The long history of gold trading
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The long history of gold trading

Throughout history, gold has been highly valued for coinage, jewellery and the arts. Gold is considered a unique store of value and the symbol of power, strength and wealth. Since April 2001 it has more than quintupled in value, writes Nicolas Shamtanis, Dealing Room Manager at easy-forex.com.

Sweden acts to curb corporate tax-avoidance

Sweden acts to curb corporate tax-avoidance

Finance minister Anders Borg announced plans on Monday to close loopholes in the Swedish tax code following criticism that healthcare companies are using complicated schemes to avoid paying taxes in Sweden.

Immigrant kids ‘doing just fine’: study

Immigrant kids ‘doing just fine’: study

Children born in Sweden of immigrants parents, enjoy as good mental health as children with Swedish-born parents, a new study shows.

More women than men stuck on temp contracts

More women than men stuck on temp contracts

Young female professionals in Sweden find it harder to secure permanent contracts than their male counterparts with almost 25 percent working under temporary contracts, according to a report from the white collar union TCO.

‘Xenophobia doesn’t announce its arrival with the blast of a horn’

‘Xenophobia doesn’t announce its arrival with the blast of a horn’

Contributor Ruben Brunsveld reflects on what reactions to a recent article about a Muslim man being thrown from a train in Sweden may say about shifting definitions of xenophobic behaviour.

Stockholm drops controversial care firm

Stockholm drops controversial care firm

The city of Stockholm said Monday that it would scrap its contract with Carema Care while the government launched an inquiry in the wake of growing concerns about the health care company's management of several elderly care homes.

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School head on rape claim: ‘boys will be boys’

A high school in Täby in northern Stockholm has been reported to the Equality Ombudsman over allegations that the principal played down rape allegations as "stuff that boys do".

Men sue Swedish police for sexual discrimination

Men sue Swedish police for sexual discrimination

The National Police Board (Rikspolistyrelsen) has been sued by a rights group for alleged discrimination, arguing that women have been favoured ahead of men in the recruitment process.

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Convicted killer seeks to adopt teen girl

A Swedish man serving a life prison sentence for murdering a homosexual man has filed a petition to adopt an 18-year-old girl as his daughter.

Ambulance call death trial opens in Stockholm

Ambulance call death trial opens in Stockholm

A 52-year-old nurse on trial in Stockholm for causing the death of 23-year-old Emil Lindell by not sending an ambulance in response to his calls for help told the court on Monday he was "completely innocent".

Man caught smuggling snakes on a plane

Man caught smuggling snakes on a plane

A 28-year-old man has been sentenced to community service after customs inspectors atStockholm Arlanda Airport found almost 50 reptiles, including 41 scorpions and five vipers, in his baggage.

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Sweden Democrats lose Malmö seat

The Sweden Democrats have lost a seat on Malmö municipal council following a decision by one of their councillors to sit as an independent, refusing to accede to the party's wishes for him to resign.