Monday, 30 January 2012 Despite the
intense growth of far right political activism in Sweden, the Swedes
are not worried about how this activism affects their image abroad. Far
right party, Sweden Democrats’ MPs have taken the next advanced move
and have gone abroad to celebrate far rightism and Nazism.
Sunday, 22 January 2012 The number of
seizures of illegal weapons in Sweden has increased dramatically in
recent year as and intensity of spat of shootings in Malmö, Southern
Sweden was blamed on loose illegal weapon ownership.
Sunday, 22 January 2012 • The Finns have just over 85,000 in home loans on average Finland’s
household bets is growing exponentially - increased more than the
amount of disposable income in 2010, reports the Statistic Finland in
its latest data release.
Thursday, 19 January 2012 The annual
Finnish Emma gala takes place on Friday, rewarding the most successful
Finnish music of the past year. English-language hip-hop from artists
with immigrant backgrounds is this year's hot tip. Celebrate Swedish citizenship in a grand ceremony: Proposed a Swedish Minister
Monday, 16 January 2012 Desperate
Swedish government continues to seek measures to improve cultural or
racial integration in the country by coming up with various suggestions.
Friday, 13 January 2012 As the Finnish
presidential candidates debated in front of a youthful audience on
Thursday night, high on the agenda were issues surrounding racism,
internationalism and discrimination.
Tuesday, 10 January 2012 Stavanger
university hospital (SUS) and other activities in Rogaland in Norway
have to pay hundreds of thousands of Norwegian crowns in fines for
employing "undocumented" workers, reports local media.
Sunday, 08 January 2012 The weakening
Swedish industrial sector seems to be loosing ground. Middle Sweden and
province of Småland is looking to loose some 25,000 manufacturing jobs,
expected to disappear this year
Sunday, 08 January 2012 Immigration to
Sweden is still at a high level. But the number of refugees has halved
in recent years - instead it's citizens, mainly from Poland and
Romania, which accounts for the largest increase, according to new
Saturday, 07 January 2012 The Swedish
opposition party, the Left Party has a new leader. He is called Jonas
Sjöstedt and he started his new position with strong words when he said
that “it is a punishment to live in Stockholm.”
Friday, 06 January 2012 The Norwegian
government received a threatening phone calls a few months before
Anders Behring Breivik massacres and bombings. The evidence suggests
that it came from Breivik yourself.
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.
Sunday, 01 January 2012 With the start
of a new year, tobacco products will no longer been seen in Finnish
shops. Tougher anti-smoking legislation means tobacco products may not
be displayed and must be kept out of sight.
Friday, 30 December 2011 Swedish people
borrow fewer books in the last fifteen years, and as the digital
development strengthens the way things are done, every five library has
disappeared, according to latest statistics from the Swedish National
Thursday, 29 December 2011 Swedish
criminal central police, Rikskriminalen has been called in to help
the police in Skåne, southern Sweden deal with out of control
criminality characterise by deadly shootings, ambushed and bombings.
Friday, 23 December 2011 A lung disease
patient was forced to sit for more than nine hours in the emergency
department of a hospital in Gothenburg, western Sweden before he was
admitted. Then it was too late because fifteen minutes later the
Wednesday, 21 December 2011 Swedish
investigative journalists, Martin Schibbye and Johan Persson have been
found today guilty of both terror crimes and illegal entry into the
country reports Swedish media.
Monday, 12 December 2011 As Swedish
business in arm sales growth more than most other countries, reports
emerge today that Sweden will give the largest contribution to a fund
that helps former child soldiers, torture victims and other victims of
Sunday, 11 December 2011 Finland tops
the statistics in the Western world when it comes to children who die
as a result of abuse, according to latest report from the Finnish news
paper, Sunnuntaisuomalainen. Several detained at the right-wing demonstration in StockholmSaturday, 10 December 2011 Swedish police
in central Stockholm were on full gear today as the great planned
extreme right demonstration in Gamlestan in Stockholm went on as
planned. Several counter – demonstrators were arrested.
Saturday, 10 December 2011 Rescue Services
in Gothenburg have had it hectic during and after Friday's storm. Cars
are stuck in the water masses, roof of buildings ravaged and trees
fallen across the streets.
