STOCKHOLM (AP) - Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson has reported upbeat third quarter earnings, helped mainly by the rollout of 5G wireless networks in China and a strong U.S. market. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 21 Oct 2020 07:20:49 -0400.
The child, who is wearing a red and white jumper squares up to the four-foot high sign - which is a good six inches taller than him - in the shopping district of an unidentified Danish town.
Daily Mail. Wed, 21 Oct 2020 12:09:03 +0100.
Early on in the pandemic, Sweden was slammed for being reckless, refusing the lockdowns adopted by its Scandinavian neighbors and keeping most everything open. But with the ascendancy of President Trump's coronavirus adviser, Dr. ...
Yahoo. Tue, 20 Oct 2020 11:18:13 -0400.
Sweden is banning Chinese tech companies Huawei and ZTE from building new high-speed wireless networks after a senior security official called China one of the country’s biggest threats
Via Ap News Wire. The Independent. Tue, 20 Oct 2020 15:12:40 GMT.
Peter Madsen, who was convicted of killing a journalist aboard his homemade submarine in 2017, reportedly used a staff member as a human shield to escape from jail.
Sydney Morning Herald. Wed, 21 Oct 2020 01:41:31 +1100.
Equinor (EQNR) signs a MoU with Microsoft (MSFT) for a carbon capture and storage project, and to explore the transportation of captured CO2 as the tech giant seeks to reduce its carbon emissions.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Tue, 20 Oct 2020 13:01:00 GMT.
Sweden's public health agency will this week start working with regions battling the worst coronavirus outbreaks to bring in local restrictions, as the country toughens its approach to ward off a resurgence in infections .The ...
New Zealand Herald. Mon, 19 Oct 2020 17:23:28 +1200.
A decision to grant asylum on political grounds highlights growing concerns over democratic backsliding in Poland.
Elian Peltier, Monika Pronczuk and Henrik Pryser Libell. New York Times. Sun, 18 Oct 2020 20:00:20 +0000.
Just a few a months after raising more than $110 million, Finnish food delivery player Wolt has raised a top-up of cash, this time from the cofounder of Delivery Hero.
By Jonathan Keane, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 15 Oct 2020 12:54:22 -0400.
Iceland is to upgrade its chain of long-range air surveillance radars, with the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) announcing a multimillion dollar contract ...
Janes 360. Thu, 15 Oct 2020 11:12:32 Z.
U.S. emissions continue to drop under President Trump, but Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg on Saturday announced that she has endorsed Joseph R. Biden for U.S. ...
Valerie Richardson. Washington Times. Sat, 10 Oct 2020 15:46:45 -0400.
Bone marrow cancer is currently an incurable disease that affects about 400 people in Norway every year. One Norwegian researcher has now found an important reason for bone destruction in people with this disease.
Science Daily. Fri, 09 Oct 2020 09:49:52 EDT.
Denmark says it will join European Union (EU) sanctions to be imposed against Russia over the poisoning of opposition politician Aleksei Navalny with a chemical agent from the Soviet-style Novichok group.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 09 Oct 2020 13:26:06 +0000.
Scientists are hoping the dogs will be able to detect people infected with COVID-19. If it works, the canines could be used at concert halls and sports venues as well.
Ap. ABC News. Wed, 23 Sep 2020 23:33:17 +0000.
Activists see pattern of denial in Denmark, which they attribute to rising anti-immigrant attitudes.
Voice of America. Fri, 03 Jul 2020 01:12:13 -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 2020, the estimated
population of Norway was 5,421,241.
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 2020, the estimated
population of Sweden was 10,099,265.
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 2020, the estimated
population of Denmark was 5,792,202.
The Republic of Finland's
capital city is Helsinki, and its currency is the Euro.
Finnish is the official language of Finland, and in 2020,
the estimated population of Finland was 5,540,720.
The Republic of Iceland's
capital city is Reykjavik, and its currency is the Krona.
Icelandic is the official language of Iceland, and in 2020,
the estimated population of Iceland was 341,243.