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Commissioner Schmit in Copenhagen and Stockholm to consult with governments and social partners

Commissioner Schmit in Copenhagen and Stockholm to consult with governments and social partners

| December 12, 2019

Commissioner Nicolas Schmit (pictured), in charge of Jobs and Social Rights, will be in Copenhagen, Denmark today (12 December). He will start his visit at socially innovative company Specialisterne, where he will take part in a discussion on making the European labour market more inclusive. He will then meet with a wide range of interlocutors, […]

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#DoseDispensing not only saves lives, but also resources

#DoseDispensing not only saves lives, but also resources

| December 11, 2019

Sweden is known as a country with a high life expectancy and the fantastic welfare system. It serves as a shining example to politicians in other European countries writes André Sjöblom, expert of the Swedish dose dispensing wholesalers – Svensk Dos. In 2019, the life expectancy of the average Swedish person increased to 82.72 years, […]

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Best countries to relocate to after #Brexit

Best countries to relocate to after #Brexit

| October 23, 2019

Brexit. The word that everybody is tired of hearing. With Brexit looming over us, it’s no surprise that Britons are left feeling uncertain about their future. If you’re looking to take matters into your own hands head for pastures new, this article looks at some of the best countries to relocate to after Brexit – […]

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#JunckerPlan supports €300 million in financing for affordable and energy-efficient housing in #Sweden

#JunckerPlan supports €300 million in financing for affordable and energy-efficient housing in #Sweden

| October 2, 2019

The European Investment Bank is providing €300 million of financing under the Juncker Plan’s European Fund for Strategic Investments to Swedish residential company Heimstaden Bostad. Heimstaden will use the financing to develop eight residential properties in five cities in Sweden, resulting in around 3,300 new affordable homes to rent. Part of the investments include community […]

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#Ericsson sets aside $1.23 billion for foreign bribery settlement and possible monitor

#Ericsson sets aside $1.23 billion for foreign bribery settlement and possible monitor

| September 27, 2019

Swedish telecom equipment maker says resolution of criminal and civil probes by US authorities still being finalized. The Ericsson logo is seen at the Ericsson’s headquarters in Stockholm. PHOTO: OLOF SWAHNBERG/REUTERS The chief executive of Ericsson AB said Thursday (26 September) that he regretted the company had not responded earlier to an inquiry by the Securities and […]

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Swedish teen accuses UK of ‘irresponsible behaviour’ over #Climate

Swedish teen accuses UK of ‘irresponsible behaviour’ over #Climate

| April 26, 2019

Britain’s opposition leaders met Swedish climate-change activist Greta Thunberg (pictured) this week to discuss what the teenager calls an “existential crisis” for humanity, write Emily Roe and James Davey. After months of Brexit tumult, climate change has leapt back up Britain’s political agenda due to protests that closed some of London’s traffic arteries. Thunberg, who rose […]

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Swedish PM #Löfven: ‘Our common values must guide us to an even better future’

Swedish PM #Löfven: ‘Our common values must guide us to an even better future’

| April 4, 2019

Swedish PM Stefan Löfven debated the future of Europe with MEPs© CC-BY-4.0: © European Union 2019 – Source: EP Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven debated the future of Europe with MEPs and Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis, on Wednesday (3 April). In his address to MEPs, Prime Minister Löfven stressed that the EU must step […]

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