King Carl XVI Gustaf, 73, was joined by his wife Queen Silvia, 75, for the glitzy gala event in Sweden. Also in attendance was their daughter, Crown Princess Victoria.
Daily Mail. Tue, 12 Nov 2019 22:15:43 +0000.
The Ministers of Finance of the Netherlands, Germany, France, Sweden, Italy, Belgium, Luxembourg, Denmark and Bulgaria want a tax to neutralize the environmental damages of aviation.
By Emanuela Barbiroglio, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 11 Nov 2019 19:03:38 +0000.
A 15-year-old boy was killed and another teenager critically injured when unknown attackers opened fire on a pizza parlour in the Swedish city of Malmo.
Irish Independent. Mon, 11 Nov 2019 02:30:00 +0000.
A 14-ton Norway spruce that was once small enough to be displayed on a coffee table has been harvested in Florida, New York, as it's prepared for its role as the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree.
Voice of America. Thu, 07 Nov 2019 16:47:59 -0500.
Swedish-based luxury bed maker Duxiana has partnered with solid wood furniture manufacturer Thos. Moser to offer their beds and handmade frames together for the first time. The post Swedish bedmaker Dux partners with Thos. ...
Anne Flynn Wear. Furniture Today. Thu, 07 Nov 2019 15:41:36 +0000.
The deal will lift salaries for the Matildas by 90% and promises parity in training and travel. Norway and New Zealand have made similar moves, as a lawsuit against U.S. Soccer continues.
Laurel Wamsley. NPR. Wed, 06 Nov 2019 17:29:11 -0500.
While most parents blame social media and smartphones for a loss of play time, Finnish education expert Professor Pasi Sahlberg says blanket phone bans are not the answer.
Natassia Chrysanthos. Sydney Morning Herald. Thu, 07 Nov 2019 01:00:00 +1100.
Environmental groups urged a Norwegian appeals court on Tuesday to take emissions from the country's oil and gas exports into account when ruling on the government's decision to allow oil firms to explore in Arctic waters in 2016.
CBC News. Tue, 5 Nov 2019 17:16:33 EST.
HELSINKI (AP) - Norwegian authorities have arrested a high-profile U.S. white supremacist scheduled to speak at an international far-right conference in Oslo and say they will seek his deportation. ...
Washington Times. Sat, 02 Nov 2019 12:09:09 -0400.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Danish brewer Carlsberg says its net revenue rose 5.3% to 18.5 billion kroner ($2.8 billion) in the third quarter on the back of strong sales in Asia and Western Europe. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 31 Oct 2019 05:16:16 -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.