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Western arms firms keep lead role in global sales

Defence firms in the United States and Western Europe dominated global arms sales in 2015, but sales by companies in Russia and South Korea were also rising, a Swedish-based research institute...

Norway: No suspects linked to stolen gate from former Nazi camp

Norwegian police said Saturday they had no suspects linked to the find of a gate believed to have been stolen in 2014 from the former Nazi concentration camp of Dachau in Germany.

Danish domestic flight makes emergency landing over smoke in cabin

A Danish domestic flight with 18 people on board made an emergency landing Saturday after smoke from one engine spread into the cockpit and cabin, the airline and airport officials said.

Danish container shipping giant Maersk Line to buy German rival

Global shipping giant A/S Maersk Line of Denmark on Thursday announced plans to grow its business by buying German rival Hamburg Sued, the world's seventh largest container shipper.

Norwegian Supreme Court rejects Snowden petition for safe passage

The Norwegian Supreme Court Friday rejected an appeal by US whistleblower Edward Snowden to secure assurances he would not be extradited to the United States should he visit Norway.

Sweden great Ibrahimovic honoured with statue and 11th Golden Ball

Sweden's greatest footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic won his 11th Golden Ball at the annual Swedish football gala late Monday for "efforts at the highest level."

US whistleblower Snowden urges global effort for privacy protection

Former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden called Monday for a global fight to protect personal privacy as a basic human right against mass surveillance systems.

Bird flu detected in Danish duck flock

Danish authorities on Monday said bird flu had been detected in tame ducks and urged poultry farmers to adhere to precautionary measures to avoid a possible spread.

Ten people arrested at neo-Nazi rally in Stockholm

Ten people were arrested Saturday at a rally of neo-Nazis that was met with thousands of counter demonstrators in the Swedish capital of Stockholm, police said.

Sweden extends border checks to control migrant flows

Sweden said Friday it was extending temporary border checks until February to control the flow of migrants.

EU members on track for 2020 greenhouse gas emission target

The European Union remains on course to achieving its 2020 target of reducing greenhouse gases by one fifth, despite emissions rising slightly last year, the bloc's environmental agency said...

WHO: Children targeted in digital marketing for unhealthy foods

More measures are needed to regulate marketing for unhealthy foods that target children online, a European health agency said Friday.

China-owned Volvo Cars moves more production from Europe to China

China-owned Volvo Cars announced Wednesday it is moving more of its production from Europe to the Asian powerhouse where it is expanding capacity amid growing sales.

Sweden extends ID checks from Denmark to curb refugee flow

Sweden on Wednesday announced a three-month extension of identity checks for travellers from Denmark to Sweden as part of measures to reduce the flow of migrants.

Pope Francis ends historic visit to Sweden after celebrating Mass

Pope Francis ended a historic two-day visit to Sweden on Tuesday by celebrating Mass in the southern city of Malmo, and calling for more unity among Christians.