The Local - 30 mar 15 kl. 16:54
Swedish companies worried about the nation's business links with the Arab world should instead be focussing on their own responsibility to promote and demonstrate ethical behaviour, argues Ruben Brunsveld from the Swedish Network for Business and Human Rights..
The Local - 06 nov 14 kl. 08:02
Major Swedish companies including Ikea, Tele2 and SEB have secured secret tax deals from Luxembourg in order to save hundreds of billions of kronor, it has been claimed..
The Local - 07 mar 14 kl. 11:14
Sweden's premier business daily on Friday noted that many Swedish companies were less gender equal than the Saudi Arabian parliament, and said introducing quotas could mark a generational shift..
The Local - 26 feb 15 kl. 15:39
Sweden's second hand store scene is booming but a long-running row over whether charity shops should pay tax on sales (VAT) is yet to be sewn up. On Thursday the EU said it wouldn't take action against Sweden if it decided all not-for-profit firms could be exempt, but the Swedish government and tax agency weren't yet in agreement..
EU-Parlamentet - 15 jan 14 kl. 14:30
Plenary sessions : Plans for a tool to allow EU countries to prevent non-EU firms from bidding for public procurement contracts worth €5 million or more unless their home countries reciprocate by allowing EU firms to do likewise were approved by Parliament on Wednesday.
Source : © European Union, 2014 - EP.
DN - 05 maj 14 kl. 23:58
En person har gripits efter det att en elev skottskadats på en skola i Augusta i Georgia i USA på måndagen. Det var den andra händelsen med vapen inblandat på en skola i Georgia på ett dygn..
SVT - 25 nov 14 kl. 17:31
Nyligen såldes en tavla av den amerikanska konstnären Georgia O’Keeffe för fantasisumman 28 miljoner pund, det vill säga 327 miljoner kronor. Ett rekord i konstsammanhang, inte för summan i sig, det finns ännu fantasifullare summor, utan för att Georgia O’Keeffe var kvinna..
The Local - 02 nov 14 kl. 12:58
A slew of global IT firms are planning to follow Facebook's build data centres around chilly Luleå in Sweden's far north while local politicians warn that high electricity taxes threaten the development..
The Local - 26 jun 14 kl. 09:54
The unpredictable results of the 2014 World Cup have been good news for the Swedish gaming industry, with sales increasing by 50 percent compared to 12 months ago..
The Local - 14 apr 15 kl. 12:25
Swedish fast food chain Max is linking up with one of the country's leading architectural firms as part of a mission to improve customer experience. But how much do cheap burger seekers care about interior design?.
The Local - 4 timmar sedan
Global rapper and former Fugees star Wyclef Jean stirred up a right debate in Sweden on Thursday when he said he was planning a move to the small town of Sandviken, two hours north of the capital. But at here at The Local, we're not ones to judge, so we've put together this list of five reason why the rapper might be such a big fan of this rural town..
The Local - 6 timmar sedan
What’s it like growing up in Sweden when you don’t look like anybody else? Swedish-Eritrean singer and social activist Sa’ra Charismata tells The Local about immigration, peace, and why it’s okay to be scared of other cultures..
The Local - 6 timmar sedan
One of Sweden's biggest banks has warned that too many households in Gothenburg and Stockholm are spending more than 30 percent of their disposable income on monthly mortgage payments, putting them in danger of potential financial problems in future..
The Local - 9 timmar sedan
A small Swedish town two hours north of Stockholm could get an unexpected celebrity resident. Rap star Wyclef Jean fell in love with Sandviken after a gig there two years ago and has now told a Swedish tabloid that he is planning a move to the town in the next couple of years..
The Local - 11 timmar sedan
Swedish TV channel TV4 plans to describe the upcoming global women's football contest in Canada as the 'World Cup', as part of efforts to promote equality in the sport, but Fifa has said it will be in breach of contract unless it uses it's full title the 'Fifa Women's World Cup'..
The Local - 13 timmar sedan
Eurovision hero Måns Zelmerlöw is performing at Stockholm's most iconic theme park this weekend, while one of Europe's hottest music and tech festivals is making its way to northern Sweden and Malmö is showcasting some of the most talented names on the Nordic theatre circuit..
The Local - 13 timmar sedan
Thousands of Swedish computers have been hit by a destructive computer virus that gains access to all files and makes it possible for the invader to empty the user's bank account in seconds..
The Local - 14 timmar sedan
High taxes and unemployment have pushed Sweden down to ninth place from fifth a year earlier in an annual world competitiveness survey by a leading Swiss business school..
The Local - Igår: 17:31
Princess Madeleine of Sweden is set to leave her native country and move to London with her British-American banker husband Chris O'Neill, the Royal Court confirmed on Wednesday..
The Local - Igår: 16:30
A Swedish mum-of-three has started making her own hyper-realistic dolls, designed to challenge gender stereotypes. The Local spoke to Julia Taube as she prepared to put the mannekins on sale, despite a backlash in one of the world's most equal nations..