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 - 07 nov 14 kl. 07:44
Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson is calling for a review of tax laws in Sweden and the EU after claims that Swedish companies are among hundreds of international firms that have secured secret tax deals in Luxembourg..
The Local - 18 mar 15 kl. 07:51
Amid growing concerns that Sweden’s strained relationship with Saudi Arabia could affect business in the Arab world, 50 companies have been invited to meet with the government to discuss the issue..
The Local - 6 timmar sedan
Some of Stockholm's homeless population are set to be offered permanent accommodation in the city centre, as part of efforts to help them reintegrate into society. But the move is a highly controversial one in the capital where there is a long queue for first hand rental contracts among tax-paying residents..
The Local - 9 timmar sedan
What if you took a bunch of exciting start-ups and some of Sweden's biggest companies and put them all in the same place? You would get THINGS, a brand new hub designed to fuse software and hardware and creativity with experience. The Local got an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour ahead of its launch on Thursday evening..
The Local - 8 timmar sedan
Prison sentences of between three and eight months have been handed down to nine men involved in a neo-Nazi demonstration in Stockholm in 2013. Swedish courts have already punished fourteen others for their role in the brutal violence..
The Local - 10 timmar sedan
Swedes are renowned for being 'lagom' but a new study on the alcohol habits of the Nordic nation looks set to challenge their reputation for moderation..
The Local - 12 timmar sedan
Alternative duo Say Lou Lou present their new album in Stockholm, and a musical tour of all the great American hits translated into Swedish hits the road. Here are some tips for fun activities over the next seven days..
The Local - 13 timmar sedan
Tens of thousands of Swedish travellers are set for rail chaos over Easter, one of the country's busiest holidays, with delays of up to three hours expected on some lines..
The Local - 14 timmar sedan
Sweden saw a huge spike in Ukrainians seeking asylum in 2014, with nearly eight times more applicants than the previous year, according to Eurostat data analyzed by The Local..
The Local - 15 timmar sedan
You would not normally associate elephants with Sweden. But one town in the Nordic country has decided that it's better to be safe than sorry – so it has created a new bylaw forbidding elephants from parading its streets..
The Local - 16 timmar sedan
Swedish energy giant Vattenfall could face asset write-downs of around eight billion kronor as electricity prices are set to fall across the globe, the company has told specialist magazine Dagens Industri..
The Local - Igår: 16:04
The clocks go forward this weekend and summer is on the horizon. With music festivals starting in the next few months, here are The Local's top tips to make sure you don't miss snapping up tickets for Sweden's hottest acts..