The crisis-ridden newspaper group Stampen filed for financial reconstruction Monday after facing major losses.
Radio Sweden's coverage of business and the economy.
- Owns several regional publications.
- Supply-chain violations in Asia.
Workers in H&M supply chains in Cambodia and India face exploitation and abuse, according to a new report from the Asia Floor Wage Alliance, an international alliance of trade unions and labor-rights activist.
Norway's National Day means a sharp rise in tourism for a small Swedish border town.
- 1 av 5Daniel Helldén, vice mayor in Stockholm and head of the traffic division, cuts the ribbon to inaugurate the pop up park, which stretches along 40 meters of Humlegårdsgatan, which will be closed to vehicle traffic until September 1. Photo: Brett Ascarelli / Radio Sweden.2 av 5The park was made as a collaboration between the city of Stockholm and SEB Trygg Liv, which footed the bill for the street to be outfitted with benches. Tomas Krywult, who's in charge of SEB's real estate on the street, hopes the park becomes permanent. Photo: Brett Ascarelli / Radio Sweden3 av 5A visitor helps herself to an hors d'oeuvres during the inauguration. Photo: Brett Ascarelli / Radio Sweden4 av 5Humlegårdsgatan.
The city of Stockholm inaugurated a "pop up park" on Monday, in the well-heeled neighborhood of Östermalm, where visitors can take a seat on wooden benches that will be installed there throughout the summer.
- Security, TTIP, climate.
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, along with leaders of the other Nordic countries, are meeting US President Barack Obama at the White House on Friday, to discuss security policy, climate issues, migration and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, TTIP.
- Entrepreneur Tyler Crowley: "I didn't want politicians to think that this was just a Spotify issue"(3:49 min)1 av 7This entrepreneur originally from South Africa would like to see more free, open "shacks" that entrepreneurs can work from in Stockholm. Photo: Brett Ascarelli / Radio Sweden.3 av 7Tyler Crowley organized the demonstration outside the Swedish Parliament. Photo: Brett Ascarelli / Radio Sweden.4 av 7Mats Persson, Liberal MP, wants modern and competitive tax rules that would benefit entrepreneurs. Photo. Brett Ascarelli / Radio Sweden5 av 7Following open letter from Spotify founders.
A number of entrepreneurs in Sweden, gathered outside Parliament, or Riksdag, on Wednesday, to ask politicians to introduce what they see as more favorable conditions for startup companies to grow.
- New report.
A new report shows immigrants with university-level educations are about 30 percent less likely to be employed than similarly trained people born in Sweden. That gap is likely to increase when the record number of asylum seekers is taken into account.
- Makes U-turn.
The transportation company Uber is cancelling its Uberpop branch following a number of court rulings deeming the service illegal.
- Criticism of the law.
Several Swedish colleges and universities are charging students who hope to come to Sweden to study from outside the EU thousands of kronor in tuition fees, even if when the students never actually make it to Sweden.
- Extra staff called in.
Just one day after the release of a large number of documents linked to the Panama Papers, the Swedish Tax Agency has so far identified 230 cases with connections to Sweden.
- For foreign students.
Despite the fact that Swedish colleges and universities are charging foreign students tens of thousands of kronor more than what the same education is estimated to cost for their EU counterparts, there has not been a national review of these prices.
- Agency calls for reforms.
More retirees are having to scrape by on too little money, according to the Swedish Pensions Agency.
- Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions.
Costs will soon outstrip tax revenue in Sweden's local governments as immigrants continue to settle in the country and the population ages, according to a new report.
Late night negotiations on Thursday between the Swedish painters' union and employers failed to end a two-week strike, which will now expand to include an additional 600 workers.