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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. In order to qualify, companies must demonstrate a minimum growth of 25% over 6 years, a substantial turnover and profitability. The companies must also have their base of the operations located in...

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...

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'. The appeal manifests the signatories' desire for the COP15 meeting in Copenhagen to result in an international climate change agreement. The Mayor of Stockholm, Sten Nordin, initiated the cooperation between the mayors, represented by EUROCITIES and the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM). The appeal...

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 language and public bodies have a responsibility to use and develop the language, The Local reported Wednesday. The network singled out the Stockholm Visitors Board, the Stockholm Business...

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 their services on vehicles throughout the capital, The Local said Friday. It's degrading to continually be confronted with cars whose main purpose is to drive around Stockholm's streets...

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. Sweco will formulate a number of clearly defined courses of action and strategies that will enable the Stockholm region to minimize its energy usage and climate impact within three time horizons by 2020, 2030 and 2050. Aspects to be studied include the supply,...

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. Now the city is joining with global media company Red Herring as a host of the 19th ETRE (European Technology Roundtable Exhibition) Global Technology Summit, taking place October 14-17. Stockholm will welcome more than 500 leading CEOs, entrepreneurs and financiers from 40 countries for this three-day,...

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. Officers found it was a stunt being filmed by a hidden camera for Kanal 5, which said the show was meant to be "provocative and entertaining". (c) 2008 Independent, The; London (UK). Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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