Reinfeldt should listen to criticism from business owners

Reinfeldt should listen to criticism from business owners

For the first time ever, a centre-right government has failed in its first year in power to improve Sweden's business climate, says Nima Sanandaji from the Captus think tank.

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Swedish royal family goes after German tabloid press

Sweden’s royal family has sued two of Germany’s largest tabloid publishers over hundreds of stories and photo montages of Princesses Victoria and Madeleine.

Princess Madeleine most desirable Swedish Valentine

Princess Madeleine most desirable Swedish Valentine

With Valentine's Day looming large on the horizon, a new survey has shown that Sweden's singles would like nothing more than to share an evening with their favourite celebrities.

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Court to decide if suicide counts as real estate flaw

According to a report in Göteborgs Posten, a court in western Sweden is set to rule as to whether an unreported suicide can be considered a hidden flaw in a real estate transaction.

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Swedish firms’ ads on internet piracy site

Several of Sweden’s most well known companies appear to have purchased ad space on a controversial website catering to illegal file sharing.

Running amok in Jokkmokk

Running amok in Jokkmokk

Alec Forss heads to the Arctic Circle to take in Sami culture and reindeer games at the world’s coldest winter market in Jokkmokk.

Bildt presents foreign policy in Riksdag

Bildt presents foreign policy in Riksdag

Multilateralism and free trade remain guiding principles of Sweden’s foreign policy.

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Central bank in surprise rate rike

Sweden's central bank, the Riksbank, surprised markets today by raising its main interest rate, the repo rate, by 0.25 percentage points to 4.25 percent.

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Photo Gallery: Stockholm Furniture Fair

Charlotte West picks out some of the highlights from this year's Stockholm Furniture Fair:

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ABB chief steps down despite rising profits

The Swiss-Swedish engineering group ABB said Wednesday that its Chief Executive Officer Fred Kindle is leaving the company due to irreconcilable differences about how to lead the company.

Terror suspects had map of Vilks’ house

Terror suspects had map of Vilks’ house

Sweden’s Economic Crimes Bureau (EBM) has confiscated a map of the Skåne home of artist Lars Vilks, along with documents on military night-vision binoculars.

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Swedish man sought for posing as sex researcher

A man pretending to be a sex researcher made calls to several women near the northern Swedish city of Sundsvall to inquire about their sexual habits.

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Government accused of rushing controversial proposals

The government is giving agencies affected by new proposals little time to offer their opinion on planned reforms.