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Ericsson execs acquitted in tax case

Five Ericsson executives accused of faking invoices in an attempt to slash the company’s tax bill have been found not guilty by an appeal court in Stockholm.

‘I want an iPhone so badly’

‘I want an iPhone so badly’

Queues have begun to form outside TeliaSonera's stores in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö with just hours remaining before the Apple iPhone makes its long-awaited debut on the Swedish market.

Swedish traders warm to euro

Swedish traders warm to euro

Acceptance of euro notes and coins is becoming more and more widespread in Swedish businesses, despite the country’s rejection of the European currency in a referendum in 2003.

Foreign children ‘should be taught in their own languages’

Foreign children ‘should be taught in their own languages’

Foreign children who move to Sweden should have a right to be taught maths and English in their native language, the opposition Green Party has said.

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Stockholm art gallery guide: July 11 – 16

Stockholm art gallery and exhibition tips from Kalendarium (Click links for more information)

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Investor plunges into the red in second quarter

Investor, Northern Europe's biggest industrial holding company, fell into the red in the second quarter with a net loss of 3.52 billion kronor ($585 million) due to the global economic turndown.

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Stockholm club and concert guide: July 10 -13

Stockholm club and concert tips from Kalendarium (Click links for more information)

What’s on in Sweden:  July 11 – 17

What’s on in Sweden: July 11 – 17

What’s on in Sweden: July 11 – 17. Mary J Blige at the Jazz Festival in Stockholm, Gothia Cup football festival in Gothenburg, El Perro del Mar, Norman Jay and Bollywood in Malmö.

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Gothenburg club and concert tips: July 11 – 12

Where to go out in Gothenburg this weekend? Monthly Magazine has the answers (Click links for more information)

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Swedes feel the need for speed

Swedes may take a hard line on drink driving, but when it comes to speeding, most admit to breaking the law at least occasionally, according to a new survey. A majority also say they drive their Volvos and Saabs too close to the car in front and sometimes drive through amber lights.

‘Snoop law bad for Swedish business’

‘Snoop law bad for Swedish business’

Sweden's new surveillance law could prove disastrous for the country's highly regarded technology sector, write the CEOs of eight major IT and telecom companies.