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Stefan Ingves, governor of the Swedish central bank (Riksbanken)

Helle Thorning Schmidt (Social Democrat), Danish Prime Minister

Fredrik-Reinfeldt (M) Swedish Prime Minister
Increased security around the Swedish PM as terror threats in Norway a cause for concern
Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Anders Borg (M) Swedish minister of Finance

Anders Borg (M) presiding over a budget ceremony

Former Swedish premier Gåran Parsson (Social Democrat) and Late Anna Lindn who was stabbed to death

Leader of the Swedish far right party, Sweden Democrats - Jimmie Åkesson

Swedish government to boost defense spending by buying between 40 and 60 new Jas Gripen jet fighters

Saturday, 25 August 2012
Sweden is to buy between 40 and 60 of the next generation JAS Gripen fighter jets. The government believe that it would be cost effective to produce given their recent co-operation intent with Switzerland than to buy a foreign produced one.

Switzerland poised to go ahead with the Swedish Gripen deal

Tuesday, 21 August 2012
Switzerland looks set to go ahead with the plan to buy 22 Swedish JAS Gripen jet fighters, despite a highly critical parliamentary report published on Tuesday.

Denmark appoints new Governor of their central bank

Tuesday, 21 August 2012
Lars Rohde is the new director of the Danish central Bank, according to a Danish statement from the Prime Minister. He replaces Nils Bernstein who reaches the bank's age upper retirement limit next year

Social Democrat leader, Stefan Löfven, points to Segregation being one of the biggest challenges facing Sweden

Tuesday, 21 August 2012
Segregation in Stockholm is one of the biggest challenges facing the town and it reflect what happens in Sweden,  according to the leader of Sweden's  Social Democratic party, Stefan Löfven, in a latest interview.

Finland preparing for the collapse of the Euro single currency Euro

Friday, 17 August 2012
Finnish Foreign Minister, Erkki Tuomioja in a British newspaper interview yesterday said that Finland is preparing for the break-up of the eurozone.

Swedish foreign office is now weighing in against Ecuador

Thursday, 16 August 2012
The Swedish foreign office has reacted angrily to Ecuador's granting of political asylum to Julian Assange and calls the action of Ecuador "unacceptable".

A shame to the Swedish legal system which exposes Swedish hypocrisy.

Thursday, 16 August 2012
Sweden has intervene in various countries of the world to protect people from abuse and has granted political asylum to people running away from prosecution. This means that Sweden should have a trusted legal system and should not be under any pressure from places such as the USA.

Diplomatic tension as Britain threaten Ecuador over Assange extradition to Sweden

Thursday, 16 August 2012
Since last night, the British media has been reporting that the British authorities, according to Ecuador's foreign minister are threatening to storm the South American country's embassy in London, where the founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange is hiding and seeking political asylum

Swedish defence considering developing drone-like fighter jets but there are limitations

Wednesday, 15 August 2012
The Swedish defence is investigating the possibility of developing an unmanned Jas aircraft as the interest into the American- style drone continues to grow in the other western military.

Julien Assange could be granted asylum in Ecuador - a blow to the Swedish legal system?

Wednesday, 15 August 2012
It is now clear that Mr. Assange will be granted asylum in Ecuador thereby escaping the Swedish request for him to come and be prosecuted for rape. Why this sudden fear of the Swedish legal system, claimed to be one of the best in the world and its independent integrity?

Norwegian Newspaper calls for the Premier, Stoltenberg to resign

Tuesday, 14 August 2012
Backed by a report from a  22 July Commission which ended with a damning report about the Norwegian government in relation to the bombing of the Government buildings and the killings of youths in the Norwegian island of Utoya, the paper believed that the  tragedy would have been avoided.

Swedish Inflation continues to fall and reaching central bank's expectation

Tuesday, 14 August 2012
The Swedish Consumer Price Index (CPI) decreased by 0.4 percent from June to July 2012 (unchanged from June to July 2011).

