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How Norway is selling out-of-date food to help tackle waste – The Guardian

August 17, 2017
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The Guardian How Norway is selling out-of-date food to help tackle wasteThe GuardianBest Før is the latest concept that has taken root in Norway, where collaboration between industry and the government to tackle food waste has sparked a range of innovations designed to make the most of what the country produces. A platform called …...
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Finland, We Hardly Knew Ye – Jacobin magazine

August 17, 2017
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Jacobin magazine Finland, We Hardly Knew YeJacobin magazineFinland should not be held up as a beacon of equality and progress. All the media hype and myths notwithstanding, there is no secret Nordic formula for social justice. The famed Finnish welfare state, while still much more generous than the US’s … Source: finland – Google...
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Venue named for SA’s Davis Cup tie v Denmark – Sport24

August 17, 2017
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Sport24 Venue named for SA’s Davis Cup tie v DenmarkSport24Pretoria – The Danish Tennis Federation (DTF) on Wednesday announced that the Ceres Arena in Aarhus, Denmark would be the venue for the all-important upcoming Davis Cup Group 2 third round tie between Denmark and South Africa. The promotional …and more >> Source: denmark – Google News...
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“What kind of society do you want to live in?”: Inside the country where Down syndrome is disappearing – CBS News

August 17, 2017
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CBS News “What kind of society do you want to live in?”: Inside the country where Down syndrome is disappearingCBS NewsWith the rise of prenatal screening tests across Europe and the United States, the number of babies born with Down syndrome has significantly decreased, but few countries have come as close to eradicating Down...
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Swedish krona finally takes off – Financial Times

August 17, 2017
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Financial Times Swedish krona finally takes offFinancial TimesSwedish krona bears are an admirably hardy bunch but everyone has their limit. The currency has gone nowhere fast this year, generally hovering around Skr9.55 against the euro in a relatively sleepy pattern. Nothing to see here. After all, the highly …and more >> Source: swedish – Google News...
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