Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday
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Today in Norway: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday

Find out what's going on in Norway on Wednesday with The Local's short roundup of important news.

Germany economy to return to pre-pandemic levels ‘by 2022 at the latest’
Germany

Germany economy to return to pre-pandemic levels ‘by 2022 at the latest’

Germany debates how to spend massive budget surplus
Germany

Germany debates how to spend massive budget surplus

Swiss canton adopts a minimum wage
Switzerland

Swiss canton adopts a minimum wage

Swiss remain the ‘richest’ in the world… but it’s not all good news
Switzerland

Swiss remain the ‘richest’ in the world… but it’s not all good news

Italy cuts growth forecast after disappointing first quarter
Italy

Italy cuts growth forecast after disappointing first quarter

Sweden heading for an economic slowdown: report
Sweden

Sweden heading for an economic slowdown: report

German economy bounces back from slow start to year
Germany

German economy bounces back from slow start to year

German GDP growth disappoints in first quarter of 2018
Germany

German GDP growth disappoints in first quarter of 2018

German economic growth will remain constant or speed up in 2018: analysts
Germany

German economic growth will remain constant or speed up in 2018: analysts

German economy in 2017 grew at highest rate in six years
Germany

German economy in 2017 grew at highest rate in six years

Sweden’s economic growth predicted to exceed expectations in 2017
Sweden

Sweden’s economic growth predicted to exceed expectations in 2017

Sweden’s economic growth is ‘crazy strong’: analysts
Sweden

Sweden’s economic growth is ‘crazy strong’: analysts

Rosier outlook for Italian economy as IMF ups forecast
Italy

Rosier outlook for Italian economy as IMF ups forecast

Germany on track for record-breaking growth streak, say analysts
Germany

Germany on track for record-breaking growth streak, say analysts

These are the German regions where the economy is really booming
Germany

These are the German regions where the economy is really booming

Sweden reports a budget surplus for 2016, pats itself on back
Sweden

Sweden reports a budget surplus for 2016, pats itself on back

Government spending figure worrying sign for Norway’s economy
Norway

Government spending figure worrying sign for Norway’s economy

Italy’s illegal and underground economy accounts for 13 percent of GDP
Italy

Italy’s illegal and underground economy accounts for 13 percent of GDP

Study: Swiss among world’s most socially progressive
Switzerland

Study: Swiss among world’s most socially progressive

Sweden still on track for economic boom in 2016
Sweden

Sweden still on track for economic boom in 2016

Slowdown gives Italy two trillion reasons to worry
Italy

Slowdown gives Italy two trillion reasons to worry

Police ‘can’t keep up border controls’: union
Germany

Police ‘can’t keep up border controls’: union

Italian shopping boom fuels economic growth
Italy

Italian shopping boom fuels economic growth

Spain economy outlook ‘better than expected’ with GDP growth forecast
Spain

Spain economy outlook ‘better than expected’ with GDP growth forecast

‘Show of strength’ from Swedish economy
Sweden

‘Show of strength’ from Swedish economy

‘Terror threat could harm Italy recovery’: Padoan
Italy

‘Terror threat could harm Italy recovery’: Padoan

Growth boosted by shopping and refugees
Germany

Growth boosted by shopping and refugees

Italy’s growth rate slows in the third quarter
Italy

Italy’s growth rate slows in the third quarter

Stalled France economy sees return to growth
France

Stalled France economy sees return to growth

Italian recovery strong and continuous: Padoan
Italy

Italian recovery strong and continuous: Padoan

Italy ‘moving towards self-sustaining growth’
Italy

Italy ‘moving towards self-sustaining growth’