Finnish economy shrinks but inflationary rise is worrisome

Tuesday, 14 August 2012
Finland's GDP shrank by 1 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous quarter, according to seasonally adjusted figures from the country's statistics bureau.

Sweden's government Research foundation burnt tax payers money in massive celebrations while researchers beg for funding

Tuesday, 14 August 2012
The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research is reported to have spent millions in recent years partying and paying for it with up to several million of Krona, money intended for research.

Swedish defence Minister backs off  and call the Saudi regime a "Dictatorship"

Monday, 13 August 2012
The Swedish Defense,  Minister Karin Enstrom is a woman and now feels that feels that Saudi Arabia is certainly a dictatorship.

Clashes in Swedish central bank as governors point fingers at each other over wrong policies

Friday, 10 August 2012
There is an underground Volcano in the Swedish central, the Riksbank. as the policy directors there pointing accusing fingers at each other over wrong policies the bank has been pursuing.

Swedish business leaders weary of the Social Democrat leadership's future economic plan

Thursday, 09 August 2012
One of the tools leading to the growth in popularity of the Social Democrats in Sweden today is the Social Democrat's drive to cut down youth unemployment to a very low level f voted to power. But business leaders in Sweden are getting  weary of that proposal.

United States backs Sweden over its dispute with Belarus

Thursday, 09 August 2012
The United States has back Sweden over Swedish stance against human rights abuses with the in Belarus. The US is itself also worried about the developments in that country in relations to the right of the people to freely express themselves

Suspicion of Rwandan involvement in insurgency in the Congo means  Swedish economic aid to the country is stopped

Wednesday, 08 August 2012
Sweden says it will stop payments of economic aid to Rwanda because of allegations that Rwanda is involved in the ongoing insurgency in eastern Congo.

Belarus closes embassy in Sweden as diplomatic quagmire between the two countries intensify

Wednesday, 08 August 2012
The diplomatic crisis between Sweden and Belarus has intensified and the result is the closure of the Belrusian Embassy in Stockholm.

Deficits in Swedish government payments

Tuesday, 07 August 2012
The Swedish government payments in July resulted in a deficit of Skr2.2 billion, in line with the Debt Office's forecast of a deficit of Skr2.3 billion.

Swedish GDP likely to be revised down

Monday, 06 August 2012
Swedish GDP growth took every one by surprise and up till now there are still doubts around as to if the GDP figures are for real.

Finland economy could hit recession next year if the current constricted grip remains

Monday, 06 August 2012
Finnish Finance Minister Jutta Urpilainen warn that the country could fall into a recession next year if the economic downturn in the world remains.

Persistent background tension between Sweden and Belarus culminate with ambassadorial expulsion

Friday, 03 August 2012
Since Belarus cracked down on political activists and opposition since the last Belarusia election, in which Sweden reacted angrily, the Belarusian embattle government has settled and now considered its case with Sweden. The results, the expulsion of Swedish ambassador from the country. Sweden reacted by also ejecting the Belarusian ambassador here too.

How Swedish growth organisation partied away taxpayers money.

Monday, 30 July 2012
Among the long list of public institutions in Sweden that have been using tax prayers money for their own personal enjoyment, the Swedish growth board, or Tillväxtverket has been partying very hard  and living in Luxury. and sending the bills to the taxpayers.   

Swedish economic growth - impressive - 2.3 percent in the second quarter

Monday, 30 July 2012
Sweden's gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 2.3 percent in the second quarter versus the same period last year. Compared to the first quarter of this year, GDP grew by 1.4 percent, according to official data from Statistics Sweden (SCB).

Swedish economy has tripped and veered off curse to the curb

Thursday, 26 July 2012
Sweden is a small country that wants to behave as a big economy. However, its unfortunate position is that it relies most on exports for survival. Therefore, as efficient as Sweden is in the inside, it cannot influence how the outside will be.

The UK failing economy challenges its Triple A Status

Thursday, 26 July 2012
Should a failing economy such as the UK keep its triple A statue just like economies such as Germany, France and Sweden which are bending backward to make economic sense.

