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Ewa Björling, Swedish Minister of Commerce (left)  and Jörgen Holmquist Director-General of Internal Market and Services at the European Commission.

Europe is corrupt!

Friday, 17 February 2012
Europeans think that the EU and its national administration are corrupt, writes the Brussels newspaper European Voice on the basis of a recent survey.

Finland tipped to emerge faster from economic crisis – academics
Wednesday, 15 February 2012
A Finnish academic had pointed that Finland will survive the economic crisis faster than many other countries.

Brighter future for embattled Swedish Social Democrats party when Margot Wallström is open for the leadership job? No! .

Crisis in the Swedish Social Democrat Party – the search for Juholt successor more difficult than thought

Bloody nose for True Finns leader in Finnish presidential election first round as favourite, Niinistö leads to the second round

Racism row rocks British police a new confirmation that black people are still the undesirable in modern western societies

Friday, 06 April 2012
What ever wrong the black man has done that has made them persistently hated by the white folks will be left to posterity. From the US to all European countries people of black skin continue to be persecuted. Why?

Swedish Social Democrats passes the government rival, Moderates in new opinion polls

Friday, 06 April 2012
Had there been a general election today in Sweden, the Social Democrats would receive most votes, as the party's popularity continues to march forward.

The growing confidence in the Swedish Social Democrats leader  Stefan Löfven

Friday, 06 April 2012
The Swedish Social Democrats have had enough being in the shadows of government and after numerous tries, they seem to have had a solution on how to unseat the incumbent government.

Sweden heads the OECD countries in the provision of economic aid

Thursday, 05 April 2012
Sweden came out on top in the world in 2011 in terms of provision of economic aid as a proportion of gross national product (GNP), according to the economic cooperation organization OECD.

Norwegian mass murderer, Breivik was going to build the bomb in Sweden

Wednesday, 04 April 2012
Norwegian mass murderer, Anders Brevik Behring, planned to build and test his bomb on a deserted farm in Värmland, Sweden according to a Swedish television’s investigative news program.

Danish balance of payments moving to the positive territory

Wednesday, 04 April 2012
The Danish balance of payments remains in solid plus, new figures from Statistics Denmark show. At the same time trade data show that Danish exports continue to improve with a growth of 1.4 percent in February.

Learn from the Swedish Conservative party. Private contributions to the Moderates amounted to Skr1.5 million  

Tuesday, 03 April 2012
Individuals gave the Swedish Conservatives Moderate party, Skr1.5 million in grants in 2011, said the party in a statement.

Rwandan genocide convict to seek Supreme Court ruling Saturday, 31 March 2012
An Appeals Court in Helsinki has upheld the life sentence handed down to a former Rwandan preacher for his role in the genocide in his home country in 1994.

Norwegian oilfund to limit European exposure but to double in emerging Asia

Friday, March 30, 2012
The Norwegian wealth fund or oil fund's exposure to European markets will be reduced from over 50 to 40 percent according to the Norwegian the government's white paper on the Fund's management, which will was presented on Friday by Finance Minister Sigbjørn Johnsen.

Denmark was in technical recession last quarter last year

Friday, 30 March 2012
Denmark's economy dipped into recession in the fourth quarter last year, following two consecutive quarters of economic decline and marking the country's third technical recession since the start of the financial crisis in 2008, revised data from statistic Denmark showed Friday.

Swedish government in persistent is approval rating as the opposition Red-green gain majority - poll

Friday, 30 March 2012
The Swedish opposition, Social Democrats would have its own parliamentary majority with the Green Party and Left Party if elections where to be held today according to latest opinion poll as the alliance coalition of the Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt starts living is rejection

Swedish defence minister, Sten Tolgfors resigns after pressures from Saudi Arabian arms deal got exposed

Thursday, 29 March 2012
Swedish defence Minister, Sten Tolgfors, has been forced to resign what is described in Swedish press “he departs on his own accord”, referring to the Swedish prime minister's press secretary.

