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The far rights are eating into the Red Green gains on the opinion poll

Thursday, 19 December 2013
The Swedish far right party, Sweden Democrats has reached a new record level of 10.4 percent, up 1 percentage point, in the new opinion poll in Sweden conducted by polling organisation,  Novus voter  for TV4.

Thorning – Cameron – Obama selfie ranked in the USA among the year's sixth best political image

Tuesday, 17 December 2013
The American newspaper, The Washington Post has classed the selfie taken by Danish premier, Halle Thorning-Schmidt with USA president Barack Obama and British Premier David Cameron at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela as the sixth best political picture of the year 2013.

Head of Swedish companies have now given in to the believed that the Social Democrats will head next government

Tuesday, 17 December 2013
The percentage of managers of Swedish companies who believe that Stefan Löfven, head of the Swedish opposition party, Social Democrats, will head the government after the elections next fall has risen sharply, an new poll show.

Brazil is stepping up negotiations on the Gripen purchase deal

Tuesday, 17 December 2013
Brazil has stepped up negotiations with Sweden for the purchase of the JAS Gripen aircraft from Saab, according to various reports.

Swedish central bank cuts rates - Repo rate cut by 0.25 percentage points to 0.75 per cent

Tuesday, 17 December 2013
Swedish central bank, the Riksbank cut its repo rate by 0.25 percentage points. That is the repo rate is cut by 0.25 percentage points to 0.75 per cent as the Riksbank Governor, Stefan Ingves came under the pressure to stem the persistently low inflation figures.

How the Swedish far right party, Sweden Democrats eat into the heart of the Swedish Conservative sphere

Tuesday, 03 December 2013
The Sweden Democrats Party, the evolving far right party that wants to take full political control in Sweden and as a result to cleanse Sweden of anything not “Swedish” has been growing thanks to it finding weak spots within the Conservatives Moderate party and biting from.

Surprisingly very poor data on Swedish economic performance

Friday, 22 November 2013
Data analyzed about the Swedish economic performance examined recently has surprised most and shown that the economy presented itself negatively among others comparative economies recently.

Swedish economy gaining grounds in growth slowly than expected

Tuesday, 19 November 2013
The recession looks like continuing in the Swedish economy even though in the shadow of a sluggish growth abroad, the prerequisites for the Swedish economy to lift seriously seem to be lagging.

Sweden Democrats loses third spot on the Swedish political party rank

Sunday, 17 November 2013
The Swedish far right party, Sweden Democrats has slipped down the aisle in a rare move which sees the Green Party and the Left Party shift forward in a new opinion poll.

Swedish far right party Sweden Democrats digs and burrow deeper into racism row

Wednesday, 13 November 2013
Swedish far right party, Sweden Democrats is in another very choppy water after a deputy party leader, had threatened to deport 500,000 "parasites" immigrants from Sweden. He had made his intensions clear on a community radio program.

Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt feels the leader of the opposition is complicating the political game

Friday, 08 November 2013
The leader of the Swedish opposition, Stefan Löfven seem to be getting too clever for the Swedish prime minister’s liking -  when he said that he wants to form a government if his party is to form a majority government, - to be open to all but for the far rights Sweden Democrats. 

Social democrats can collaborate with all political parties but Sweden Democrats

Friday, 08 November 2013
The leader of the Swedish Social Democratic, Stefan Löfven has provides some answers to how he imagines a future government would look like after the parliamentary elections in 2014, if they have to form a majority government.

Swedish Prime Minister sees his confidence falls

Monday, 04 November 2013
Swedish Prime Minister, Fredrik Reinfeldt and head of the governing Moderate party has seen his confidence among Swedish people fallen to a very new low. Figure for the five years tracking of Mr Reinfeldt’s likability shows in a new survey has fallen to a new low.

Sweden’s voting public is getting older as the Sweden Democrats emerged as the third largest party with elections getting closer.

Sunday, 03 November 2013
Swedish far right party, Sweden Democrat is now the third largest party in the country according to the recent opinion poll also known as poll of polls This comes a time when it also show that the Swedish voting population is growing greyer by the day.

The Rosy nature of Sweden is soon coming to an end - some people warn

Monday, 28 October 2013
The Swedish tiger economy - something many hyper positive Swedish looking analysts are not talking about again, weathered the financial crisis better than many other countries and this has meant that Sweden has been a fantastic market for foreign investors. But now there is a warning out in the Swedish media sources that the end of the party is very close.

