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Europe’s Worst Bonds See Relief as Norway Reserves Tapped – Bloomberg

June 30, 2014
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Europe’s Worst Bonds See Relief as Norway Reserves TappedBloombergNorway‘s bonds returned 3.7 percent since the end of December, the least among 19 nations tracked by Bloomberg World Bond indexes and about half the gain for euro-area bonds. The extra yield investors demand to hold 10-year krone-denominated debt …and more >> Source: norway – Google News Sharing...
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How Finland Keeps Kids Focused Through Free Play – The Atlantic

June 30, 2014
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The Atlantic How Finland Keeps Kids Focused Through Free PlayThe AtlanticWhat a way to begin my first year of teaching in Finland. It was only the third day of school and I was already pushing a student to the breaking point. When I took him aside, I quickly discovered why he was so upset....
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Foreign Talent Will Help Denmark Reach Its Green Goals – CleanTechnica

June 30, 2014
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Foreign Talent Will Help Denmark Reach Its Green GoalsCleanTechnicaAlthough topping the 2012 Green Economy Index and named the European Green Capital 2014, Denmark and Copenhagen are not ready to rest on their laurels. Their green ambitions include carbon neutrality for the greater Copenhagen area by 2025 and …Danes believe that price to pay for upgrading...
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Iceland Refuses to Renew Passport of ‘Girl’ Family Calls ‘Harriet’ – NBCNews.com

June 30, 2014
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NBCNews.com Iceland Refuses to Renew Passport of ‘Girl’ Family Calls ‘Harriet’NBCNews.comA 10-year-old Icelandic girl has been denied a passport renewal because her name was not approved by authorities, according to media reports. British-born Tristan Cardew and his Icelandic wife are appealing against the decision that nearly stranded …Icelandic girls can’t be called Harriet, government...
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ThyssenKrupp agrees sale of Swedish submarine shipyard to Saab – Reuters

June 30, 2014
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Reuters ThyssenKrupp agrees sale of Swedish submarine shipyard to SaabReutersSaab had confirmed on Thursday it was nearing an agreement after business daily Dagens Industri reported that it might soon announce such a deal, with a price tag well below 1 billion Swedish crowns. Saab and ThyssenKrupp announced in April they were …Saab to Buy ThyssenKrupp’s...
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32 lawmakers call Obama’s Norway ambassador pick ‘embarrassing’ – Chicago Sun-Times

June 29, 2014
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Wall Street Journal 32 lawmakers call Obama’s Norway ambassador pick ‘embarrassing’Chicago Sun-TimesWASHINGTON — The opposition to President Barack Obama’s nominee for U.S. ambassador to Norway is growing in Congress, with a group of House Democrats and Republicans asserting that George Tsunis’ “embarrassing lack of knowledge” about the …Time to withdraw the Norway ambassador nominationWest Central...
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