The Canadian government has announced a loan of 173 million US dollars to help manufacturer Bombardier deliver up to eight Q400 and CRJ900 aircraft to Sweden's Scandinavian Airlines (SAS).
Global Gaming Factory, the Swedish online games firm set to acquire illegal download site The Pirate Bay, said it was close to signing a record deal with a major record company.
Finnish engineering company Metso's unit Valmet Automotive and utility Fortum said Thursday they will jointly develop an electric concept car.
Norway denied on Thursday accusations from Moroccan Olympic track champion Khalid Skah that Oslo's embassy in Rabat kidnapped his children amid a custody battle with his estranged wife.
Nearly 70 percent of Icelanders oppose a deal to pay back the British and Dutch governments after they compensated savers who lost money when the Icesave bank collapsed.
Iceland may tighten its banking secrecy laws, the prime minister said, after it emerged that the major bank Kaupthing granted big loans just days before being nationalised.
Finnish oil refiner Neste Oil said Wednesday it would cut some 450 jobs in a bid to boost profitability amid weak demand.
Marianne Samuelsson, county governor of the Swedish island of Gotland, has been forced to resign after she was taped saying important businessmen should receive privileged treatment, including bending the law.
More than 15,000 people have signed an Internet petition calling for the late pop star Michael Jackson to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010.
Norway's StatoilHydro reported a collapse in second-quarter net profits on Tuesday amid low oil prices, high exchange rates and exceptional taxation but said adjusted earnings had held up well.
Sweden, the European Union's presidency, has hit out at Israel's "unacceptable" eviction of two Palestinian families from a neighbourhood in east Jerusalem at the weekend.
Former leader of Denmark's Social Democrats, Svend Auken, has died at the age of 66 after a long illness, the party leadership said.
Sweden's tough new anti-piracy law has led to a sharp drop in illegal downloading but critics say the effects will be short-lived and argue it is an excessive breach of personal privacy.
Finnish UPM-Kymmene, the world's leading maker of magazine paper, said that it saw no speedy recovery as it swings into net loss.
The Swedish currency has gained more than 20 percent against the dollar since March and is expected to keep climbing during the autumn.
Swedish stocks may well continue to be in demand as manufacturers in particular proved their ability to swiftly adjust to a slump in demand during this earnings season, London analysts said.
Sweden rejected a US plan to capture Pol Pot before the former Cambodian dictator's death and transfer him to the Scandinavian country to stand trial.
Sales of cars continue to dive – but the fall is slowing down.