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Both immigrants and IT startups suffer in Swedish housing shortage

Jan 12 2016

STOCKHOLM Despite its robust economic growth, Sweden is facing a housing shortage that affects rich and poor alike; immigrants are sometimes living five to a room and employees in the booming tech sector have also struggled to find suitable accommodation.

Both immigrants and IT startups suffer in Swedish housing shortage

Jan 12 2016

STOCKHOLM Despite its robust economic growth, Sweden is facing a housing shortage that affects rich and poor alike; immigrants are sometimes living five to a room and employees in the booming tech sector have also struggled to find suitable accommodation.

Both immigrants and IT startups suffer in Swedish housing shortage

Jan 12 2016

STOCKHOLM Despite its robust economic growth, Sweden is facing a housing shortage that affects rich and poor alike; immigrants are sometimes living five to a room and employees in the booming tech sector have also struggled to find suitable accommodation.

New Swedish TV crime series targets global appetite for Nordic Noir

Dec 07 2015

STOCKHOLM A new Swedish crime saga, dubbed a Scandinavian version of the U.S. drama series "Breaking Bad", hopes to emulate the success of other Nordic TV exports such as "The Bridge" with a dark tale of marijuana, mafias and motherhood in suburban Stockholm.

New Swedish TV crime series targets global appetite for Nordic Noir

Dec 07 2015

STOCKHOLM A new Swedish crime saga, dubbed a Scandinavian version of the U.S. drama series "Breaking Bad", hopes to emulate the success of other Nordic TV exports such as "The Bridge" with a dark tale of marijuana, mafias and motherhood in suburban Stockholm.

Sweden struggles to house refugees as harsh Nordic winter looms

Dec 03 2015

MALMO, Sweden Plastic bags containing clothes and a few belongings are placed along the walls of a chilly, dimly-lit church in Malmo, Sweden, where 20 refugees from Syria and Afghanistan join around 30 Roma beggars seeking shelter for the night.

Sweden struggles to house refugees as harsh Nordic winter looms

Dec 03 2015

MALMO, Sweden Plastic bags containing clothes and a few belongings are placed along the walls of a chilly, dimly-lit church in Malmo, Sweden, where 20 refugees from Syria and Afghanistan join around 30 Roma beggars seeking shelter for the night.

After escaping war, asylum seekers in Sweden now face arson attacks

Nov 02 2015

MUNKEDAL, Sweden Throughout Europe's migrant crisis, Sweden has laid out the welcome mat for tens of thousands of asylum seekers. But in towns like Munkedal and other small communities, someone has replaced it with death threats and arson.

After escaping war, asylum seekers in Sweden now face arson attacks

Nov 02 2015

MUNKEDAL, Sweden Throughout Europe's migrant crisis, Sweden has laid out the welcome mat for tens of thousands of asylum seekers. But in towns like Munkedal and other small communities, someone has replaced it with death threats and arson.

Sweden could cut Africa projects, diverting funds home for refugee crisis

Oct 23 2015

STOCKHOLM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sweden, known globally for its traditional generous foreign aid programmes, could reduce its funding of development projects in Africa to compensate for the increased costs of accepting record numbers of refugees this year.

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