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Swedish banks warned to stop stealing from taxpayers must increase capital requirement

Tuesday, 31 May 2011

The Swedish minister of Finance has warned its banks to stop creating situations where the tax payers may be called at some point to help them out. As banks indulge in their obsessive bonus culture, banks should not make any dividends payments with out strengthening their capital adequacy. Read more

Illegal immigrants welcome for free similar high quality care in Sweden as the rest.

Tuesday, 31 May 2011


Known as hidden, undocumented migrants or illegal migrants, they are all welcome to receive the same care as those living in Sweden, a new government inquiry later on Tuesday suggested. Read more

Nokia can’t sop falling – Now issued profit warning

Tuesday, 31 May 2011
Nokia will not honour the forecasts issued for revenue and operating margins, the company announced in a press release on Tuesday. Continue reading

Danish economy is loosing it and a new recession is on the way
Tuesday, 31 May 2011
Danish-economy The Danish economy is losing the fight to stand and a new economic slump looms. The economy’s Gross Domestic Product is falling disgustingly, and Denmark is again heading to recession. Read more


Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's warns of growth in Scandinavian liabilities
Tuesday, 31 May 2011
Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's, (S&P) yesterday warned in a report that rising household debt in the Nordic countries may pose a potential threat to financial stability. Continue reading

Danish Sperm Donor spread rare disease via his sperm showing the risks associated with the buying of sperms from sperm banks

Tuesday, 31 May 2011
A young man who during the years 2004 to 2006 donated sperm for a Danish sperm bank, and from which even Swedish women bought sperm from until 2009, has spread a rare and serious genetic disease. Already 9 children have been borne from the man’s sperms

"I thought the sperm was safe": Danish Sperm Donor spread rare disease via his sperm

Tuesday, 31 May 2011
One victim of the disease – plague sperm has emerged and spoken to the media in Denmark.  Lone Søgaard-Kristensen's daughter Andrea is two and a half years and is infected with the disease neurofibrimatosis called NF1 which was passed in through a sperm donor that made her...read on

Swedish exports continue grow beefing up its current account surplus

Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Sweden is still basking in impressive export growth reflected in the position look of its balance of payments for the first quarter of 2011 which showed a stronger current account. Read more

Sweden's king denies all accusations as he comments on accusations and allegations

Monday, 30 May 2011

Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf has finally commented on the revelations that have been going on for days about his private life in a recent interview. In the interview King rejects all the allegations and accusation such as that he visited a strip club and contact criminals. Continue reading

Decommissioning of nuclear power in German will lead to higher electricity prices in Sweden

Monday, 30 May 2011
The Germans decided on Monday to phase out the use of nuclear power by the year 2022. The immediate effect immediately accounted by analysts of this is that it will lead to higher electricity prices in Sweden. This has to do with normal economic principles which show that shortages in the market lead to high prices. Read more here

Denmark to face the EU as its expects budget deficit to fall below the 3

percent threshold.

Monday, 30 May 2011
The conservative Danish government announced on Monday that they expect a deficit of the central government finances to some Dkr74 billion this year, representing 4.1 percent of GDP. Continue reading

Sweden uses money designed for international economic aid on other operations within Sweden

Monday, 30 May 2011

The Swedish government is struggling to cope with a huge amount of refugee arriving the country and this means that they have to tap into their economic aid budget. The Swedish opposition parties are not happy. Read more

Difficulties of African Food and restaurants to gain a foot hold in Finnish restaurant sector
Monday, 30 May 2011
Specifically, sub-Saharan African restaurants are the one referred to here despite the fact that food from the African countries is often tipped to be the next fashion after Asian cuisine. Weak economic status of the African and their low entrepreneurial drive are being blamed for the low being observed. Read more

Prayers are not allowed at school closing ceremonies even in church as religion finally leaves Sweden

Monday, 30 May 2011
As graduation period arrives in Sweden, one issue that had been a tradition for years – prayers in school chapels or were church officials officiate religious ceremonies to graduating students is to be barred. Read more

Norway wants high-speed rails to Europe via Sweden but Sweden is coil about the issue. Norway is not happyrail

Sunday, 29 May 2011
Sweden is not in accord with Norway in meeting it ambitious plan to build a high speed rail to Europe. Sweden is therefore stopping the plans as they do not want to build tracks that can cope with top speed of 330 kilometres per hour. Read more

Swedish king could abdicate after scandals and intense falling support

Saturday, 28 May 2011
king-gustavThe pressure in the Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf is getting stronger and there are already talks that he might give in and abdicate the throne. More Swedish people have lost confidence in him and his popularity has never been low. Continue here to get the details

Swedish teens prefer drugs over alcohol
Saturday, 28 May 2011

Cannabis has now led alcohol among young people in Sweden especially in Stockholm. New figures from the organisation Maria Ungdom (Maria Youth) shows for the first time that more young Swedish people choose to consume cannabis as their main drug and are shying away from alcohol. Continue reading

Swedes infected with Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) from Spanish cucumber, Denmark withdraw similar produces from their stores
Friday, 27 May 2011
Some 25 Swedes have been infected with Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli or EHEC which started in Germany. Of the Swedes affected, a dozen of them are seriously ill. Continue here for more


Calls for a closer look into stock market and share dealings of H & M’s Stefanh&m Persson

Friday, 27 May 2011
Why did people with inner knowledge of H&M such as Stefan Persson buy shares just before strong reports of its spectacular April performances was announced? Could there be insider trading here or are we just hallucinating?  Read more

Sweden continues to show its economic muscles - GDP figure revised stronger

Friday, 27 May 2011
sweden The Swedish recovery continues to throttle producing very high speed. The rate of growth is still strong, but slowed down slightly more than expected in the first quarter. Read more

