Latest Swedish government Stories

Anonymous Attacks Sweden
2012-10-05 21:22:48

The group of “Hacktivists” known as Anonymous is taking credit for a series of attacks, leaving the websites for the Swedish government and their central bank down on Friday.

Swedish Government Site Hit By Hackers
2012-02-06 06:20:02

A Swedish government website has apparently been hit by a group of hackers claiming to be part of the Anonymous hacking network.

2010-12-16 10:55:00

STOCKHOLM, December 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish newspaper, Dagens Industri, has reported that Vladimir Antonov has been subject to a Swedish Government investigation which shows there is no evidence of corruption against the Russian businessman. The report which was commissioned by the Swedish Government and conducted by international risk consultancy company, Kroll, showed that there was no evidence that Vladimir Antonov or any of his companies are or have been involved in...

2009-03-23 08:20:45

The Swedish government's refusal to help automaker Saab could devastate the town of Trollhaven, where the company is the largest employer, residents said. I don't think the government knows the situation in this town, how many people depend on Saab, said Therese Doeij, clerk in a Trollhattan photo shop, told The New York Times.

2009-02-23 14:36:13

Saab Chief Executive Officer Jan-Ake Jonsson asked for clarity from the Swedish government concerning a possible bailout of the struggling carmaker. We get mixed messages from the government, Jonsson said during a televised debate with Swedish Enterprise and Energy Minister Maud Olofsson, Tidningarnas Telegrambyra reported Monday. Saab filed for court-supervised protection Friday with the government holding to its stance of not offering aid to the automaker. Jonsson said the government...

2009-02-05 16:52:23

Swedish government employees have sharply criticized a proposal that would bar them from visiting Web sites featuring violence, racism and sexual material. Jan Landahl, head of the Swedish government's administrative section, proposed that employees in government offices be barred from viewing Web sites with horrible contents and criminal competence, including sites discussing drugs, hacking, racism, pornography and sexual material, Swedish news agency TT reported Thursday. The proposal,...

2009-02-03 11:36:07

The Swedish government said Tuesday it added $6 billion to its bank rescue package to help spur lending. Getting the credit markets working again is essential to avoid a worsening of the economic downturn, said Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg and Financial Markets Minister Mats Odell said in a statement. The purpose of the capital infusion program is to increase the banks' ability to provide households and companies with credit at reasonable terms, the statement said. The government said...

2006-04-21 00:30:00

Twenty years after Sweden alerted the world to the meltdown at Chernobyl, it aims to phase out nuclear power and end dependency on fossil fuels, putting the country in the vanguard of green energy policy.

Word of the Day
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.