Swedish central bank, the Kiksbank leave Repo rate unchanged at 1 per cent

Thursday, 24 October 2013
The Swedish central bank or the Riksbank announced that it has decided to hold the repo rate unchanged at 1 per cent.

The Swedish Moderates party will stick to the middle as party conference come to close

Sunday, 20 October 2013
The Swedish economy is doing well and all indications suggest that Sweden is a good country to live in. This is the line the Swedish prime minister, Fredrik Reinfeldt choose to use as he closed his party conference in Norrköping on Sunday. He also added that the moderate party has made Sweden even better.

Swedish Social Democrats party attracted more lobbyists’ at their conferences than the other parties

Sunday, 20 October 2013
The Social Democrat party has tended to attract more lobbyists than their supposed more business friendly opponents such as the Conservatives usually described as a party for business and small government. But it turns out that  more companies and interest groups are flocking into the meeting of the socialists more than could have expected. Could it be that it is because the Social democrats would lead the next government?

The Moderate party of Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt is planning Red – Green killer as the election nears

Thursday, 17 October 2013
General elections in Sweden is nearing and the current incumbent Prime Minister, Fredrik Reinfeldt, is looking for ways to turn his party and coalition’s current low ratings into victory. As he has been trying to make some political turn around, he seems to have finally stumbled upon what could be described as a Red – Green killer.

Norwegian new prime minister, Erna Solberg presents her new ministers

Wednesday, 16 October 2013
The New Norwegian Prime Minister, Erna Solberg was this morning presenting her government ministers. The leader of the Progress Party, also known as the far right party, Siv Jensen becomes as expected, Norway's new finance minister.

The Swedish prime minister and his government accused to satisfying it base rather than building for the future

Wednesday, 16 October 2013
The Swedish government has been accused of playing to its based – the working class and big businesses by borrowing up to 20 times to fund tax cuts rather than invest in good schools and improved education systems.

Danish champion of environmental protection travelled first class around the world

Monday, 14 October 2013
A storm is brewing around the former Danish prime minister, the Venstre or Liberal Party leader, Lars Løkke Rasmussen. As chairman of the Danish partially state funded environmental organization, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), he has flown around the world on the most expensive flight tickets possible.

Sweden designed its own internet snooping low in order to cooperate with the U.S.A’s spying rules

Sunday, 13 October 2013
Sweden and the United States coordinated in the legalization of signal intelligence gathering on the internet, more information from the US fugitive “whistle blower” Edward Snowden had said.

Putting up the widow curtain early as the Swedish left party leader starts selecting which ministerial post he would hold

Sunday, 13 October 2013
The Swedish general elections is still some months away but some political forces and personalities have started juggling for position. This is true with the leader of the Left party Jonas Sjöstedt who has two ministerial posts he would be interested in.

The Swedish conservative government's tax policy reminiscent of all conservatives politics - make the rich richer

Friday, 11 October 2013
More than 25 percent of the Swedish government's tax cuts and other initiatives programmed for next year will go to the tenth of the population who earn the most. A news analysis out today which has been examining the effects of the new government tax policy made that assertion.

The Swedish government could have given its fighter jets to Switzerland for nothing

Wednesday, 09 October 2013
As the Swedish government has been working extremely hard to sell its Gripen fighter jets to Switzerland, and as it look like the deal has gone through, it is emerging that the deal in Switzerland could be worse for the Swedish government than has previously thought, in financial terms.

Swedish debt office excited and to raise tax collection forecast as the central government finance continues to improve

Monday, 07 October 2013
State tax revenue has been 10 billion higher than expected for the past four months. The Debt Office is not raising its forecast for the tax collection.

Swedish Politics: How the American election debate style is shaping Swedish politics

Monday, 07 October 2013
When compared to the American presidential style debate, or even the British "Question to the Prime minister" - style debate in the British parliament, Swedish political leaders' debate has always been ignore as being boring and less charismatic in nature.

Swedish Politics: Swedish Workers' Union, LO craves the Left party in government

Sunday, 06 October 2013
Should the Social Democrats lead a new Swedish coalition government after the next forth-coming election, the Swedish workers union, LO craves to see the very left leaning - Communist-facing party in government.

