Poll shows Swedish opposition to euro growing

Two recent opinion polls have suggested opposition to the euro is increasing in Sweden.

Source: Financial Times

The campaign to persuade Swedes to join the euro suffered a fresh blow yesterday when two opinion polls showed opposition to the single currency was deepening.

With less than 10 weeks to go before the September 14 euro referendum, the surveys underline the scale of the task facing Goran Persson, the prime minister.

A Ruab poll gave the "no" side 51.5 per cent, with 35.3 per cent in fav