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Over 200 000 new jobs in Norway by 2014 and foreign workers are the target

Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Norwegian Central Bureau of Statistics (SSB) estimates that Norway will have 220 000 new jobs by 2014. Most of them are expected to go to foreign workers. Read more

Support for the Euro falls among Swedes.

Wednesday, 15 June 2011
If there had been a referendum on the euro in May 2011, about 64 percent of Swedes would have voted no to the euro while about 24 percent would have voted yes.  Read on

Daughter could get her mother's womb in an awaited break through medical wonders

Tuesday, 14 June 2011

Eva Ottoson (mother) and Sara
If all goes well, then a 25-year-old lady, Sara Ottosson based in Sweden will be able to become pregnant next year become her mother's womb could be transferred to her. Continue reading

Ultra Radical far right Party in Sweden organizes summer camp for children

Tuesday, 14 June 2011

An ultra radical far right Party in Sweden, formerly known as the National Socialist Front is organizing a summer camps at an undisclosed locations in southern Sweden and it is recruiting youths and children to attend. Continue reading

Drop in the number of asylum seekers in Finland

Tuesday, 14 June 2011
A total of 913 people applied for asylum in Finland during the first half of this year. The number of applicants is around 40 percent less than a year ago.


Swedish Inflation turned out to be lower than expected

Tuesday, 14 June 2011


Swedish consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in May from the month before, according to Statistics Sweden. Compared with the corresponding month of 2010 the consumer prices index (CPI) rose by 3.3 percent.

Finnish inflation rose in May

Tuesday, 14 June 2011
Statistics Finland has released new figures showing year-on-year consumer price inflation was 3.3 percent in May.

Did the Swedish government tap the Far right party Sweden Democrats for voting concession and if so was there anything wrong with it?

Tuesday, 14 June 2011
The Swedish ruling Alliance coalition is reported to have contacted the Swedish far right party for voting concession in the parliament. What the big deal here is - we are puzzled!

Harder to buy a gun now in Finland as tougher gun laws descend on the country

Monday, 13 June 2011
Finland had promised changes in its gun law and this became a reality on Monday that is today.

Finnish economy gearing to be the next ‘tiger economy’ after Sweden

Monday, 13 June 2011
It is not only Sweden which could boast wonderful economic growth. The Finnish economy has shown that it too has what it takes to make big noises.

Invest in Sweden accused of allegedly

presented exaggerated Data

Monday, 13 June 2011
Invest Sweden has been accused of providing faulty and exaggerated in formation about the contribution of foreign companies to Sweden.


The Chinese are here to stay: They want to take over majority control of Saab automobile

Monday, 13 June 2011
saab
Despite depressing reports from various Swedish presses about Saab and the behaviours of their subcontractors, Saab automobile waxes on with its quest to grow and to build partnerships and relationships. New agreements are being signed with some Chinese. Read more

Swedish household Optimism declinesstress

Monday, 13 June 2011
Swedish households on the whole continue to remain optimistic about their economic development, but the overall optimism is declining compared to past months. Read more

Calls for the withdraw of child-caring allowances to minorities so as to increase integration in the Swedish societyinnigranst

Monday, 13 June 2011
Integration of minorities in Sweden is very depression and increasingly, international organisations and observers have been putting more pressures on the Swedish authorities to do something about the alienation that exist in the Swedish society. Now steps are being taken to reduce hand outs to minority families s as to improve integration.

Severe flooding costing Norway big time

Monday, 13 June 2011
Heavy rain and melting snow have led to severe flooding in central Norway. The cost of damage is estimated at around €25 million. The financial industry's organization, FNO has estimated the compensation to damages to houses and other private property could stretch for more than EUR 1.6 billion.

A new Swedish invention tracking HIV

Saturday, 11 June 2011
Swedish researchers have developed new, highly sensitive measuring equipment, among other things can provide quick answer if someone is infected with HIV.

Norwegian oil fund has beaten the Arabs to become the largest government fund in the world

Friday, 10 June 2011

15 years after Norwegian Finance Minister Sigbjørn Johnsen made the first deposit in the Government Global Pension Fund, the oil fund has been named the world's largest state fund, according to latest revelations. Read more

Secret wiretapping is increasing rapidly in Sweden but authorities say criminals are the target.

Friday, 10 June 2011
Swedish police continues to watch and listen to what its citizens do.