Sweden leads OECD ranking while other Scandinavian countries remain ordinary
    Sweden continues to grow a new research assessment shows
    OECD verdict on the Swedish economy: Growth on the way down in the growth league

    Finnish Parliament Approves Portugal Bailout

      The Swedish Social Democrat party is growing again at the expense of the conservatives

      Friday, 27 May 2011
      Juholt
      For the first time since the election last fall, the Swedish Social Democrats party has grown bigger that the Conservatives, according a new opinion poll. Read more

      Sweden is more corrupt than perceived as more managers are ready to pay bribes and promote corruption practices

      Thursday, 26 May 2011
      sek
      One in five business managers in Sweden would be willing to pay bribes to gain advantage in business and keep their customers, throwing more light to the view that corruption is more firmly rooted in Sweden than one might think. Read more

      Challenges in the use of the work Negro in Finland

      Thursday, 26 May 2011
      A debate is on now in Finland on whether the word “negro” can be used under any circumstance in the Finnish conversations as the black race continues to be a thorn in the flesh of the Finnish man. Continue reading

      Vitamin D increases the speed of sperm movement: A new Danish research suggests
      Wednesday, 25 May 2011
      Vitamin D seems to affect male fertility and a new research from Danish scientist seems to confirm the suggestion that fertility could be improved with Vitamin D. Read more

      Swedish job market discrimination is costing the government andunemployed youths tax payer billions.

      Wednesday, 25 May 2011
      If these immigrant - looking people where employed, the government could save lots of money and the ‘real’ Swedish people could benefit from lower taxes and high disposable incomes. Continue reading


          Failed attempt to register a Finnish Nazi party in Finland
          Wednesday, 25 May 2011
          The success of the Truefinns party in Finland has made some people think that Finland is now a racist state and as a result more extreme far right groups are emerging. The latest to arrive is the attempt to register a Nazi party in Finland.

          Construction cost blamed for Swedish housing shortage

          Wednesday, 25 May 2011
          In order to cut down the huge housing shortage in Sweden some 35,000 new apartments per year is needed. But soaring production costs are holding back construction, Read more.

          As Grimsvotn ash cloud blankets Sweden, flights were cancelled on Wednesday morning

          Wednesday, 25 May 2011Icelandic
          A number of flights were cancelled in Sweden on Wednesday morning after ashes from the Icelandic volcano, Grimsvotn had blanketed Sweden. But the eruption of the Grimsvotn volcano is said to be subsiding so the future looks bright. Continue reading



          Scores of Swedish Small companies opt out of the business killing machine – the auditors

          Wednesday, 25 May 2011
          ore
          Evidence that the Swedish bourgeoisie government is business friendly is once again showed in its resolve to make it easier for smaller businesses to grow...read more

          Almost impossible to buy a house in Sweden as its real estate value explodes while earnings stagnates 

          Tuesday, 24 May 2011
          real-estate
          A family is expected to be earning almost a million Swedish kronors to be able to find the possibility of buying a house in Sweden.  Read more


          It is crazy that Norway needs non western immigrants.

          Tuesday, 24 May 2011
          A Norwegian official, Jens Ulltveit-Moe, who is the boss if the Umoe Group, a Norwegian energy and service company has called the need for increased immigration to fill positions in Norway as “nonsense that Norway needs immigrants”. Read more

          Norwegian economy picks up somewhat growth

          Tuesday, 24 May 2011
          norway
          The Norwegian mainland economy grew slightly less than expected in the first quarter. Read more

          Sweden continues to be very annoyed at the Danish obsession with immigration and custom controls

          Monday, 23 May 2011
          Denmark's decision to reintroduce permanent customs control on its border between her and Sweden is very disturbing to Sweden and rather than shouting from a mountain top, Sweden’s EU Affairs minister Birgitta Ohlsson had to pay Denmark a little visit on Monday to discuss the matter calmly. Read more

          Grimsvotn Volcano eruption - the best of Iceland, Developments at Icelandic Grimsvotn Volcano eruption outbreak minute by minute

          Monday, 23 May 2011

          Graphic from Swedish television
          Last Saturday Grimsvotn volcano in Iceland started erupting and was considered modest when compared to Eyjafjallajökull which erupted last year. From the lessons learnt from last years Eyjafjallajökull  which interrupted flights all over Europe, the current eruption at Grimsvotn is being watched carefully and we want to present to you updates of the events. See updates

          Video – watch a drive through the Icelandic Grimsvotn Volcanic ash



          Grimsvotn in Icelandic Volcanic eruption could be worse than last year already Spewing about 2,000 tons of ash  per seconds

          Monday, 23 May 2011
          Yesterday, as the Icelandic Grimsvotn volcano started erupting, it was though that the volcanic eruption would quickly die down. But now it seems as if those thoughts we wrong. Those worse seem still in the way. Continue reading

          U.S. spy agents worked in on Swedish soil illegally

          Monday, 23 May 2011
          Agents from the U.S. without permission from the Swedish authorities had spotted terrorists in Sweden. Swedish Security Police (SAPO) are reported to have caught the agents who then left the country, according to the Swedish newspaper, Svenska Dagbladet. Read more

          More fears that the Swedish housing market is coming to a halt

          Saturday, 21 May 2011
          real estate
          Increasingly, Swedish house buyers are most concerned about interest rate hikes plus other economic squeeze, which is now taking its tool on the Swedish real estate market. Read more

          Is the communist centralised Chinese mentality out to get Saab automobile or is the press just behaving as the press as usual

          Saturday, 21 May 2011
          In the past days there was this breath of fresh air when it became evident that Saab automobile had finally secured a partner in China which meant that Saab’s future was now paved. But new developments today in the Swedish press shows contradictory information which looks like the Chinese could be gradually becoming the new world economic bully.

