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Liberal leader: ‘I don’t like the extremes of either left or right’
ALMEDALEN 2022

Liberal leader: ‘I don’t like the extremes of either left or right’

The affable new leader of Sweden's Liberal Party claimed in his speech at the Almedalen festival that his party would act "an anchor in the middle" that would protect aid spending, asylum rights, gender equality, LGBT issues, and public service broadcasting in a coming right-wing government.

A tech-competence hotspot: Why Stockholm is so attractive to international talent
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A tech-competence hotspot: Why Stockholm is so attractive to international talent

Stockholm is not just a pretty face. It may be built on an archipelago bisected by a tangle of canals and rivers, and be home to a historic old town of multicoloured buildings, but Stockholm is also the engine of the Swedish economy, with the greater Stockholm region accounting for 45% of the country’s GDP.