Latest Northern Europe Stories

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.

2008-11-20 13:29:28

Danish people are generally the European Union's happiest and most satisfied, while Bulgarians, the bloc's newest members, are the least, an EU survey found. Danes ranked their general life satisfaction at 8.5 out of 10, while Bulgarians ranked themselves at 5. The average for EU citizens was 7, the

2008-11-03 15:00:14

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/626f85/ireland_food_and_d) has announced the addition of the "Ireland Food and Drink Report Q4 2008" report to their offering.

2008-10-11 09:00:18

PASSENGER numbers at Scotland's three largest airports slumped by 6.6 per cent last month in one of the largest monthly falls for at least a decade.

2008-10-11 09:00:17

The Belfast Telegraph has a message for its readers today - an old saying adapted for a new era. It's "Vote Early, Vote Often". You'll be relieved to know this has nothing to do with elections but instead refers to tonight's editions of X Factor and Strictly Come Dancing.

2008-10-06 09:00:42

By Eddie Barnes Headteachers' leader says cash shortage damaging education SCOTLAND'S primary and secondary schools are facing a cash crisis of unprecedented proportions which will cause serious damage to children's education over the next three years, according to the country's top headteacher.

2008-10-06 09:00:33

By MARGARET CANNING AN OFF-site building company in Co Tyrone has won a Pounds 700,000 contract from the British Airports Authority for a new detention centre at Edinburgh International Airport.

2008-10-05 00:00:22

Iceland Lesson: We heard Iceland's President on TV advising us on how his country has no dependency on fossil fuel imports, wind farms, or worse still, nuclear power stations with grotesque radioactive waste landfill sites.

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