Thursday, 28 June 2012 Despite the rapid improvement of the Swedish economy after the crisis year of 2009 the proportion of Swedish youths that have been placed on the margin of the Swedish economy has grown by 2010 – 2011. A new survey by Swedish National Board for Youth Affairs will present today.
Monday, 25 June 2012 There is the growing increase pick pocketing in Stockholm, according to police data. In the inner city, thefts increased 40 percent in one year and in Södermalm it is reported to have almost doubled in five years.
Wednesday, 20 June 2012 It is hard to believe that the southern Swedish region of Skåne could what geographers describe as a problem region. This is because this region has been described by the OECD as falling behind the rest of the country in terms of all aspects of development.
Tuesday, 19 June 2012 As the global economy implodes gradually internally, in Sweden, there is life as usual and it seems nothing is worrying any one. Evidence of this is the amount of millionaires that have grown in this country while several countries' economies are in crisis.
Monday, 18 June 2012 A Pack wolves devour a zoo keeper in Kolmarden, Sweden in what authorities describe as unexplained death, question have emerged one more about teh relationship between man and wild animals.
Wednesday, 13 June 2012 @Sweden is the country’s official Twitter account of Sweden handed over to a different citizen to manage each week. They’re selected by the so called brains behind the idea: the Swedish Institute, a government agency, Sweden’s official tourism website VisitSweden, and a Swedish communications firm called Volontaire. It looks like they made a mistake by selecting Sonja Abrahamsson who has turned to be - like an embarrassment to the whole system Or?
Friday, 01 June 2012 On the calendar, today is the first of June which supposed to be a real summer day. This means that we were supposed to have great sunshine and would be our side in the gardens basking – if not at work though.
Thursday, 31 May 2012 Sweden is generally classified as one of the best countries in the world to live in. But it is not all parts of Sweden that is accommodating in various aspects, especially what the person does and who that person is.
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 Like visiting a war zone to give support to troops, the Swedish prime minister made a nocturnal and with the police had a patrol along troubled streets in Malmö to see the work the police are doing on the ground in this trouble region
Sunday, 27 May 2012 Looking at Sweden from outside the country one will say this country is that place they would want to live in but after getting here, it becomes is a different story. As they say the grass is always greener on the other side.
Sunday, 27 May 2012 Some 10 years ago Sweden was one of the leading countries in the world in terms of bio-technology and medical research. This is why a company with world class credence such as AstraZeneca become part of Sweden’s innovation pride. But in the past few years, that power to continue in this lucrative line of development is waning and some people are getting more concerned.
Monday, 21 May 2012 One of the ways in which the Swedish biker gangs like the bambidos or Hell Angels make money has been recently revealed with a practical example being the sales of drugs illegally. These are supposedly legal drugs which are prescription only but which are hard to get through prescription, especially if healthy people want to use them to boost their performances.
Monday, 21 May 2012 Sweden is loosing its international position when it comes to the league of safety and security. Swedish daily, Svenska Dagbladet noted a report from Sweden's social insurance organisation in a comparative perspective, commissioned by social security inquiry.
Thursday, 17 May 2012 Six out of ten mosques in Sweden are reported to have been found giving illegal advice to those seeking help, according to an investigative journalistic move carried out by Swedish television. But Swedish Islamic representatives strongly reject the advice found to have been given and seek that training be given to overcome the problems.
Tuesday, 15 May 2012 Swedish fiscal and monetary policy may be approved by a delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which this week completed an annual visit to Sweden. But the IMF warns Sweden against big economic slowdown.
Wednesday, 09 May 2012 Swedish people’s EU membership has been overwhelmingly positive for business, corporate and people's ability to travel, study and work in other member countries, according to a survey of Swedish Enterprise.
Wednesday, 02 May 2012 Tough negotiations are expected on Wednesday when finance ministers from the EU try to agree on higher capital base requirements for banks. The idea with the "Basel III" rules is that by forcing banks to keep more of their own money liquid the financial system will stabilize, writes Swedish Radio News from Luxembourg. But Sweden's tough stance could prompt a conflict.
Saturday, 28 April 2012 The increasing peganisation of Sweden has seen churches left vacant. Unfortunately, its surroundings such as its grave yard have to be taken care of. So a smart thing to so is to sell it irrespective of the price.
Thursday, 26 April 2012 Cooperation between Sweden and the rest of the world must be better to reduce anti-Semitism. This is according to President Obama's envoy on anti-Semitism, Hannah Rosenthal, who this week visited Sweden to talk to interested parties about the problem here in Sweden
Sunday, 22 April 2012 For the first time since the coalition government took office in 2006 the Swedish business climate is reportedly worsened. It is the perspective of the confederation of Swedish Enterprise's latest rankings which was presented on Sunday morning.
