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Trial to start for Scandinavia 'Mumbai-Style' Terror Plot updated: Thu Apr 12 2012 20:42:00

Four Swedish nationals will stand trial in Copenhagen Friday in what officials describe as the most serious ever Islamist terrorist plot in Scandinavia.

CNNMoney: Facebook joins the Arctic crowdupdated: Fri Oct 28 2011 08:00:00

The northern Scandinavian landscape is dotted with fjords, lingonberries and, if you believe some locals, elves. But another sight is increasingly common on the Arctic horizon: data centers.

Rise of right wing extremism in Europeupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 12:04:00

Right wing extremists have the potential to carry out as much destruction as groups like al Qaeda, says Matthew Goodwin.

Europe's resurgent far right focuses on immigration, multiculturalismupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 12:04:00

The far right in Europe has enjoyed a renaissance over the past 30 years, driven by resentment of the growing powers of the European Union and by rejection of the "multiculturalism" that has accompanied rapid immigration from the developing world.

A presenter and a performerupdated: Tue Nov 16 2010 09:33:00

Haddy N'jie is one of Scandinavia's rising stars. She tells CNN about her past and her future plans.

Haddy N'jie: The African face of Norwegian TVupdated: Tue Nov 16 2010 09:33:00

A woman of many talents, Haddy Jatou N'jie is one of Scandinavia's rising stars.

Study: Vitamin B12 may help ward off Alzheimer'supdated: Mon Oct 18 2010 19:33:00

People who consume lots of foods rich in vitamin B12 -- such as fish and fortified cereals -- may be at lower risk of developing Alzheimer's disease than people who take in less of the vitamin, a small study conducted in Finland suggests.

Train derails in Scandinavia; injuries reportedupdated: Fri Oct 01 2010 13:55:00

A Stockholm, Sweden-bound train carrying at least 270 passengers derailed Friday, the train operator confirmed to CNN.

Tips for traveling soloupdated: Mon Jun 07 2010 07:56:00

After two days in Florence, I had already met some fascinating people.

Sailing the Arctic in fishing boat turned luxury spaupdated: Fri Apr 30 2010 09:39:00

To the outside world she looks like an ordinary fishing boat. But you won't find nets and winches on this vessel. Soccer America: Sky Blue FC favored to repeatupdated: Thu Apr 08 2010 11:48:00

No doubt about it, Women's Professional Soccer is the best women's league in the world. The level of play in Year 2 should be stronger than in Year 1 even with the addition of expansion teams in Philadelphia and Atlanta. Teams continued to import foreign stars, most notably from clubs in Scandinavia and England, while another bumper crop of collegians, led by Olympic gold-medalists Tobin Heath and Lauren Cheney, will challenge for starting jobs.

What's new in Scandinavia in 2010updated: Tue Mar 23 2010 13:31:00

In the coming year, travelers to Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Scandinavia's Baltic neighbor, Estonia, will find fun new innovations that many have come to expect from these creative Nordic countries. And most of the action is taking place in their capital cities, where new sights and exciting events are sure to keep visitors entertained.

Aunt misbehavin' is part of the jobupdated: Wed Mar 17 2010 09:53:00

"These fish," I say slowly, "are from Sweden." I am unloading a packet of those sugary pastel gummy fish in front of a very small girl with a very big sweet tooth.

'Sweatbox' borrows from long tradition that's difficult to emulateupdated: Sun Oct 11 2009 07:29:00

The people who died Thursday at a spiritual resort in Arizona had spent time in a "sweatbox" similar to what Native Americans and other cultures have used for prayer and purification rituals throughout history.

Stylish cool in Scandinavia's floating cityupdated: Wed Sep 02 2009 13:37:00

Although most Swedes would be too modest to say so themselves, Stockholm can stake a decent claim to being the capital of Scandinavia.

