Archive for March, 2014

Swedish Fund AMF Rejects VW’s Bid for Scania Stake – Wall Street Journal

March 31, 2014
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Swedish Fund AMF Rejects VW’s Bid for Scania StakeWall Street JournalVolkswagen, already owning 62.6% of the Swedish truck maker, in February launched a SEK200 ($30.78) per share offer for the stake it didn’t own. The bid, valued above $9 billion, to take full control of Scania is part of a broader plan by Volkswagen...
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Norway’s Expert Negotiator Stoltenberg to Become Next NATO Chief – The Moscow Times

March 31, 2014
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Norway’s Expert Negotiator Stoltenberg to Become Next NATO Chief – The Moscow Times

The Moscow Times Norway’s Expert Negotiator Stoltenberg to Become Next NATO ChiefThe Moscow TimesOSLO — From his youth as an anti-war activist who hurled stones at the U.S. Embassy to his later years as Norway’s leading statesman and negotiator, Jens Stoltenberg will take over the reins of NATO with honed skills in both confrontation...
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Iceland can cash in on the stakes it still owns in major British High St names … – This is Money

March 31, 2014
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Iceland can cash in on the stakes it still owns in major British High St names …This is MoneyBy the end of 2003 it had acquired Hamleys, Oasis, and Julian Graves and it would soon own or control swathes of shares in dozens more retail brands, including frozen food group Iceland, House of Fraser,...
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Vladimir Putin ‘wants to regain Finland’ for Russia, adviser says – The Independent

March 31, 2014
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Vladimir Putin ‘wants to regain Finland’ for Russia, adviser says – The Independent

The Independent Vladimir Putin ‘wants to regain Finland‘ for Russia, adviser saysThe IndependentAfter annexing Crimea and with troops massed on the border of Ukraine, Vladimir Putin will not stop trying to expand Russia until he has “conquered” Belarus, the Baltic states and Finland, one of his closest former advisers has said. According to …Vladimir...
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World curling championships: Kevin Koe beats Denmark in opener – CBC.ca

March 31, 2014
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World curling championships: Kevin Koe beats Denmark in openerCBC.caKoe’s Calgary squad of third Pat Simmons, second Carter Rycroft, and lead Nolan Thiessen methodically cruised to a 6-3 victory Saturday over Denmark’s Rasmus Stjerne. “We lost the first game at the (Canadian Curling) trials, we lost our first game at …Koe’s Canada rink wins opener...
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New Swedish Popsicle Looks Like a Penis, Pops in Your Mouth – Jezebel

March 30, 2014
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New Swedish Popsicle Looks Like a Penis, Pops in Your MouthJezebelIf you ever worry that your popsicle doesn’t look enough like a penis, it may be time to take a trip to Sweden where a new icy treat promises to satisfy all your cravings by popping its creamy center in your mouth. The X-Pop...
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