          Carl Bildt satisfied with Obama’s speech on Middle East

          Friday, 20 May 2011
          Bildt
          Sweden’s Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt is satisfied with the clarity the speech of the U.S. president Barack Obama presented last night. Read more

          Saab defense admits corruption attempts but denies paying bribessaab

          Friday, 20 May 2011
          Defence group Saab admits that there was an agreement for the payment of bribes in connection with Jas fighter jet sales to South Africa but has not found anything to indicate that the amounts was actually paid. Read more here

          Sweden fears that Danish border controls to be introduced, will delay rail traffic across öresund. Wants Denmark to explain how it will not
          Friday, 20 May 2011
          oresund
          TheÖresund Bridge linking Denmak and Sweden
          Sweden is not happy that Denmark is introducing border controls and believes that it would lead to slowness, bureaucracy and kill business. For this reason Sweden is asking Denmark to explain how boarder controls will not affect Swedish commuters.
          Continue reading

          Could the US turn to Jas jets to reduce military costs?

          Friday, 20 May 2011
          saab
          The US wants to cost down it deficits as such reduce it defence spending. But the country also wants to maintain its leadership in weaponry ... so? Read more

          Sweden expels Libyan diplomats
          Friday, 20 May 2011
          Sweden has expelled two diplomats who worked at the Libyan Embassy in Stockholm.

          Nokia still leads Mobile phone market but leadership is gradually being eroded

          Thursday, 19 May 2011
          nokiamobile-phones
            Nokia continues to have its head above water but it is being dragged in by the others as it has failed to transits into new technology. Continue reading

          Doped horses shake Swedish race track

          Thursday, 19 May 2011
          A new scandal has broken out on the Swedish horse racing sport in which horses under the control of trotting coach Nils Enqvist have been tested positive for doping. Read more

          Saab aeronautics launch centre in Brazil

          Thursday, 19 May 2011

          Danish director Lars von Trier barred from Canne Film festival after revealing close association with Nazi and showing sympathy to Hitler

          Thursday, 19 May 2011

          support for swedish NATO association in Sweden falls

          Thursday, 19 May 2011

          Swedish minister of Finance Anders Borg will not back former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown as the new IMF Boss

          Wednesday, 18 May 2011

          Swedish Social Democrats’ U-turn on Libya – Now wants operation in Libya extended and deeper

          Wednesday, 18 May 2011

          Few Europeans choose Denmark as relaxing holidays destination. It is painful for not being chosen

          Wednesday, 18 May 2011

          How a seasoned Swedish doctor in a leading hospital made wrong cancer diagnosis

          Wednesday, 18 May 2011

          Drop in Asylum seekers in Finland but increasing in Sweden.

          Wednesday, 18 May 2011

          Hunger strike for Undocumented Iranian workers extended

          Wednesday, 18 May 2011

          Spyker received money from Pang Da

          Wednesday, 18 May 2011

          Was there any poor business conduct in the Swedish – South African Jas Gripen affair? New evidence seems to suggest there was.

          Tuesday, 17 May 2011

          Saab’s Boss, Muller speaks to his workers after more that a month of redundancy

          Tuesday, 17 May 2011

          Swedes' support for EU increases but not for the single currency euro although with bail outs here and there in the Union

          Tuesday, 17 May 2011

          Could Reinfeldt used his visit to Brazil and make a sales pitch for the Gripen fighter jets

          Tuesday, 17 May 2011

          Shortages of key skill in the Swedish healthcare sector threatens the economy

          Tuesday, 17 May 2011

          Slight fall in Swedish house prices as cooling policies calm the market

          Tuesday, 17 May 2011

          OECD criticizes Sweden for using aid money to finance its embassies

          Tuesday, 17 May 2011

          Danish integration Minister, Søren Pind wants to select immigrants she deems fit to live in Denmark

          Monday, 16 May 2011

          Positive signs for the Icelandic economy
          Monday, 16 May 2011


          Pension and pension system: More Swedish retirees choose to relocate abroad

          Monday, 16 May 2011
          A growing number of Swedish pensioners are building a retirement community abroad as more Swedish retirees chose to relocate to a different country.

          More Danes abandoning Sweden and moving back home as Danish cost of living falls

          Monday, 16 May 2011

          Finnish nuclear reactors are sake declares STUK after a study

          Monday, 16 May 2011

          The battle for the Saab continues. Muller acquires a new partner in China better than Hawtai

          Monday, 16 May 2011

          Swedish Economic confidence in decline

          Monday, 16 May 2011

          Continued optimism among Swedish business

          Monday, 16 May 2011

          Higher gang violence and criminality in Sweden than could have been imagined

          Sunday, 15 May 2011

          Failure in the success of DNA to crack down high burglary rate in Sweden criticised

            Positive discrimination to meet gender quota, how Volvo cars corp., want to recruits more women as a requirement…

            Sunday, 15 May 2011

            The juggle for popularity in Swedish politics - Reinfeldt more popular than Juholt

            Sunday, 15 May 2011

            Fortress Denmark: EU raises questions about the Danish border politics

            Friday, 13 May 2011

            Muammar Kaddafi still has a very strong strike power and Swedish Gripen have found the planes and here they are kept
            Friday, 13 May 2011

            Sweden not yet decided on supporting Portugal - no strategic and systemic risk fears.

