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Saab shares crash on lower forecast

Swedish aerospace giant Saab announced on Thursday that it was lowering its sales outlook for 2008, sending its shares tumbling 20 percent on the Stockholm stock exchange.

Anitra Steen to leave Systembolaget

Anitra Steen to leave Systembolaget

Anitra Steen has informed the board of Swedish alcohol retail monopoly Systembolaget that she intends to step down from her post as managing director in May 2009.

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Stockholm art gallery guide: September 5 -11

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

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Stockholm club and concert guide: September 5 – 7

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

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Carpenter’s savings spared from massive blaze

A Polish carpenter who lives in western Sweden received some good news after a fire destroyed his home.

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Gothenburg club and concert tips: September 5 – 7

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

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Swedish salaries on the rise

Monthly salaries in Sweden averaged 25,800 kronor ($3920) last year, an increase of 800 kronor compared with the previous year.

What’s on in Sweden: September 5 – 11

What’s on in Sweden: September 5 – 11

What’s on in Sweden: September 5th - 11th. R.E.M and international comedy in Stockholm; Pink Floyd tribute and championship golf in Gothenburg; Son of Dave and international dance in Malmö.

‘Outlaw tattoos for anyone under eighteen’

‘Outlaw tattoos for anyone under eighteen’

Tattoo artists in Sweden are calling for a law to prohibit minors from getting a tattoo.

Engla’s killer ‘will face jail’

Engla’s killer ‘will face jail’

Anders Eklund, the man who has confessed to the murders of Engla Juncosa Höglund, 10, and Pernilla Hellgren, 31, is likely to face a lengthy prison sentence after the results of a psychiatric evaluation deemed him not to be seriously mentally ill.

Riksbank raises rates

Riksbank raises rates

Sweden’s Riksbank has raised its benchmark interest rate by 0.25 percent.

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Sweden may open door to foreign gambling operators

The government commission examining gambling in Sweden wants to allow foreign gaming companies to operate in the country.

More funding for Sweden’s marine environments

More funding for Sweden’s marine environments

The government plans to spend an addition 655 million kronor ($100 million) on improvements to Sweden's.

Mountain rescuers locate missing boy

Mountain rescuers locate missing boy

The 10-year-old boy who disappeared on Wednesday afternoon from a school outing in the mountains near Kvikkjokk in northern Sweden has been found alive.