New Singapore-Denmark partnership to test smart city innovations

What do Singapore and Denmark have in common? Both are prosperous, have small populations, have among the world’s most innovative economies, and are coastal, facing rising water levels as a result of climate change. The...
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Corvus Energy Wins 10-Year Contract For Hybrid Ferries In Scandinavia

Travelling by water has the same negative impact on the environment as moving freight by truck — a plume of deadly diesel emissions following behind. In Scandinavia, ferries are an important part of the...
Magdalena Andersson

A Reverse-Trump Tax Plan Delivers an Economic Miracle in Sweden

High taxes, strong unions and an equal distribution of wealth. That’s the recipe for success in a globalized world, according to Magdalena Andersson, the Social Democratic economist who’s also Sweden’s finance minister. The 50-year-old has been...
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Denmark to contribute in the security of the Baltic region

“Denmark should make a robust contribution to security and stability in the Baltic Sea and the Baltic region. Therefore, I am pleased that Denmark will again from 2018 offer an F-16 detachment to secure...
the bridge

Danish firms to build giant new bridge in China

The two Danish firms will build a coast-to-coast link that connects the cities of Shenzhen and Zhongshan. Plans for the 24-kilometre bridge include what will be the world's widest immersed tunnel, two artificial islands and...
Battery company

Battery factory in Malmö could provide jobs for Denmark

Northvolt, one of the largest battery manufacturers in Europe, is planning to open a large new factory and Malmö might well be the lucky recipient. The factory is expected to occupy an area of 50...

Sweden ends ID checks on ‘The Bridge’ with Denmark

A major crossing point is the Oresund strait bridge between Malmo in Sweden and the Danish capital Copenhagen, made famous by TV series The Bridge. The checks have irritated commuters who travel daily between the...
Swedish authorities have allocated an additional 6.2 billion Kronor (£533 million) to the defence budge.

Sweden is ‘preparing for war’ with Russia

Officials in Sweden have been ordered to ensure that they are ready for war as fears of a Russian invasion grow. The country's Civil Contingencies Agency has sent out a letter to all local authorities...
An employment agency sign advertising available jobs in Sweden

Sweden needs immigrants to solve labour shortage: employment agency

Speaking to public broadcaster SVT, the agency’s director general Mikael Sjöberg predicted that a labour shortage will start to hurt Sweden’s growth as early as next year, before becoming an increasing problem thereafter, as...
Girl in Swedish military

Sweden will continue to play its part in security

Sir, In Richard Milne’s report “Sweden’s debate about Nato intensifies after US election” (November 22), the Moderates’ defence spokesman Hans Wallmark made some surprising remarks concerning the recent US presidential election and its impact...

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