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Denmark at war with IS in Syria

Denmark will contribute F16 fighter jets and 400 ground troops – including special forces – after a parliamentary majority voted in favour of sending both ground and air forces to fight Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. The decision was the outcome after after a five-hour long session in Folketinget, the Danish parliament. Denmark’s defence minister, Peter Christensen…

V90 estate revealed in Sweden by Volvo Cars

The eagerly-awaited Volvo V90 was revealed in Stockholm, Sweden on 18 February 2016. The stylish and versatile V90 is the latest in the premium car maker’s top-of-the-line 90 series sitting alongside the award winning XC90 SUV and the recently-launched S90 premium sedan. The V90 is the estate version of the widely acclaimed S90 sedan. Few…

The best country to live abroad… and the winner is…

The three best places to live abroad are Ecuador, Mexico and … Malta! This is the result of the InterNations Expat Insider 2015 survey this year. The survey is based on more than 14,000 respondents and therefore one of the most extensive studies conducted to explore the general living situation of expatriates. Number four is Singapore and number seven…

‘Beercycling’ – “From piss to pilsner” at Danish Roskilde Festival

From the over 100,000 festival-goers at the 2015 edition–the 45th– of one of Europe’s most legendary and long-lasting music festivals, Roskilde Festival, held in early July, pee was collected by Danish farmers to used in the production cycle of beer! Yes, you read this correctly! This urine is to be used to fertilize malting barley…

New Swedish language solution for online marketplaces

A Swede with the business Commercus.com in the end of June 2015 announced the launch of a 39-language online marketplace, addressing 5.5 billion people. This comes “after 25 years of wrestling the language barriers of international trade.” Using machine translation, Commercus.com lets businesses and consumers post advertisements in up to 39 languages, reaching buyers and…

Pop House Hotel houses ABBA The Museum

In March 2015 the hotel as part of the building housing also the Swedish Popular Music History exhibit, ABBA The Museum, Swedish Music Hall of Fame and the POP shop was renamed the Pop House Hotel. The house has already welcomed more than 600,000 visitors, and the hotel and restaurant are being further developed. With…