Italy’s economy grows slower than EU average
Italy

Italy’s economy grows slower than EU average

Booming exports boost for Sweden’s economy
Sweden

Booming exports boost for Sweden’s economy

Italy needs 20 years to tackle jobless rate: IMF
Italy

Italy needs 20 years to tackle jobless rate: IMF

Business confidence slack as growth slows
Germany

Business confidence slack as growth slows

IMF raises Italy’s 2015 growth forecast
Italy

IMF raises Italy’s 2015 growth forecast

Italy’s exports surge on back of non-EU demand
Italy

Italy’s exports surge on back of non-EU demand

Boost for Italy as growth matches Germany’s
Italy

Boost for Italy as growth matches Germany’s

Norway to tap more oil fund as growth slows
Norway

Norway to tap more oil fund as growth slows

Italy’s economy gathering pace: OECD
Italy

Italy’s economy gathering pace: OECD

Consumer confidence at nine-year high
Denmark

Consumer confidence at nine-year high

Central bank upgrades Danish growth outlook
Denmark

Central bank upgrades Danish growth outlook

Sweden moves to scrap debated budget goal
Sweden

Sweden moves to scrap debated budget goal

Spain recovery drives up trade deficit
Spain

Spain recovery drives up trade deficit

Italy’s economy ‘among EU’s worst’ in Q4 2014
Italy

Italy’s economy ‘among EU’s worst’ in Q4 2014

Spain well on road to recovery, says EU
Spain

Spain well on road to recovery, says EU

Germany to grow 1.5 percent in 2015: Brussels
Germany

Germany to grow 1.5 percent in 2015: Brussels

Swiss economy to avoid recession: economists
Switzerland

Swiss economy to avoid recession: economists

German economy beats 2014 growth predictions
Germany

German economy beats 2014 growth predictions

Denmark’s economy ‘on right track’ for 2015
Denmark

Denmark’s economy ‘on right track’ for 2015

Forecast cuts 2015 Swiss economic growth
Switzerland

Forecast cuts 2015 Swiss economic growth

Denmark cuts growth forecast as demand falls
Denmark

Denmark cuts growth forecast as demand falls

Bundesbank: weak growth to close year
Germany

Bundesbank: weak growth to close year

Spain grows by 0.5 percent in third quarter
Spain

Spain grows by 0.5 percent in third quarter

Sex and drugs help lift Italy out of recession
Italy

Sex and drugs help lift Italy out of recession

Drugs and sex trade lift Spain’s GDP by €9 billion
Spain

Drugs and sex trade lift Spain’s GDP by €9 billion

Austrian GDP revised from 1.6 to 0.9 percent
Austria

Austrian GDP revised from 1.6 to 0.9 percent

Spain now growing faster than Germany
Spain

Spain now growing faster than Germany

Drugs and sex trade to boost Spain’s GDP
Spain

Drugs and sex trade to boost Spain’s GDP

Swiss economy stays strong in first quarter
Switzerland

Swiss economy stays strong in first quarter

Economic growth spurred by consumers
Germany

Economic growth spurred by consumers

Drugs and sex trade set to boost Italy’s GDP
Italy

Drugs and sex trade set to boost Italy’s GDP

Bundesbank warns of German slowdown
Germany

Bundesbank warns of German slowdown

Relief as Italy keeps EU budget promise
Italy

Relief as Italy keeps EU budget promise

Swiss economic growth to accelerate: forecast
Switzerland

Swiss economic growth to accelerate: forecast

Italy’s public debt hits record 132.6 percent
Italy

Italy’s public debt hits record 132.6 percent

Swedes surprised at ‘super’ GDP bump
Sweden

Swedes surprised at ‘super’ GDP bump

Italy’s economic recovery gets underway
Italy

Italy’s economic recovery gets underway

German economy grows faster than expected
Germany

German economy grows faster than expected

Police: We understand why you don’t feel safe
Germany

Police: We understand why you don’t feel safe

Italy’s public budget deficit widens
Italy

Italy’s public budget deficit widens

Outlook brightens for Swiss economy in 2014
Switzerland

Outlook brightens for Swiss economy in 2014

Swedish economy continues to sputter
Sweden

Swedish economy continues to sputter

