Krona slumps to new euro low

Krona slumps to new euro low

Sweden's currency slipped to a record low against the euro on Friday, while also falling to a five-year low against the dollar.

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US Nobel laureate to miss 2008 ceremony

American Yoichiro Nambu, 87, who won this year's Nobel Physics Prize with two Japanese physicists, will not travel to Stockholm next week for the award ceremony, the Nobel Foundation said on Friday.

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Sweden’s Sharia pension fund outperforms market

A Swedish pension fund that abides by Sharia laws has outperformed the Stockholm stock exchange since its launch in October.

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Greater numbers of Swedish companies going bust

Companies in Sweden are going bankrupt at an ever faster pace, new statistics show.

‘Bring back public smoking in Sweden’: politician

‘Bring back public smoking in Sweden’: politician

A member of the Swedish parliament is calling for the country’s ban on smoking in restaurants and pubs to be overturned.

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US think tank: Swedish foreign aid ‘best in the world’

Sweden’s foreign assistance programme has been given top marks by an influential American think tank.

Christmas by design: Unmissable markets in Sweden and Denmark

Christmas by design: Unmissable markets in Sweden and Denmark

Join Charlotte West on a tour of the best Christmas markets for design products in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö and Cophenhagen.

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Sweden bides time over car maker aid

Sweden's Industry Minister Maud Olofsson said on Friday the government wanted to see what Ford , General Motors and the European Investment Bank did before deciding on any support for domestic car makers.

Sweden announces major jobs package

Sweden announces major jobs package

The Swedish government announced on Friday it plans to spend 23 billion kronor ($2.8 billion) over the next three years on “employment and retraining” measures in an attempt to minimize the effects of the weak economy.

Government presents controversial file sharing bill

Government presents controversial file sharing bill

Sweden’s government on Thursday formally presented a legislative proposal for a new file sharing law designed to make it easier to hunt down people who illegally download copyrighted material.

Pärson posts top time in World Cup ski prep

Pärson posts top time in World Cup ski prep

Sweden's Anja Pärson had the fastest downhill training time Thursday and said she is ready to move beyond an earlier run of tough luck on the slopes of Canada's Lake Louise resort.