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2011-12-13 23:00:40

Sweden has one of Europe's highest rates of Internet use among children. The increasing number of children online implies increasing opportunities — but also risks. Yet a majority of 9-16 year olds say that they have not encountered anything on the Internet that has bothered or upset them in the past year. The Swedish part of the study EU Kids Online also found that most children feel safe doing things that adults often perceive as risky. However, in response to a general...

2011-03-08 10:59:00

STOCKHOLM, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalRoute today announced a new partnership agreement with Capgemini France, a subsidiary of the Capgemini Group, to launch a new MediationZone(R) Factory based in Rennes, France. The new center of excellence will speed and secure upcoming projects by providing industrialized support to pre-build components and also the key competence that is required for a complete set of implementation services. The establishment of the MediationZone...

2010-11-02 13:20:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Stockholm was appointed as the first European Green Capital in 2010, having a long track record of green urban development, water purification, noise reduction, as well as biodiversity and ecology. The city, which has reduced CO2 emissions per capita by 25 percent since 1990, is developing a new eco-modeled district in its eastern part, the Stockholm Royal Seaport project. See video from Fortum at: http://inr.synapticdigital.com/Fortum_37618 Fortum,...

2010-10-29 06:56:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from Fortum AB at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=4a9c160c-dbba-437e-9637-8635f686cc7e&bhcp=1 Stockholm was appointed the first European Green Capital in 2010. Having a long track record of green urban development, the city which has reduced CO2 emissions per capita by 25 percent since 1990, is developing a new eco-modeled district in its eastern part, the Stockholm Royal Seaport. Fortum, the leading energy...

2010-06-02 01:00:00

BEIJING, June 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China joined over 300 representatives from both Sweden and China in celebrating 60 years of diplomatic relations at the Sweden-China Innovation Week being held in Beijing from May 16 to May 22. Since 1950, Sweden and China have worked together on strengthening their relationship through cooperative research and development, bilateral trade, and cultural exchange. Due to its strong airline network, Air China is the Exclusive Airline of Innovation...

2009-11-04 09:00:00

STOCKHOLM, November 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The mayors of the largest cities in Europe and the United States have co-authored a mutual appeal, 'The Stockholm Appeal on Climate Change'. The appeal manifests the signatories' desire for the COP15 meeting in Copenhagen to result in an international climate change agreement. The Mayor of Stockholm, Sten Nordin, initiated the cooperation between the mayors, represented by EUROCITIES and the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM). The appeal...

2009-05-20 11:58:59

A Swedish court cleared a hunter whose missed shot shattered a toilet 1.06 miles away of an endangering human life charge. The Boras District Court ruled the hunter, a 37-year-old man from Ulricehamn, used sufficient caution before taking the shot, The Local reported Wednesday. The court was told the man was hunting geese at Tolken Lake, near the village of Hokerum when he fired a shot at a bird and missed. The bullet traveled more than a mile -- the court heard it may have ricocheted off a...

2009-03-18 18:26:00

LOS ANGELES, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third year, The Ports of Stockholm awarded Crystal Cruises' Crystal Symphony as the winner of The Environmental Buoy Diploma for its environmental efforts. Crystal Symphony was chosen from among 80 vessels. Since 2000, The Ports of Stockholm have selected one cruise ship annually as the winner of The Environmental Buoy Diploma, given to cruise ships and their crews in recognition of superior environmental efforts in the Baltic Sea. The award...

2008-10-14 09:00:39

Sweco has announced that it has been chosen to perform a system analysis of the entire Stockholm region's future energy supply. The goal is to develop proposals that are favorable from both an energy and climate perspective. Sweco will formulate a number of clearly defined courses of action and strategies that will enable the Stockholm region to minimize its energy usage and climate impact within three time horizons by 2020, 2030 and 2050. Aspects to be studied include the supply,...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.