- Check In: In Iceland’s Wild West, High Style and High Comfort
Beyond outdoor exploits, Husafell offers a luxury hotel with a new wing of guest rooms that are ideal for family travel.
Kathryn O’shea-evans. New York Times. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:00:02 GMT.
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- Spied! BMW X7 Prototype Takes on Winter in Sweden
BMW will finally add a three-row SUV option to its lineup when it debuts the new X7 in 2018, and our spy shooter has captured a prototype of that large utility vehicle well ahead of its debut undergoing winter testing in Sweden. ...
Alex Nishimoto. Motor Trend. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:45:35 +0000.
- Sweden conservatives woo far-right to topple government
Sweden's main opposition party courted controversy Thursday by suggesting it accept support by the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats (SD) to bring down the minority government. ...
Yahoo. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:22:02 -0500.
- Sauna Visits May Help Keep Brain Healthy, Study Finds
Regular visits to the sauna can help lower the risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease as well as dying of heart ailments, a Finnish study suggests. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:10:38 -0500.
- Hyundai Mobis Validates Component Performance in Extremely Cold Conditions
SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#Automotive--Hyundai Mobis begins 2017 Winter Tests to verify the design, engineering and performance of automotive components in China and Sweden starting in January, and in New Zealand starting from June.
Business Wire. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:46:00 UTC.
- Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB: First Patients Enrolled in 24 Month Real-world Study Evaluating Effectiveness of Elocta®
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan 19, 2017 -- Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) (Sobi™) today announces that the first patients have been enrolled in the A-SURE study (NCT02976753). ...
PR Newswire. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:22:00 EST.
- Norway's appeals court to rule on Breivik's rights violation next month
An appeals court in Norway is expected to rule next month whether the government has violated the human rights of convicted mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik in prison, public broadcaster NRK reported Wednesday.
- Donors and Drug Makers Offer $500 Million to Control Global Epidemics
Japan, Norway and two foundations have pledged money to devise a strategy to speed up the international response to viral threats.
Donald G. Mcneil Jr.. New York Times. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:00:15 GMT.
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- Ambulances to jam car radios in Sweden
Ambulances in Stockholm are to test a system that stops radio in cars to tell drivers that an emergency vehicle is approaching.
BBC News. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:33:04 GMT.
- Statoil strikes floating wind farm deal
Norwegian oil giant Statoil takes on a strategic partner as it prepares to construct the world's first floating wind farm off the east coast of Scotland.
BBC News. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:36:37 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.