Iceland’s News constitution to be drafted thanks to social media network

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Calls for the double of Stockholm congestion charges

Friday, 10 June 2011

Danish government feels the heat about new border policy

Friday, 10 June 2011

Drop in Swedish industrial production in April

Friday, 10 June 2011

Slight fall in new Swedish industrial orders in April

Friday, 10 June 2011


Could the Danish border issue signal stresses in the visa-free travels in Europe

Thursday, 09 June 2011

Swedish football star,  Marcus Allbäck suspected of involvement in Gothenburg corruption

Thursday, 09 June 2011

The Swedish government could be ganged up again in parliament by the opposition as a new defeat looms

Thursday, 09 June 2011
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Growth in bacteria with antibiotic resistance

Thursday, 09 June 2011


Norway adjusts GDP forecasts and paints a brighter future for its economy

Thursday, 09 June 2011

Erik Paulsson, and the mayor of Solna Lars-Erik Salminen and other big wigs prosecuted for bribery

Wednesday, 08 June 2011
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Chinese working model practised on the

Swedish shop floor - 80 hours working week not acceptable in Sweden


More Finns take a long term view of Nokia and hold their shares in the company despite all the noises

Wednesday, 08 June 2011

Finland should not be a problem for the EU:  Finnish president Halonen

Wednesday, 08 June 2011 Continue reading

Swedish opposition bloc continues to slap the government in the face

Wednesday, 08 June 2011
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Swedish Unemployment continues fall like nothing seen before

Wednesday, 08 June 2011
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Russia and Norway agrees a deal to divide up their shares of the Barents Sea.

Tuesday, 07 June 2011

Five Swedish fighter jets Jas Gripen to remain in aircraft in Libya


Iceland economic crisis: the government embark on its first impeachment of former PM


More warnings for the Swedish housing market – EU the next to sound warning for the Swedish real estate sector

Tuesday, 07 June 2011

Danish housing market is unsustainable the EU warns and Denmark reduce deficit to 3 percent


Political stalemate and crisis persist in Finnish government formation

Tuesday, 07 June 2011. Read more

DSBFirst can continue operating in Sweden

Tuesday, 07 June 2011


30 000 commuters may be affected by Debacles with DSBFirst


Finland declares that they have to learn from Sweden on how to efficiently manage an economy

Tuesday, 07 June 2011

Scientists in Sweden have  managed to reprogram cells

Tuesday, 07 June 2011


Child poverty growing in Sweden - increasing despite the strong economic growth and impressive low public debt

Tuesday, 07 June 2011

Tides turning in the Swedish business scene as bankruptcies rose in May

Tuesday, 07 June 2011

The cost of mistake or just mistrust? How the choice for U.S. F-35 over the Swedish Gripen jet fighters will cost extra billions to Norway

Monday, 06 June 2011

LinkedIn opens an office in Stockholm

Wednesday, 15 June 2011
The Professional Network site LinkedIn is expanding in Europe and is establishing an office in Stockholm.

Private equity firms want to buy Com Hem cable network

Tuesday, 14 June 2011
Private equity companies Nordic Capital and Cinven are getting together to jointly buy Swedish cable network, Com Hem.

Swedes see Sony Ericsson as their must have mobile device

Tuesday, 14 June 2011
Sony Ericsson is a Swedes' dream mobile phone device, speaking about patriotism, the market and love for ones own product.

Ericsson in a major buying deal in the U.S. Stock price rose in Stockholm upon the news

Tuesday, 14 June 2011
Telecoms giant Ericsson will pay approximately SEK 7 billion in cash for the U.S. telecom company Telcordia.

Stena Renewable invests in Wind Power worth Skr1.2 billion

Tuesday, 14 June 2011
Wind power company Stena Renewable has signed an agreement to purchase 40 turbines from General Electric.

TeliaSonera invests Skr8 billion in expanding Fibre optic internet connections most in Sweden

Tuesday, 14 June 2011
Telia Sonera will invest Skr8 billion in fibre – optic networks by 2014. Of these, Skr5 billion is to be invested in Sweden.

Okay! Some good news from Nokia for once

Tuesday, 14 June 2011
Nokia put some shine on its face with something of a good news for hard-pressed company in recent times.

Average price for tenant-owned flats in sweden  stood for Skr1.3 million

Monday, 13 June 2011
In 2010, approximately 97 000 tenant-owned flats were sold in Sweden for a total value of SEK 127 billion, an increase of slightly more than SEK 14 billion compared to 2009.