Racial problems in Malmo, Southern Sweden blamed not of the Mayor, Reepalu. No! “Blamed Mona Sahlin”

Wednesday, 28 March 2012
There is more racial tension in Malmö, Sothern Sweden than any other part of the country, Sweden. But as Malmo's most famous politicians, Mayor, Ilmar Reepalu (Social Democrats), is confronted about the break down racial cohesion and trust in the town, he has instead turned and blamed the Social problems on the former Social Democrat leader, Mona Sahlin.

Looks strong but feeling weak – Swedish businesses and households barometer show a rise in positive perception

Wednesday, 28 March 2012
The so-called Swedish barometric indicator, which measures the total mood and the state among businesses and households in Sweden rose firmly in March.

Swedish plutonium secretly set sails to the U.S.A

Tuesday, 27 March 2012
Three kilograms of plutonium recently left Sweden to an address in the United States. The high safety rated products was shipped across the Atlantic in a hitherto secret cooperation with the United States, said Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt.

More on How government make polices – Youth unemployment in Sweden – Did expensive government policy helped create jobs for the youths?
Tuesday, 27 March 2012
As the Swedish youth continue to bask in persistent unemployment and with not sign that the situation will improve soon, the Swedish government has engage in various forms of reforms so as to ignite a means for them to get into employment. That reform has been very costly but has it assisted the youth into a form of jobs situation? Answer: Nope…

Where north meet south: New Zealand Minister labelled Finns: uneducated, unemployed

Sunday, 25 March 2012
An interest row has broken between New Zealand and Finland as New Zealand Transport Minister, Gerry Brownlee, described the Finns as a nation of uneducated, unemployed people with a high murder rate and little respect for women, in a recent parliamentary debate. The Finns have reacted in an angry manner.

Sweden freezes aid to Mali

Friday, 23 March 2012
Sweden freezes aid to Mali after the military coup in the country. A total of Skr250 million was supposed to be provided in economic aid and support to the country this year.

Swedish Politicians compliant to have misled about the Saudi arm Business"

Wednesday, 21 March 2012
The politicians in the Export Control Council who are appointed to check about the Swedish arms exports were misled about the Swedish FOI front company created to mask the connection the Swedish defence had to do with plans for a weapons factory in Saudi Arabia.

Criticism of new Swedish business with Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, 20 March 2012
Sweden has tried to sell a comprehensive monitoring system to Saudi Arabia, media reports in Sweden say. This has ignited more criticism for that Sweden is gradually looking at weapons export as its main economic stay.

Peace researcher warns Patria on light arms sales

Tuesday, 20 March 2012
A researcher at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) has warned the Finnish defence company Patria of the problems surrounding the sale of arms to Saudi Arabia.

Swedish companies and entrepreneurs would favour Reinfeldt more than Löfven

Tuesday, 20 March 2012
Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldlt is still the big favourites for the country's entrepreneur community.

Sweden leading the way for increased arms exports – another report show

Monday, 19 March 2012
Swedish arms export increased significantly more than average, according to a new report by the Swedish Peace Research Institute, SIPRI. The report also shows that Syria has increased its arms purchases many times over.

Danish voter anger over politicians' golden pension ratio

Monday, 19 March 2012
The issue where politician insulate themselves from any form of crisis while the population at large struggle in not only in capitalist societies such as the USA, UK and the like. It is also in the Scandinavian countries.

Swedish communes threatened by pension time bomb. Some authorities are worried but commune politician are oblivious.

Monday, 19 March 2012
Swedish municipalities have pension liabilities of Skr216 billion leading to nearly four in ten municipalities insolvent in under generally accepted accounting principles.

Three Swedish navy ships heading to the United Arab Emirates

Monday, 19 March 2012
An amphibian boat and two patrol boats, all Swedish-built, will shortly be delivered to the United Arab Emirates, UAE.

The Swedish government has never been in this type of pressure as the revamped Social Democrats forces the government to a corner for the first time

Sunday, 18 March 2012
The Swedish government has never in its six year reign been in such pressure as that the current Red-green coalition is putting it in.

Swedish finance minister, Ander Borg criticize his government’s policies

Saturday, 17 March 2012
Youth unemployment is the major election stumbling block that will bring down the current Swedish government as for this Finance Minister, Anders Borg has gone on the offensive to self criticise his policies.

