Archive for September, 2015

Norway killer Anders Breivik threatens hunger strike – BBC News

September 30, 2015
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BBC News Norway killer Anders Breivik threatens hunger strikeBBC NewsNorwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik has threatened to starve himself to death in protest at his treatment in prison, according to media reports. Breivik claims to have been kept in isolation since 2 September, with time outside his cell …Norway massacre killer Anders Breivik...
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Finland is suddenly a top choice for Iraqi asylum-seekers – U.S. News & World Report

September 30, 2015
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U.S. News & World Report Finland is suddenly a top choice for Iraqi asylum-seekersU.S. News & World ReportIn this photo taken Thursday, Sept. 18, 2015, refugees arrive in Tornio, northwestern Finland. Finland, on the northeastern frontier of the EU with vast expanses of forests and reindeer roaming the wilds of Lapland, with long, dark,...
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Models of aging: How Japan, Denmark, Germany are riding out their senior wave – CBC.ca

September 30, 2015
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CBC.ca Models of aging: How Japan, Denmark, Germany are riding out their senior waveCBC.caSweden and Denmark are the “places we need to turn to,” Foot said, in crafting economic and health policy to manage the shift in demographics. While the countries take different approaches, they all focus on health care, offering programs akin to...
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Glaciers, volcanoes and hot springs: can I really run across Iceland? – The Guardian (blog)

September 30, 2015
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The Guardian (blog) Glaciers, volcanoes and hot springs: can I really run across Iceland?The Guardian (blog)Why are we running across Iceland? Good question. A simple answer is because we wanted to find out if we could do it. Neither of us had visited the sub-Arctic island before, but my planning was far from meticulous...
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Revival of a Swedish taboo – Politico

September 30, 2015
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Politico Revival of a Swedish tabooPoliticoWritten in English and ostensibly directed at tourists — although the SD’s target voters all speak Swedish — it began: “Sorry about the mess here in Sweden. We have a serious problem with forced begging.” The advert got a rather un-Swedish response … Source: swedish – Google News Sharing...
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Britain can’t be Norway, and Eurosceptics know this – Telegraph.co.uk

September 29, 2015
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Telegraph.co.uk Britain can’t be Norway, and Eurosceptics know thisTelegraph.co.ukOwen Paterson, the former environment minister who might lead the Leave campaign, says that if Britain joins Norway in the European Economic Area, Britain would be “perfectly at liberty to pursue participation in the single market without being saddled … Source: norway – Google News Sharing...
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