Swedish Politics: The Red-green coalition cruising in opinion polls as they keep their lead to the finish line

Sunday, 06 October 2013
The Social Democrats, The Green party and the Left party, other wise known as the Red Green coalition continue to keep their lead in the Swedish voters minds as their support for theses parties and the coalition remain robot as election draws closer.

The Swedish Social Democrats have been identified as leaders of ideas, as the election gets closer

Thursday, 03 October 2013
The Social Democratic party in Sweden  have an advantage over their Conservative Moderate counterpart when it comes to design and presentation of important policy issues that affect voters as the elections gets nearer.

Norway succeeds to form a government somewhat.

Tuesday, 01 October 2013
The Conservatives in Norway have finally succeeded to form a government with the Progress Party, Norway's Conservative leader Erna Solberg said yesterday.

Opposition coalition, the Red-Green maintain their position as they drive hard towards office in Sweden

Monday, 30 September 2013
The feeling that Sweden will have a brand news government in 2014 continues to remain strong after a new poll out shows that the Red-Green opposition coalition continues to hold their ground in voters' support with 51.7 percent.

The Swedish government want to continue to sell more of its state owned companies

Friday, 27 September 2013
The Swedish government is bent on selling more of its company stocks, the Financial Markets Minister, Peter Norman made that clear.

Economic aid resources used to pay former minister Gunilla Carlsson's salary

Tuesday, 24 September 2013
Fomer Minister for International Development Cooperation,  Gunilla Carlsson who served from 2006 to 2013, and who was retrenched from the government  last week is reported to have been having her pay from  the economic aid budget.

The Swedish government released its budget today wants to invest Skr24.2 billion

Wednesday, 18 September 2013
The Reinfeldt government has just released its last budget before the election of 2014 and one aim here is that the state will strengthen reforms through its financial department so that some Skr25 billion would be invested. Nevertheless, the most worrying unemployment will continues to remain high.

Swedish Prime minister, Fredrik Reinfeldt, reshuffles government just a few months before elections. What is the strategy? Is the PM panicking?

Tuesday, 17 September 2013
The general elections in Sweden will be held in 2014 and generally, opinion poll results have not favoured the governing parties for very long time. The Swedish PM, is reshuffling the government. The question is what is the strategy? 

Heavy weight political debate in Swedish television  - Social Democrats Löfven vs Conservative Reinfeldt

Monday, 16 September 2013
It is just less than a year left before the general election in Sweden, and a few minutes ago, completed a debate between the head of government, Fredrik Reinfeldt and the head of the opposition, Stefan Löfven. The debate was dominated by the economy, taxes, unemployment, education, welfare and the direction of Sweden.

Swedish far right party growing impressively, new opinion poll show

Monday, 16 September 2013
Swedish celebrities and activist could be out on the streets to demonstrate against fascism, Nazism and legalisation of racism in Sweden but internally there are those who will do all they can to make it a policy that Sweden remains a white only country.

Tax increases expected on alcohol in Sweden in line with the new budget

Saturday, 14 September 2013
Sweden to increase taxes on alcohol - that is, taxes on wine and beer to go up  by seven percent and the tax on spirits and very strong alcohol is to increased by a percentage point according to components of the governments upcoming autumn budge.

Stefan Löfven, leader of Sweden's Social Democrats is worried about the Norwegian election results

Tuesday, 10 September 2013
Sweden's Social Democratic party leader, Stefan Löfven says he is disappointed by the Norwegian election results.

Spectacular shift in power in Norway as the Labour gives way to the Conservatives

Monday, 09 September 2013
Erna Solberg will be the new Prime Minister of Norway after the Norway's Labour Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg admitted defeat in Monday's general election. After the vote counting, Norway's Labour Prime Minister, Jens Stoltenberg has admitted defeat in Monday's general election as the Conservatives shifts to office as Labour moves out.

The Swedish left wings are coming: How the Red - Green Coalition are maintaining their opinion poll lead and building solid route to power in Sweden

Sunday, 08 September 2013
There is a saying that goes thus "the opposition parties don't win election, the government loose it. Such a scenarios shaping up in Sweden today as the build-up to the next general election in Sweden is getting closer.

