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Arctic Sea operator close to bankruptcy

The company that operated the Arctic Sea, that was hijacked off Sweden and disappeared for weeks, is on the verge of bankruptcy.

Russia denies Arctic Sea carried missiles to Iran

 

Canada allows Ericsson to buy part of Nortel

The Canadian government will not oppose a 1.13-billion-dollar deal to sell a chunk of Nortel's mobile telephone division to Swedish giant Ericsson, Industry Minister Tony Clement said.

Ericsson's Nortel purchase gets green light

 

Oil giants fight for licenses off Norway


A total of 44 energy groups, including StatoilHydro, Shell and ExxonMobil are fighting for oil and gas production licenses on the Norwegian continental shelf.

New rich oil finds off Norwegian coast

 

House prices continue up in Sweden

Real estate prices swelled 4 percent during the last three month although still being below last year’s level.

 

Chinese Geely NOT interested in Volvo Cars

Chinese car maker Geely has withdrawn its offer to buy Ford Motor's Sweden-based Volvo Cars.

Chinese Geely wants to buy Volvo Cars

 

Swedish PM happy with Barroso's approval

The European parliament gave Jose Manuel Barroso a second five year term as president of the powerful European Commission.

EU lures the public with ‘propaganda’

 

Environment talks with US "progressing slowly"

Denmark's climate minister will travel to Washington on Thursday to convince the US Senate of the urgency of talks to clinch a deal at the UN climate summit in Copenhagen.

Copenhagen climate talk in risk of failing

 

Swedish PM: Bankers' bonus culture must stop


Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt said that the culture of large banking bonuses "must come to an end" as he opened a new parliamentary session.

Sweden’s FinMin slams bankers' bonuses

 

Swede gets US life term for terror camp plot

A court in New York sentenced a Lebanese-born Swede to life imprisonment Tuesday for trying to set up a militant training camp for the Al-Qaeda network in the United States.

Pakistan arrested Swedes for 'Al-Qaeda ties'

 

Volvo Cars: “The recession is over”


Volvo Cars may finally have reached the turning point as sales increased last month.

Chinese Geely wants to buy Volvo Cars    • Volvo Cars to ink €198 million loan

 

Volvo Cars to ink €198 million loan

Sweden-based Volvo Cars is expected to get a capital injection backed by guarantees from the Flemish government.

Volvo Cars: “The recession is over”

 

Sweden wants EU to lift 'snus' tobacco ban

As countries across the EU curb smoking, Sweden is fighting to get a European-wide ban lifted on 'snus,' a moist tobacco popular across Scandinavia that is sucked rather than chewed or smoked.

 

Bosnian Serb PM meets war criminal in Sweden

Bosnian Serb Prime Minister Milorad Dodik will visit ex-president Biljana Plavsic in her Swedish jail.

 

Volvo cuts CO2 emissions to record low

Sweden-based Volvo Cars has undercut the magical 100 grams carbon dioxide limit for the first time ever.

SAS to use new landing method to cut CO2

 

Sweden wants Afghan conference held in Kabul

The EU would like to see a planned international conference on Afghanistan held in Kabul, Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt said.

Sweden's Carl Bildt looks to Iran talks

 

Norway's PM Jens Stoltenberg claims victory

Norway's left-wing coalition held onto a razor-thin majority.

Jens vs Jensen clash in Norway vote    • Norway turns deaf ear to Brussels

 

Finland's economy expected to grow

The Finnish economy is expected to shrink 6.0 percent this year before staging a slight rebound next year.

 

Volvo’s sales drop more than half

Swedish truck maker Volvo said that total deliveries fell by 52 percent last month.

Volvo’s loss deeper than expected

 

Swedish online stockbroker crashed

Investors were furious after Nordnet, the largest online stockbroker in the Nordic countries, mysteriously went down on Monday night.

 

Smoking pregnant increases baby's asthma risk

Smoking during pregancy increases the risk of a baby developing asthma up to sixfold, said a Swedish study.

Heart-pounding exercise lowers cancer risk

 

Pakistan arrested Swedes for 'Al-Qaeda ties'

Three Swedes – including a small child – has been arrested in Pakistan on suspicion of having ties with Al-Qaeda.

 

'Historical’ mistake to let Lehman Brothers fall

Allowing Lehman Brothers to collapse was “a mistake by historical dimensions”, Sweden’s Finance Minister Anders Borg said one year after the crash.

 

Sweden's Carl Bildt looks to Iran talks

EU must await the results of the upcoming nuclear talks with Iran before weighing any threat of future sanctions, Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt said.

EU ready to confront Iran, Sweden said

 

ABBA turns down ‘Mamma Mia!’ sequel


The characters from the hit film ‘Mamma Mia!’ may be back in a follow-up – but without the ABBA music.

 

Swedbank sets price in new share issue

Sweden's fourth-biggest bank Swedbank has announced the terms for its second rights offer in less than a year.

 

Swedish scientists to put an end to spam

Swedish scientists have found a way to put a halt to spam by tracking down where it originates.

 

More aid to Zimbabwe after greater reforms


Economic sanctions against Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe will remain, Sweden said, although more aid could follow.

 

Falling interest rate swells Finnish deflation

Finnish prices dropped for the third month running in August.

 

Brazil sets deadline on fighter jet deal

Brazil has set a deadline to finalize its bid for its fighter jet contract, increasing pressure on Sweden's Saab.

Saab makes final push to win fighter jet deal

 

Copenhagen climate talk in risk of failing

India's environment minister said the country will not agree to binding emission targets and that it would not be a disaster if global climate change talks in December fail.

Britain warned of Danish climate talk collapse     • UN: Copenhagen climate deal 'significant'     • Brazil to be world's 'bridge' in Copenhagen talks

 

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