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Loneliness is the worst thing about being single!

Oct 11, 2013 08:15 GMT Firstdate.com What upsets the singles of today? We talk of a happy, independent life in which we are no longer dependent on each other, but Firstdate wanted to know if this is really true, and so conducted a survey to find out what is the worst thing about being single today. 65% responded that it is loneliness.

Swedish companies are best at applying for free scientific analysis at advanced European research facilities.

Jul 05, 2013 08:00 GMT Invest in Skåne The result of the final round of applications in the Science Link project shows that of the 66 applications from companies in the Baltic region, 22 were Swedish. In all, 47 companies will now perform free experiments for their product development.

The online dating company Firstdate reaches 1,000,000 members!

Jul 03, 2013 15:03 GMT Firstdate.com At the weekend, Firstdate International AB passed the magic 1,000,000 member mark. This makes the online dating company one of the largest players in its industry, with its members collectively forming a community the size of a capital city.

Jun 26, 2013 11:14 GMT Firstdate.com With a completely new design and new features, the Swedish online dating site, Firstdate International AB, will reach over 1 million users. Firstdate is the first player on the market to break the norm and put our users' pictures in the spotlight.

Feb 21, 2013 13:46 GMT Invest in Skåne The number of employees working for foreign-owned companies in Skåne has risen by 19% during the period 2004-2011. This finding is included in a report produced by the Scandinavian consultancy company Oxford Research, which was commissioned by Invest in Skåne to compile statistics on the internationalisation of the region.

Poles and Czechs travel abroad less than other Europeans

Aug 23, 2012 12:26 GMT ERV According to statistics compiled by ERV, which owns Evropská Cestovní Pojišťovna in addition to dozens of other travel insurance companies throughout Europe, Czechs travel abroad less than other Europeans. On average they only make 0.5 of a trip a year. Germans and Spaniards go abroad almost three times more often. Poles are the worst off—they cross their borders only 0.2 times a year.

Firstdate.com is taking the step out into social media!

May 16, 2012 05:00 GMT Firstdate.com Firstdate is continuing to expand and grow – among social media now too!

Marriage is no longer as important a factor as it used to be, according to members of Firstdate.com

May 08, 2012 05:00 GMT Firstdate.com Firstdate.com asked its members if they regarded marriage as something that was important to them. More than half of those who participated did not consider marriage to be of any importance and almost 5 per cent never wanted to get married.

Cheating is common among couples according to a new survey by Firstdate.com

May 02, 2012 05:00 GMT Firstdate.com A survey among Firstdate.com's 700,000 members shows that 47 % of those who answered the Question of the Week have cheated on a partner at least once.

A survey from Firstdate.com shows that 7 out of 10 people want to go to bed on a first date!

Apr 24, 2012 05:00 GMT Firstdate.com A survey carried out among 700,000 members at Firstdate.com shows that 71 % are willing to go the whole way after a first date.