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Norway ready for spying of its own – Views and News from Norway

February 29, 2016
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Views and News from Norway Norway ready for spying of its ownViews and News from NorwayNorway’s new surveillance vessel Marjata was mostly built at the Vard Langsten shipyard in Romsdal, and outfitted with special surveillance equipment at a naval base in the US. The vessel is 126 meters long, cost around NOK 1.5 billion...
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Finland: The sick man of Europe? – BBC News

February 29, 2016
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BBC News Finland: The sick man of Europe?BBC NewsNew figures for the economy’s performance in 2015, showed that it managed to avoid a fourth consecutive year of declining economic activity. Even so, it was very lacklustre growth and the longer picture remains pretty bleak. The broadest measure of …EconomyFinland ekes out small growth in...
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Denmark accused of keeping quiet over ‘environmental disaster’ that saw fertiliser and oil pour into sea during fire – The Independent

February 29, 2016
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The Independent Denmark accused of keeping quiet over ‘environmental disaster’ that saw fertiliser and oil pour into sea during fireThe IndependentDanish authorities have been accused of staying quiet over an environmental disaster of historic proportions. Several thousand tonnes of liquid fertiliser burst out of a silo in Frederica Harbour on 3 March, causing palm...
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‘Iceland Street’ reloaded – Iceland Monitor

February 29, 2016
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‘Iceland Street’ reloadedIceland MonitorEagle-eyed journalists at Iceland Monitor and commenters on our Facebook page spotted, however, that the Icelandic sign was spelt incorrectly. The name ‘ÍSLAND STRÆTI’ (‘Iceland Street’) was missing a genitive ending -s on ‘ÍSLAND’ and was written as … Source: iceland – Google News Sharing information is key – Nordic News in...
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Surging Swedish economy raises questions over negative rates – Financial Times

February 29, 2016
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Financial Times Surging Swedish economy raises questions over negative ratesFinancial TimesBut the Riksbank is faced with an entirely different problem: it has largely cut interest rates in order to weaken the Swedish krona to head off the threat of deflation. The strong GDP numbers caused the krona to strengthen against the euro by 0.5...
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Sandhja to represent Finland at Eurovision – YLE News

February 28, 2016
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YLE News Sandhja to represent Finland at EurovisionYLE NewsFinland’s Eurovision representative was chosen last night at the New Music Competition hosted by Yle. The winner was the upbeat “Sing It Away” by young Finnish singer-songwriter Sandhja, who has roots in India and Guyana.Watch tonight: The Finnish national final, UMK!Eurovision.tvUuden Musiikin Kilpailu 2016 – Sandhja...
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