Europe's most enjoyable cruise bargainupdated: Wed May 20 2009 11:00:00

You can cover a lot of territory in Scandinavia without ever checking into a hotel. Overnight luxury cruise liners stacked with saunas, smorgasbords and duty-free shopping sail nightly between Stockholm and Helsinki. Imagine enjoying a Scandinavian feast with a vista of archipelago scenery. Budget travel rarely feels this hedonistic.

Snow maps from space aid reindeer herdersupdated: Thu Apr 02 2009 05:45:00

Arctic reindeer herders in northern Scandinavia are getting a view from space to help them look after their herds as the region copes with climate change.

$2M worth of cocaine found in banana boxesupdated: Sat Mar 21 2009 04:17:00

A German supermarket employee got a surprise this week when she opened two boxes of bananas to find them filled with more than 60 pounds of cocaine worth $2 million, police said.

Freak snow to cost UK businesses $1.7Bupdated: Tue Feb 03 2009 03:21:00

UK businesses, already hurting from a recession, were counting the cost Monday of the country's worst snowstorm in almost two decades, as a crippled transport system left commuters stranded, offices semi-deserted and airlines grounded.

Discover a shopper's heaven in Malmoupdated: Thu Jan 15 2009 12:13:00

Malmo is a shopper's heaven. Most stores are within walking distance of the city center, and unlike in neighboring Copenhagen, where shops are usually shut all day on Sunday, most department stores and shopping centers are open seven days a week.

Copenhagen: Where to eatupdated: Thu Jan 08 2009 06:56:00

At last count, Copenhagen's restaurants boasted 12 Michelin stars between them, more than anywhere else in Scandinavia.

Malmo's hopping hotspotsupdated: Wed Jan 07 2009 11:23:00

Whether you're looking for a laid-back evening or want to party the night away, there are plenty of bars and clubs in Malmo to keep you entertained.

Explore Malmo's must-see sightsupdated: Wed Jan 07 2009 11:16:00

Old and new coexist harmoniously in Malmo, which is home to medieval squares as well as modern architectural marvels.

Pure joy in a humble landupdated: Mon Dec 08 2008 16:05:00

I've enjoyed many European holiday traditions such as Santa Lucia Day in Scandinavia and St. Nicholas Day in the Netherlands and Belgium. But one of the most memorable wasn't European at all. Soccer America: MLS rules will leave several players without wagesupdated: Thu Jul 03 2008 14:56:00

The contract guarantee date has come and gone, yet not all MLS players still employed are assured of being paid in full for their 2008 services.

Review: Robyn's new album is 'fantastic'updated: Tue May 06 2008 10:28:00

If there were any justice, the divas who've been trading off the No. 1 slot -- Mariah, Madonna, and newcomer Leona Lewis -- would also be slugging it out with a platinum-blond dark horse from Scandinavia.

Big anniversary in Munich, new opera house in Osloupdated: Mon Feb 18 2008 09:53:00

Travelers heading to Germany, Switzerland and Scandinavia this year will be greeted by a host of new museums, improved infrastructure and special events. Here's what to expect if you visit.

Oil worker sparks huge rig rescueupdated: Sun Feb 10 2008 12:14:00

An apparent false alarm early Sunday triggered a massive air-sea rescue operation to evacuate over 500 workers from an oil rig in the North Sea, police and the British coast guard said. Megaflood Separated U.K., Franceupdated: Thu Jul 19 2007 10:55:00

One of Earth's largest-ever megafloods broke apart a strip of land connecting what is now Britain and France, permanently separating them, a new study says Justin Timberlake Signs YouTube Singer to His Labelupdated: Wed Jun 06 2007 11:22:00

Justin Timberlake has anointed his first find for his new record label: 18-year-old Web phenom Esmee Denters.

Fortune: The Buffett mysteryupdated: Mon May 28 2007 07:47:00

Did you hear the one about Warren Buffett, Jimmy Buffett, Google billionaire Sergey Brin, and his wife's startup firm? Stay with us, because this story gets complicated. American invasion?updated: Mon Feb 05 2007 13:28:00

It was a watershed weekend for U.S. soccer players in England. By my count, 10 Americans played on Saturday in the Premier League, including three keepers -- Brad Friedel, Marcus Hahnemann, Tim Howard -- and starters at just about every other position.

