Not only Donald Trump but also Poland's Jaroslaw Kaczynski, Hungary's Viktor Orban and Norway's Siv Jensen have been bashing Sweden over its once liberal migration policy in recent years.
Climate change will facilitate access to new wealth in the north. The oceans can provide food for a hungry world, says Norwegian government.
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EU energy security is too important an issue for its main principles, such as diversification, to be empty slogans on paper.
The choice of Nord Stream 2's logistics hub in Sweden was driven by the award-winning green logistics concept of the first Nord Stream project, and not by any political motivations.
Plans to rent harbour facilities to Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline project on the Swedish island of Gotland have split local political parties on strategic issues.
The autonomous archipelago will vote on a new constitution next year to change its status within Denmark, while trying to get more access to EU markets.
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The European Commission should provide a thorough impact assessment of Nord Stream 2, a project that appears to go against all of its Energy Union objectives.
The Russian oil giant wants to store materials there to facilitate its Nord Stream 2 project, and it is unlikely to face local opposition.
Frustrated MEPs requested a sunset clause in new co-operation agreement between Denmark and EU police agency.
The parties in Iceland's new centre-right coalition cannot agree on membership of the EU, but they agree to ask parliament whether to hold a referendum on the issue.
Denmark's government and political parties are examining a draft agreement that would secure links with Europol starting May 2017, in a follow-up to a referendum last year that rejected full membership into the EU law enforcement agency.
Estonian and Finnish high school students do best at science out of the EU according to a study by the OECD, a Paris-based club of industrialised nations.
Juha Sipila denies trying to pressure a journalist to stop investigating conflict of interest allegations, but a media watchdog says his handling of the issue "looks bad".
Denmark ditched their fat tax and cut levies on beer, but Danes still furnish health campaigners with the bulk of their evidence for "sin taxes" on unhealthy food and drink.
Unlike most EU member states, the Swedish Transport Agency took cars on the road for emissions testing. The difference? Swedish car buyers pay a €5 tax.
Nordic states have joined Poland and others in calling for an EU-level decision on Nord Stream 2 - Russia's divisive gas pipeline.
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Icelandic elections over the weekend proved a testing ground against the traditional party system.
In the space of three years, Iceland's main parties have seen their vote decimated, and new parties may well take almost half the electorate in Saturday's election.
Poland is putting pressure on the European Commission to rule whether a new Russian gas pipeline conforms with EU law.
Nordic troops ought to learn French to better contribute to UN peace missions in future, security experts and politicians have been told.
Copenhagen harbour, like many of its kind, used to stink of oil and garbage. Now, people swim in canals around the parliament, passing shoals of fish and jellyfish.
Students will soon be able to move into converted shipping containers in Gothenburg. Architects hope to spread their idea of cheap, waterside living across Europe.
Long-term policies will strengthen our competitiveness and create more jobs, while combating climate change in the long run.
Finland’s plan for EU defence integration, presented to ministers today, goes less far than Italian or French “visions”, while quietly designating Russia as a threat.
MEPs have urged Sweden to end border checks with Denmark and to take better care of unaccompanied refugee children.
The EU has unveiled an anti-corruption scheme for Ukraine, amid concerns that its officials and lawmakers are undermining a key reform in the fight against villainy.
The US company is accused of censorship after it deleted an iconic Vietnam War photo and removed criticism it received over the decision. Norway's prime minister was not spared.
The Swedish foreign minister went to Rabat to save a readmission deal which critics say has failed. A Moroccan minister's remarks to EUobserver show that a solution is far away.
The need for cohesion between the Nordic and Baltic regions becomes even greater when the Baltic countries are subjected to Russian pressure.
Finland aims to conclude a defence pact with America before US president Barack Obama leaves office amid concern over Russian aggression.
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