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Norwegian Crown Prince Haakon has assumed the role of regent while the King recovers

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway has assumed the role of regent, due to his father, His Majesty King Harald V has contracted a viral infection. The heir to the Norwegian throne will perform the King’s duties until the 82-year-old monarch returns to work, which he hopes will be before Christmas Day. “He is sick with…

Indian “stealth” navy ship visits Helsinki

Indian Naval Ship “Tarkash” docked at Helsinki, Finland on 31 July 2019 for a three-day visit. The ship is part of the Indian Navy’s Western Fleet and is under the Operational Command of Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command, based at Mumbai. Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command also arrived…

Finland crowned happiest country in the world

Finland is the happiest country in the world for the second year in a row, according to the latest World Happiness Report. It’s followed by Denmark, Norway, Iceland and The Netherlands. The report is produced by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network. It ranks countries on six key variables that support wellbeing: income, freedom, trust, healthy life…

Singapore’s most expensive residence named after Danish botanist

British inventor and engineer Sir James Dyson, Britain’s richest person, is the new owner of the most expensive home in Singapore. Dyson, 72, and his wife, Deirdre, bought one of the top-floor penthouses of the tallest building in Singapore’s central business district, the Wallich Residence, for S$73.8 million. Wallich Residence building is named after 19th…

Danish movie “Du Forsvinder” chosen for Oscar nomination

“Du forsvinder” – Peter Schønau Fog’s drama “You Disappear” – has been chosen to represent Denmark in the Foreign Language Oscar category. The movie was presented and chosen for the catogory at the Toronto Film Festival, Based on Christian Jungersen’s bestselling novel and penned by Fog, “You Disappear” centers on a woman who is married to a…