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    1. May 20, 2015

      Russia weighs on EU’s eastern ambitions

      The last time EU leaders met the six former Soviet countries in the bloc’s Eastern Partnership programme in Vilnius,...

    2. May 19, 2015

      HSBC to charge for holding deposits

      HSBC has become one of the biggest global banks to say it will begin charging clients on deposits in a basket of European...

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    1. The Business of Whisky

      For an industry that has enjoyed years of heady growth, the news that exports of Scotc...
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      What on earth possesses 24 golfers, who in any other tournament would carry themselves...
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    1. May 17, 2015

      Train operators track European contracts as markets open up

      When a train used to reach a European border, the driver would have to get off, walk to the rear carriage and change the...

    2. May 15, 2015

      Mumsnet tackles ‘motherhood penalty’ with jobs site

      Parenting website Mumsnet is to launch a job site focused on family-friendly roles in an attempt to tackle the “motherhood...

    3. May 10, 2015

      Brussels to propose mandatory refugee quotas for EU states

      Brussels is planning to introduce mandatory national quotas for refugees in a radical overhaul of the EU’s immigration rules...

    4. May 7, 2015

      EU employment rises for first time since financial crisis

      The employment rate has risen in the EU for the first time since the financial crisis in a sign of the region’s tentative...

    5. May 4, 2015

      OECD urges Sweden to reform schools system

      A review of Sweden’s troubled schools has called for sweeping changes in the Scandinavian country hitherto held up as a...

    6. FT Data

      May 4, 2015

      Three things we learned from making a China migration choropleth

      By Robin Kwong and Steve Bernard The flow of labour from countryside to city in China has powered three decades of economic...

    7. May 2, 2015

      Lithuania accuses Russia of disrupting work on Baltic power cable

      Lithuania has accused Russian warships of interfering with work on an undersea power cable linking it to Sweden that is...

    8. FT Alphaville

      May 1, 2015

      Sweden's inflation record is less interesting than you think

      Inflation indices that include interest payments are dangerous things, especially in countries where most debts have...

    9. April 29, 2015

      Corporate power without responsibility on the board

      This has not been a salutary week for European corporate governance. At Volkswagen in Germany and at Industrivärden in...

    10. April 29, 2015

      Nordic banks: hit return

      Nordic banks practise what they preach. Chastened by their own crisis in the nineties, they were better placed when the...

    11. April 29, 2015

      Riksbank expands QE to boost recovery

      Sweden’s central bank on Wednesday promised to expand its quantitative easing programme and hinted it could cut what is...

    12. April 28, 2015

      Industrivärden chairman calls jet boardroom coup a ‘power grab’

      The outgoing chairman of a Swedish investment house at the centre of a corporate-jet scandal has lashed out at the investor...

    13. April 28, 2015

      Finns drop warning charges after possible sub sighting off Helsinki

      Finland’s navy dropped warning charges during a hunt for a suspected submarine in a move likely to renew speculation about...

    14. April 27, 2015

      Sweden’s corporate jet scandal claims fresh victim

      Sweden’s corporate world was thrown into turmoil on Monday when the head of one of its most powerful business empires was...

    15. April 23, 2015

      Ericsson: staying grounded

      The slick features on your smartphone are useless without the infrastructure that shoots data through the air. Network...

    16. April 22, 2015

      Studies strengthen insecticide link to bee population decline

      Two studies have added powerful scientific evidence to the view that agricultural pesticides are contributing to a decline...

    17. April 22, 2015

      Volvo: passing lane

      It must be galling for truck drivers, driving deliberately to protect their cargoes and themselves, when smaller vehicles...

    18. April 22, 2015

      Volvo names Martin Lundstedt from rival Scania as chief executive

      Volvo Group has ousted its chief executive and replaced him with the boss of rival Scania as the truckmaker looked for...

    19. April 13, 2015

      Nordic dilemma over how much to include the populist parties

      Populist parties have shaken the political elite across Europe. But as groups such as the Finns, France’s National Front or...

    20. FT Alphaville

      April 10, 2015

      European stocks and not-so-record highs

      European stocks as measured by the Stoxx 600 index finally passed their March 2000 high this week. As measured by the FTSE...

    21. April 10, 2015

      Nordic countries to boost defence co-operation

      The five Nordic countries are to step up their defence co-operation as a direct response to the Russian military threat in...

    22. April 9, 2015

      Force Majeure — film review

      Ruben Östlund’s Force Majeure is a hideously enjoyable dark comedy from Sweden. We shouldn’t relish others’ misery this...

    23. Gavyn Davies

      April 5, 2015

      Global growth report card: world slowdown causes concern

      Last month, the global report card concluded that world economic activity was expanding at a roughly constant growth rate,...

    24. April 3, 2015

      Affordability is key to UK’s policy on shared parental leave

      Britain’s shared parental leave policy begins on Sunday with high hopes in the government it will have a significant effect...

    25. March 31, 2015

      Stockholm: the unicorn factory

      On a dark, snowy night in Stockholm, a mural showing the Taj Mahal is lit up in the conference room at the offices of...

    26. March 30, 2015

      Volvo to build new $500m US factory

      Swedish carmaker Volvo is to invest $500m to build a new factory in the US as it seeks to double its sales in the world’s...

    27. March 30, 2015

      Sweden’s ethical foreign policy runs into Saudi sands

      It is a rare diplomatic feat to offend both Israel and Saudi Arabia. Throw in the United Arab Emirates and Sweden’s...

    28. March 27, 2015

      Avoid losses in race to the bottom

      There is a race to the bottom in currency markets. Just when many thought interest rates could go no lower, they do just...

    29. March 23, 2015

      Student loans drive up debt while investment languishes

      A rise in student debt will cause unsecured borrowing in the UK to hit a record high in 2015, while investment in research...

    30. March 22, 2015

      Sweden begins crackdown on closet trackers

      The Swedish government has begun an investigation into funds that charge high fees for active management when they simply...

    31. March 20, 2015

      Handelsbanken is intent on getting banking back to the future

      It was just before Christmas last year and if the stress of moving house was not enough for Alan Knight, a corporate...

    32. FT Data

      March 19, 2015

      Datawatch: Views on gender equality across Europe

      Attitudes on equality between the sexes differ starkly across Europe. In Sweden almost everyone agrees that gender equality...

    33. March 18, 2015

      Sweden’s central bank cuts rates deeper into negative territory

      Sweden’s Riksbank cut its main policy rate deeper into negative territory as the central bank underlined its desire to...

    34. March 17, 2015

      UK’s Acro founder is evangelist for no-recline aircraft seats

      On a recent Norwegian Air Shuttle flight back to the UK from a business trip in Sweden, Chris Brady gave the back of his...

    35. March 13, 2015

      The Life of a Song: ‘Guantanamera’

      This week’s song has undergone quite a journey: from a 19th-century Cuban national hero to a 21st-century recycling campaign...

    36. March 13, 2015

      Swedish prosecutors offer to question Assange in London

      Swedish prosecutors have made a big concession in their investigation of Julian Assange, offering to question the WikiLeaks...

    37. March 12, 2015

      Sweden sends troops to Baltic island amid Russia tensions

      Sweden will put troops back on the strategic Baltic Sea island of Gotland after a decade-long absence as increased...

    38. FT Photo Diary

      March 12, 2015

      Formula One portraits

      Formula One drivers for the 2015 season are pictured in this combination photo at Melbourne’s Albert Park Track, Australia....

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