Secret Saudi-material sent in an unencrypted e-mail

Thursday, 15 March 2012
The notes from secret talks with Saudi Arabia sent in an unencrypted e-mail via a private hotmail account of an under-secretary at the Swedish Department of Defense.

Danish Prime Minister: Homosexuals can get married in Churches this summer

Tuesday, 13 March 2012
The Danish Prime Minister, Helle Thorning-Schmidt has made it clear that gays and lesbians may soon marry both in the town hall and church in Denmark.

Swedish EU commissioner to make it easier to confiscate criminal funds in the EU

Tuesday, 13 March 2012
The Swedish EU commissioner, Cecilia Malmström is unveiling a bill at the EU level that will make it easier for police to crack down on crimes across the EU. In so doing will hit hard on the earnings of criminals and thus confiscate their earnings from criminality.

Swedish politician also after the big individual money as ex-politicians are paid record-high compensations

Tuesday, 13 March 2012
How productive are politicians? This question is very important in the wake of news that more Swedish politicians and ex- politician fixed their lives for good with increased pays and benefits. This is similar to company’s bosses that pay themselves big bonuses irrespective of the performances of their companies.

Correlation between tough economic times and the strengthening of far rights

Monday, 12 March 2012
During times of economic hardship or a crisis, the tendency tends to be that the political elections held in several countries this year tend to be extra important as populist rightwing parties are gaining ground as they make lofty promises of things like “taking our country back from them”.

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, fears of a new, violent unrest after a U.S. soldier has shot and killed 16 Afghan civilians.

Monday, 12 March 2012
The incident took place yesterday, when the soldier left his base and according to eyewitnesses went from house to house to kill, writes Reuters

Swedish Defence hardware surplus was sold to Saudi Arabia

Monday, 12 March 2012
It has now emerged that many of the visual gun carriages and anti-tank missiles Saudi Arabia purchased from Saab in recent years came from the Swedish armed forces' arsenal.

Social Democrats are gradually making a comeback as opinion polls keep them on the lead in the Red - Green coalition

Monday, 12 March 2012
The Social Democrats party in Sweden has taken a giant step up and increase it support by 7.7 percentage points to 29.6 in the new YouGov opinion survey, indicating that leadership and “stuck in the past” ideology was dooming the party.

Swedish central bank governor, Ingves please with massive profits in banks despite outcry

Friday, 09 March 2012
Although the Swedish households are critical of banks as they make astronomical profits at the peril of the customers and, Finance Minister Anders Borg who has also gone to repeated attacks on the making for making too much profits, Swedish central banks governor Stefan Ingves is pleased with how the major banks are making billions in profits.

Fredrik Reinfeldt, Swedish PM approved Swedish participation in the development of weapons factory in Saudi Arabia

Friday, 09 March 2012
Despite all the media wrangling, Swedish Prime minister, Fredrik Reinfeldt is reported to have approved the participation of Sweden in the construction of the weapons factory in Saudi Arabia.

Even Swedish politicians too can tell good lies. Sten Tolgfors now accepted that he knew about the Swedish arms business to Saudi Arabia

Friday, 09 March 2012
Sten Tolgfors, head of Swedish defence has now accepted through his press secretary to the Swedish newspaper, Svenska Dagbladet that he was informed of FOI's plans for weapons plant development in Saudi Arabia.

More exposé of Swedish arm business to dictatorships - Swedish arms may have been used in Bahrain

Thursday, 08 March 2012
The Swedish Inspectorate for strategic products, ISP, has given the green light to a long list of weapons that different companies have sold and those which they want to sell to Saudi Arabia. Two of these weapons are identified to have been used against protesters in Bahrain.

The Swedish Tax authority to be investigated in relation to double penalty prevalent in the Swedish system

Thursday, 08 March 2012
The Swedish government in an attempt to dodge threats of sanctions from the European Union wants to start investigating how to adjust its habitual decision where people are penalised so heavily if the fail a tax rule.

