Tag Archives: Sweden

Northug will not ski the Swedish Vasaloppet

Norway

But the U.K's Pippa Middleton will "He is not healthy enough to compete. We know that the boys he will compete against in the Vasaloppet have been training all year round, are very good and very difficult to follow even if you are in top form. Petter is now not in top form and in ...

Queen Sonja attends exhibition opening

HM Queen Sonja working with artist Kjell Nupen on the project.

H.M. Queen Sonja will be present when the exhibition "Under great pressure" opens tomorrow. H.M. King Harald, H.M. Queen Silvia and H.R.H Crown Prince Haakon will also be present at the Vernissage, where the Queen's own works are among the works of art exhibited. The anniversary Exhibition "Under great pressure - Mästergrafik från Ateljé Larsen" takes ...

Coincidence? Swedish hamburger chain invades Norway on May 17

Max

Swedish hamburger chain Max opens its first Norwegian Maxrestauranten on May 17th, taking Burger King’s previous location in the center of Oslo. The Swedish company will challenge the hamburger giants McDonald’s and Burger King. The Swedish fast food king plans to open 10 restaurants in Norway during the next ...

Swedes sweep curling medal from Norway

Norway lost the bronze medal to Sweden

Norway lost 6-7 to Sweden in Sunday's bronze-medal game at the World Curling Championship in Regina, in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. Canada captured the championship gold, defeating Scotland 6-5. Norway's team: Skip Thomas Ulsrud,Torger Nergård, Christoffer Svae og Håvard Vad Petersson. The 2012 men's world curling championship will be held in Basel, Switzerland. Source: The Norway Post

Nordea raises growth forecast

Recent months have seen a strong international recovery, and Nordea revises up its expectations to the 2011 growth outlook. - The global economy came out of 2010 in even better shape than we expected, and we are revising our growth forecast for 2011 which nonetheless looks set to be an interesting ...

Joint Nordic research on the offensive: Look to the Nordics!

NordForsk is a Nordic organisation with responsibility for cooperation on research and researcher training in the Nordic region. Here represented by the secretariat. (Photo: Terje Heiestad)

“The Nordic countries have a good chance of influencing European research and innovation policy initiatives in areas where there is a common Nordic approach,” says Gunnel Gustafsson, Director of the Nordic research organisation NordForsk. NordForsk works to promote research and research policy cooperation among the Nordic countries. This year will mark five ...

Norway and Sweden agree on a common market for green certificates

Terje Riis-Johansen and Maud Olofsson, photo: Sandra Baqirjazid

The governments of Sweden and Norway today agreed on a significant expansion of renewable energy projects until 2020. A common market for green certificates is to be in place by 1 January 2012. Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Mr. Terje Riis-Johansen and Swedish minister for Enterprise and Energy, Mrs. Maud Olofsson, today signed a ...

Almost half controlled by Nordic countries

Owners in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland made up 48 per cent of the foreign-controlled enterprises in Norway in 2008. Sweden was the largest owner measured in number of enterprises. The Nordic countries jointly contributed to 21 per cent of the value added for the foreign-controlled enterprises. The USA was the single ...

Swebus: Stop all payments in cash

From 1 September is not possible to pay with cash on Swebus buses. (Photo: Swebus)

Bus companies fear robbery. Drivers in the Swedish bus company Swebus, which in Norway is running routes to Sweden from London, will not accept cash as payment beginning 1 September. From that date, the ticket must be purchased in advance or by credit card. Ticket office "This is of course includes our route from Oslo. Tickets must be purchased ...