            Friday, 13 May 2011

            Finnish Grand Committee Approves EU Bailouts for Portugal

            Friday, 13 May 2011

            Finland’s Grand Committee to decide the country’s stance on EU Bailouts
              Fall in Swedish unemployment in April


                Finnish inflation rate 3.2 percent

                Friday, 13 May 2011

                Swedish Pension boss caught in ‘tax management’ dismissed

                Friday, 13 May 2011

                How Swedish pension boss might have evaded taxes though the government tried to close gates ways to tax havens

                  Norway raises key interest rates

                  Thursday, 12 May 2011

                  Skill shortage killing Swedish construction sector

                  Thursday, 12 May 2011
                   A majority of construction companies in Sweden now see key labour shortages as an obstacle to their growth. Continue reading

                  Finnish right wing party True Finns knobs Government position in protest against Portugal Aid

                  Thursday, 12 May 2011

                  Why did the The Chinese company Hawtai back – off from Saab part ownership deal?

                  Thursday, 12 May 2011

                  Denmark to initiate a new border control although it would cost Dkr270 million

                  Wednesday, 11 May 2011

                  Is Hakan Juholt a difficult man to work with? Why is his team fleeing away from him?

                  Wednesday, 11 May 2011

                  Moves to dismantle constricting contracts in the Swedish broadband-telephony sector

                  Wednesday, 11 May 2011

                  Cornered by the law and no where to hide, more Swedes are abandoning tax havens

                  Wednesday, 11 May 2011

                  Swedish Parliament approves tax agreement with Liechtenstein

                    Despite high household indebtedness, Swedish people less indebted than the Danes and British

                    Wednesday, 11 May 2011

                    Danish Vestas to build wind turbines in Kent – England

                    Wednesday, 11 May 2011

                    What goes around comes around – How the  US action on tax evasion is stressing up Swedish bankers
                    Wednesday, 11 May 2011

                    High earning Swedish men retire late

                    Wednesday, 11 May 2011

                    Microsoft buys Skype

                    Tuesday, 10 May 2011

                    Scandinavian Entrepreneurs become billionaire on Skype sale again

                    Tuesday, 10 May 2011

                    Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt feels that Sweden will soon hit 3 percent unemployment

                    Tuesday, 10 May 2011

                    The demand for democracy a requirement for buying Swedish military hard wares

                    Tuesday, 10 May 2011

                    A new blood test approach could improve

                    prostate cancer Screening - A new Swedish study on the way

                    Tuesday, 10 May 2011

                    Sweden’s Industrial production continued to increase in March

                    Tuesday, 10 May 2011

                    New orders for Swedish industries continued upwards in March

                      Swedish riches people flock to Stockholm as the gap between the rich and the poor in Sweden bust wide open.
                      Monday, 09 May 2011

                      Finally, finally, Saab to feel the feel of money as cash drops in empty purse

                      Monday, 09 May 2011

                      People with African black background to demonstrate across Sweden for too much racism tailored towards Afro-Swedes.

                      Monday, 09 May 2011

                      Swedish student housing construction falls as student housing become a privilege

                      Monday, 09 May 2011

                      Threats to the Swedish Pm and his opposition counterpart

                      Monday, 09 May 2011

                      Swedish Consumer confidence rises

                      Monday, 09 May 2011

                      Finnish right wing party True Finns hold fast Against Portuguese Bailout

                      Sunday, 08 May 2011

                      Norway withdrawing its strike warplanes from Libya

                      Sunday, 08 May 2011

                      Danish farmers decry the dangers of Drought that could cost them dearly

                      Sunday, 08 May 2011

                      United Nation organisation request Danish troops to assist in Sudan

                      Sunday, 08 May 2011

                      Swedish Prime Minister Reinfeldt attacks the Social Democrat's criticism on his job record

                      Saturday, 07 May 2011

                      Dramatic increase in gonorrhea among Swedish women as sexually remitted diseases becomes a concern in this country

                      Saturday, 07 May 2011

                      How to increase youth employment and reduce poverty in Sweden: Reduce the minimum wage and don’t increase starters’ salaries for 10 years - Almega

                      Saturday, 07 May 2011

                      Two new holding on assessment by the Swedish Debt Office for Saab ownership

                      Saturday, 07 May 2011

                      Chinese concerns about the Saab deal- Can Saab – Hawtai survive in a start studded Chinese market?

                        Nearly half of Finnish people support their government aid to Portugal

                        Saturday, 07 May 2011

                        Swedish Liberal Party's former leader Bengt Westerberg appointed to government racism investigator.

                        Friday, 06 May 2011


                        Class divide in the Swedish healthcare system - the wealthier enjoy the care system more than the poor

                        Friday, 06 May 2011

                        Buoyant expansion of the used car market in Sweden

                        Friday, 06 May 2011

                        Continued growth in the Swedish aviation sector

                        Friday, 06 May 2011

                        People with foreign background in Sweden end up with much lower pensions - discrimination?

                        Friday, 06 May 2011


                        Sweden’s unemployment continues to fall

                        Monday, 30 May 2011
                        At the end of last week, in Sweden, there were 183 578 persons registered as unemployed with the Swedish Employment Service.

                        Greenpeace border platform at Greenland

                        Sunday, 29 May 2011

                        Activists from Greenpeace climbed aboard the drilling rig Leiv Eiriksson off Nuuk in Greenland. The platform is on its way to its first drilling for oil in Greenland waters.

                        Tolerance of homosexuals  is increasing in many countries led by Denmark

                        Monday, 30 May 2011
                        Tolerance of homosexuals is increasing seemingly around the world and Denmark is at the top.

                        Explosion of rapes in the Stockholm area as the weather improves

                        Sunday, 29 May 2011
                        It looks like the rape season in Sweden has finally arrived as the good weather has opened the door for predators to the streets on the country’s big cities.