Is this the best time for Sweden to borrow given its historic low interest rate in the market?

Tuesday, 24 July 2012
As the Swedish economy continues to struggle and its infrastructure needs revamping,  people, or better still analysts and pressure groups - lobbyists?, are talking here and there about that this is the best time for the government to borrow and kick start an infrastructure development, redevelopment and expansion.

Swedish economy extremely stable as FITCH confirms Sweden's credit rating

Thursday, 19 July 2012
The strength of the Swedish economy has been confirmed today as the credit rating organisation, Fitch confirms Sweden's AAA credit rating, with stable outlook.

Finland barred from buying weapons by the U.S.

Wednesday, 18 July 2012
Finland may not be allowed to purchase missiles from the United States, the U.S. Congress recently determined and decided according to media reports in Finland.

The Swedish Red - Green are poise to lead the country if opinion polls remain trusted

Friday, 13 July 2012
The Swedish governing coalition, the Alliance and the current Prime Minister, Fredrik Reinfeldt, could be described as working extremely hard to improve situations in the country and the economy. Nevertheless, the public does not seem to understand what they are doing.

Persistent rumour and now contingency talks of how Finland can be ready to leave the Euro

Wednesday, 11 July 2012
The Finnish opposition and economics experts have put forward demands that Finland should consider to what would happen if Finland did leave the euro. A Finnish exit of the euro is talk of more in Finland and their news editors are taking it seriously. Even the Prime minister has spoken of doom but remain cautious with words.

Did you know those who are destroying the global economy? Finnish far right leader Timo Soini and 12 others are

Wednesday, 11 July 2012
The like of Barack Obama, Finnish far right party leader, Timo Soini, German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, British Prime minister, David Cameron, French president Francois Hollande are among the 13 people that have been classed as destroying the global economy.

Sweden blocking Syrian assets in their bank

Monday, 09 July 2012
Syrian citizens and companies are having their assets in Swedish bank accounts frozen by the EU. Some 20 accounts with a total of Skr150 million is reported to be affected but the matter is not robustly made public by the Swedish FSA, (Finansinspektionen, FI,) and the, Foreign Ministry.

No way for future collaboration between Social Democrats and Conservatives

Monday, 09 July 2012
Social Democrats and its leader, Stefan Löfven says that they sees no way in which there  could be a future collaboration with the Conservatives and their party. However, he holds the door open to welcome the smaller bourgeois middle parties.

Swedish Centre Party is weakening and has now lost its threshold to reach parliamentary

Friday, 06 July 2012
If elections were to be held today, the Swedish centre party will not be able to get access to the parliament. As such it will not take part in the bourgeoisie government which it has been part of for six years now.

Sweden to fight pirates in Somalia – the government to commission

Thursday, 05 July 2012
The Swedish government is talking about Sweden’s preparedness to once again send warships to Gulf of Aden to combat the pirates who ravage the area outside the mainly Somali coast.

Swedish finance minister, Anders Borg warns of Greek bankruptcy

Thursday, 05 July 2012
Swedish Finance Minister, Anders Borg (Moderate) does no longer see a Greek state that will not reach bankruptcy.

Swedish Premier, leader of the Conservatives, Reinfeldt, to lower corporate taxes

Tuesday, 03 July 2012
Though tanking in the polls, the Swedish premier is trying to reinvigorate in standing and that of his party by making bold moves. He said on Tuesday at the political retreat in Visby that investment in innovation and research, infrastructure, and additional steps to lower the corporate tax is his party, the Moderates be going for in the autumn budget negotiations.

The Swedish Green Party struggles to get support from rural areas

Monday, 02 July 2012
The Swedish Green Party is not popular outside major cities and what ever popularity remain, is falling pretty fast. As the party present its policies at the swedish political retreat at Visby, it must do much to spread its ideology across the board

Sweden calls on Switzerland to check on the jet fighter, Gripen deal

Friday, 29 June 2012
Swedish defense, Minister Karin Enstrom is in Switzerland for a meeting with her Swiss colleague Ueli Maurer. The focus is on a possible joint acquisition of the next version of the Gripen, according to a press release from the Swedish Department of Defense.

