Tag Archives: Norway

Who knew that the Norwegians had such a wicked sense of humour?

The Norway team, who face England in the second round of the Women’s World Cup in Ottawa tomorrow, have made a brilliant spoof documentary which mocks the stereotyping they continue to face. One struggles to explain the offside rule, another … Continue reading

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But I am a Dwarf…………………(you can’t help but laugh)

Ten-year-old boy who claimed he was a dwarf after police saw him driving his parents’ car is caught AGAIN after taking another car. The Norwegian boy who told police he was a dwarf who had forgotten his licence when he … Continue reading

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I have got a 2:1 Degree in Husky Driving……………………..

Study dog sledding at university A Norwegian university is to offer dog sledding as a compulsory part of its degree in outdoor recreation.  A university in Norway has become the first in Europe to offer dog sledding as an individual … Continue reading

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Companies will be forced to have at least 40% female board members under European Commission plans

Companies will be forced to ensure that at least 40 per cent of their board members are women under European Commission-backed plans to help women into top jobs. The rules demand that companies give non-executive directorships to women, where there … Continue reading

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Women make better business decisions than men: Companies with female directors perform better and cut risk of bankruptcy.

The study, published this week in the International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics, also found that male directors prefer to make decisions using rules, regulations and traditional ways of doing business. Female directors, on the other hand, are less … Continue reading

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