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Higher tax for foreigners in Switzerland

Tuesday, 06 March 2012
Switzerland has taken a step towards higher taxes for wealthy foreigners living in the country.

Record-low unemployment in Germany – We admire the Germans

Tuesday, 03 January 2012
Unemployment in Germany has fallen to a record level. According to statistics published today, the unemployment rate in Europe’s biggest economy last year recorded the lowest level in 20 years.

Billion of EU subsidies paid for regional development has been plagued with errors

Tuesday, 15 November 2011
Much of the money the EU has been spending on regional aid is reportedly paid in error or lost in imaginative presentations, writes Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet. The biggest culprits are Spain, Italy and Czech Republic.

Estonian unemployment rate eases
Monday, 14 November 2011
Employment Situation in Estonia has eased slightly. According to the country's central statistics unemployment rate was 10.9 percent during July-September.


Why Swedish children are happier than British children – Britain loosing as a civilise place to live work and bring up children

Wednesday, 14 September 2011
British parents are pouring their children with gifts to compensate for their long hours of work and absence according to UNICEF report. On the flipside, children in Sweden and Spain, have more time with their parents.

Polish truck drivers instructed to ram passenger cars off their route, mislead the police, forged driving documents and evade speeding crimes.

Saturday, 03 September 2011
Polish truck drivers who take a mandatory drivers' course for heavy transport are instructed to carry out life threatening incidents in which they should rather run over an oncoming car than to drive into the ditch - all to not damage the load. They are also instructed to manipulate the laws and falsify documents


British divide deepens as Afghan – style warlord could created in the name of vigilante groups

Thursday, 11 August 2011
As the crisis in the UK continues from violence to a more philosophical and physiological mode, vigilante groups have emerged claiming to protect himself and their properties from looters and anarchists.  The fear now is that warlord may emerge in the country.

British hypocrisy exposed in nationwide rioting?

Wednesday, 10 August 2011
Britain a leading industrial economy and the supposedly champion in the way we humans should live in this world have fallen apart since Friday last week with London coming under intense fire.

Estonia credit ratings to be raised

Tuesday, 09 August 2011
The credit rating agency Standard & Poor's, which recently lowered the U.S. credit rating, think that Estonia is in the process of recovering from recession.

Too much holidays in Denmark and Germans: An EU comparison

Wednesday, 27 July 2011
Germany may accuse people of southern Europe for not working hard enough - but within the EU the Germans and Danes enjoy most holidays, according to a new report from Eurofound, which carried out a research on living and working in Europe.

Lithuania doing better than thought

Thursday, 07 July 2011
Lithuania's economy is doing better than expected. SEB's economists raise the issue on Thursday in its forecast for GDP growth to 6.5 percent this year and 5.0 percent next year.

Moody's fears bank risk on the brink in the Baltics

Monday, 16 May 2011
Moodys, the credit rating agency, feels that the challenges for banks in the Baltic States will, remain for the next 18 months of the future despite massive improvements already observed in the last year.

Lithuania is building new nuclear power plants

Friday, 06 May 2011
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

Estonia credit rating raised

Friday, 22 April 2011
The credit rating agency Standard & Poor's has raised Estonia's credit rating from stable to positive.

Latvian deficit less than expected

Monday, 04 April 2011
Latvia's government cut its forecast of budget deficit from 2011 to 4.2 percent of GDP from the previous estimated 5.4 percent of GDP.

British Universities face bankruptcy risks

Friday, 04 March 2011
British universities are facing a very dull future as the British government target them in its austerity program. Fresh report on Friday say that British universities, especially those in England could be put at risk of bankruptcy as a result of cuts and changes to funding, according to the British Audit Office.

Lithuania wants to cut cord with Russian energy stream by investing in bio energy

Monday, 28 February 2011
Lithuania is investing in bio-energy to become less dependent on Russian gas. Right now a proposal is being considered for a new Lithuanian energy policy which also includes cooperation with Sweden.

UK economy shrank by more revised GDP figures show
Friday, 25 February 2011
The UK economy shrank by more than previously thought during the last three months of 2010, revised figures show.

Muticulturalism has failed in the UK. At least the tried how about Sweden
Sunday, 06 February 2011
Since the German chancellor Angela Merkel walk boldly and said that multiculturalism has failed in Germany many western European leader put their heads under the pillow waiting to hear that there is an immediate race riot outside their back garden. But as such did not happen, the UK head shouted yesterday that the UK has also failed.

UK Unemployment continues to Soars to 2.5 Million
Wednesday, 19 January 2011
UK unemployment has shocked increased by 49,000 to 2.5 million. The heavy greatest stress in the employment market falls on the youth with a record number of young people, between the ages of 16 to 26 out of work to a number never seen before.

In the mean time….London getting safer as crime fall drastically
Tuesday, 18 January 2011
Overall crimes in London is falling, the London police – the Metropolitan Police says in a newly released figures on Tuesday.

