Archive for November, 2016

Norway and Finland thaw relations with Russia – Financial Times

November 30, 2016
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Financial Times Norway and Finland thaw relations with RussiaFinancial TimesThese two things are not in contradiction,” Kai Mykkänen, Finland’s trade minister, told the Financial Times. Monica Maeland, Norway’s trade minister, said: “We want good neighbourly relations with Russia, especially in the north, where we have a …and more >> Source: finland – Google News Sharing...
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Denmark second in the world at fostering talent – The Copenhagen Post – Danish news in english

November 30, 2016
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The Copenhagen Post – Danish news in english Denmark second in the world at fostering talentThe Copenhagen Post – Danish news in englishWhen it comes to developing, investing in, attracting and retaining talent, Denmark is among the very best in the world, according to the 2016 IMD World Talent Report (here in English). Ranking...
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Whale watching underneath the Northern Lights – Iceland Monitor

November 30, 2016
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Iceland Monitor Whale watching underneath the Northern LightsIceland MonitorThe Opal is run by Icelandic whaling company North sailing, based in Húsavík, who have set up a sister company in Norway. A few trips are offered per day: whalewatching in the morning light and whalewatching by night underneath the Northern Lights.Places To See Northern Lights...
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Swedish pupils gain ground in global education rankings – The Local Sweden

November 30, 2016
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The Local Sweden Swedish pupils gain ground in global education rankingsThe Local SwedenThe study, carried out by education research group Timss, revealed that Swedish 10-year-olds and 14-year-olds improved their results last year, compared to the previous survey in 2011. In maths the 10-year-olds finished the test with an average score …and more >> Source: swedish...
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Norway reports mixed results for oil and gas salaries – UPI.com

November 29, 2016
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UPI.com Norway reports mixed results for oil and gas salariesUPI.comOSLO, Norway, Nov. 29 (UPI) — Average salaries for those working in the Norwegian oil and gas sector showed gains from the previous quarter, but less than last year, government data show. The government reported preliminary data that show salaries …and more >> Source: norway – Google...
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EU supervisor warns Finland of overheating risk due to household debt – YLE News

November 29, 2016
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YLE News EU supervisor warns Finland of overheating risk due to household debtYLE NewsFinland’s residential real estate sector is at risk of overheating due to excessive household debt, according to a warning issued by the European Systemic Risk Board. The board recently issued warnings to eight EU countries about the risk to their …ESRB:...
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