IMF Public Information Notices: Dark cloud continues to hang over Sweden’s economy

Thursday, 28 June 2012
The economic outlook for the Swedish economy is still dark and the risks to the growth leans towards the downside. This was the view of the International Monetary Fund, IMF, in a report on Wednesday.

Sweden’s Social Democrats Join the Swedish Premier to criticise EU transfer of power proposals

Wednesday, 27 June 2012
The Swedish Social Democrats, just like the Swedish Prime Minister, are critical of the far-reaching proposals made by the EU such as those now under discussion, to give more power to the EU and Brussels. One of the main points has to do with the closeness of the proposal so close to the summit that will deliberate about it.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Finland

Wednesday, 27 June 2012
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Finland late last night and will meet with Finnish President Niinistö and Prime Minister Katainen (Nat) on Wednesday. She is here on the invitation of Finnish Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja (SDP).

In the Eyes of credit rating organisation, Fitch: Finland retains top credit rating

Monday, 25 June 2012
Fitch Ratings organisation Fitch has confirmed the best possible AAA rating for Finland's long-term loans, said the Ministry of Finance.

Freedom and democracy? What freedom when the police is listening to all our conversations

Friday, 22 June 2012
The number of people in Sweden who are whose telephone conversations are secretly intercepted and monitored by the police is on the increase. Last year it was 17 percent higher than a year earlier, according to a report by the Swedish Police and Swedish Prosecution Authority.

The EU threatens Sweden with court action over non adoption of laws protecting agency workers
Friday, 22 June 2012
The European Commission is threatening to refer Sweden to court for not having adopted the new EU regulations on employment agencies in time.

‘What is your economic crisis Policy eeh? You Socialist noise makers?’ – Borg!

Wednesday, 20 June 2012
The Swedish finance minister is not happy with the Social Democrats criticising his policies without presenting an alternative. ‘What is your own economic crisis policy?’ the minister ponders as he debate about his government’s proposal to prepare Sweden for the future that will make the country withstand shocks heaped by the darker economic cloud still seen on the horizon

Swedish economic out look show more of a gloomy faces than otherwise. The Nordic tiger economy being tamed?

Wednesday, 20 June 2012
The Swedish economy is not performing well and various Swedish economic analytical houses are giving their verdicts and recommendations.

Swedish state budget balance is zero as moderate growth determined on fragile ground

Tuesday, 19 June 2012
The deficit in public finances this year stood at Skr22 billion, or 0.6 percent of gross domestic product (GDP).

Swedish premier, Fredrik Reinfeldt increases his pay

Monday, 18 June 2012
Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt (Conservatives) increases his pay with Skr 4000 per month from July 1, to Skr148 000.

How the Conservatives in Sweden are gradually being pushed out of power by the Red – Green coalition

Monday, 18 June 2012
As the rest of Europe celebrate the success of the conservatives there in last night’s election. It turns out that Conservative politics if getting less popular today that before. In Sweden they are gradually being pushed out of power.

Irritation about the euro is beginning to question if the only Scandinavian country using the currency, Finland  will soon leave

Thursday, 14 June 2012
The irritation within the euro zone is making observers to feel that Finland is most likely country to lead the matching order out of the euro zone. Among other, the Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch is feeling more that the only Nordic country to adopt the currency could be on it way out.

Swedish state coffers constricted by recession now state finances stand at minus Skr100 billion

Wednesday, 13 June 2012
As the Swedish economy continues to feel the Debt Office is talking of making a borrowing requirement for Skr47 billion for the period 2012 – 2013. Tax intake has been predicted to fall while the economic growth drops.

Swedish People’s Party want to impose stricter immigration requirements to meet it integration target

Tuesday, 12 June 2012
The issue of immigration and the plights of the immigrants in Sweden has become a talking point in Sweden recently, even with the Prime Minister recently attributing the high unemployment in the country to immigrants who are unemployable. This has increased the debate about the life of the immigrant in Sweden and the reality of their “Swedish dream”.

