Börje Ekholm has been appointed as Ericsson’s new CEO amid a tumultuous period for the telecommunications firm.
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- Starts in January.
- Will visit Iran next year.
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will travel to Saudi Arabia this weekend for an official visit.
- Poor quality of housing criticised.
Tax money that should have been spent on food and housing for asylum seekers has been used to cover losses in spa and playground resorts, reveals a report seen by Swedish Radio.
- Swedish workers' pay and conditions set by collective bargaining.
The blue-collar LO labour unions have agreed on a common platform for the upcoming negotiations with employers, after splits last year rocked the 1.5 million-strong federation.
- No proven link to mining.
People living in the arctic towns of Kiruna and Malmberget say their homes have been damaged by earthquakes caused by nearby mining, but the company has not paid compensation to any claimants in the last five years.
- Announced today.
Economics Professor Anna Dreber Almenberg defends the Nobel prize, and the "dismal science" of economics in general.
- Linking big cities.
The government has mapped out its plans for a future high-speed rail network in Sweden, connecting the major cities of Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö.
- County official says preparation needed.
Southeast Sweden is affected by dwindling water supplies after a warm, dry summer. On the Baltic island of Öland, farmers with several hundred animals are without water.
- "Plan for a Stronger Sweden".
The conservative Moderate Party put forward their budget proposal on Wednesday offering a bevy of tax cuts to spur hiring, especially for newly arrived residents or the long-term unemployed.
- Two special coordinators named.
The Government on Tuesday promised action to help the communities and workers affected by Ericsson's thousands of jobs cuts.
- Shadow budget presented today.
The Centre Party wants to strengthen Swedish municipalities with SEK 50 billion over the coming four years, party leader Annie Lööf announced on Tuesday.
- Large employer.
Telecoms equipment maker Ericsson's confirmation that it is to cut 3,000 jobs in Sweden, is a hammer blow to the city of Borås, says its municipal commissioner to Radio Sweden.
- 'Significant reductions' in Borås, Kumla.
Mobile telecoms equipment maker Ericsson has announced jobs cuts of 3,000 in Sweden with significant reductions in the last of its manufacturing sites in the country, at Borås and Kumla.
- Ombudsman: appears to be a problem.
Airbnb - the online home-rental service that allows people to list, find and rent vacation homes around the world - has an issue with racial discrimination, reporters from Swedish Radio News and the investigative program Kaliber have found.
- Autumn budget 2016.
The government has criticised the Moderate Party plans to cut money for the Migration Agency, saying it could be counterproductive and lead to higher costs.