Thursday, 08 December 2011 Lawyers
representing the victims of Norwegian mass murderer, Anders Breivik
Behring, are very critical of the medical report which stated that
Breivik irresponsible for the crime was due to his mental illness. At
the same time the mass murderer is getting letters from lots of
Wednesday, 07 December 2011 As other
countries might look at oil as their engine for growth: Japan
automobile and electronics, Germany Industrial hardware, Norway Oil,
for Sweden arms exports become our main stay. It has hit new records.
Last year, Sweden was the country with the most sold weapons in the
world, per person.
Wednesday, 07 December 2011 More than half
of Swedes want King Carl XVI Gustaf to resigns and leave his throne. A
survey carried out in which 1000 Swedes were polled by the polling
institute, Novus for the Swedish television channel TV4.
Monday, 05 December 2011 It is not very
clear why but report hold that a record number of Swedes have preferred
to migrate to other countries to work even though there s the growing
sill shortages at home. Could this be attributed to the fact that
people with international experiences earn more in Sweden that those
who have been working only there?
Friday, 02 December 2011 You always hear
about great things about Sweden especially if you live abroad since
Sweden is not properly covered by foreign media. But did you know that
there are places here that are very dangerous.
Tuesday, 29 November 2011 With Sweden
getting more expensive for foreign students to study there, prospective
students are filing an increasing number of residence permit
applications with Finnish officials.
Tuesday, 29 November 2011 Fewer
foreign-born students living in Sweden are finding it hard to find
their feet in with the Swedish school system. As such the gap between
the Swedish-born and the foreign born in school has increased strongly
in the recent past years.
Sunday, 27 November 2011 This looks
normal in some other countries but in Sweden, a country where the
highest services are expected from all sectors, questions are being
asked about the operations of the immigration system. Not the first
time though, but this comes after various government policies tailored
at quickly integrating immigrants. It seems not working s what is going
Wednesday, 23 November 2011 The Swedish
economy is good compared to other EU countries and there is the
shortage of contain types of skills. Therefore, Sweden is the best
place to go and seek work and this is the trend.
Tuesday, 22 November 2011 The Norwegian
economy continues to perform well and growth is expected to continue at
a "moderate pace" while inflation will gradually rise to the target
expected in the two years ahead.
Tuesday, 22 November 2011 The Swedish
fearful ultra radical far right political part, the National Democrats
are canvassing for more members into their organisation and are now
advertising on Facebook, according to Swedish media reports.
Saturday, 19 November 2011 On Saturday
morning there was a train crashed in the Stockholm subway which the
train seem to have crashed into something on the track between Sankt
Eriksplan and Fridhemsplan.
Friday, 18 November 2011 Tight Danish
business laws and climate mean that there is little flexibility for
companies that are distress to regain some composure. As such Denmark
leads the league of countries where companies often seek bankruptcy
protection or where companies easily collapse.
Thursday, 17 November 2011 They are few,
but they are about to arm themselves and receive military training
abroad. Danish right-wing extremists are preparing for race war, warns
the Danish security service PET.
Thursday, 17 November 2011 Blood Centre in
the municipality of Sundsvall will defy the welfare board’s decision on
Monday which had passed the rule that increases the opportunity for gay
men to donate blood.
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
Monday, 14 November 2011 The
Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik Behring does not want to be
photographed during the public hearing today. Norwegian law requires
that he agrees to be photographed but he is against that. The Norwegian
prosecutors have demanded that Breivik is remanded in custody at least
for 12 weeks.
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
Monday, 14 November 2011 People have
been queuing since 6 hours in the morning in front of the Norwegian
court where the Norwegian mass murderer, Anders Breivik Behring would
be defending himself of the killings and bombing he carried out a few
Sunday, 13 November 2011 Either out of
touch officials or high level hypocritical Finnish politicians reacted
on Sunday to report of a study which show that two thirds of Finns
believe that there are very or quite a lot of racism in Finnish society.
Friday, 11 November 2011 Julian Assange,
founder of the whistle blower site Wikileak is ob hins way to sweden to
stand charges of sex crimes according to recent reports from various
Swedish news houses.
Friday, 11 November 2011 With more and
more young Swedish people giving up despite the country’s perceived
growing wealth, the question remains as to why is Sweden allowing its
youths to drift more towards metal breakdown?
