Swedish Deadlock as Nationalists Gain

09.10.2018 - By World Business Report

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Sweden's two main political blocs are tied, as the anti-immigrant party made gains. We hear how economic issues are likely to impact the process of forming a governing coalition in the country. Also in the programme, Jack Ma, founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says he's leaving the firm next year. Duncan Clark wrote 'The House that Jack Built', and explains Mr Ma's legacy. We hear about a court case in Germany where an investment fund is suing carmaker Volkswagen over whether the firm was open enough about the rigging of emissions tests. Italy's government is to introduce a ban on Sunday trading in large commercial centres. Monica Cannalire of the Italian Council of Shopping Centres tells us why her organisation is opposed to the move. Plus our workplace commentator Alison Green explores the thorny etiquette around hugging people at work.

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