Swedish foreign Minister, Bildt really raged against Russia

Friday, 06 September 2013
The Swedish Prime Minister, Carl Bildt has reportedly raged against the Russian leadership where he used words like "Brutal pressure" and "economic warfare" to describe the way Russia in treating former Soviet Republics that want to shift towards the west.

Swedish governing parties seeing some improvement in their polling  fortunes

Friday, 06 September 2013
All smaller parties in the Swedish governing Alliance coalition make some improvement in their voters perception and push themselves over the parliamentary accession threshold and took back over four percent the had lost in August.

IMF warns of Swedish housing market of an impending bubble

Thursday, 05 September 2013
The International Monetary Fund, IMF, has warned Sweden of a housing bubble and recommends Sweden for the introduction of interest-only loans as one of several measures to reduce risks of a housing bubble.

US president Obama has left Sweden after a two days visit - a visit that has been described as very productive

Thursday, 05 September 2013
US president Barack Obama's Air Force One took off not long ago from Swedish soil after visiting the Swedish  Royal couple as part of his two say visit program.

President Obama stressed that the world called on red line on chemical weapons not him

Wednesday, 04 September 2013
US President Barack Obama visiting Sweden said Wednesday that the red line he outlined last year regarding Syria's use of chemical weapons came from international treaties and past congressional action, and now it is time for the international community to make sure that the red lines is respected.

US president Obama has now touched down in the Sweden

Wednesday, 04 September 2013
US President Barack Obama has landed in Sweden. The president's plane, the Air Force One touched down at Stockholm's Arlanda Airport this morning. For this reason the motorway, the E4 from Stockholm has been shut down in both directions during the procession into Rosenbadsgatan where Prime Minister, Fredrik Reinfeldt will receive him.

Finnish economy would start looking for ways to rejuvenate since Nokia has finally moved on to the Americans

Tuesday, 03 September 2013
The Finnish economy was growing pretty well for the 10 years before the financial crisis. Since then, the country has struggled to navigate through the choppy waters created by the waves of the crisis and dealing with the pain of Nokia. When Nokia realised that it had lost the plot in the mobile communication, Finland received a strong blow and has never seen light again the same as before.

The Swedish Moderates party continues to bleed on the polls

Monday, 02 September 2013
The Swedish governing conservative Moderate party continues to fall in terms of voters support for their policies and the Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt could start thinking of life and very young man in retirement.

Reaction to Obama speech to delay Syrian strike in Denmark

Sunday, 01 September 2013
Obama's speech on Syria on Saturday has prompted many reactions in Denmark, one of the only Scandinavian country ready to back the USA in any forms it its campaign in Syria. According various write-ups in the Danish press, Obama is perceived from one corner as brave and the other as weak.

Denmark to allocate Dkr100 million for aid to victims in Syria war

Friday, 30 August 2013
Danish Minister, Helle Thorning - Schmidt  and her government is ready with Dkr100 million to assist the millions of victims of the Syrian war.The government has asked the Finance Committee to make an extraordinary increase in humanitarian aid to the victims in Syria with Dkr100 million, the Prime Minister said late Friday.

Sweden will not take part in Syrian attack: Reinfeldt - political resolution strongly sought

Friday, 30 August 2013
Swedish Prime Minister, Fredrik Reinfeldt stresses on Saturday that it is important that the UN observers  continue and complete their work in Syria and he stands against a possible U.S. military strike against Syria.

Obama is coming - as the US president on his way to Sweden, program released

Friday, 30 August 2013
The US president, Barack Obama, is on his way to Sweden  and the Swedish government has officially presented the program of activities the president will engage in here - in Stockholm from the 4 to 5 September.

The Swedish government will make it more expensive to consume alcohol to pay for tax cuts elsewhere

Friday, 30 August 2013
The Swedish government will raise the price for alcohol through taxation of about 13 per cent in the autumn budget. Since tax cuts are already promised, it is looking for where to plug back that donut hole.

Denmark stands firm to supports interventions in Syria outside the UN

Thursday, 29 August 2013
A majority of Danish political parties supports an action in Syria even without the support of the UN.

Obama is coming and Sweden is getting really prepared as never before

Wednesday, 28 August 2013
US president Barack Obama is coming to Sweden in September for an official visit and all is being done to make sure that the president's visit reflects what Sweden can give to the most powerful leader of the free world.