British cost of living is flying high. Inflation rate rises to 3.7 percent
Tuesday, 18 January 2011
UK inflation jumped in December with the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rising to 3.7 percent, up from 3.3percent in November. Retail Prices Index (RPI) inflation - which includes mortgage interest payments - rose to 4.8 percent from 4.7 percent.

Danes are more stressed out that most
Tuesday, 18 January 2011
The Danes need more hospital treatment for stress, depression and anxiety, according to a study by the Danish Health Institute.


UK Defense Chief Says F-35 Vital To Counter China Stealth Threat
Tuesday, 18 January 2011
U.K. Secretary for Defense Liam Fox emphasized Tuesday the importance of the next generation U.S. F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to counter China's development of its own stealth jet after Britain and Australia agreed to strengthen defense cooperation in Asia during talks in Sydney Read more here (External source)

Lene Espersen resigns as leader of the Danish people party.
Thursday, 13 January 2011
Lene Espersen, leader of the Danish People’s party and foreign minister announced on Thursday evening in a hastily called news conference at Christiansborg that she is resigning as leader of the Conservatives.


UK increases VAT Rate To 20percent blamed on Budgetary need. How will it affect businesses?
Tuesday, 04 January 2011
The UK coalition government went ahead with VAT increase by 2.5 percent point, in a move blamed on the need to raise an extra £13billion in tax this year. But if businesses fail and unemployment increases, how will this meet the government’s plan remain questionable.

Estonia joins volatile European single currency – the Euro.
Saturday, 01 January 2011
Estonia joins volatile European single currency – the Euro. As from 1 January 201, Estonia became the latest addition to the country and members who adopt the European Monetary Union as its financial direction of its monetary policy.

British Men Getting Fatter... And Fatter
Monday, 27 December 2010
British men are piling on the pounds despite repeated warnings that being overweight can lead to serious illness, researchers say.

European Christmas frozen in this year drastic snow fall
Saturday, 18 December 2010
For Sweden and the rest of Scandinavia, Snow and cold will has already given us the direction to structure our lives but in other part of Europe such as the UK, this type of life-style seem to be a new one.

UK unemployment rising amidst growing inflation of up to 4 percent and counting
Wednesday, 15 December 2010
British unemployment rose by 35,000 in the three months to October - to cross the 2.5 million mark indicating that the economic policy being promoted by the new conservative government could be damaging to the economy in the long term. It also comes at a time when inflation is running at 4 percent.

British Government determined to purge migration despite pressures from companies
Tuesday, 23 November 2010
The British coalition government has agreed to put a cap on the number of immigrants from non-EU countries that would be allowed to immigrate into the country.

Latvian deficit on the way down
Wednesday, 17 November 2010
Latvia's government expects to bring the budget deficit by year's estimated 8.5 percent of GDP to below 6 percent in 2011, which are the foreign lenders’ ceilings.

Young Finns opposes to Finland’s NATO membership
Tuesday, 16 November 2010
Finnish youths have grown more favourable to international cooperation, but are strongly opposed to NATO membership according to recent surveys of youths in the country published on Tuesday.

British Prince William to marry Fiance Kate Middleton
Tuesday, 16 November 2010
Prince William is getting married next year with his fiancé and long term girlfriend Kate Middleton, announced the British royal family on Tuesday.

Euro Zone Trade Balance Surplus Rises More-than-expected: Latest reports show
Monday, 15 November 2010
The euro zone’s trade balance surplus rose more-than-expected in September, official data showed on Monday.

British students riot on political party’s deception of university fee hikes plans
Wednesday, 10 November 2010
London’s central streets saw a clash Wednesday between students and police forces in a protests that started peacefully amidst anger as student see politicians debating to increase tuition fees to more that six thousand pounds a year.

UK economy grows a faster-than-expected. But there are worries of the future
Tuesday, 26 October 2010
The UK's economy grew at 0.8 percent between July and September; official figures show, suggesting the economy is recovering faster than expected. Earlier, the economy grew at a pace of 1.2 percent in the second quarter of this year against analysts expected 0.4 percent.

British spending review: Huge cut in public spending and the state financial restructuring.
Wednesday, 20 October 2010
The British people will learn to live with limited resources as the government plans to cut public spending and cut more than half a million jobs. The Conservative finance minister George Osborne today presented the government's savings plan, which is earmarked to cut 83 billion pounds in the state budget.

Britain faces intense public spending cuts since the Second World War.
Wednesday, 20 October 2010
Today, the British government will clearly spell out what she intends to cut from public expenses so that it can reduce it some what Hugh public debts. This has been the desire of current Prime Minister David Cameron since he came to office in a coalition government formed between his Conservative and the Liberal Democratic Party.



Europe is corrupt!

Friday, 17 February 2012
Europeans think that the EU and its national administration are corrupt, writes the Brussels newspaper European Voice on the basis of a recent survey.


Greece angered by criticism from the likes of Finland “Who is Finland to criticize us?”
Thursday, 16 February 2012
The Greek crisis has reached a high point of real war of words with Finland coming into the mix.  The Greek president Papoulias last night attacked Finland and asked the question “Who is Finland to criticize us?”



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