                        Record number of dangerous products in the EU

                        Sunday, 29 May 2011
                        Jeans with excessive levels of allergenic mould, baby strollers with incorrectly fitted safety harness are a drop in the ocean when it comes to the amount of dangerous products circulating out there in the EU markets.

                        Swedish government to raise taxes on box wines as prices expected to soar

                        Thursday, 26 May 2011
                        boxes-of-wine
                        Sweden wants to increase taxes on boxes of wins. The state owned monopoly alcohol retailer, Systembolaget would impose an extra tax on win boxes.

                        Swedish Industry minister Olofsson has met Russian Financier Antonov
                        Wednesday, 25 May 2011
                        The Russian financier Vladimir Antonov met Maud Olofsson and set out why he wants to put money into Saab automobile.

                        Saab automobile agrees with a leading subcontractor so that supplied can resume.

                        Tuesday, 24 May 2011
                        Saab Automobile has signed agreements with the major subcontractor IAC Group Sweden, which makes the supply of instrument panels and door furniture to be restarted.

                        Rents rise persistent in Helsinki

                        Tuesday, 24 May 2011
                        Rents in Helsinki are rising so fast that some commentators describe the speed of the rise as like a bat out of hell.

                        Swedish engineering sector shows signs of positive future with expected growth expansion

                        Monday, 23 May 2011
                        Swedish engineering sector show improve signs of a rosy future as production in the manufacturing industry has been projected to increase by as much as 17 percent this year.

                        Antonov wants to meet the Swedish Government to campaign for his approval

                        Monday, 23 May 2011
                        The Russian financier Vladimir Antonov,waiting to be approved as the owner of Spyker, wants a meeting with Swedish Industry Minister Maud Olofsson according to various reports in Swedish media sources.

                        The Chinese want the Swedish pig ears

                        Monday, 23 May 2011
                        Chinese people love pig ears and pig tails. It is abundant in Sweden where many people don’t eat it, so it goes to waste.

                        SEB may be fined for various forms of fund inconsistencies

                        Friday, 20 May 2011
                        Giant bank, SEB may be fined Skr2 million for deficiencies in funds which had been stored at the bank.

                        Four colleagues of Villard investigated for possible tax evasion

                        Friday, 20 May 2011

                        Pang Da, Saabs news buddy in China wants to sell 10 000 Saabs in China by 2011

                        Thursday, 19 May 2011
                        saab
                        Pang Da intends to sell Saab cars in China from 50 outlets this year and aims to get 10 000 imported Saabs cars into the Chinese market before 2012.

                        More falls from Saab – Lear corp. to shed over 160

                        Thursday, 19 May 2011

                        Lear Corporation in Trollhättan, near Gothenburg Sweden is laying off some 163 employees blamed on Saab’s imbroglio.

                        Moody's lowers credit rating of six Danish banks

                        Thursday, 19 May 2011
                        Credit rating company Moody's downgrades ratings of six Danish banks as the economy continues to struggle.

                        Swedish Universities gaining higher international ranking

                        Wednesday, 18 May 2011

                        Swedish University are improving their international ranking as competitiveness in various world universities intensifies.

                        Saab Negotiations with subcontractors under way as production expected to resume soon

                        Wednesday, 18 May 2011
                        saabSaab is reported to have started negotiations with the firms that it collaborate with.

                        Scania’s ambitious expansion drive in India

                        Wednesday, 18 May 2011
                        scania
                        Bus and truck manufacturer Scania intends to widen its range in the Indian market in order to increase sales.

                        Ikea’s Kamprad promises "total transparency" in the company

                        Wednesday, 18 May 2011
                        Furniture giant Ikea has promised to apply "total transparency" in order to avoid accusations of concealing money in tax havens.

                        Saab automobile's supremo, Victor Muller  to meet Saab personnel today Tuesday for information and discussion about new progress

                        Tuesday, 17 May 2011

                        Saab saviour Pang Das sees its share rise

                        Tuesday, 17 May 2011
                        Investors in China have responded positively to news of cooperation between Saab and car dealer Pang Da.

                        Brisk delivery for Volvo trucks as its business stabilises  

                        Tuesday, 17 May 2011
                        volvo truck
                        Total deliveries from Volvo's truck operations in April amounted to 19 366 cars, up 49 percent over the same period last year.

                        H&M Group Sales Development in April

                        Monday, 16 May 2011

                        Clothing chain Hennes & Mauritz released on Monday morning sales information and development which showed better than expected results.

                        Does the Swedish government want to eliminate the Saab?

                        Monday, 16 May 2011

                        The Swedish government has been accused of having a hidden agenda to eliminate Saab fro the face of Sweden’s industrial world.

                        Fewer white power groups breeding in Sweden in 2010

                        Friday, 13 May 2011
                        white-suprimacy
                        Last year, the number of so-called white power groups in Sweden fell from 40 to 29, according to a new counting.

                        Nokia Subcontractor Digia to Lay Off 190 Workers

                        Friday, 13 May 2011
                        nokia-digia
                        Software Company Digia has outlined plans to lay off up to 190 workers. Lay-off talks announced on Friday will affect 530 workers.

                        Bank of Finland Warns Against Escalating Household Debt

                        Friday, 13 May 2011
                        The Bank of Finland is concerned about the steady growth in the number of households taking on huge amounts of credit.

                        Swedish and Norwegian companies Planning 300 new wind turbines

                        Thursday, 12 May 2011
                        Swedish SCA and the Norwegian Fred Olsen Renewables want to build up to 300 wind turbines in the area of Näsåker in Sollefteå municipality in Sweden.

                        Consumer prices in Sweden up as inflation hits 3.3 percent

                        Thursday, 12 May 2011
                        The inflation rate in Sweden was 3.3 percent in April compared with 2.9 percent in March.

