The Swedish PM made headlines by suggesting citizens may need to work beyond 70 to retain the current standard of the costly pension system.
Sweden is also losing its appeal as haven from Europe’s debt crisis at a time when the krona is more overvalued than at almost any point in the past 40 years.
On the bright side: Swedes are being described as “handsome, hi-tech and healthy” in a global soft-power survey that ranks Sweden among the world’s most influential nations.
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Swedish emigration at record level
Last year the emigration from Sweden exceeded the level of the peak year for emigration to America in 1887.