More scandals emerge at Swedish Employment Service adding to headache for the government

Monday, 26 August 2013
Swedish authorities, have asked that Rinman Education to pay back Skr369,000 in state financing after it emerged that the education firm  misstated the number of course student enrolled in an industrial design programme pursued under its auspices.

Swedish far right party, Sweden Democrats gaining more in opinion poll

Sunday, 25 August 2013
More Swedish people are becoming racists and xenophobic and are showing this by joining the political party that wants to politically institute such views, the Sweden Democrats.

Swedish far right party leader fears possible loss of influence as the social democrats looks to dominate while others falter

Saturday, 24 August 2013
Leader of the Sweden Democrats (SD) Jimmie Akesson is concerned about the persistent poor performance of the smaller Swedish political parties, Christian Democrats and the Centre Party as their poll numbers remain unconvincing. He fears that of the Social Democrats forms a majority government, his party's influence will die away.

Sweden is convinced that chemical weapons were used in Syria as Russia urges Syria to support UN investigation

Friday, 23 August 2013
Swedish foreign minister Carl Bildt believes that there was really a chemical attack in Syria which activists said hundreds died in Wednesday's attack near Damascus.

Swedish Central bank  Deputy Governor Sees Mixed Signals for Economy as the tiger economy continue t face changes

Thursday, 22 August 2013
What happened to the Nordic tiger economy, Sweden, has been increased debate of recent given that it was properly and confidently reported that Swedish economy withstood the depression better and has been performing well.

The number of Swedish temporarily employed increased - unemployment however falls to 7.2 percent  from 9.1

Thursday, 22 August 2013
The number of employed persons in Sweden within the age groups 15 and 74 amounted to 4 905 000 in July 2013, an increase of 66 000. On the flip side, the number of unemployed persons amounted to 382 000, corresponding to an unemployment rate of 7.2 percent.

Sweden's Moderate Party sees heat and now starts talking of tax reduction

Saturday, 17 August 2013
The conservative Moderate party wants to position itself properly for the next elections and has upped its antic by talking tax reduction, as the next budget is being prepared. Itis  leader who happens to be the Prime Minister, Fredrik Reinfeldt, poked fun on the opposition and described them as an opposition with no direction for co-operation.

Swedish far right party, the Sweden Democrats growing again heading to third largest party

Saturday, 17 August 2013
The Swedish far right party, the Sweden Democrats are waking up to a new high after having slept a few months ago.

Finnish President Niinistö to meet Obama in Sweden

Thursday, 15 August 2013
US president Barack Obama is coming to Sweden and every body here is juggling for position. While demonstrators would be outside in the cold or likely being restrained by the police, the Swedish Premier, Fredrik Reinfeldt will be accompanies by the Finnish president, Sauli Niinistö to wine and dine with the US president.

Swedish foreign ministry calls for Swedes not to travel to Egypt

Thursday, 15 August 2013
Travel Agents are flying home tourists from Egypt due to the security situation and advice from the Swedish Foreign Ministry, has called for non-essential travel to the whole of Egypt until further notice.

Foreign military exercises in the Baltic Sea area increased in recent years actually led by the Russians

Thursday, 15 August 2013
The number of foreign military exercises in the Baltic Sea has increased in recent years, according to the Swedish Armed Forces. Russia leads the way with the increase in the exercises and in now planning to carried out one that will involve 13 000 men, Sweden is ready incase they stray into its territorial area.

Protesters waiting for Obama in Stockholm next week…

Tuesday, 13 August 2013
It would have been a surprise should US president, Barack Obama's visit to Sweden would have passed quietly without protests. As expected, four organizations have applied for permits to demonstrate on his Stockholm visit day next month.

Finnish government selling Telia stake to raise funds since domestic income slow

Tuesday, 13 August 2013
The Finnish government is likely to reduce its holdings in Telia Sonera and insurance group Sampo to free up capital to be used to contain the country's debt.

Governing Moderate Party saw some light in a new opinion poll but still chasing the Social Democrats, which seem disappearing in the horizon

Monday, 12 August 2013
The governing Conservative Moderates party of Sweden and its leader, and Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt received some increased voters support in August in a new opinion poll but are still chasing the Social Democrats somewhat as election nears.

