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Tuesday 19 October 1993
DUBLIN, (Reuter) - Shareholders of GPA, the troubled aircraft leasing group, yesterday overwhelmingly backed a rescue plan by GE Capital Corporation, the financial services wing of General Electric.
Friday 13 August 1993
'GREY toughie arrives in Sweden.' With that front-page headline, Sweden's leading morning newspaper greeted the first visit of a British prime minister since Harold Wilson in 1969, writes Annika Savill.
Wednesday 19 May 1993
Sir: Having heard reports of the attempts of the UK delegation to scuttle a resolution on the protection of the oceans at the meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) in Kyoto, I was dismayed to read John Gummer's letter (15 May). He calls on Norway to work with the international community on environmental issues and attempts, by a selective portrayal of the situation within the IWC, to juxtapose Norway's legitimate position on the sustainable use of whales with prime minister Gro Harlem Bruntland's renowned leadership in international protection of the environment.
Thursday 04 February 1993
ELECTROLUX, the Swedish electrical appliance group, halved its 1992 final dividend to Skr6.25 (58p) because of uncertainty over future earnings, writes Mary Fagan.
Tuesday 12 January 1993
KIRKENES, NORWAY (Reuter) - Russia and the Nordic countries agreed to revive 1,000-year-old east-west ties across Europe's Arctic tip, which were broken for decades by the Cold War. Foreign ministers set up a Barents Euro-Arctic Council to promote co-operation in the region.
Wednesday 09 September 1992
SWEDEN and Norway rushed to defend their currencies following Finland's devaluation yesterday, desperate to show that they are not going down the same road.
Saturday 22 August 1992
Demand for 'white' goods such as refrigerators adn dishwaters is declining in Europe, but improving slightly in the US, according to Electrolux.
Tuesday 21 July 1992
OSLO (AP) - One of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded in the Nordic region shook the floor of the Arctic Greenland Sea yesterday. The earthquake registered 6.7 on the Richter scale at its epicentre, about 315 miles south-east of Nord, Greenland.
Monday 06 July 1992
ANGER is growing among health educators that the Government will miss a golden health-promotion opportunity by refusing to propose banning cigarette advertising in its White Paper Health of the Nation, due to be published on Wednesday.
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