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Iceland: Icelandic football star Kolbeinn Sigþórsson arrested after rambunctious night in Sweden

NordenBladet – It seems Icelandic footballer Kolbeinn Sigþórsson was partying too hard and landed himself behind bars in Sweden after a rowdy night out. According to Swedish newspaper Expressen, one player in the Swedish league was arrested last night. They

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GALLERY & WINNERS: Nordic Council’s festive awards gala in Stockholm concert hall

NordenBladet – Yesterday evening, on Tuesday 29 October 2019 awards were handed out in Sweden in Stockholm’s concert hall (Stockholms konserthus, Hötorget 8) at a festive awards gala held by the Nordic Council. Every year the Nordic Council also announces

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SWEDEN´s climate and environmental activist Greta Thunberg turns down Nordic Council´s environmental award and prize money

NordenBladet – Greta Thunberg, who became known worldwide for her weekly climate strikes, has decided to decline the Nordic Council’s environmental award and 350,000 Danish kroner (US$52,042) in prize money. The Swedish teen climate change activist rejected the recognition in

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North Norway’s polar night is about to begin! ALL THE FACTS you need to know about the ‘dark time’ above the Arctic Circle in Norway

NordenBladet – North Norway’s polar night* is about to begin. In late November, the sun will set in Tromsø and won’t be seen again until January. Other parts of North Norway above the Arctic Circle will see similar months of

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A Nobel way to discover Stockholm

NordenBladet – Between October 7 and 14, the Nobel Prize winners of 2019 will be announced. During this week, you can attend a series of events labeled Nobel Calling Stockholm. The focus will be on the importance of science, literature

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Denmark’s main royal residence, Amalienborg Palace, increases terror preparedness

NordenBladet – The Danish royal residence of Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen will soon be closed to all car traffic as part of moves to reduce the threat of a terror attack. The Danish news-agency “Ritzau” confirmed the details from Copenhagen

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Crown Princess Mary of Denmark speaks about the importance of vaccination at a global health event

NordenBladet – Crown Princess Mary of Denmark put vaccination at the heart of her agenda as she spoke at the World Health Organisation Regional Committee for Europe’s 69th session on its opening day Monday. “I am honoured to once again

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13-year-old Estonian violinist Estella Elisheva about concerts in Japan: Now is time to start writing also my own music

NordenBladet – 13-year-old Estonian Jewish School girl, having learned the violin for six years in Saku Music School, now begins to see the fruit of the work done so far. Being nominated the best violinist in her age group in

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Children born in Norway to two immigrant parents constitute 3.4 per cent of the Norwegian population. WHAT happens to immigrant kids as adults?

NordenBladet – Their performance is a bit weaker than that of other children in elementary school, and somewhat fewer students complete upper secondary school. Compared to their parents, the difference is considerable. Many Norwegian-born persons with immigrant backgrounds are also

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Integration on hold in Norway: Immigrants face revocation of residence status

NordenBladet – “People have felt on solid ground, and now they’re having the rug pulled out from under them,” says researcher Jan-Paul Brekke. The threat of losing their residence permit can be perceived as such a great burden that it

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LIST of the Richest Countries in the World: Norway is the second richest in the world

NordenBladet – The GDP of Norway ranks as the second largest in the world. Back in 2017, Norway’s GDP registered as 74,571 USD and 2018 by Worls Bank report Norway was the richest. By looking at the GDP per capita,

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Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway is publishing a book to help raise the profile of Norwegian arts

NordenBladet – Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway has made promoting literature one of her main causes and now she’s publishing a book to help raise the profile of Norwegian arts. The Crown Princess is behind a collection of writing that

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Danish Crown Prince Couple to take part in a business visit to France

NordenBladet – The Danish Royal Court announced on 1 July that Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary will lead a Danish business delegation during an official business visit to Paris, France on 7 and 8 October 2019. The theme

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Crown Prince Haakon of Norway opened the General Assembly of the European Broadcasting Union

NordenBladet – Crown Prince Haakon was present at the opening of the General Assembly of the European Broadcasting Union in Norway on Thursday. This year, the Norwegian state owned TV-channel NRK is host to the meeting in Oslo. The Crown

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King Harald of Norway has confirmed to Norwegian media that the Royal Court is in dialogue about the commercial use of Princess Märtha Louise’s title

NordenBladet – King Harald of Norway has confirmed to Norwegian media that the Royal Court is in dialogue about the commercial use of Princess Märtha Louise’s title. Confirming the dialogue is underway to NRK, His Majesty said, “At the present

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Norway: King Harald and Queen Sonja visited the people at Askøy: Water pollution is one of the most serious things we can experience

NordenBladet – Last time the small town of Askøy was visited by royals was in 1611. On Thursday, King Harald and Queen Sonja visited the people at Askøy for a very special reason. To conclude the county tour of Hordaland

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