Swedish authorities have allocated an additional 6.2 billion Kronor (£533 million) to the defence budge.

Sweden is ‘preparing for war’ with Russia

Officials in Sweden have been ordered to ensure that they are ready for war as fears of a Russian invasion grow. The country's Civil Contingencies Agency has sent out a letter to all local authorities...
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Sweden needs immigrants to solve labour shortage: employment agency

Speaking to public broadcaster SVT, the agency’s director general Mikael Sjöberg predicted that a labour shortage will start to hurt Sweden’s growth as early as next year, before becoming an increasing problem thereafter, as...
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Sweden will continue to play its part in security

Sir, In Richard Milne’s report “Sweden’s debate about Nato intensifies after US election” (November 22), the Moderates’ defence spokesman Hans Wallmark made some surprising remarks concerning the recent US presidential election and its impact...
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Norway seeks more salmon exports to Indonesia

More than 50 dishes featuring salmon were served at the recent Norwegian Seafood Extravaganza — a meeting of Norwegian and Indonesian businesses — as part of a campaign to increase market share in Indonesia...
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Finland to become world’s first country to get rid of all school subjects

Finland’s education system is considered among the finest in the world, as the country produces some of the world’s most intelligent and evolved students. What deserves the greatest attention, however, is the minimalist approach the Finnish...
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Sweden takes another look at work permit rules

This autumn has seen increased debate about the situation for foreign workers in Sweden, after several high-profile cases of people threatened with deportation over what has largely been perceived as administrative errors or an overzealous interpretation...
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Norwegian royals signing with MaRS and Oslo Medtech

Over the past week, Canadian government officials and the startup community have been working to strengthen ties with innovation hubs and convince the world to invest in Canada’s tech ecosystem. Here’s a roundup on...
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Norway, Britain sign deal on increased defense cooperation

NATO allies Britain and Norway agreed on Thursday to beef up their defense cooperation, including maritime surveillance and joint exercises on Norwegian soil, amid concerns about a more assertive Russia in northern Europe. The two...

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