                        How the Americans gave gold to the Chinese as Volvo Cars has turned into profit

                        Thursday, 12 May 2011
                        volvo
                        This is a company which American giant Ford could not make money out of. Just a few years under a new ownership, Volvo Car Corporation today reported its first financial results since the Chinese Geely bought the company.

                        Ericsson receives German service orders
                        Wednesday, 11 May 2011
                        Ericsson has signed a five-year agreement to manage the service and use of the German telecommunications operator Versatel's fixed network and switches.

                        Small profit increase for Gambler Unibet

                        Wednesday, 11 May 2011
                        Gaming Company, Unibet recorded a profit before tax of £10.8 million, equivalent to about Skr110 million, for the first quarter of 2011.

                        Halved profits for Carlsberg

                        Wednesday, 11 May 2011
                        Danish brewer Carlsberg reported a net profit of Dkr173 million for the first quarter of 2011.

                        Finnish police probes Internet Banking Fraud in involving Nordea

                        Tuesday, 10 May 2011
                        The Bureau of Investigation in Finland has in their sight some 17 people, suspected to have taken part in an internet banking fraud aimed at Nordea account holders at the beginning of this year.

                        Unexpected big profits for Danske Bank

                        Tuesday, 10 May 2011
                        Danish big bank, Danske Bank, which is also the fifth biggest banks in the Swedish banking market, reports a profit before tax of Dkr1.5 billion for the first quarter.

                        More Jobs advertised in various Swedish networks

                        Tuesday, 10 May 2011
                        Job creation is growing in Sweden as more jobs are being advertised on the various networks there.

                        Recruitment agencies enjoying a buoyant market in Sweden at the moment

                        Monday, 09 May 2011
                        Recruitment agencies in Sweden have seen their sales climbed by 40 percent in the first quarter of 2011 compared to same period last year.

                        Danish Immigration Policy affecting business and killing the competitiveness of Danish companies

                        Monday, 09 May 2011
                        A number of major Denmark industrial players warn that the image portrayed by Denmark as being a bureaucratic and unfriendly country is killing the country’s business perception.

                        Swedish support aid flown to Libya

                        Saturday, 07 May 2011
                        A plane with 300 tents is to be flown today from Orebro in Sweden to Djerba in Libya in a help consignment at the request of the United Nations Children's Emmergency Fund UNICEF.

                        Friday, 06 May 2011

                        Swedish Government surplus bigger than expected


                        Unexpectedly low performances of Norway’s DNB Nor


                        Increased pilfering from heavy vehicles in Sweden


                        Thursday, 05 May 2011

                        Fewer Danish bankruptcies than last year


                        Wednesday, 04 May 2011

                        Record number of people received student aid in 2010


                        Worse than expected for Securitas


                        Swedish PMI for Services rose to 61.4 in April


                        Tuesday, 03 May 2011

                        Swedish bank, SEB reports better that expected profit


                        Swedish Subaru-owners are most satisfied with their choice

                        Monday, 02 May 2011

                        Higher prices for beauty products and household durables expected as raw material get dearer


                        Train company, DSB First laying off 65 employees to confirm deepening crisis


                        One in four Swedish bank workers has been exposed to a robbery


                        Swedish Green party calls for small businesses to be spared sick pay contribution


                        Continued strengthening of Swedish small businesses


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                        Bomb explosions at Ikea shops in Europe

                        Tuesday, 31 May 2011

                        Smaller explosions occurred in three of the Ikea stores in the Netherlands, Belgium and France yesterday. Nobody was seriously injured but two employees are reported to have had ear pain after the explosions.

                        Smaller Danish banks caught in billion Krona bankruptcy struggle

                        Tuesday, 31 May 2011

                        A leasing company which borrowed billions from Danish smaller bank is having financial uncertainty. As it is expected that the company might collapse, the Danish banks are holding their nerves for the worse.

                        Expectation of fall in prices for long haul flights from Scandinavia by next year

                        Tuesday, 31 May 2011

                         Two Norwegian low cost flights players have already signed up on the pitch that they will create a low cost long haul flights to attractive international destinations.

                        Sweden’s retail trade grows masking dampening consumer confidence

                        Monday, 30 May 2011

                        Figure out on Monday show growth in Swedish retail trade but this masks the other studies which shows that consumer confidence is dying

                        High Swedish electricity price has resulted in new increased creativity to undercut energy sharkselectric

                        Sunday, 29 May 2011
                        The excessive energy prices paid by Swedish companies and households in the past two years have led to increased creative thinking among Swedish energy consumers.

                        Swedish Alternative energy drive: Seaweed converted to energy

                        Monday, 30 May 2011
                        benzin
                        Tens of thousands of tonnes of seaweed algae shovelled and piled up along the beaches every summer is to be used by the Swedish alternative energy community to produce energy.

                        Saab automobile’s saviour Pang Qinghua impressed with what he sees in Saab factory

                        Friday, 27 May 2011
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                        Pang Da’s boss, Pang Qinghua visited the Saab automobile factory, together with Victor Muller on Friday as we reported yesterday and watched the cars rolled pass by on the production line.

                        Volvocar Corp continue to expand its work force as the market demand more Volvocar

                        Friday, 27 May 2011
                        volvo
                        More that 1,000 new engineers are already being employed by Volvocar Corporation in Sweden blamed on increasing demand for its cars. But that is not enough.

