Latest Northern Europe Stories

2009-04-28 13:59:58

Lithuania's economy has decreased 12 percent in the first quarter this year when compared with the same period in 2008, economists said Tuesday. The drop was caused by lowering industrial production, smaller demands for exported goods and a lack of credit, the Lithuanian Statistics office said. Statistics officials said Lithuania had forecast a decline in the gross domestic product of 10.5 percent for the whole of 2009. Lithuania joined the European Union in 2004, and in 2007 its economy grew...

2009-04-16 14:00:00

Company Honored in Silicon Valley by Irish Technology Leadership Group (ITLG) PALO ALTO, Calif.

2009-04-15 23:43:00

- Powervation wins 2009 ITLG-Irish Times Innovation Award - OpenHydro winner of new Renewable Energy Award PALO ALTO, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Executives from some of the most successful U.S.

2009-04-14 13:00:00

Deals Coincide with Visit to San Francisco Bay Area by Ireland's Deputy Prime Minister Mary Coughlan PALO ALTO, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Ireland (EI), the Irish Government's export engine for innovative technologies and services created by emerging and high-growth Irish companies, today announced a series of deals involving EI portfolio companies and their U.S.

2009-04-11 05:51:21

The Republic of Ireland, in a concession to Protestants, says Northern Irelanders applying for Irish passports can give Londonderry as their birthplace. The city's name is one of the many issues that divide Republicans and Unionists in Northern Ireland and the Republic from the North.

2009-03-24 02:00:00

Fashion designers and brands wanting global notoriety and expansion save time, money and resources by outsourcing their international logistics.

2009-03-23 13:50:43

The official statistics bureau in the Netherlands said one in every 10,000 Dutch citizens is now aged 100 or older. Statistics Netherlands said centenarians in the country numbered only 350 in 1979, but the number grew to a total 1,633 as of Jan.

2009-03-10 10:34:27

The U.S. morning television program Today is planning a special two-day live broadcast from Ireland in honor of St.

2009-01-26 09:30:00

Scottish government and industry launches new PhD initiative to support $13 billion chemicals sector SAN FRANCISCO, Jan.

2008-12-29 09:45:55

Swedish financial experts say a weaker krona could drop Sweden's wealth standing in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. The krona has lost 15 percent against the euro and the dollar since autumn, the Swedish news agency Tidningarnas Telegrambyra reported Monday.

Word of the Day
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".