One typical characteristic of the Conservative movement: Greed - Here in Norway an example just emerged

Friday, 09 August 2013
How a Filthy rich Norwegian tax refugee donates to the Right wing of the Norwegian political establishment. Question: Why is it so common with political parties of the right? Suggested answer: - because they have the character to be greedy and look down upon those who are less wealthy.

Denmark's balance of payment surplus was up in June

Friday, 09 August 2013
There were reported surpluses on the Danish balance of payments in June, which rose further in June.

Danish Opposition parties critical of reshufflement and calls it a danger to Denmark

Friday, 09 August 2013
Danish opposition parties are fall over each other to be critical at the prime minister,  Helle Thorning-Schmidt's first real cabinet reshuffle.

Danish Prime minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt reshuffles her government

Friday, 09 August 2013
Danish Prime Minister, Helle Thorning-Schmidt has reshuffled her government and she keep seeking means to improve her performances especially in the economy.

Danish experts are agreeing that Denmark went to war in Afghanistan to placate the U.S.

Friday, 09 August 2013
Danish participation in the Afghanistan War was more about Denmark nurturing international relations with the USA and capturing the interest of its allies than fight for the Afghan people, various Danish military experts say.

Obama's visit to Sweden would be an extra burden to the Swedish taxpayer! Let the Whining begin

Thursday, 08 August 2013
Yesterday the Swedish media houses gladly ran the news that the US president Barack Obama will make a stop over visit to Sweden on his way to Russia in September. It turned out that Sweden was considered a strong American friend, they wrote. Then today the whining starts about the cost of managing the leader of the free world and the most powerful man on earth.

Challenges in the Swedish economy continues to give Borg sleepless nights

Thursday, 08 August 2013
Swedish weak economic developments and fears of higher risks in the economy is the force behind the Swedish Finance minister, Anders Borg's sleeplessness.
The level of risk in the international economy remains high, and the figures show a continued weak economic performance in Sweden, according to Finance Minister Anders Borg.

US president Obama to visit Sweden in September

Wednesday, 07 August 2013
U.S. President Barak Obama plans to travel to Sweden in the beginning of September, the White House is said to have said in a statement according to Swedish media reports. The visit is said to have come at the invitation of the Swedish Prime Minister, Fredrik Reinfeldt.

Record quarter for Norwegian industry as the boom could change the interest rate path

Wednesday, 07 August 2013
Norway's industrial output jumped 3.1 percent in June, which means that the second-quarter industrial production ended at record levels, according to Norwegian statistic office, Statistics sentralbyrå (SSB).

Finnish government tightens budget as economy continues to struggle

Wednesday, 07 August 2013
Finnish government has decided to tighten its budget for 2014 compared to this year. That will means that its total estimated budget in 2014 is now €53.9 billion, down from this year to €54.5 billion.

Testing the Swedish political pulse - Green party

Wednesday, 07 August 2013
Looking that the nature of the Swedish political pulse, the latest opinion pull seek to know how the parties are moving in the past months. It turns out that the Green Party has emerged the third largest party in the country for the first time since March this year.

Swedish Police getting ready to protect themselves against nationalists' revenge after various police raids

Wednesday, 07 August 2013
In Sweden the police forces around Eskilstuna, fear that nationalists forces could be getting ready for a revenge, attack on them. This come after police have been hitting hard on such grouping of recent time - especially the left far left attacking the far rights.

Finnish economy continues to crimp

Tuesday, 06 August 2013
Finland's economy shrank by 0.8 percent in May compared with the same month in 2012 following a decline of 2.2 percent in April, the country's official statistics agency, Statistics Finland said.

Bush had nothing to do with Rasmussen's NATO appointment

Friday, 02 August 2013
The story widely about how the Danish head of NATO, Anders Fogh Rasmussen got his NATO job has now receiving a reply from the diplomat Damon Wilson reported to have been the sources of the story in the first place.

Swedish government was warned about the risk associated with the Dutch Nuon business

Wednesday, 31 July 2013
One of the projects that brought the Swedish energy company Vattenfall to its knees, the Nuon energy deal in Holland was flagged as risky before Vattenfall bought it.

How a leader of a small Scandinavian country came to head NATO? Did Fogh seek the help of Bush to land the NATO job?

Wednesday, 31 July 2013
Former USA president George W. Bush is reported to have pressurised his successor to appoint the Danish current head of the military organisation, Anders Fogh to the position, something that had not been thought.

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