Rescue helicopters evacuated more than 150 people from a luxury cruise ship which suffered engine failure on Saturday in stormy weather off the west coast of Norway, police and rescue workers said.
Reuters. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 23:22:57 -0400.
A cruise ship has issued a mayday call after suffering engine failure in high winds off the coast of Norway. Five rescue helicopters have been airlifting the 1,300 passengers from the ship.
Daily Mail. Sun, 24 Mar 2019 02:34:15 +0000.
Dramatic videos and photos on Twitter showed the ship listing, furniture sliding from one side to the other and water rushing on board.
Mihir Zaveri and Sandra E. Garcia. New York Times. Sun, 24 Mar 2019 00:45:52 GMT.
Hundreds of passengers and crew members on a stranded Viking cruise liner off the coast of Norway were awaiting rescue on Saturday after an engine ...
John Bowden. The Hill. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 22:46:59 +0000.
Police say a cruise ship with engine problems has sent a mayday call off Norway's western coast and is transporting its 1,300 passengers to shore.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 13:06:43 EDT.
One of the world's biggest aluminium producers, Norway's Norsk Hydro, said it had been hit by a ransom cyber-attack of unknown origin, with hackers demanding a ransom.
The Local. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:51:57 +0100.
Scandic has made an agreement with property owner Eiendomsspar to renovate and expand Scandic Helsfyr in Oslo in conjunction with extending the lease agreement. ...
Hsyndicate. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:01:30 +0200.
Danish politician Mette Abildgaard brought her baby to parliament - and was surprised when the speaker, Pia Kjaersgaard, asked her to take her daughter out.
Irish Independent. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 02:30:00 +0000.
Karen Uhlenbeck will be awarded the 2019 Abel Prize for Mathematics at a ceremony in Oslo, Norway on May 21. She is the first woman mathematician to win the Abel Prize.
By Rachel Crowell, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 20 Mar 2019 20:52:00 -0400.
European missile house MBDA completed the first firing trial of the Brimstone 3 precision strike missile at the Vidsel Test Range in Sweden last month, the company has disclosed. ...
Robin Hughes, London. Janes 360. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT.
Finland topped the ranking of the world's happiest countries for the second year in a row, with the Nordic countries taking the leading spots, an annual survey issued on Wednesday showed. South Sudan came last in the U.N. ...
Yahoo. Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:37:02 -0400.
Facts About Scandinavia
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.