Tag: Norway

  • 49,000 Icelanders currently live abroad

    According to new figures from Statistics Iceland, nearly 49,000 Icelanders (13.2% of the population) have registered legal residence outside of Iceland. The most popular destinations are Denmark, Sweden and Norway. On January 25, the Statistical Office published data on the number of Icelandic citizens living abroad (as of December 1, 2022). According to these figures, […]

  • Denmark advances to the world handball quarter on the back of a record unbeaten streak

    The defending champions are in the quarterfinals. Denmark, who won the men’s handball world championships in 2019 and 2021, advanced to the round of 16 with a 30-25 win against Egypt on Monday night. The Danes managed a game in which they were never behind the North African champions. Simon Pytlick, the player of the […]

  • Minnesota United signs Swedish D Mikael Marques

    Minnesota United FC announced the signing of Swedish defender Mikael Marques on Monday. The 21-year-old comes from AFC Eskilstuna on a three-year contract with a club option until 2026. “Mikael is highly recommended. Several big teams in Sweden, Norway and Denmark became interested, but we got him through a good contact by us who felt […]

  • Archaeologists discover the world’s oldest rune stone in Norway

    What Norwegian archaeologists believe is the world’s oldest runestone, a block of sandstone inscribed with an early Scandinavian alphabet, has gone on display in Oslo. It may date back to the time of Jesus Christ. The runestone is almost 2,000 years old and several centuries older than previous discoveries. The square brown sandstone stone, measuring […]

  • A 2,000-year-old runestone was found during road construction

    A runestone was found during the construction of a road in Norway. Its age is estimated at 2000 years. It is the oldest artifact of this type ever found. This is evidence that runic writing was used earlier than previously believed. When the construction of a motorway in the municipality of Hole near Oslo started […]

  • Finland’s food exports exceed 2 billion euros for the first time

    “The growth opportunities of the food industry in Finland are limited. With the growth of exports, the capacity of the food industry can be increased, which also strengthens the domestic market and improves crisis resilience,” says director Esa Wrang. From Business Finland’s Food from Finland program. Food exports are strategically important in terms of Finland’s […]

  • Denmark on the podium of the world’s best countries to start a family

    Children are very welcome in Denmark. In a list dominated by European countries, the Nordic countries accounted for five of the 11 best places. Enjoy Travel placed Denmark in second place on its list of the 25 best countries in the world to start a family. The website took into account education, child care, safety, […]

  • Norway makes fascinating discoveries

    Archaeologists have found a rune stone they say dates back to the time of Jesus Christ A team of Norwegian archaeologists has found what they call the oldest runestone known to date. The small, brownish rock with mysterious inscriptions is said to date back to the time of Jesus Christ and to be about 2,000 […]

  • The European construction industry sees weaker growth in the future

    After two great years, the outlook for European housing construction has turned much darker. Construction activity as a whole will decrease by almost 3 percent in 2023–2024, but will recover slightly in 2025. In the current year, the volume of new construction will decrease by 2 percent as a result of the economic decline caused […]

  • The ski king Petter Northug – the fights, the crimes, the cocaine

    Cast:Ulf Morten Aune, former national team coach Norway.Jonas Karlsson, journalist Discovery, former ski commentator SVT.Tomas Pettersson, journalist Expressen. Archive sound: Sveriges Radio, SVT, NRK, TV2, Aftonbladet TV, Expressen TV. A program by Martin Marhlo January 2023.Final mix: Lisa Abrahamsson

  • Denmark is looking for a third consecutive handball world championship

    Is Denmark strong enough to do it back-to-back-to-back and become the first team in history to win a hat-trick of WC titles in men’s handball. Can they go all the way or will they fall short in their bid to win the final on January 29? With potential match-winners Mikkel Hansen and Mathias Gidsel along […]

  • Denmark is looking for a third consecutive handball world championship

    Is Denmark strong enough to do it back-to-back-to-back and become the first team in history to win a hat-trick of WC titles in men’s handball. Can they go all the way or will they fall short in their bid to win the final on January 29? With potential match-winners Mikkel Hansen and Mathias Gidsel along […]

  • When Freya the walrus came to the village

    On a chilly March day, the summer pearl Smögen is visited by something as unusual as a 600-kilogram walrus. Magnus Sandberg comes across it, which he at first thinks is a giant seal, on his evening walk and sits down at arm’s length from her:– I guess the walrus didn’t think I looked so terrifying […]

  • Men still dominate in the boardroom

    Nordic neighbors miles aheadSteinitz went on to argue that the current legislation is not enough to ensure gender equality in the decision-making halls of Danish business. In Denmark, a law from 2013 has made it mandatory for all large companies in Denmark to measure the gender composition of their boards. But more needs to be […]

  • A Danish passport still opens more doors than most

    War-torn survivorsOther notables included Great Britain (187), Norway and the United States (186), Canada and Australia (185), Brazil and Argentina (170), Mexico (159), Ukraine (144), Russia (118), South Africa (106), China (80), Indonesia (71) and India (59). “A stronger passport isn’t just about greater freedom of movement: it’s about greater economic freedoms in terms of […]

  • Simple steps to create a cosmopolitan and comforting Norwegian B&B

    Travelers to Norway seek the simplified Scandinavian design with a hint of familiarity. While most international visitors love the idea of ​​cozy, the English translation of cozy doesn’t do it justice. It is a word that can only be explained through experiencing it. But with elegant modernity, more travelers are seeking a bit of the […]

  • Heat pumps boost Europe’s transition to clean energy

    Heat pumps provided just 10% of the world’s heat for buildings in 2021, but a recent report on heat pumps by the International Energy Agency notes that their use is indeed gaining momentum across Europe as countries seek to reduce their reliance on Russian gas imports while cutting carbon emissions. “Heat pumps have the potential […]

  • Heat pumps drive Europe’s clean energy transition

    Heat pumps provided just 10% of the world’s heat for buildings in 2021, but a recent report on heat pumps by the International Energy Agency notes that their use is indeed gaining momentum across Europe as countries seek to reduce their reliance on Russian gas imports while cutting carbon emissions. “Heat pumps have the potential […]