Swedish Match raises the price for snuff also known as Snuss

Monday, 13 June 2011
Swedish match the monopoly in the production of snuff or snuss or chewing tobacco in Sweden announced that it is upping the price for the additive product.

Electrolux to implement price increases in Europe

Monday, 13 June 2011
Electrolux plans to increase prices for appliances in the European market by 5-7%, effective as of October 1, 2011.

Volvo cars tries to perfect technology that slow down for Animals at night

Saturday, 11 June 2011
Image: Volvo
Continuous development in and the strengthening of the safety standards that made Volvo a global superstar continues with more improvements.

Another explosion in an Ikea store in Europe- this time in Germany

Saturday, 11 June 2011

European Unions worker organisations attack Ikea on worker’s rights

Saturday, 11 June 2011

Swedes loose faith in the stock market. The market itself continues to fall

Friday, 10 June 2011

Volvo hopes for rapid growth in China

Friday, 10 June 2011

More Foreign tourists to Sweden

Thursday, 09 June 2011

Nokia's technology manager resigns

Thursday, 09 June 2011

Rumour in the vicinity that Samsung wants Nokia

Wednesday, 08 June 2011

Saab automobile parent company, Spyker changes name

Wednesday, 08 June 2011

Norwegian bankers call off strike

Tuesday, 07 June 2011

Norwegian bankers to go on strike - a strange development in a profession thought to be safe in wealth

Monday, 06 June 2011

Statoil sells stake in Gasslan for Nkr17 billion
Monday, 06 June 2011

Sweden continues to sell its ports – new openings on the island of Götland

Sunday, 05 June 2011

Vattenfall tries to penetrate the Franch market with big investement

Saturday, 04 June 2011

Thai places orders for defense group Saab

Friday, 03 June 2011

Cairn Energy threatens Greenpeace with legal action if disrupted again

Friday, 03 June 2011

Volvo Cars' sales continue to increase in the U.S.

Thursday, 02 June 2011

Rise in Swedish traffic to New York this summer

Thursday, 02 June 2011

Nokia to close down on line store in some international markets

Wednesday, 01 June 2011

Times are looking good and Sony Ericsson wants to recruit again

Wednesday, 01 June 2011

The sorry state of Nokia as it just continue to fall in the market

Wednesday, 01 June 2011

Asian Nokia's competitors eating more into its market share as the Finnish giant slumps


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Swedish house prices have started falling but some sectors still hold sort of

Wednesday, 15 June 2011
For the second consecutive month up till May, Swedish house prices have been dropping especially prices for flats but to some extent those for normal house known here as Villa are holding on.

Spain the next attractive spot for Swedish home buyers – Property ownership there increased by 105 percenty

Tuesday, 14 June 2011
The Swedes have been spending on Spanish property more that before as their property purchases there increase by more that 100 percent.

Looking for work? Swedish employers hiring again

Tuesday, 14 June 2011
After a cautious first half, Scandinavia’s biggest economy, Sweden is seeing a rebound in hiring after a period of cautiousness in the job market.


Swedish plastic surgery business is growing and yearly it makes sales of about Skr600 million

Saturday, 11 June 2011
The aesthetic plastic surgery is a growing market, particularly in Sweden, where 25 000 procedures are performed each year.

Nordea believes in higher Swedish inflation in their recent view on the economy

Friday, 10 June 2011
The biggest Scandinavian bank, Nordea expects inflation in Sweden to rise to 3.5 percent in May, according to a forecast.

Mortgage Company SBAB lowers interest rates

Thursday, 09 June 2011
Mortgage Company, SBAB, lowers interest rates on mortgages with two and ten-year period with 0.04 and 0.18 percentage points.

