A federal court in San Diego, California, recently ruled in favor of the Swedish National Board of Student Aid (CSN) against a man who was in debt to them for SEK 1.5 million worth of student loans.
- Debt amounts to SEK 1.5 million.
- Would take effect 2016.
A proposal to rebrand the combined areas in Swedish Skåne and the Danish capital Copenhagen as "Greater Copenhagen" is hoped to bring future business and prestige to the both Scandinavian countries. If only they can agree how it should be done.
- Stockholm Tech Fest 2015.
Social media just for when you go fishing? A service to make shipping easier when you order stuff online? An online judge to settle your disputes?
- Inflation is on the rise.
This morning, Sweden's central bank, the Riksbank, annonced its decision to keep the repo rate unchanged at -0.35 percent.
- Accused deny the charges.
Prosecutors indicted both the former CEO and general counsel of Saab Automobile on Wednesday on charges of falsifying documents and forgery, Swedish Radio News reports.
- Savings accounts.
Some customers are reporting Swedish banks not letting them open savings accounts which could be due to the nation's negative interest rate, Swedish Radio News reports.
- Unclear whether new site is connected to Swefilmer.
One of Sweden's largest free film streaming sites may be back online after a police raid shut it down at the end of July.
- 18 positions to go dark.
Newspaper company Norrbottens Media told staff on Tuesday it was cutting positions at three of its news outlets in an effort to reduce costs.
- Has 90,000 students.
Venture capital company EQT is preparing the sale of the "free school" group Academedia, a transaction that will affect 90,000 students.
- Offer fast degrees online.
There has been a rise in cases of "sham university" courses offered through Sweden and especially ones targeted at English and Arabic speakers who want to obtain a degree quickly, reports Swedish Radio News.
- Works in film production.
Thomas Persson, the youngest member of the family that made its fortune from retailer H&M, ranks number 10 on the Wealth-X list of the world’s richest under-35s.
- New strategy.
The Red-green government has decided to go against the previous government's plans to cut all development aid to Bolivia and will set aside SEK 500 million each year for Colombia, Guatemala and Bolivia to share, Swedish Radio News reports.
- "The Girl in the Spider's Web".
The wait is over for the fans of Stieg Larsson's smash hit Millennium trilogy. At midnight, the fourth installment of the crime novel series was released here in Sweden and it will roll out worldwide in the coming days.
Creditors' applications to the Swedish Enforcement Authority (Kronofogden) to collect debt from young people, under the age of 25, have increased.