Friday, May 17, 2013
This month sees the release of A, the first album of original material by Agnetha Fältskog since 1987's I Stand Alone. It is an album that many assumed the former ABBA singer would never release. Her preference to stay completely out of the limelight and her refusal to do any promotion for her last record, the covers album My Colouring Book released in 2004, led many, and Agnetha herself, to believe that she was done with music.
Friday, April 19, 2013
Krister Henriksson’s career is taking a new turn. The Wallander days are well and truly over as he prepares to take to the West End stage. With a move from modern crime fiction to a 19th century period drama, Krister Henriksson’s Doktor Glas, his acclaimed one-man stage adaptation of Hjalmar Söderberg’s haunting 1905 philosophical novel, will show the British audience a new side to his talent.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Launching your own television series, producing and releasing your first clothing line, becoming a judge on your country's top-rated TV talent show, and, not forgetting, taking your actual bread and butter - your singing career - to new heights. For Norway's biggest pop star Tone Damli, this is her to-do checklist for a tight, three-month period.
Thu, Jan 17, 2013
The United Kingdom has faced tough economic times in the last few years. An unbalanced economy and the banking crisis have led to increased national debt, financial instability and high unemployment rates.
Thu, Jan 17, 2013
The four authors Patrick Kingsley, Trine Hahnemann, Signe Johansen and Emma Kennedy recently attended the popular and crammed Scandi Kitchen for a book signing event in central London.
From 15 November 2012, all of Danske Bank Group’s banking operations will be known by the Danske Bank brand name. Among those to change its trading name was the UK bank formerly known as Northern Bank, one of Northern Ireland’s leading retail banks, which also has an office in London.
In Europe, the optimists have had difficulty making their voices heard over those of the pessimists during the past year. It has admittedly been a tough time for everyone, but Finland continues to take a constructive approach to meeting Europe’s challenges. The amazing variety of events and projects seen in Helsinki during its year as 2012 World Design Capital shows Finland’s drive to find solutions to complicated problems.
Openness to trade spurs production, innovation and consumption. Over time, exports have a positive impact on economic growth. These statements can be seen as my points of departure in my daily work as Sweden’s Minister for Trade.