Nordic States

Christmas tree app updates tradition in Estonia

Christmas tree app updates tradition in Estonia

Published 21/12/2019

KURESSAARE, Estonia (Reuters) - Estonians have always headed to the forests in their thousands to cut down Christmas trees, but these days they will probably [more…]

H&M’s fourth-quarter sales growth takes hit from later Black Friday

H&M’s fourth-quarter sales growth takes hit from later Black Friday

Published 16/12/2019

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - H&M (HMb.ST) reported a slightly smaller-than-expected rise in fourth-quarter sales reflecting a later Black Friday this year, the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer [more…]

French New Wave film legend Anna Karina dies at 79

French New Wave film legend Anna Karina dies at 79

Published 15/12/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Danish-born actress Anna Karina, one of the most acclaimed luminaries of influential French New Wave cinema, has died of cancer at age [more…]

Telenor says Huawei will still play role in 5G rollout

Telenor says Huawei will still play role in 5G rollout

Published 15/12/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Telenor (TEL.OL) reiterated on Sunday Huawei would be involved in building Norway’s 5G network along with Ericsson (ERICb.ST), one of several companies [more…]

‘Super Trouper’: ABBA exhibition opens in London

‘Super Trouper’: ABBA exhibition opens in London

Published 06/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - From a superfan’s shrine to a replica of the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest stage where they triumphed with “Waterloo”, a new exhibition [more…]

Hamilton not ruling out a Ferrari switch

Hamilton not ruling out a Ferrari switch

Published 01/12/2019

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Six times world champion Lewis Hamilton did not deny meeting Ferrari chairman John Elkann when asked on Sunday about speculation linking [more…]

Disney’s ‘Frozen 2’ thrills Sámi people in northern Europe

Disney’s ‘Frozen 2’ thrills Sámi people in northern Europe

Published 29/11/2019

OSLO (Reuters) - The sequel to Walt Disney Co’s 2013 hit animated musical “Frozen” is generating excitement among indigenous Sámi people in northern Europe, whose [more…]

Finnair cancels 276 flights as unions join solidarity strike

Finnair cancels 276 flights as unions join solidarity strike

Published 24/11/2019

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland’s national airline Finnair (FIA1S.HE) said on Sunday it was forced to cancel 276 flights scheduled for Sunday and Monday after attempts [more…]

Verstappen wins Brazil GP thriller as Ferraris collide

Verstappen wins Brazil GP thriller as Ferraris collide

Published 18/11/2019

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Max Verstappen won a thrilling Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix for Red Bull on Sunday after the Ferraris collided and Mercedes’ [more…]

Made in China: Samsung farms out more phones to fend off rivals

Made in China: Samsung farms out more phones to fend off rivals

Published 17/11/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung’s plan to outsource a fifth of its smartphone production to China next year may help it compete with low-cost rivals such [more…]