Spain doing better than ‘stagnant’ France
Spain

Spain doing better than ‘stagnant’ France

Economy slows on sluggish exports
Germany

Economy slows on sluggish exports

Italy GDP to shrink further as recovery drags
Italy

Italy GDP to shrink further as recovery drags

Norway world’s most prosperous country
Norway

Norway world’s most prosperous country

Experts slash German growth forecast by half
Germany

Experts slash German growth forecast by half

Germans are poorer than Italians and French
Germany

Germans are poorer than Italians and French

Germany lowers 2013 public deficit forecast
Germany

Germany lowers 2013 public deficit forecast

Italy is in control of its finances: PM
Italy

Italy is in control of its finances: PM

Jitters over political strife could drag recovery
Italy

Jitters over political strife could drag recovery

Spain’s 2012 growth figures revised down
Spain

Spain’s 2012 growth figures revised down

Germany’s Motown is country’s richest city
Germany

Germany’s Motown is country’s richest city

Research institute predicts end of job boom
Germany

Research institute predicts end of job boom

Bundesbank boosts 2011 growth forecast
Germany

Bundesbank boosts 2011 growth forecast

Galloping growth to hit 2.8 percent
Germany

Galloping growth to hit 2.8 percent

Germany to develop ‘happiness index’
Germany

Germany to develop ‘happiness index’

German growth still solid and expanding
Germany

German growth still solid and expanding

Economic recovery picking up speed
Germany

Economic recovery picking up speed

Attacks on police rise dramatically
Germany

Attacks on police rise dramatically

Long winter shrivelled German economy, central bank says
Germany

Long winter shrivelled German economy, central bank says

Berlin seen raising 2010 growth forecast
Germany

Berlin seen raising 2010 growth forecast

Germany escapes from recession as growth returns
Germany

Germany escapes from recession as growth returns

Germany suffers worst economic contraction in four decades
Germany

Germany suffers worst economic contraction in four decades

Recession could be double previous predictions
Germany

Recession could be double previous predictions

Commerzbank predicts massive recession
Germany

Commerzbank predicts massive recession

German economy officially taking a dive
Germany

German economy officially taking a dive

Deutsche Bank predicts massive 2009 recession
Germany

Deutsche Bank predicts massive 2009 recession

Recession in Germany worse than expected
Germany

Recession in Germany worse than expected

Germany slashes 2009 growth forecast
Germany

Germany slashes 2009 growth forecast

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Sweden

GDP rises in first quarter

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Sweden

Swedish GDP to continue rising

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Sweden

Things are good, so why are we so pessimistic?

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Sweden

Swedes more confident about the economy

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Sweden

Borg lowers Swedish economic growth forecast

Sweden’s GDP growth hits a wall
Sweden

Sweden’s GDP growth hits a wall

No growth recorded in Sweden’s economy
Sweden

No growth recorded in Sweden’s economy

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Sweden

Government criticized over growth figures

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Sweden

Government slashes growth forecasts

Unemployment forecast to top 9 percent by 2010
Sweden

Unemployment forecast to top 9 percent by 2010

Swedish economy in ‘long, dark winter’
Sweden

Swedish economy in ‘long, dark winter’

Borg forecasts mass unemployment
Sweden

Borg forecasts mass unemployment

Spring budget warns of tough times ahead
Sweden

Spring budget warns of tough times ahead

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Sweden

‘Biggest GDP drop in Swedish history’