Swedish defence chief denies Swedish construction of weapons factory in Saudi Arabia

Thursday, 08 March 2012
There are no Swedish constructions of a weapons factory in Saudi Arabia, according to the head of the Swedish defence, StenTolgfors. He rejects all the details of plans for such, even though the contract from 2005 was talking about the production of military equipment.

Swedish rail and road network development has been accounted to be very poor and backwards

Wednesday, 07 March 2012
Sweden is faring very poorly in the European region in terms of investment in roads and railways, according to a new compilation that is being widely reported in Sweden now. This assessment stretches as early as the 90th century.

South African criticism ‘hypocritic’ Swedish economic aid. We say Sweden is right!

Wednesday, 07 March 2012
The South African authorities have heap criticism on the way, Sweden decides to provide economic aid program to the country by accusing Sweden's aid to Africa as being primarily designed to strengthen Swedish exports and Swedish economic interests - not to combat poverty. However we on this network don’t see it that way and thus support the Swedish approach.

Iceland's former Governor criticizes Geir Haarde in first witness hearing but not very damaging

Tuesday, 06 March 2012
As the case against the Icelandic former Prime Minister, Geir Haarde, opens in earnest, one of the first witnesses called to the stands says that the Prime Minister would have listen to him more. He is the former governor of the central banks of Iceland

Swedish ruling moderate party wants to revive themselves from policy fatigue

Tuesday, 06 March 2012
After being in power for about 6 years and with a weaker opposition in the past the conservative moderate party of Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has shown that it was beginning to suffer from policy fatigue.

Swedish authority providing secret high level military aid to Saudi arms factory

Tuesday, 06 March 2012
Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI) is helping Saudi Arabia to plan the construction of a missile factory. The project has been ongoing since 2007 under heavy security and secrecy, but now a new document seen by radio Sweden has exposed everything.

Iceland opens trail of former Prime Minister Geir Haarde

Tuesday, 06 March 2012
Iceland start prosecuting former PM Geir Haarde in what has been described as uniqie in the country’s political history

Swedish tax law under intense pressure as the government must defend robustly its double punishment rule or …

Monday, 05 March 2012
Sweden is required to explain convincingly why its tax law penalises those who are guilty of tax crimes twice or face a fine from the EU.

Swedish government starts feeling the heat from a more bullish opposition, Social Democrats as its record on job creation challenged.

Monday, 05 March 2012
The Swedish ruling coalition and Prime Minister, Fredrik Reinfeldt, has now started real contest with the opposition, especially the Social Democrats whose new leaders seems to be a hard hitter. For the first time the government has been challenged in a real election manner such that the prime minister has appeared to go on the defensive.

Swedish foreign calls Putin’s re-election a sham and a Russian distorted electoral process

Monday, 05 March 2012
Russia must improve its political system, if the country hopes to become a European democracy like the others. This was the view of the Swedish Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt when he reacted to the re-election of Vladimir Putin.

Swedish Foreign minister, Bildt believe that Sweden should be the superpower - Wikileaks  leaks

Looks like the Social democrats finally identify a tool to hit the Swedish coalition parties with as their poll standing improve markedly.

The Swedish tax system is very difficult

Sweden’s export of military hardware continues to hold as the past

New leader new boost for the Social Democrats as the party sees real boost with the arrival of Löfven

Swedish finance minister, Anders Borg lowers Swedish growth forecast.

Nyamko Sabuni leaves politics after next elections

Swedish central bank, Riksbank cuts interest rate

Swedish Minister of Education, Bjorklund, attacked in Israel

Sweden’s crisis not only housing but also lost export market share

Swedish finance minister, Anders Borg sees reduced pessimism in the Swedish economy

Sweden’s “tiger economy” close to being tamed as growth bounces to zero

EU again worried about Sweden household debt as it carried out a compulsory periodic test of EU economies

Swedish central Banks could reduce key interest rates soon but how would that affect?

Swiss evaluation of Gripen showed flaws that were hidden but unearth only when the Swiss choose Gripen

Rwandan Diplomat expelled from Sweden for spying on its dissidents living in the countr

Somalis in Finland, the discriminated human beings in that world

Finnish society’s intolerance to the North Africans have even gotten worse with time

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