Tagged: Sweden

Not pursuing temp. border controls

Norway will not follow Sweden’s lead on borders The Local Norway is not considering following Sweden and imposing temporary border controls, the prime minister said on November 11. “We are not considering anything new...

Over 55,000 Swedes in Norway

Norway’s Scandinavian neighbors are now its second largest group of immigrants M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway The front page of the Friday, March 6, 2015, edition of Aftenposten was in yellow on blue, the...

Northug will not ski the Swedish Vasaloppet

But the U.K’s Pippa Middleton will “He is not healthy enough to compete. We know that the boys he will compete against in the Vasaloppet have been training all year round, are very good...

Queen Sonja attends exhibition opening

H.M. Queen Sonja will be present when the exhibition “Under great pressure” opens tomorrow. H.M. King Harald, H.M. Queen Silvia and H.R.H Crown Prince Haakon will also be present at the Vernissage, where the...

Swedes sweep curling medal from Norway

Norway lost 6-7 to Sweden in Sunday’s bronze-medal game at the World Curling Championship in Regina, in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. Canada captured the championship gold, defeating Scotland 6-5. Norway’s team: Skip Thomas Ulsrud,Torger Nergård, Christoffer...

Nordea raises growth forecast

Recent months have seen a strong international recovery, and Nordea revises up its expectations to the 2011 growth outlook. – The global economy came out of 2010 in even better shape than we expected,...

Joint Nordic research on the offensive: Look to the Nordics!

“The Nordic countries have a good chance of influencing European research and innovation policy initiatives in areas where there is a common Nordic approach,” says Gunnel Gustafsson, Director of the Nordic research organisation NordForsk....

Almost half controlled by Nordic countries

Owners in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland made up 48 per cent of the foreign-controlled enterprises in Norway in 2008. Sweden was the largest owner measured in number of enterprises. The Nordic countries jointly...