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Sweden

Swedish economy growing again: report

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Sweden

Swedish GDP fall slows to 6.2 percent: report

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Sweden

Swedish economy bounces back to growth

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Sweden

Sweden bullish about prospects for growth

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Sweden

Sweden’s GDP growth at post-war low

Riksbank raises repo rate to 0.5 percent
Sweden

Riksbank raises repo rate to 0.5 percent

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Sweden

Sweden hikes GDP forecast

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Sweden

Sweden reports 3.7% GDP growth in Q2

Sweden hikes growth forecast for 2010, 2011
Sweden

Sweden hikes growth forecast for 2010, 2011

Nordea upbeat on Swedish economy
Sweden

Nordea upbeat on Swedish economy

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Sweden

Swedish GDP growing faster than expected

Borg: Strong economic recovery continues
Sweden

Borg: Strong economic recovery continues

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Sweden

Sweden’s GDP continues growth in second quarter

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Sweden

Sweden amends growth forecast

Riksbank head warns of soaring household debt
Sweden

Riksbank head warns of soaring household debt

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Sweden

Sweden ‘threatens the global economy’: study

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Sweden

Swedish economy posts record growth

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Sweden

Swedish GDP growth nears record high: report

‘Record growth’ for Sweden’s economy
Sweden

‘Record growth’ for Sweden’s economy

Sweden boosts economic growth forecast
Sweden

Sweden boosts economic growth forecast

Sweden projects budget surplus build-up
Sweden

Sweden projects budget surplus build-up

Labour market divides Swedish budget debate
Sweden

Labour market divides Swedish budget debate

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Sweden

Swedish GDP grows by 6.4 percent

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Sweden

Slower growth ahead for Swedish economy: report

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Sweden

Swedish economy continues to grow

Sweden faces economic slowdown: report
Sweden

Sweden faces economic slowdown: report

Swedish budget focuses on labour market
Sweden

Swedish budget focuses on labour market

Budget ‘too optimistic’: Social Democrats
Sweden

Budget ‘too optimistic’: Social Democrats

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Sweden

Sweden boasts hefty budget surplus for 2011

Swedish economy hit by eurozone troubles
Sweden

Swedish economy hit by eurozone troubles

Sweden slashes 2012 growth forecast
Sweden

Sweden slashes 2012 growth forecast

Stockholm in top ten of EU’s richest regions
Sweden

Stockholm in top ten of EU’s richest regions

Sweden takes best care of its citizens: study
Sweden

Sweden takes best care of its citizens: study

Swedish economy beats growth expectations
Sweden

Swedish economy beats growth expectations

Spain’s recession eases in second quarter
Spain

Spain’s recession eases in second quarter

France tops global table for welfare spending
France

France tops global table for welfare spending

Italian economy has ‘hit bottom’ – report
Italy

Italian economy has ‘hit bottom’ – report

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Switzerland

Swiss economic growth outpaces expectations

France ‘spitting in wind with anti-global view’
France

France ‘spitting in wind with anti-global view’

Crisis grows as France officially enters recession
France

Crisis grows as France officially enters recession

Brussels casts doubt on Spain’s deficit plans
Spain

Brussels casts doubt on Spain’s deficit plans

France announces plan to cut deficit by 2014
France

France announces plan to cut deficit by 2014

France ‘on right track’ despite target miss
France

France ‘on right track’ despite target miss

France battling in vain to hit EU deficit target
France

France battling in vain to hit EU deficit target

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France

‘Little chance’ of France hitting growth forecast

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Switzerland

Swiss economy exceeds expectations

Deficit to fall below 5.5 percent in 2011: minister
France

Deficit to fall below 5.5 percent in 2011: minister

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Norway

Norway’s economy up 1.1 percent in first quarter

Norway’s economy suffered ‘deepest ever’ dip in second quarter
Norway

Norway’s economy suffered ‘deepest ever’ dip in second quarter

Germany sees record GDP decline amid coronavirus spending
Germany

Germany sees record GDP decline amid coronavirus spending

Migrants nearly as valuable to Italian economy as Fiat
Italy

Migrants nearly as valuable to Italian economy as Fiat

Refugee spending revs up German growth
Germany

Refugee spending revs up German growth

Strong economy shrinks debt as share of GDP
Germany

Strong economy shrinks debt as share of GDP

Germany gets €780m EU rebate for poor growth
Germany

Germany gets €780m EU rebate for poor growth

Italy’s tax burden is higher than in Norway
Italy

Italy’s tax burden is higher than in Norway

Rhineland police complain of ‘intolerable’ food from caterers
Germany

Rhineland police complain of ‘intolerable’ food from caterers

Growth offers hope amid eurozone gloom
Germany

Growth offers hope amid eurozone gloom

Among Europe’s most damaged economies, Germany leads recovery
Germany

Among Europe’s most damaged economies, Germany leads recovery

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Sweden

Borg sees second financial crisis ahead

German economy ‘on the brink of recession’
Germany

German economy ‘on the brink of recession’