Thursday, 19 April 2012 The view has always been that Swedish women are beautiful. But this has been in the eyes of outsiders as the Swedish women who are being though to be beautiful don’t see themselves that way. An evidence of lack of confidence in natural beauty of Swedish women is the explosion of cosmetic procedures carried out in the recent years.
Tuesday, 17 April 2012 The Afro Swedes, the Association of Swedish people with black skin have called for the resignation of the Swedish Culture minister, Lena Adelsohn Roth for taking part in a ceremony which they describe as racist.
Saturday, 14 April 2012 The Stockholm area, parts of Södermanland and Uppland woke up today Saturday to welcome a partially wet, but still snow covered surface. The weather causes problems for local traffic in Stockholm raising the question whether winter is returning
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 Fake job offers is the new form of human trafficking according to the Swedish authorities. People who come to Sweden from here from outside the EU have often paid large sums to come to Sweden to work, but when they come here there are shocked to find that things are not as promised.
Friday, 06 April 2012 The police were prepared for trouble when some 30 far right activities from the National-Democrat party descended on Good Friday on a town square meeting in Kortedala, a neighbourhood dominated by immigrants to protest the beating of a 61-year-old man on March 18.
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 Youth unemployment is perhaps Fredrik Reinfeldt's the worst headache as prime minister. Reports show that trends in the past five years has been the worst in the municipalities run by the bourgeois parties.
Tuesday, 27 March 2012 In February 2012 Swedish exports of goods amounted to Skr 98.8 billion, while imports of goods amounted to Skr 92.9 billion. As a result, the net trade balance was Skr 5.9 billion.
Monday, 26 March 2012 Sweden used to be very good in sports - from football to individual sporting activities. Then after a while, just a few years ago, that interest slumped and audiences in sporting activities slipped. Today things have changed and interest in Swedish sports has increased dramatically over the past year.
Saturday, 24 March 2012 Sweden is one of the few advanced economies where liberalization has been the fastest in the world in terms of deregulation, privatization and reforms on choice, a think tank, The Heritage Foundation said.
Friday, 23 March 2012 The Jewish community in Malmö, southern Sweden have lost all trust in their Mayor, Ilmar Reepalu. This is confirmed and supported by a letter the top authorities of the Jewish leadership in Sweden wrote to the leader of the Swedish Social Democrats party earlier.
Friday, 23 March 2012 Another embarrassing information has emerged to confirm the strength of the Swedish oil company, Lundin petrolium, in the conflict in Sudan in which the company was accused to participate in the death of many people.
Thursday, 22 March 2012 Swedish households continue to be prudent in their choices of financial savings. During the fourth quarter last year households chose safer savings in the form of bank deposits and investments in bond and money market funds. Despite the positive stock market trend, savings in shares and equity funds decreased.
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 British Royalty, Prince Charles and his wife and Duchess Camilla are travelling around Scandinavia on the behalf of the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth. In Stockholm they were seen in Fryshuset, "Vasa" and Saltå mill.
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 The Swedish tourism industry had believed in 2009 that tourism in Sweden would have doubled in turnover terms to Skr500 billion by 2020. It turned out that the figure had been an unachievable dream because tourist is not flocking to Sweden and the Swedish authorities thought.
Tuesday, 20 March 2012 Even wealthy Swedish star such as Zlatan Ibrahimovic have decided to leave Sweden. He is selling his house in his home town of Malmö and will move aborad and set up base some where else.
Tuesday, 13 March 2012 As the news of the Swedish great economic performances remain in the mind of the Greek youths, their interest now is to hope for a future in Sweden. As such more students in Greece are learning the Swedish language according to reports.
Monday, 12 March 2012 News that Sweden is not a land of opportunity for some set of immigrants is not new but that things have not changed for many years remain strange as more and more children of deprived background live in abject poverty in city lock outs.
Thursday, 08 March 2012 Iceland's GDP rose by 1.9 percent in the fourth quarter, compared with the previous quarter. Compared with the corresponding quarter last year, GDP rose 2.7 percent. Iceland's former Governor criticizes Geir Haarde in first witness hearing but not very damaging
Tuesday, 06 March 2012 As the case against the Icelandic former Prime Minister, Geir Haarde, opens in earnest, one of the first witnesses called to the stands says that the Prime Minister would have listen to him more. He is the former governor of the central banks of Iceland
Sunday, 04 March 2012 To pay for coffee at a diner in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland with the dollars could become a reality in the nearest future. We have found out that there is a serious discussion on that Iceland wants to adopt the dollar - the Canadian dollar. But reports hold that the issue is sensitive. Iceland sees its credit rating increased Friday, 17 February 2012 Iceland is gradually coming back to its original position – greatness as credit rating agency, Fitch raises Iceland's credit ratings to BBB-.