Swedish alternative medicine sector in danger of fragmentation

Swedish alternative medicine sector in danger of fragmentation

Consumers of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) are getting a rough deal in Sweden compared to other Europeans, argues Lysanne Sizoo.

Swedish markets drop as crisis fears mount

Swedish markets drop as crisis fears mount

The Stockholm stock exchange suffered a sharp slide on Monday, dragged down by steep share price drops for Swedbank and the Carnegie investment bank, while the Riskbank took further measures to shore up liquidity, adding to fears that the effects of the global financial crisis may be hitting Sweden.

Swedish collection agency mired in debt

Swedish collection agency mired in debt

Sweden’s official debt collection agency is suffering from severe economic problems after having over-spent and over-borrowed and may soon be forced to cut staff to stop the bleeding.

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Immigrant women going without mammograms

Foreign born and low income women in Sweden are missing out on their right to mammograms, according to a new study.

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Swedish treasury bill sales lower than expected

Sweden's debt office (Riksgälden) has said the demand for treasury bills has not been not as high as first feared when it stepped in to ease market tensions.

Three Swedes among world’s most powerful businesswomen

Three Swedes among world’s most powerful businesswomen

Three Swedish women are among Fortune magazine’s most powerful business women in the world, with SEB bank CEO Annika Falkengren coming in seventh place.

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Nordea to aquire parts of ailing Danish bank

Nordea, the Nordic banking group partially-owned by the Swedish state, announced on Monday it is taking over parts of Denmark’s beleaguered Roskilde Bank.

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Cab driver cleared of false rape allegations

A young Swedish couple has been charged with bearing false witness after the woman reported she had been raped by a cab driver when the driver tried to get the couple to pay for their ride.

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Foreign ministry suffers from ‘culture of silence’

Undeservedly high pay packages, conflicts of interest, and a demoralized workforce are just a few of the problems found at Sweden’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs by a consultancy hired to review the agency’s operations.

Boyfriend admits killing missing woman

Boyfriend admits killing missing woman

The ex-boyfriend of 20-year-old Nathalie Johansen, who has been missing since May, confessed on Sunday evening to killing her.

Swedes smuggling less booze into the country

Swedes smuggling less booze into the country

The smuggling of spirits and beer into Sweden has dropped by 35 percent during the first half of the year, according to researchers at Stockholm University.