                        Saab restarts production with increased dexterity and strong hope
                        Friday, 27 May 2011
                        saab
                        Shortly after 10.30 am Spyker announced via a press release that production of Saab Automobile in Trollhättan is running. "A great day for the company," according to President Victor Muller.
                        Watch Saab production video video


                        Saab receives Chinese saviour on Thursday  

                        Thursday, 26 May 2011

                        The head of the Chinese company, Pang Da, considered by many here as Saab Automobile’s saviour, visits Sweden and Saab’s Trollhattan on Thursday.

                        Saab factory starts again on Friday as the Chinese arrive

                        Thursday, 26 May 2011
                        Saab automobile production is resuming operation by Friday accounting to a new decision by the management of the company.

                        Great expectations as the Swedish railway sector soon open for intense competition

                        Tuesday, 24 May 2011

                        Swedish rail commuters have had enough from the failures of the state run railway monopoly SJ but the current bourgeois government love the market system and is determined to open the Swedish rail market to competition by inviting other players. Continue reading

                        More fast trains from Helsinki to St. Petersburg

                        Monday, 23 May 2011
                        allegro
                        The rapid Allegro trains have led to more people taking the train from Helsinki to St. Petersburg. This has led to the explosion of demand for rail transport to St. Petersburg.

                        Powerful opportunity awaits Saab in China if they can take the chance

                        Friday, 20 May 2011

                        Image: Radio Sweden
                        Recently, Spyker, gained a contract with the Chinese car dealer Pang Da. The cmoany had lots to choices to make in the future.

                        Working is not a very enjoyable thing for the Swede - Increased dissatisfaction at work

                        Thursday, 19 May 2011
                        stress
                        Despite the strong economic growth being enjoyed in the country, there is an equal and opposite reaction from the Swedish workforce, the joy of working in Sweden has been accounted to be very low according to a global survey.

                        Sweden ranks high in recent competitiveness report

                        Wednesday, 18 May 2011swedish-eonomy
                        Sweden climbs in the list of most competitive countries and reached 4th place this year. Only 4 big economies are in the top 20.

                        Swedish government’s surplus expected to be greater

                        Wednesday, 18 May 2011

                        The Swedish debt Office now expects the government’s surplus in the state budget in 2011 to be in the region of Skr 99 billion, an increase of Skr81 billion compared with the previous forecast.

                        More jobs in Finland in the first quarter as a rise in unfillable vacancies have shot up

                        Wednesday, 18 May 2011
                        The number of open jobs vacancies in Finland in the first quarter of this year was a fifth more than the number available a year earlier.

                        Swedish economy: leader in the Scandinavia

                        Tuesday, 17 May 2011
                        The Swedish economy is growing strongest of the Nordic countries. This year, Sweden's GDP is set to grow by 4.7 percent, according to the bank SEB's new economic forecast.

                        Swedish job vacancies have almost grown twice as many as last year

                        Tuesday, 17 May 2011
                        jobs
                        The new jobs created in the private sector, plus nearly four percent in the first quarter compared with the corresponding period last year.

                        As Swedish congregation gets thinner, church makes money by investing in pornography

                        Tuesday, 17 May 2011
                        Swedish churches have never lacked congressional member as but that calls for creativity. Churches can invest elsewhere so as to make the hard cash which would have been raised from the congregation which is no longer there

                        Currency: Swedish Krona weakened against the dollar and market expects the unexpected.

                        Monday, 16 May 2011
                        ore
                        Market rates declined during the initial trade. The Swedish Krona dropped against the dollar, as the market expected news from the Euro zone ministers meeting about debts in Portugal and Greece

                        Advice from Scandinavian Companies and Market:  if looking for work, contact and connection more important in getting one – Swedish example

                        Friday, 13 May 2011

                        There is a common ways in which the job market is behaving these days – be it in Sweden, the UK or many other places. Without proper connection, chances are that people with skills remain in the shed of the jobs market.

                        Atlas Copco invests in Indian expansion

                        Stockholm, Sweden, May 13, 2011
                        Atlas Copco has decided to build a new compressor manufacturing facility near Pune, India, to meet an anticipated strong growth in demand over the coming years.

                        InnKap 4 Partners L.P. acquires stake in Paxport
                        Friday, 13 May 2011
                        Paxport is a passenger management solution supplier for the charter leisure travel industry.

                        Alfa Laval completes acquisition of Aalborg Industries

                        Friday, 13 May 2011
                        Alfa Laval has completed the acquisition of Aalborg Industries Holding A/S, after having received clearance from the competition authorities.

                        Ailing Saab automobile’s business is threaten with a Friday 14.00 deadline

                        Thursday, 12 May 2011
                        saab
                        Latest news hold that the contract agreement  has been suspended. The deadline for Saab Automobile's contract with Chinese automaker Hawtai to be concretised was supposed to expires after 14 days, tomorrow.

                        Swedish government worrying that Saab affair flopped but growing enthusiasm In the management is a great projection for the company

                        Loomis makes acquisition in Turkey

                        Wednesday, 11 May 2011
                        lomisLoomis AB has acquired 60 percent of the Turkish cash handling company, Erk Armored, which has approximately 220 employees and approximately 80 vehicles.

                        Skandia's online banking crash

                        Tuesday, 10 May 2011

                        Skandia's online bank suffered a major disruption. Since last night, customers could not do online banking. Read more

                        Still hard for SAS to make a profit – reports more than expected loss

                        Tuesday, 10 May 2011
                        sas
                        The airline SAS has made a loss before tax of Skr554 million for the first quarter of 2011.

                        Saab Automobile could shed a significant amount of workers as its financial stability still uncertain

                        Tuesday, 10 May 2011
                        saab
                        The financial problems of Saab Automobile are far from solved. As such the company’s management is faced with a decision on a major staff reduction in Trollhättan, Sweden.