Thursday, 10 November 2011 In the article
How do the public welfare services affect the household economy?
Statistic Sweden, SCB analyses how the income distribution is affected
when public services provided to households, so-called welfare
services, are included in income.
Wednesday, 09 November 2011 A number
refugee reception centres will be closed next year as a cost-savings
measure. The precise number and locations of the centres to be closed
are expected to be announced by early next month
Wednesday, 09 November 2011 The Danish
economy has really been performing poorly in the past six years, as the
Danish companies exported less to the international market. Finnish pensions rising more than wages Tuesday, 08 November 2011 Pensions in
Finland are pitted to rise by more than wages from the turn of the
year, according to reports from various Finnish press sources.
Sunday, 06 November 2011 Swedish far
right party, Sweden Democrats have been authorized to broadcast local
radio in Falkirk, something that has been seen by some people as a
first step towards design more aggressive propaganda machinery. How Swedish communes contribute to failing Swedish school system Sunday, 06 November 2011 Why are Swedish schools performing poorly of late? The answer lies with the laxity of the Swedish communes and municipalities.
Sunday, 06 November 2011 The economic
crisis in Greece means that mass unemployed young Greeks will be
migrating elsewhere and recently it is reported that the amount of
Greek immigrant to Sweden and other northern European countries in
desperate search of jobs is rising.
Thursday, 03 November 2011 Gone are the
days Swedish people will flock in boats and buses to go to Denmark
and buy cheap booze and cigarettes. The new Danish government is
revising the prices of booze and cigarette up.
Monday, 31 October 2011 Exports in the
basic metals industry have shrunk for the first time in nearly two
years, according to fresh figures from the National Board of Customs.
However the total volume of Finland’s foreign trade has grown since
last year. More Finns are saving Monday, 31 October 2011 Three out of four Finns do not intend to change their savings or investment behaviours due to the uncertainty in the economy.
Monday, 31 October 2011 A new study in
Finland shows that financial literacy in schools for 15-20 year olds
are taught in many subjects but as time goes the young people are
finding it hard to understand economics. Criminal motorcycle gangs are growing exponentially in FinlandMonday, 31 October 2011 Motor cycle
criminal gang, Hells Angels and Bandidos are growing rapidly in
Sweden’s eastern neighbours. The gangs are seeing the Baltics as a
sought after destination for them to establish their criminal
activities, but also in Finland, the biker gangs have become more and
more aggressive in recent months - not least in the cases of extortion.
Ritual-like murder in Oslo in which blood used to framed written messageSunday, 30 October 2011 A man was found
dead after a murder drama in a residential building in central Oslo
last night leading to Sunday in which the blood was used to inscription
the word “Gud” meaning God on the wall.
Thursday, 27 October 2011 Swedish
immigration minister Tobias Billström’s overnight apartment has been
converted into a condominium. The Minister will make a profit of more
than Skr2 million if he chooses to sell the apartment. At the same time
he is given compensation for his rental apartment in Malmo.
Wednesday, 26 October 2011 Nearly half of
top managers in today's Sweden's small and medium sized
businesses will be affected by ages defects in the next ten years. This
is likely to kill 700,000 jobs since there are currently no upcoming
people to take over from them.
Monday, 24 October 2011 The number of
Thai massage parlours in Sweden is increasing rapidly. As such the
Swedish tax authority and the police are barricading them to check
money and sexual favours believed to be widespread in the industry.
Monday, 24 October 2011 It is not only
in the UK where the call for re-institution of death sentence is being
made loud and clear. In Finland too, there are increased calls such
punishment and the calls are gaining political support.
Monday, 24 October 2011 Denmark need
skill labour and the past Danish government killed the spirit of
foreign skills to remain in the country with a very strong and tight
immigration rules. Now the new government led by the Social Democrats
are looking for ways of relaxing that so as to retain skills in the
Monday, 24 October 2011 Finland has
granted nearly 23 million euros for humanitarian emergency aid. With
this additional funding, Finland’s contribution to humanitarian aid
comes to over 90 million euros this year, according to latest reports.
Saturday, 22 October 2011 Several hundred
Norwegian children and adolescents who were active in Nazi
organizations during the war period have been presented in a new DVD
coming out on the market next month.