Stockholm: City guideupdated: Wed Oct 11 2006 09:03:00

See: Stockholm reflects Swedes' obsession with style, design and culture. To get a sense of the importance of all three, visit the Kulturhuset, a stunning 1970s building dedicated to art, design, fashion, photography and multimedia exhibitions that is described as "Stockholm's Sitting Room."

Copenhagen: City overviewupdated: Thu Oct 05 2006 05:02:00

With a chocolate box charm and history as fairy teller Hans Christian Andersen's home, it's easy to dismiss Copenhagen as a twee tourist trap. But while the city's low-rise skyline is home to storybook statuettes and what is believed to be the world's oldest monarchy, the home of Carlsberg beer is also has a wilder side. For three decades, hundreds of hippies have defied Danish law, setting up their own enclave of peace, love and tax evasion in the heart of the city in a community. The hippies may be on their way out, but they have helped inspire a contemporary cool that spawned the groundbreaking Dogme 95 film movement. Hamlet's home may be Scandinavia's smallest country, but with so much going on in Copenhagen, there's clearly nothing rotten in the state of Denmark.

Sorenstam back to form in Swedenupdated: Thu Aug 10 2006 09:12:00

World number one Annika Sorenstam returned to form on home soil with a superb seven-under-par 66 on Thursday to take the clubhouse lead at the TPC of Scandinavia.

Di Centa gives Italy fairytale endupdated: Sun Feb 26 2006 12:51:00

Giorgio di Centa gave hosts Italy a fairytale finish to the Games by winning the final cross-country skiing event in a thrilling sprint finish.

Stockholm City Guideupdated: Tue Feb 21 2006 11:48:00

Check out our recommendations for the Swedish capital and send us your ideas and suggestions.

Fiery collision of planes kills 3updated: Wed Feb 08 2006 22:14:00

Three people died when two small planes collided and burst into flames late Wednesday afternoon between El Cajon and La Mesa, east of San Diego, strewing debris over several residential blocks, authorities said.

Copenhagen City Guideupdated: Thu Feb 02 2006 10:36:00

Check out The Scene's recommendations for the Danish capital and send us your ideas and suggestions below.

Europe hit by freezing conditionsupdated: Thu Dec 29 2005 05:35:00

Heavy snow and freezing conditions continued to disrupt travel across Europe on Thursday amid warnings that more severe weather is on the way.

Supplies arrive in flood-ravaged areasupdated: Thu Aug 25 2005 01:38:00

Helicopters are delivering food and other supplies and lifting hundreds of people to safety in the aftermath of deadly floods in central and southern Europe.

Nuclear energy can be the answerupdated: Fri May 13 2005 05:44:00

Nuclear energy is uniquely suited to contribute to the growing energy challenge -- environmentally, economically and geo-politically.

CNNMoney: World's biggest wine country: USAupdated: Fri Feb 18 2005 09:06:00

Americans are on the verge of becoming the world's biggest consumers of wine. And it's the French who are saying so.

Tort reform important to U.S. futureupdated: Thu Jan 06 2005 16:05:00

The members of the 109th Congress will have to deal with several complex issues if the Bush administration has its way. The president has been steadily advancing his political agenda since his re-election, pushing some major and controversial reform proposals to the top of the congressional docket.

Tsunami not an insurance disasterupdated: Mon Jan 03 2005 00:23:00

As millions of Asians seek to repair shattered lives amid a mounting death toll, experts say the economic impact of the tsunami tragedy appears to be much smaller than other natural disasters.

German border town split on growthupdated: Tue Apr 13 2004 09:18:00

The Hoinkis candy factory in Goerlitz, Germany has been mixing up sugary delights for more than 100 years.

Libya 'little risk' for businessesupdated: Tue Apr 13 2004 07:51:00

While the terrorist threat in Iraq has increased, Libya is among the safest places to do business, according to a new global risk assessment.

