweden's Medical Innovators Headed For US Via The Crowd
It is something of a Holy Grail for many European entrepreneurs with plans to export. The US market is vast, potentially lucrative, but tough.
By Alison Coleman. Forbes. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:59:00 GMT.
- Putin Welcomes New NATO Chief, Hopes For Better Ties
Vladimir Putin has welcomed NATO's selection of former Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg as its new head.
Radio Liberty. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:21:49 +0000.
- AUDIO: The world's first homoerotic stamps
Estelle Lovatt and David Bailey discuss Finland's decision to produce the "world's first" homoerotic stamps.
BBC News. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:48:46 GMT.
- Rinkevics discusses security issues with Niinisto - The Baltic Times
On Tuesday, April 15, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics was on a working visit to Finland where he met with the President of Finland Sauli Niinisto, Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja, ...
Baltic Times. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT.
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.