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At A Glance Brexit and the Norway Model – Wall Street Journal (blog)

June 30, 2016
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Wall Street Journal (blog) At A Glance Brexit and the Norway ModelWall Street Journal (blog)As the U.K. plots its path out of the European Union, focus turns to nations that are in Europe but outside of the bloc. Norway faces the U.K. across the North Sea and its population of around five million voted...
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It’s official: Finland is the most progressive country in the world – Business Insider Nordic

June 30, 2016
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The Independent It’s official: Finland is the most progressive country in the worldBusiness Insider NordicIt is often reported that the Finnish economy is stagnant, that competitiveness is low and that major industries are lagging. Finland has even been called the new ‘sick man of Europe’. But economics apart, Finland seems to be doing a...
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Denmark Confiscates Valuables From Migrants After Law Passed – Bloomberg

June 30, 2016
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Deutsche Welle Denmark Confiscates Valuables From Migrants After Law PassedBloombergDanish police made use of a controversial law allowing them to confiscate valuables from asylum seekers for the first time since the legislation was passed. Police seized the equivalent of 79,600 kroner ($11,875) from five Iranian citizens, according …Denmark confiscates thousands of euros from migrantsYahoo7...
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Iceland Miracle Soccer Run Creating Havoc for Jersey Sellers – Bloomberg

June 30, 2016
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Bloomberg Iceland Miracle Soccer Run Creating Havoc for Jersey SellersBloombergIceland’s improbable run in soccer’s European Championship has drawn parallels with Leicester City’s remarkable Premier League title win. And like it was for the English champion, the Nordic country is finding it hard to meet unexpected demand for its …Leicester to Iceland: Don’t start thinking about...
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Foul-mouthed attack on young Swedish mother in England – The Local.se

June 30, 2016
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The Local.se Foul-mouthed attack on young Swedish mother in EnglandThe Local.seA friend, Craig Tevendale, said the young woman was upset and angry after the verbal attack, the local York Press newspaper reports. Tevendale contacted the newspaper after his Swedish friend was subjected to a volley of abuse in the aftermath of …and more >> Source:...
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Oil Rises on Tightening Stockpiles, Broad Market Recovery – Wall Street Journal

June 29, 2016
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Wall Street Journal Oil Rises on Tightening Stockpiles, Broad Market RecoveryWall Street JournalU.S. oil prices made their largest gains in one session since early April as falling U.S. stockpiles and a broader market rebound sent traders back into crude and many other commodities. Crude stockpiles fell by 4.1 million barrels in the week ended...
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