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2011-05-19 10:00:00

STOCKHOLM, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalRoute, an independent software vendor, is positioned on Ahrens rapid growth ranking list for the second consecutive year. Ahrens' ranking list highlights rapid growth companies that contribute to the vitality of the Swedish business community.

2010-03-15 07:05:00

STOCKHOLM, March 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Karolinska Development AB announces publication of its Year End Report 2009 on the company's website. Key events during the year: Group October - December 2009 - Revenue increased by 8.3 % to 6.9 (6.4) MSEK. - Operating income amounted to -22.1 (-249.0) MSEK. - Profit after tax amounted to -19.4 (-246.4) MSEK. - Income per share before dilution amounted to -0.71 (-10.15) SEK. - Investments in portfolio companies...

2009-11-04 09:00:00

STOCKHOLM, November 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The mayors of the largest cities in Europe and the United States have co-authored a mutual appeal, 'The Stockholm Appeal on Climate Change'.

2009-07-22 15:19:21

A group promoting the Swedish language has reported the country's capital, Stockholm, to the Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman for using too much English. The Language Defense Network reported the city under the language law that came into effect July 1, which states that Swedish is the country's official

2009-03-27 12:22:28

Strip clubs in the Swedish capital of Stockholm can post billboards on area vehicles to create mobile advertisements, Sweden's Parliament says. Sweden's Riksdag legislative assembly rejected a proposal from politicians Sylvia Lindgren and Veronica Palm that aimed to stop Stockholm strip clubs from advertising

2008-10-14 09:00:39

Sweco has announced that it has been chosen to perform a system analysis of the entire Stockholm region's future energy supply. The goal is to develop proposals that are favorable from both an energy and climate perspective.

2008-10-01 06:00:46

Known worldwide as a technology hotspot, in particular mobile technologies, Stockholm is Europe's leading region in developing extremely fast-growing and successful technology companies.

2008-07-26 00:00:28

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) - Swedish airport staff were not amused when a team from a TV comedy show tried to check in a suitcase with a dwarf inside.Employees at Bromma airport called police when the dwarf hopped out of the suitcase at the check-in counter.Police soon found that it was a stunt being filmed by a hidden camera for a program on private TV network Kanal 5.Police spokesman Mats Eriksson says airport staff decided against filing charges even though they were "shocked and humiliated"...

2008-07-25 00:00:31

World News IN BRIEF *STOCKHOLM Swedish airport staff said they were "shocked and humiliated" when a team from a TV comedy show tried to check in a suitcase with a dwarf inside. Police were called when the dwarf climbed out of the suitcase at Bromma airport.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.