Tagged: Denmark

Arctic Council keeps EU in the cold

The Arctic Council will not let the EU get permanent observer status, despite the union’s growing interest in the High North. A dispute with Canada might be what prevents the union from getting into...

Støre pleased with Tromsø Declaration

On April 29 the eight Arctic Council Ministers ratified the Tromsø Declaration. The declaration is the guideline for the work in the Arctic Council the next two years.   The Arctic Council met at ministerial...

Norway hands over Arctic chairmanship to Denmark

Now the Kingdom of Denmark is the new chair of the Arctic World. This means sustainable development in the region By JESPER HANSEN –Arctic-council.org The Kingdom of Denmark which includes the Faroe Islands and Greenland...

Ice Hockey: Jakobsen Norway’s OT hero

ZURICH-KLOTEN – Tommy Jakobsen scored at 1:11 of overtime to give Norway a 5-4 win over Denmark to claim that cherished third spot in Group D. As a result, the Norwegians move on to...

Noreco announces gas discovery at Gita in Denmark

Stavanger, 15 April, 2009: Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco, OSE:NOR), Hydrocarbons has been discovered in the Gita exploration well in Denmark, where Noreco holds a 12% share. “The drilling results from the Gita well are...

Hotels in Norway No Longer Most Expensive in Europe

  New research from the website hotels.com shows that Norway is no longer the most expensive country in Europe when it comes to hotels. Hotels in both Switzerland and Denmark cost more than hotels...

DnB NOR jumps on government stimulus plans

Shares in Norway’s biggest bank group DnB NOR (DNBNOR.OL) rise 9.8 percent on mounting expectations for a favourable government stimulus package, which is due out this Sunday. Norway’s main financial sector lobby has said...

SAS’s Unpleasant Surprise

The Scandinavian airline group posts a wider loss than anticipated and wants investors to buy a new issue of its shares. Partially owned by government? It is proving both a blessing and a curse...

Norway, Denmark see unemployment climb

Nordic countries Denmark and Norway reported rising unemployment Thursday, with oil-rich Norway saying the jobless rate rose to its highest level in two and a half years in January. Both countries are seeing rising job...

Carlsberg Cuts More Staff, Brings In New Executives

Carlsberg A/S, the world’s fourth-largest brewing company by sales, Thursday said it would make further staff cuts and restructure its organization in several countries as demand falls away amid tough economic conditions. To read...