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Finland: Volume of legal copying has decreased

NordenBladet — The 2020 study shows that the volume of annual private copying among people aged between 15 and 79 is approximately 258-276 million music and video files. This total number (258 million files) includes only the legal private copying

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Finland: 314,500 unemployed jobseekers in November

NordenBladet — A total of 314,500 unemployed jobseekers were registered at Employment and Economic Development Offices at the end of November. This was 86,000 more than a year earlier. The number of unemployed jobseekers increased by 1,800 from the previous

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Finland: Common principles for event industry to organising events during COVID-19

NordenBladet — A working group appointed by the Ministry of Education and Culture has drawn up principles for the safe organisation of events even during the COVID-19 pandemic. The principles are geared towards the future, a situation in which the

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Sweden: The King and Queen and The Crown Princess Couple are given an update about the USA

NordenBladet – On Tuesday 6 October, The King, The Queen, The Crown Princess and Prince Daniel held a digital audience with Ambassador Karin Olofsdotter, Sweden’s envoy in Washington DC, USA. Before the forthcoming presidential and congressional elections on 3 November,

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Sweden: Queen Silvia and Crown Princess Victoria attend digital Global Child Forum meeting

NordenBladet – Three children die every minute as a result of avoidable environmental degradation, a sobering fact shared by Crown Princess Victoria during the third instalment of the Global Child Forum’s Action Lab series on Tuesday. The virtual meeting, also

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Denmark: Crown Prince Frederik takes part in digital business promotion to the Netherlands

NordenBladet – Crown Prince Frederik participated in a digital promotion of business relations between Denmark and the Netherlands after a physical visit to the country was postponed due to COVID-19. The business promotion has been structured around “Partnering for a

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Norway: Crown Prince Haakon and Queen Sonja hold lunch for Norway’s Health Authorities

NordenBladet – Crown Prince Regent Haakon, together with his mother Queen Sonja, have received leaders of the Norwegian health authorities at the Royal Palace in Oslo. The royals invited them to lunch on October 29th 2020 to thank them for

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Sweden: Queen Silvia’s Brother, Walther Sommerlath, has died

NordenBladet – Queen Silvia of Sweden has announced that her brother, Walther Sommerlath, has passed away. He was 86 years old and died on October 23rd 2020 at Karolinska Hospital in Huddinge after a period of illness. He was born

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Sweden: Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia visit their duchy of Värmland to see how the county has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic

NordenBladet – Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia visited their dukedom of Värmland on Wednesday to see how the county has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The couple posted about their visit on their personal Instagram account, writing, “What

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Sweden: Princess Estelle joins her grandfather King Carl XVI Gustaf and mother, Crown Princess Victoria to open new Slussbron

NordenBladet – On Sunday, Princess Estelle joined her grandfather, King Carl XVI Gustaf and mother, Crown Princess Victoria, at the inauguration of the new Slussbron in Stockholm. The new bridge connects the areas of Stadsholmen and Södermalm in the capital.

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Plastic pollution no more – Nordic report suggests tools and ways forward

NordenBladet – Today the Nordic Council of Ministers for the Environment and Climate are publishing a new report on possible approaches to a new global agreement to prevent plastic pollution. Join the virtual launch that brings together leaders from across

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Norway: King Harald speaks out on the future of the Norwegian monarch

NordenBladet – In a new book about King Harald which will be published in Norway this autumn, the King talks about his views on the future of the Norwegian monarchy and the relationship he has with his own son, the

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Denmark: Four new official images mark Prince Christian’s 15th birthday + A look at Denmark’s future king

NordenBladet – The Danish Royal House has released four new official images to mark Prince Christian’s 15th birthday. The photos were taken by Franne Voigt who has taken many images of the family over the years. The Prince bears a

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Denmark: Crown Princess Mary speaks at Copenhagen Fashion Summit + VIDEO!

NordenBladet – Crown Princess Mary participated in the Copenhagen Fashion Summit’s virtual conference earlier this week, appearing in a video on the opening day to discuss sustainability in fashion. Due to the pandemic, the organisers behind the Copenhagen Fashion Summit

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Norway: Crown Prince Haakon attends special service in Nidaros Cathedral

NordenBladet – Crown Prince Haakon was present as the Church of Norway marked the appointment of a new president in the Episcopal Conference, a new church meeting and a new church council with a special service in the Nidaros Cathedral.

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Denmark: Princess Benedikte honours fallen resistance fighters

NordenBladet – Princess Benedikte of Denmark and Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg has attended a ceremony commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Denmark and honouring the fallen members of the Danish resistance. The event in Spentrup should have happened in May, but

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