Friday, 24 August 2012 Just as the
Norwegian mass murderer, Anders Behring Breivik was being led to his
permanent prison cell home for the next 21 years, at least, for his
racist costly job, about 500 people came on to the town of Forserum on
Friday evening to show their support for Somalis in the community.
Wednesday, 22 August 2012 Somalis are not
a set of people having it great in Sweden. Okay, they are given shelter
and various forms of financial handouts as well as what one can call
education but they are most often shunned in the Swedish society.
Thursday, 09 August 2012 Gone are the
days in Sweden where women begged to be recognise. Today they are more
powerful and not only holding important positions in the jobs places
but also getting very strong physically.
Tuesday, 07 August 2012 Nearly a
million Swedish people will have a share nearly Skr 7 billion,
reward for over paying their taxes during the last financial year.
Therefore, starting tomorrow, Wednesday, the tax refund for those
employees who declared on paper will go back into their pockets.
Monday, 06 August 2012 An earthquake
in the sea between Sweden and Denmark brought people in southwest
Sweden to an early wake up this morning. The quake, with magnitude 4.4,
was centred around Halmstad.
Monday, 16 July 2012 Islamist
movement Lebanon's Hezbollah guerrillas supported by Iran have been
accused of being behind the terrorist plans that a Swedish man was
accused of terrorist activities in Cyprus.
Tuesday, 10 July 2012 Sweden
is currently struggling I with increasing floorings here and there
caused by persistent heavy rains accompanies by increasing meting
mountain cap ice. But it would have been thought that a country like
Sweden will be able to manage such contingencies nicely. Yeah wrong! Fewer Swedish people want reduced immigration Monday, 02 July 2012 A shock new
survey result in Sweden shows that there is a marked trend reversal in
the immigration debate in the country. Fewer and fewer believe that
Sweden is receiving too many immigrants.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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-.