Archive for August, 2016

Blame oil: Nigeria slumps into recession, Norway stalls – CNNMoney

August 31, 2016
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CNNMoney Blame oil: Nigeria slumps into recession, Norway stallsCNNMoneyNigeria slumped into recession and Norway’s economic growth slowed to a standstill in the second quarter. Both countries rely on oil for a big chunk of their exports and have been hit hard by the collapse in prices. Oil has recovered from February’s …Nigeria sinks into...
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Does Finland favour female asylum seekers? – YLE News

August 31, 2016
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YLE News Does Finland favour female asylum seekers?YLE NewsFinland’s Immigration Service has given siblings different asylum decisions, despite their situations being very similar. Yle has investigated cases where the sister has been granted asylum but the brother refused—because Finnish authorities believe …Why Russia is a greater threat to FinlandNew EuropeE-Migration: Facebook Photos Fueled Iraqi...
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Join Archaeologists as They Unearth Denmark’s Lost Castles – WIRED

August 31, 2016
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WIRED Join Archaeologists as They Unearth Denmark’s Lost CastlesWIREDSlide: 1 / of 15 . Caption: Esben Schlosser Mauritsen is one of the leading experts in the field of drone archaeology in Denmark. Here, he sends a drone up to take hundreds of photos of the terrain below. Peter Helles Eriksen. Gallery Image. Slide: 2...
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The perfect postie! Letter sent by tourist to couple in Iceland using a scrawled map instead of a name or address … – Daily Mail

August 31, 2016
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Daily Mail The perfect postie! Letter sent by tourist to couple in Iceland using a scrawled map instead of a name or address …Daily MailA letter sent by a tourist to a couple in Iceland has managed to arrive at the correct destination, despite the sender drawing a makeshift map instead of using the...
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Six tips for learning Swedish without even being in Sweden – The Local.se

August 31, 2016
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The Local.se Six tips for learning Swedish without even being in SwedenThe Local.seIf you’re a university student, be sure to join its Swedish/Scandinavian/Nordic Society. From my own experience with my university’s Scandinavian Society, it’s a great way to meet Scandinavians and take part in and learn about the culture. The main … Source: swedish...
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Lightning Strike Kills More Than 300 Reindeer in Norway – New York Times

August 30, 2016
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New York Times Lightning Strike Kills More Than 300 Reindeer in NorwayNew York TimesOSLO — Hardangervidda, a mountain plateau in southern Norway that is popular among tourists and hikers, is known for its natural beauty. As the seasons change, thousands of reindeer migrate across the plateau, moving between drier lands in the east, …How exactly...
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