Fortune: America, Low-Tech Nationupdated: Mon Nov 09 1998 00:01:00

Americans like to think that they are a cyber-thrusting, cutting-edge people, unafraid of new ideas: Give us a frontier, and we'll conquer it. That spirit has given the world such innovations as th...

Fortune: Luxury vacations The Best Spots for Work-Weary Execsupdated: Mon Nov 14 1994 00:01:00

This is the best year for the travel industry since 1986," says Kidder Peabody analyst Bjorn Hanson. So what, say you. Your last vacation was a big letdown, and now you refuse to even plan a trip t...

Money Magazine: Can I save money buying a car abroad and shipping it home?updated: Mon Aug 01 1994 00:01:00

Q My husband, our two kids and I are planning a trip to Scandinavia. Our friends have told us that we can save money by buying a car in Europe and shipping it back to the U.S. We're talking about g...

Fortune: FORTUNE'S GLOBAL 500 LISTED WITHIN COUNTRIES updated: Mon Jul 26 1993 00:01:00

The U.S. has the most companies on the Global 500 list, with 161, up four from last year (six arrived, two dropped off). Japan has 128, followed by Britain, Germany, and France. But 29 other countr...

Fortune: AN AIRLINE THAT SOARS ON SERVICE Even the bankruptcy of his U.S. partner, Continental, is only a minor bit of turbulence for SASupdated: Mon Dec 31 1990 00:01:00

SWEDEN, the tiny country that gave us Ingmar Bergman, Bjorn Borg, and the Volvo, has been making another outsize demand on the world's attention. The latest superstar from the frozen north is one J...

Money Magazine: Shopping with a kickupdated: Sun Jul 01 1990 00:01:00

In New York City, the high-stepping Maud Frizon shoes pictured above will set you back $385 plus tax. Buy a similar pair in Paris, and you save more than $70. The secret? VAT, or value added tax, r...


The NBA is now being seen in some 75 countries. This year we'll gross around $500 million, about $5 million from abroad. The international business has been growing 25% to 30% a year, and I would e...

Fortune: SHADES OF ABE IN JAPANupdated: Mon Feb 12 1990 00:01:00

One of the trendiest magazines in Japan right now: Woody Life, a quarterly devoted to buying, decorating, adding to, and doing over log cabins, themselves one of the country's hottest fads. There a...

Fortune: FREQUENT BUYERupdated: Mon Dec 05 1988 00:01:00

Marvin Girouard rarely confuses buying trips for Pier 1 Imports with anthropological expeditions. But he figured he was onto something a few years ago when he noticed a single hole in each arm of b...

Fortune: ENVIRONMENTAL ANXIETY GOES GLOBALupdated: Mon Nov 21 1988 00:01:00

Dead seals did for Europe's environmental awareness last summer what medical waste did in the U.S. After 12,000 of the creatures washed up along the coasts of the heavily polluted North Sea, voters...

Money Magazine: Cruising for a Bargain? Set Sail! The ships are new. The crowd is hipper. And the price is right -- if you know how to book.updated: Thu Sep 01 1988 00:01:00

The sea is alive with myths and legends. The condemned Flying Dutchman. The accursed Ancient Mariner. Or the saga of Moby Dick, the great white whale. But to the modern ocean traveler the most horr...

Fortune: WHY U.S. FLICKS ARE FOREIGNERS' FAVESupdated: Mon Aug 29 1988 00:01:00

Chuck and Di were there. So were stars Paul Hogan and Linda Kozlowski, and the paparazzi. It was the royal premiere of Paramount's ''Crocodile'' Dundee II at London's vast Empire Theatre Leicester ...

Fortune: The Accountant: Getting to Tanzaniaupdated: Mon Nov 24 1986 00:01:00

DIVERSIFICATION is the cornerstone of investment strategy for Brian Boas, 42, who in 11 years has turned $20,000 into $230,000. ''I always buy in different industries,'' he says, ''and I try not to...

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