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Swedish reporters plan prison protest

Two Swedish journalists are planning to go to jail of their own accord in a bid to draw attention to the plight of other writers in captivity.

Overcrowding persists in Sweden's hospitals

Overcrowding persists in Sweden's hospitals

Despite stricter rules, Swedish hospitals still struggle to avoid overcrowding and any institution caught breaking the rules will now face heftier fines, after previous measures have shown only limited effects, according to a report by Sveriges Radio (SR).

Swedish app developers to pay VAT twice

Swedish app developers to pay VAT twice

In a potentially huge blow to Swedish high tech companies, those selling mobile and tablet apps within the EU are set to face a double VAT (moms) hit.

Saab to reshuffle board, save company

Saab to reshuffle board, save company

In the latest chapter of the long running Saab saga, Swedish Automobile, the company's management, has called an extraordinary general meeting next month to discuss restructuring the board of directors.

Shock revelation for Swedish pension savers

Shock revelation for Swedish pension savers

Swedish pension savers were shocked to hear on Thursday that the Sjunde AP-Fonden, has lost around 20 billion kronor (3 billion dollars), some 20 per cent of its value in the past two months.