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Persson: new state jobs will fix unemployment

High unemployment in Sweden will be tackled by creating more public sector jobs, even if that means breaking the government’sspending limits. That was the message from Göran Persson, Swedish prime minister, in a speech in Björkvik on Sunday.

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Government proposes flexible school ages

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Persson attacks Moderates on sick pay

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Government tax reforms to slash booze prices

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Boosts for Social Democrats and “new Moderates”

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Conservative tax promises please Persson

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The Prime Minister’s on the phone

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Budget ready despite asylum issue

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Persson promises 4% jobless next year

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Opposition lead over government grows

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Right-wing extremists gain in Church Election

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Four more years of Göran

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Baylan and Östros rise to party leadership

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Socialists close in on conservative block

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“Promise wage equality” – SD youth leader

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Persson launches May 1st assault on Alliance

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Anna Sjödin to appeal

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Bouncer appeals Sjödin verdict