Giant Arla wants to swallow smaller Milko in an attempt to merge

Thursday, 09 June 2011

Sony Ericcson ponders taking over from where Nokia stopped in Copenhagen

Wednesday, 08 June 2011

Wobbly Saab automobile more interruption in production and operations

Wednesday, 08 June 2011

New production interruption in the Saab factory in Gothenburg

Tuesday, 07 June 2011

Shortages of immigration officials create difficulties to access badly needed foreign workers

Tuesday, 07 June 2011

It looks like Swedish state company Vattenfall can emerge winner in German nuclear clamp down

Tuesday, 07 June 2011

Danish IT companies out for the hunt of inspiration and support in Silicon Valley

Monday, 06 June 2011

Alcohol consumption in Sweden continues to drop

Sunday, 05 June 2011

Expected fall in the price Swedish vegetable as growers watch the effects of the E coli scare hit them

Friday, 03 June 2011

Saab to resign Next JAS aircraft in the UK so as to benefit from UK technology and expertise

Friday, 03 June 2011

Saab automobile’s jobs stays with Saab as job retention remain high

Friday, 03 June 2011

Daewoo-owner flirts with Electrolux

Friday, 03 June 2011

Nokia reject speculation of a possible Microsoft Takeover

Thursday, 02 June 2011

Boost for Saab as Pang Da places order for more Saab cars

Wednesday, 01 June 2011

Is Sweden’s Industrial production putting on the breaks?

Wednesday, 01 June 2011

Ericsson wins wireless broadband order from the Australian government

Wednesday, 01 June 2011

Danish household debt worrying the EU and they will warn tomorrow in a memo

Monday, 06 June 2011

Swedish EU commissioner Malmstrom worried about growing corruption in the EU

Monday, 06 June 2011

Sweden celebrates its National Day today with lots to celebrate and more to reflect on in building a proper utopia

Monday, 06 June 2011

Swedish coalition government received constricting challenge from its opposition rivals

Monday, 06 June 2011

Danish Cucumber hit hard by the EHEC deadly bug as sales remain grounded

Another oops as German farm tested negative to source of deadly E-coli infection

Monday, 06 June 2011

The place suspected to have cultivated the German killer E coli bug

Sweden’s Social Democrats considers backtracking on the issue of the full withdrawal of the Gripen fighter jets from Libya

Sunday, 05 June 2011

An Islamic Jihad group bragged about Link to Helsinki bomb hoax. Finnish police works quietly to the dismay of the media
Swedish opposition party leader orders Swedish halt to all activities in Libya and withdraw fighter jets
Sweden’s Social Democrats to invest in the youth by guaranteeing summer jobs for all...

German bean sprouts are the next suspect behind the deadly EHEC outbreak

Sunday, 05 June 2011

Opps! The EHEC bacteria spreading and killing did not come from German festival as previously thought
The killer E- coli EHEC bacterial seems to have originated from a German festival site

New super dangerous coli bacteria ravaging Germany and Scandinavia are unknown. But Danish Scientist dispute.

How the rejection by Swedish youths of democracy is shaking the status-quo in Sweden Saturday, 04 June 2011

Democracy unimportant for Swedish young a voter but money and jobs are most important

New approach and drugs for cancer treatment in Sweden

Saturday, 04 June 2011 Read more

Increase activities in Swedish airspace as air transport expansion increases unabated

Saturday, 04 June 2011 Continue reading

Rare champagnes sold for thousands bought be a very wealthy Asian

Friday, 03 June 2011

World's oldest champagne under the hammer amidst criticisms from some authorities

A black African boy forced by white Swedish classmates to play slave – but ended up being sentenced for assault

Friday, 03 June 2011

Swedish Sick Pay Rules scares away jobs – new survey shows

Friday, 03 June 2011

Persistent political stand off could push Finland in financial problems

Friday, 03 June 2011

Finland’s Gross domestic product grew by 5.5 percent per annum

Friday, 03 June 2011

Sweden sends more aid to Libya

Thursday, 02 June 2011

NATO plead for more Swedish support but it remains unclear if Sweden will provide and how soon

Thursday, 02 June 2011
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A new method for high blood pressure designed in Sweden

Thursday, 02 June 2011

Greenpeace activists arrested on oil rig in Greenland

Thursday, 02 June 2011
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IMF warns Sweden of its house prices that are too over valued

Wednesday, 01 June 2011
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Reduced VAT could lead to the creation of 3500 jobs in Sweden

Wednesday, 01 June 2011
The government's promise of halving the restaurant tax in the Spring Budget Bill is becoming a reality.                             

Increased new companies start-ups in Sweden mostly in Jämtland

Wednesday, 01 June 2011 Read more

Support for the Finnish right wing party True Finns continue to increase

Wednesday, 01 June 2011 Read more

Swedish Car sales continue to impress reflecting the buoyant economy

Wednesday, 01 June 2011
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Rise in New criminal gangs in Sweden cause more violence despite economic prosperity

Wednesday, 01 June 2011
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