                        Poor stroke care in Sweden cost 100 lives each year as stroke management varies widely

                        Monday, 09 May 2011
                        strokes
                        Nearly 100 patients die or have serious disabilities each year because of poor stroke care. Worst is the care provided by some of the largest hospitals in the country.

                        The Danish family kidnapped by Somali pirates sees their health gradually deteriorating

                        Sunday, 08 May 2011
                        somali-pirates
                        Somali Pirates
                        The Danish family kidnapped by Somali pirate on the 24 February as they sail their boat around the world are now experiencing intense dangerous deteriorating health situation. 

                        Sweden's Party Green backtracks and now wants to support the government sells Telia

                        Saturday, 07 May 2011
                        Maria Wetterstrands
                        Maria Wetterstrands
                        The Swedish Green Party's outgoing spokes person Maria Wetterstrand want to support the Swedish government drive to sell the state's holding in TeliaSonera. Read more here

                        Lithuania is building a new nuclear power plants
                        Saturday, 07 May 2011
                        nuke
                        Nuclear power developments in parts of the world are under review after the Japanese nuclear meltdown but not in Lithuania, where the development of nuclear power in riding on well. A new nuclear power plant will be located at a distance of less than 70 miles to Sweden.


                        Increased optimism about the Swedish stock market

                        Thursday, 05 May 2011
                        After a slump in the wake of natural disaster in Japan, the Swedes had a more positive outlook on the future stock market performance, according to a survey by a polling organisation Skop.

                        Apoteket eats into the heart of Swedish people knocking off Ikea from the top

                        Friday, 06 May 2011

                        Director of DSBFirst fired after presiding over poor management of the company

                        Thursday, 05 May 2011
                        Underperformance and the serious problems with the operations of the DSBFirst has today made the DSB Board to kick the CEO

                        Construction giant Skanska see profits halved

                        Thursday, 05 May 2011
                        Construction Group Skanska recorded a profit before tax of Skr451 million for the first quarter of 2011.

                        Google maps now showing real time traffic situation in Sweden

                        Wednesday, 04 May 2011
                        Google Maps is now showing real-time traffic flows on Swedish roads making it easier to plan car trips in Sweden.

                        Telenor reports higher profits

                        Wednesday, 04 May 2011
                        Norwegian telecommunications operator Telenor reported a profit before tax of Nkr4.416 million in the first quarter of this year.

                        Increased profit for Statoil

                        Wednesday, 04 May 2011
                        Norwegian oil giant, Statoil reports an operating profit of Nkr50.7 billion in the first quarter of this year. The corresponding period last year profit was Nkr39.6 billion.

                        Swedish clothing company, Bjorn Borg reports profits

                        Wednesday, 04 May 2011
                        Clothes company Bjorn Borg reported a profit after tax of SEK 20.7 million for the first quarter of 2011.

                        Solna in Sweden has the best business climate

                        Tuesday, 03 May 2011
                        Solna in Sweden has been determined to be the best locality with the most progressive business environment in Sweden according to a latest finding.

                        Hemtex CEO Erik Gumabon leaves

                        Tuesday, 03 May 2011
                        The Board of Hemtex has reached an agreement with Erik Gumabon that he will leave his position as President of Hemtex.

                        Swedish authorities to determine the future of DSBFirst as an operator in the country

                        Monday, 02 May 2011

                        Swedish companies’ association with Child labour a normal way to high profits, wealth and exploitation

                        Monday, 02 May 2011
                        Despite the face of Sweden being a country where child labour is heavily frown at, more companies operation with a Swedish face is associated with child labour and extremely poor working conditions for products sold in the country.

                        Loomis has completed its acquisition of Pendum

                        Monday, 02 May 2011
                        Loomis has now completed its acquisition of the U.S. company Pendum’s cash handling business.

                        Volvo cars is gradually gaining more grounds in the U.S. than previously perceived

                        Thursday, 05 May 2011

                        Danish shipping giant, AP Moller Maersk hires anti-piracy commando


                        The Chinese are coming! Saab’s new Chinese pals to visit Trollhattan but question emerge about their credibility


                        Sweden is not a very great place for an immigrant to build and boost a career.


                        Wednesday, 04 May 2011

                        Swedish EU Commission wants to re-introduction border controls within the Union


                        Saab engineers are decamping to a more stable Volvo car corporation


                        New parasitic fly that injects larvae in humans eyes found in Sweden


                        Despite turmoil, 5000 people are waiting on their Saab cars as demand continue


                        Finnish professors criticise the US on Bin Laden and accuses it of carry out propaganda on the war on terror


                        Swedish companies start borrowing again but are the banks lending?


                        House price rise shock in Helsinki

                        Continued low performance on the Stockholm Stock Exchange – what is the message it is trying to send?


                        Tuesday, 03 May 2011

                        Nokia looking for new chairman as Jorma Ollila wants to elope.


                        Who is Hawtai

                        Sweden wants to extend loan to Iceland as part of continuous help to that economy

                        Saab signs a Chinese contract that pumps it badly needed money but EIB has to approve


                        Poor public relations for Saab means that fewer people are buying Saab Cars now
                        Saab announces partnership with Chinese company
                        Saab promises to resume production within a few weeks as money is reported to be in sight
                        Saab contractors reporting to credit enforcement agencies for non receipt of payments but continue working for Saab

                        Norwegian mothers are the best – in a comparison.


                        Monday, 02 May 2011

                        Danish banks surprise with growing deficit and very weak trading quarter


                        Obama: Osama bin Laden killed in Pakistan


                        Swedes are really getting richer as shown on new car registrations which shot up in April


                        Swedish PMI rose in April 2011 as Orders support the industrial activity


                        Sweden’s Social Democrat party to focus on the youth





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