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Greenland election: Melting ice and mining project on the agenda

NordenBladet – Greenland heads to the polls on Tuesday in snap elections which could have major consequences for international interests in the Arctic. The vast territory, which belongs to Denmark but is autonomous, lies between North America and Europe and

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Sweden: Crown Princess Victoria: Godmother of Europe

NordenBladet – Crown Princess Victoria is often referred to as the ‘Godmother of Europe.’ She received this rather unusual nickname because she has 18 (yes, eighteen) godchildren. Crown Princess Victoria is one of Europe’s most popular royals. Every single year

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Sweden: Sweden’s new royal Prince Julian Herbert Folke – What’s in a name?

NordenBladet – Princess Sofia of Sweden gave birth to her third child on Friday at 11.19 am at Danderyd Hospital. King Carl XVI Gustaf revealed the name of his two-day-old grandson this morning in a cabinet meeting with the Prime

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Sweden: Swedish royals attend Prince Julian’s Te Deum at the Royal Chapel in Stockholm Palace

NordenBladet – Members of the Swedish Royal Family attended a Te Deum* at the Royal Chapel in Stockholm Palace on Sunday at noon to mark the birth of Prince Julian. Due to the pandemic, those in attendance were limited to

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Finland: Restaurants remain closed to customers until 18 April almost throughout Finland due to serious epidemic situation

NordenBladet — Restaurants and other food and beverage service businesses must remain closed to customers until 18 April 2021 in regions where it is necessary to stop the escalation of the COVID-19 epidemic. The now agreed closure of restaurants extends

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Norway: Princess Märtha Louise marks World Down Syndrome Day with powerful message

Princess Märtha Louise of Norway has marked World Down Syndrome Day with a message underlining how important every member of society is. In a heartfelt greeting, the Princess spoke of the vital role the awareness day can make by reminding

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Let us celebrate Nordic Day together!

NordenBladet — Nordic Day is celebrated on 23 March in all the Nordic countries and Åland, the Faroe Islands and Greenland in honour of the fundamental treaty of Nordic cooperation, which was named after Helsinki and was signed on 23

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Denmark: Queen Margrethe and Crown Prince Frederik conduct Denmark’s first-ever digital Council of State

NordenBladet – On Tuesday, history was written in Denmark when Queen Margrethe conducted the Council of State digitally for the first time. From the Council of State Hall at Christiansborg Palace in downtown Copenhagen, the Queen conducted the meeting Tuesday

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Faroe Islands: Faroese labor force remains Europe’s most active

NordenBladet – With more than 84 percent of the nation’s working-age population part of the labor force, the population of the Faroe Islands still has the highest activity rate in Europe. According to a recent labor force survey published by

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Sweden: Princess Birgitta of Sweden and Hohenzollern returns to Spain

NordenBladet – Since the beginning of the pandemic last year, Princess Birgitta has stayed in Sweden. Princess Birgitta of Sweden and Hohenzollern, the second oldest sister of the Swedish monarch King Carl XVI Gustaf, was prevented from going home to

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Finland: Restrictions on entry into Finland extended until 17 April

NordenBladet — On 11 March, the Government decided to extend the restrictions on entry into the country until 17 April 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, and there are no adequate measures available yet to replace the restrictions. For

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Denmark: Prince Felix of Denmark set to begin military education in August

NordenBladet – His Highness Prince Felix of Denmark (18), Count of Monpezat and grandchild of Queen Margrethe, has been admitted to one of the country’s prestigious military education camps. According to Danish magazine Billed Bladet, Prince Felix will begin the

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Norway: Crown Princess Mette-Marit launches digital literature-train

NordenBladet – Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway has launched this year’s literature-train in a story on Instagram that was published earlier this week. This year’s literature-train will run as a digital event that will take place through four conservations with

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Iceland: Mountaineer John Snorri Sigurjónsson and his companions presumed dead

NordenBladet – Mountaineers John Snorri Sigurjónsson, from Iceland, Muhammad Ali Sadpara, from Pakistan, and Juan Pablo Mohr Prieto, from Chile, who have been missing on K2 since February 5, are believed to have died on the mountain, reports, quoting

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Denmark: Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine have fun in the snow to support the Royal Run

NordenBladet – The Crown Prince of Denmark had some help announcing the Royal Run’s new date, sharing the spotlight with his two youngest children, Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine. In a video shared on the Danish Royal House website and

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Iceland: Screaming Tourists Campaign receives Digiday Award

NordenBladet – The marketing campaign Let it Out, released by Inspired Iceland last summer, received a Digiday Award January 28 for the best creative campaign/program, reports. M&C Saatchi & Peel wrote the script for the campaign and did the

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