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Denmark’s Queen Margrethe II joined by her younger sister Princess Benedikte for a special anniversary

NordenBladet – Denmark’s Queen, Margrethe II*, was accompanied by her younger sister, Princess Benedikte**, as she oversaw the beginning of commemorations of a major anniversary for their country. The two royals attended a special concert marking the centenary of the

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Denmark: Danish royals attend first New Year reception of 2020 + VIDEO!

NordenBladet – The Danish Royal Family has attended their first reception of 2020. Queen Margrethe was joined by Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary, Prince Joachim, Princess Marie, and Princess Benedikte at Christian VII’s Palace in the Amalienborg Palace complex

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Denmark: Crown Prince Family of Denmark sends Christmas greetings

NordenBladet – The Crown Prince Family of Denmark have sent their Christmas greetings to the Danish people through a new photo and video released by the Royal House. In the video, Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary, Prince Christian, Princess

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Norway’s financial authority (Finanstilsynet): Household debt continues to rise

NordenBladet – Norway’s financial authority (Finanstilsynet) is worried about new figures showing how Norwegians’ household debt remains high and keeps rising. The most vulnerable are both young first-time home buyers with large mortgages and senior citizens who’ve borrowed against their

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In Focus: Iceland and the Arctic

NordenBladet – There are a few different definitions of what constitutes the Arctic, but it can essentially be defined as the area surrounding the North Pole. This northernmost part of the planet is home to about 4 million people, about

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Estonia ranks first in Europe according to the OECD’s international survey PISA 2018 (Programme for International Student Assessment)

NordenBladet – The skills of Estonian students rank 1st in Europe according to the OECD’s international survey PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment). Estonian students rank first in all three domains of assessment. The share of top performers has increased

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Norway: Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway releases statement about meetings with Jeffrey Epstein

NordenBladet – Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway has spoken about her links to convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein*, according to reports. Norwegian newspaper Dagens Næringsliv reports that the royal, 46, admits she met Epstein on several occasions between 2011 and

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Nordic Business Forum Sweden 2019: Simon Sinek´s five must-have components to succeed in the infinite game + FULL keynote video

NordenBladet – You can win every battle but still lose the war. The goal is not to beat your competition; the goal is to outlast them. So what does it mean to play the infinite game as a leader? It

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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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