In the wake of his absurd offer to buy Greenland from Denmark, Donald Trump now knows era of treating territories as real estate deals has passed
Proposed legislation prohibits the ‘inappropriate handling of objects with essential religious significance for a religious community’, justice minister said.
In an Instagram post critical of Denmark’s donation of F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine, the Danish filmmaker wrote: ‘Russian lives matter also!’
The country has raised its terrorist alert to the second highest level, after acts against Islam’s holiest text outraged Muslims and triggered threats from jihadists.
The Scandinavian country’s security service said the situation has deteriorated and the risk of terrorism is now at level 4 on its 5-point scale.
The UK and US issued the warnings following Koran burnings by anti-Islam activists in Sweden that have outraged Muslims. The UK foreign ministry said Swedish authorities had successfully disrupted some planned attacks and made arrests.
Foreign Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said the burning of holy scriptures ‘only serves the purpose of creating division in a world that actually needs unity.’
Turkey has been holding up Sweden’s application to join the Atlantic alliance, accusing Stockholm of harbouring Kurdish activists Ankara regards as terrorists.
The US president and Turkish president agreed to meet face-to-face in Vilnius, Lithuania at a coming Nato summit and discuss issues in detail, the Turkish presidency said
The UK on Monday rejected a possible bid by Orkney to break away and join Norway, after the leader of the remote islands off Scotland’s northeast coast complained of neglect by both London and Edinburgh.
Witnesses said the Jetline ride at Stockholm’s 140-year-old Grona Lund amusement park had partly derailed, sending people falling to the ground.
Tourism officials for Ulko-Tammio, one of several islands inside Eastern Gulf of Finland National Park, say they want it to be a ‘phone-free island’.
An eighty-something avant-garde pianist from New York giving a recital aboard a ferry crossing a Norwegian fjord was our introduction to the 2021 Momentum arts festival, which returns this year.
The Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 were both badly damaged by explosions in September 2022. The undersea pipelines carried natural gas from Russia to Germany.
Nicknamed ‘Hvaldimir’, it was first spotted in 2019 in a harness suitable for mounting a camera, prompting speculation that it was trained by the Russian navy.
Qin Gang responds to Norwegian business leaders’ questions about the Ukraine war, green transformation, intellectual property protection and US-China relations.
The leader, who is about to leave office after losing a general election, says she is ‘still best friends’ with husband Markus Raikkonen.
The Roy family sojourned at the minimalist-chic getaway surrounded by beautiful natural views … and you can travel there too, for US$750 a night
The sculpture by Norwegian artist Astri Tonoian was unveiled on Saturday at the Oslo marina near where the walrus, named Freya, was seen resting last summer.
A malfunction caused the rocket to land in the mountains across the border, 10km from the nearest settlement.
Dozens of military and civilian vessels are being used to gather information on European energy infrastructure, a probe by Nordic public broadcasters shows.
Moscow would respond to Finland becoming Nato’s member by bolstering its defences if needed and ‘take addition steps to ensure Russia’s military security’.
‘We got the biggest mandate,’ NCP leader Petteri Orpo said in a speech to followers, vowing to ‘fix Finland’ and its economy. Marin, 37, has faced criticism for her partying and her government’s public spending.
Unesco’s World Capital of Architecture for 2023, Copenhagen isn’t as full of tourists as it used to be, so now’s the time to go – then detour to North Jutland and the picturesque Bornholm island too
The Well, a luxury 104-room hotel in Norway, has Scandinavia’s largest spa and also the only one where nudity is de rigueur in the saunas and steam rooms. We get naked for a visit.
The 2 Nordic countries asked to join the defence alliance amid the Ukraine war, but Sweden’s bid has is being held up by Turkey and Hungary.
Only China and Brazil on the UN Security Council voted alongside Russia in favour of seeking an independent investigation of the gas pipeline explosions.
President Sauli Niinisto has defended Finland’s decision to proceed with accession to Nato without its neighbour Sweden on the grounds that rejecting Turkey’s pending ratification of its candidacy would have been problematic.
‘We have decided to initiate ratification of Finland’s accession process to Nato,’ Erdogan said after meeting his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto. Turkey will continue Nato discussions with Sweden.
It’s a major international mystery with global consequences: who was behind the explosions that damaged the Nord Stream gas pipelines last year in the Baltic Sea?