Tag Archives: Europe

Sport’s Biggest Club Competition

The European Champions League The Champions League is the biggest competition in club sport. The Final was watched by 360,000,000 people last year, more than three times as many as sat through the Superbowl. Chelsea‘s success in the competition was estimated by Coventry Universityto be worth £69m (US$107m). The total prize money distributed between the… Read More »

What is Nordic Noir?

Why Nordic Noir? Nordic Noir is now appearing on international TV and film screens, after years of great sales of Nordic novels, particularly in the crime genre. There are differences in the countries included in the terms Scandinavian peninsula and the Nordic countries where the Norsemen roamed, but the phrases “Nordic Noir” and “Skandi-lit” tend… Read More »