Thursday, 20 October 2011 Finland plans
to deport Vietnamese workers living in the rural communities such as
Ostrobothnia which attracted the Vietnamese to fill unwanted jobs which
Finns did not want to do. The reason for the deportation is because
immigration officials have determined that they do not earn enough
money to qualify for residency in Finland.
Thursday, 20 October 2011 Swedish police
love to maintain diversity within their car fleet. It had been noted
that they loved using more of Saab and Volvo cars as their operational
vehicles. But now that is changing.
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 Over half of
the pilots in the Swedish Pilot association involuntarily fall asleep
during flights while on the wheel mile up into the sky. This is being
blamed on increasing fatigue.
Tuesday, 18 October 2011 After the
attention surrounding the leader of the Social Democrat Party, Hakan
Juholt false rent reimbursement has been about to be exhausted, yet
another revelation about “wrong benefit” claim has emerged.
Monday, 17 October 2011 The Swedish
government will appoint an inquiry to examine why recently arrived
foreign-born women can’t get a get job. This is because recent studies
show that it takes a long time for women born abroad to enter the
Swedish labour market.
Saturday, 15 October 2011 Denmark's
Defense Minister is proposing a defence move whereby Danish Defence
will collaborate with neighbour in periods of attack. The move is to
enable Denmark to make big savings in it defence spending. NATO’s
Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen welcomes the idea. Scores arrested detained in Poland because of their dealing with Norwegian far right Breivik Wednesday, 12 October 2011 Polish police
have arrested customers of the company where the Norwegian mass
murderer Anders Breivik Behring ordered bomb materials to create his
terrorist attacks in July.
Tuesday, 11 October 2011 Prostitutes
from the EU may continue their trade in the first three months they are
in Sweden, following a ruling of the Migration Court in Gothenburg,
Sweden - despite the fact that prostitution is forbidden in Sweden.
October 2011 The Swedish
anti-corruption unit is investigating whether there had been a leak
before the award of the Nobel Prize in Literature. The odds that
Tranströmer would win fell in sharply with the bookmakers before the
winner was announced.
October 2011 The effect of
heavy snow falls last two years is still fresh in the minds of the
Swedish authorities such that the Transport Administration getting
ready for an all out fight next winter.
October 2011 From today, it
will be more expensive to buy items like meat, cheese and butter in
Denmark as fat tax is implemented on foods and supplement which are
thought to increase the fat epidemic sweeping the country. Denmark thus
becomes the first country in the world to implement such taxes and this
will be closely watched by other to see the effects.
October 2011 Sweden is a
country of 9 million people and many large companies. This is great
yeah? Possibly, but when most communities are reliant on one employer,
which may also be international, could that be a great thing?
September 2011 In August 2011
Swedish exports of goods amounted to SEK 96.6 billion, while imports of
goods amounted to SEK 91.3 billion. As a result, the net trade balance
was SEK 5.3 billion.
September 2011 There is a
gender imbalance brewing in Sweden and by 2015, there will be more men
than women in Sweden - for the first time in centuries. Finnish police to intervene to quell
down growing open sex trafficking in Helsinki
Sunday, 25 September 2011 Helsinki Police
fined six people during a raid on street prostitution in the capital
over the weekend. Both sellers and buyers were fine.
September 2011 More and more
children and young people are getting homeless in Sweden and sleeping
rough. The City of Stockholm’s City Mission is now sending alarms and
calling for the parliament and the government to takes this problem
September 2011 A 20-year-old
satellite from NASA will crash somewhere on Earth
tomorrow night. Swedish authorities say the satellite in the worst
case, pieces of it could land in northern Swedish soil in Götaland.
September 2011 The Danish
cartoonist Kurt Westergaard, best known for his Muhammad Caricature
2005, was forced to flee from Oslo earlier than planned after the
Norwegian police got wind of the murder plans against him.
September 2011 Stockholm has
emerged as the 25th most powerful city which the world
economic centres are compared in terms of their powers. In fact
Stockholm is the leader in the Nordic region – stronger than
Copenhagen, Helsinki and Oslo in terms of economic power.
September 2011 Previously
unknown images of Norwegian July 22 bomber, Anders Behring Breivik from
a surveillance camera in Oslo have been published by the Norwegian
Internet newspaper ABC News.