China rejects Norwegian diplomat entre visa

Tuesday, 12 June 2012
Former Norwegian Prime, Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik, has been denied a visa to China. Bondevik leads Oslo Center for Peace and Human Rights, the World Council of Church's Commission for International Affairs.

How clean is Sweden of corruption? How institutions find it hard to detect corruption in Sweden though it exist

Monday, 11 June 2012
Not only nepotism, corruptions also exist in Sweden but if Sweden looks like a squeaky clean country, it is because much of the corruption is not reported. The non – reporting is also due to that it may be hard to detect the corruption or that those who are suppose to know just leave it slides by, while the public and journalists talk about it - it remains a contradicting issue.

More political tension in Norway as Man arrested for death threats against PM Stoltenberg

Wednesday, 06 June 2012
Norway's premier, Stoltenberg is under enormous pressure more threat to his life is being registered.

Swedish central bank governor supports EU common banking supervision policy

Tuesday, 05 June 2012
There is increasing talk of a common fiscal policy in the European Union to rescue the euro and confidence in the major European banks.

The Swedish far rights party, Sweden Democrats is gaining ground blamed on the premier, Reinfeldt
Monday, 04 June 2012
Swedish far right party has remained strong in the Swedish political landscape to almost a whole parliament.

Margot Wallstrom is coming back to Sweden’s political scene with a very unpopular reminder "Sweden ought to have joined the euro”.

Sunday, 03 June 2012
EU Commissioner Margot Wallström, is ready to accept new assignments within the Social Democrats.

Swedish opposition parties continues to lead opinion poll in May as the Red-Green coalition maintain majority

Sunday, 03 June 2012
The Swedish Red – Green coalition retains its majority in voter opinion according to the recent opinion poll. The ruling Conservative Moderate see a continued reduction in their voter’s perception and the party will settle for 29 percent, the lowest figure since March 2010.

Clinton visits Stockholm and call for one voice on Syria

Sunday, 03 June 2012
US secretary of state was in Sweden for a visit and she was talking much Syria. Speaking in Stockholm on Sunday, she said that “we are concerned that the situation in Syria could develop into a full-scale civil war that could drag the rest of the region.”

Danish Municipalities invest in corrupt countries but minister hit hard at them

Sunday, 03 June 2012
Danish municipalities have been accused of investing their money in corrupt regimes. Horsens, Skanderborg and Randers are among 11 Danish municipalities that invest in non-democratic countries in Africa.

Swedish giant banks are stable and can withstand any shocks and stresses thrown at them now - Riksbank
Friday, 01 June 2012
As the Danish banking sector continues to bleed from as their main banks have seen recently their credit rating down graded, the banking disease is also feared in Sweden where some of its banks have already seen their ratings down graded. The question has been where do they go from here and how do they withstand stresses in the market to strengthen their stance?

Growth in Swedish exports while imports fell

Thursday, 31 May 2012
Sweden continues to strategically placing it self to resist the current global economic turbulence with an impressive growth in exports and reduction in imports.

Sweden's economy is surprisingly growing strong

Wednesday, 30 May 2012
Sweden's economy developed surprisingly strong in the first quarter just as some leading economies posted negative or no growth. Household consumption, exports and investment were the main drivers to this growth.

Syrian ambassador expelled from the major countries excluding Sweden  

Tuesday, 29 May 2012
Seven leading countries are now choosing to expel Syrian ambassadors from their countries after last week end killing spree in the country but not Sweden which feels that their eye on the ground there is still important.

Swedish Conservative Moderate politicians work as consultant to fierce dictatorship

Tuesday, 29 May 2012
Former Swedish politician from the Moderate party, Goran Lindblad is reported to have been a lobbyist for the Azerbaijani regime.

Sweden almost missed China's billion investments

Monday, 28 May 2012
Swedish government got confused when china said it wanted to invest Skr9 billion in Sweden. The minister did not understand that Chinese talk so Swedish enterprise minister travelled to Chinese to seek clarification.

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