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  1. Property - International - SWEDEN

    Sweden's opposition party pushes for lower mortgage rates

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:43am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Stockholm Social Democrats take lead in national election with plans to make housing more affordable Opposition party pushes for lower mortgage rates Sweden's Social ... As home values have jumped, so has household borrowing. It increased 5.5 per cent in July- the most in 34 months- driven by a 5.8 per cent increase in mortgage borrowing, Statistics Sweden said. ...

  2. News - World - SWEDEN

    Sweden's wild child Princess Madeleine marries New York banker

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Palace for a private reception. Madeleine is the youngest of Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia's three children and fourth in line to the throne. She became known as Sweden's party princess ...

  3. News - World - SWEDEN

    Swedish capital again wracked by nightly rioting

    Posted May 25th 2013, 05:36pm by Associated Press in Stockholm

    ... Associated Press in Stockholm Police say that overnight violence in suburban districts of Stockholm was less intense than previous nights but as many as 25 cars had been burned. A police officer was slightly injured west of the Swedish capital. Stockholm ...

  4. Love and art framed in a happy medium

    Posted Sep 20th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... in Sweden with a tiny photo frame embedded in the middle of the print. 'We wanted to decorate our own wall at home. We take photos of friends' homes all the time. The images give you ...

  5. News - World

    Portugal qualifies for World Cup after Ronaldo hat trick in 3-2 win over Sweden in playoff

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 05:42am by AP

    ... SOLNA, Sweden (AP) — Portugal qualifies for World Cup after Ronaldo hat trick in 3-2 win over Sweden in playoff. ...

  6. News - World - SWEDEN

    Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde arrested in Sweden, off to prison

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:49am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Stockholm Pirate Bay chief caught and headed for prison A founder of file-sharing website Pirate Bay has been arrested in southern Sweden to serve an outstanding sentence for copyright violations after being on the run for nearly two years. Peter Sunde had been wanted since 2012 after being sentenced in Sweden to prison and fined for copyright law breaches. "We have ...

  7. News - World - SWEDEN

    Sweden arms sales boom raises questions over its customer list

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:12pm by AFP

    ... reputation for peacemaking and generous foreign aid, Sweden has become a major world supplier of weapons, including to regimes criticised for human rights abuses. Ranked third for arms exports per capita after Israel and Russia, Sweden's booming industry has stirred ethical concerns at home about some countries with which it is doing business. Against this backdrop, Saab technicians ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Sweden shows incineration can play key role in waste management plan

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:31pm by ULF OHRLING, KRISTIAN ODEBJER

    ... Ulf Ohrling and Kristian Odebjer Ulf Ohrling and Kristian Odebjer say Hong Kong should set bolder targets, to be a regional leader Sweden shows incineration can playa key role in waste ... progressive in this particular area: Sweden. Sweden has, in a relatively short period of time, achieved a remarkable increase in recycling rates, which has been accompanied by a corresponding ...

  9. News - World - SWEDEN

    Sweden's 'Hannibal Lecter' out to sue now he's out of psychiatric detention

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:53am by AFP

    ... at a psychiatric ward in Saeter in north-central Sweden since 1991. He was later cleared of all the murders due to a lack of evidence, amid revelations that he had been heavily medicated at the time ... confessions. By then he had earned an international reputation as Sweden's Hannibal Lecter. "As Thomas Quick the comparison is maybe true but Thomas Quick is dead and there ends all ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Tributes for Hong Kong-based Nils Horner, Sweden's 'Voice of Asia', shot dead in Kabul

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 04:46am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Tributes for Sweden's 'voice of Asia' Friends of Hong Kong-based Swedish journalist Nils Horner, shot dead on Tuesday in Afghanistan, have paid tribute to a man they described as a "true gentleman" who brought Asia to Sweden through his radio reports. The 51-year-old, who was also a British national, was shot at close range ...




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