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Rankings and surveys

Sweden tops English-language skills ranking

Sweden ranked world's best country to grow old

Swedish passport world's best for travellers

Sweden second best country for mothers

Stockholm climbs in competitiveness rankings

Sweden among best countries to be born

Fortune: 'Stockholm top place for startups'

Sweden tops first global Web Index

Sweden world's second most innovative country

Stockholm world's 6th 'best city'

'Cool Stockholm' most competitive Nordic capital

Sweden has (second) best reputation in the world

Sweden among top in Internet download speed

Sweden scores highest in 'Rule of law index'

Stockholm world's No1 in intellectual capital

Sweden the world's most ICT-competitive country

Sweden great place for moms – but Norway better

Swedes place 4th in English skills ranking

Sweden among top ICT countries

Sweden’s 10 greenest brands

‘Sweden needs to sell itself more’

Sweden overtakes the US in competitiveness

Sweden 10th ‘most admired country globally’

Sweden climbs in 'doing business' ranking

Sweden among world's least corrupt nations

Sweden's mortality rates world's second lowest

Sweden a good place to die – but Britain is best

Children in Sweden have best lives

Sweden the most competitive EU nation

Safe to do business with Swedes

How Sweden became an innovation frontrunner

Nordic countries world's most food-secure

Sweden the world’s best country – politically

Swedish firms among world's top brands

Swedish brands climb in global ranking

Sweden tops government ranking - while US lags 

'Swedish model' outranks 'American dream'  

Sweden among world's least corrupt nations



Estonia accepts bid for Sweden's Telia Sonera

Estonia will set to sell its 27-percent stake in leading telecoms provider Eesti Telekom to TeliaSonera.


Ingmar Bergman's items to go under the hammer

Personal items belonging to the late Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman will go up for auction in Stockholm on September 28 in line with his final wishes.

Ingmar Bergman's house goes on sale


Danish soldier face charges over Afghan memoir

A Danish soldier who wrote a book about elite commando operations in Afghanistan may face charges of violating confidentiality laws.

Afghan ex-prisoner sues Denmark over torture


Sweden’s Saab to cut more than 1,000 jobs

Swedish defense company Saab Group plans to lay off more 1,000 employees in a move to adapt to difficult conditions.

Saab prepares for 'life after Gripen'


'Better bras please', Swedish women soldiers say

Swedish female soldiers are demanding the military provide them with combat-tested bras.


Government sacks pharmacy monopoly board

The government’s decision to dismiss the board of directors of the pharmacy monopoly Apoteket has received harsh criticism.


EU-Russia summit will take place in Stockholm

The EU and Russia are due to hold their next summit in Stockholm, despite Moscow's reluctance for it to take place in Sweden.

Tension increases between Sweden and Russia


Swedish king inspects Spanish high-speed train

Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf got a firsthand glimpse of Spain's high-speed rail network which is set to become the world's largest.


Swedish entrepreneurs optimistic about growth

Managers at small businesses in Sweden have a positive view of the upcoming quarter – and plan to employ more staff.


Sweden calls for peaceful solution in Honduras

Sweden, the EU presidency, on Tuesday called for a negotiated settlement in Honduras and urged all parties to avoid violence after deposed President Manuel Zelaya made a surprise return home.

EU to limit contact with Honduras, Sweden say


SAS furious over Ryanair ‘lies’

Scandinavian airline SAS accuses its low-fair competitor Ryanair for using “dirty-tricks” and “false” price comparisons.


Economic stimulus to lift Sweden out of the crisis

Sweden's government presented on Monday an expansive 2010 budget bill focused on job creation and economic stimulus to lift Sweden out of the crisis a year ahead of general elections.

The budget: Working Sweden out of the crisis
Sweden’s FinMin warns of rising unemployment
Sweden slashes income tax to boost jobs


Spotify eyeing stock-exchange listing

Swedish music service Spotify is considering an introduction on the stock exchange to finance further expansion.

Spotify is heading for China
Spotify close to $50 million deal


Swedish 'double dip' may hit the stock market

Sweden’s economy is likely to be heading for a dip before it recovers, London strategists told The Swedish Wire, warning of turbulence on the Stockholm exchange.


SAS’ head to attend UN climate change talks

Scandinavian airline SAS’ chief executive officer Mats Jansson will try to achieve a global solution for the aviation industry.

SAS to use new landing method to cut CO2


Norway to cut CO2 emissions further

Norway is ready to cut its carbon dioxide emissions further if this would help clinch a deal at a UN climate summit in December.

Sweden tells US to step up on climate change


Sweden’s FinMin warns of rising unemployment

Sweden’s Finance Minister Anders Borg said that the country is going through “a historic crisis” as unemployment rate is likely to rise above 11 percent next two year.

Swedish 'double dip' may hit the stock market


Finland fiercely protests Russian timber tax

Russia will not lower its export duties on timber next year, despite a trade row with Finland over the taxes.

Pricing panic in the Swedish forest


Sweden slashes income tax to boost jobs

Sweden's centre-right government has announced income tax cuts of 10 billion kronor to stimulate the job market.


Norway wants joint Nordic spot in G20

Norway wants the five Nordic countries to be represented together in the G20 group of the world's major economies.


Swedish tabloid freed over Israel organ claims

A Swedish newspaper report alleging that Israeli soldiers stole and sold body parts of dead Palestinians did not constitute inciting racism, judicial authorities have ruled.

Palestinian minister accuses Israel of organ theft 
“The story derive from age-old anti-Semitism”


Pirate Bay bidder facing bankruptcy

A former partner of GGF has filed a bankruptcy petition against the company, which is trying to buy The Pirate Bay.

Pirate Bay buyer kicked out from stock exchange


Risk appetite swells at the Stockholm exchange

STOCK MARKET – Better-than-expected US statistics boosts stock market players’ self-confidence in Stockholm.


Sweden sweetens bid for Brazil fighter jet deal

Sweden has sweetened its bid for a lucrative contract to sell 36 fighter jets to Brazil, promising that 40 percent of the supersonic Gripen aircraft would be built in Brazil.


Sweden's PM: 'The bonus bubble bursts tonight'

Europe's leaders has agreed on a bid to jolt US President Barack Obama into a future 'claw back' of excessive bankers' bonuses.


Sweden's Ikea posts record earnings

Swedish furniture giant Ikea on Thursday reported record earnings of €21.5 billion this year despite slumping demand for its products.

The unpleasant 'truth' about Ikea uncovered    • Ikea-fans furious over new catalog typeface     • Ikea wipes out copycat ‘I love Ikea’


Ericsson expected to rally

The stock share of Swedish telecom giant Ericsson is expected to swell as consumer mobile data picks up, analysts said.

North America “has finally cracked” for Ericsson


Sweden tells US to step up on climate change

The United States must do more to tackle climate change, Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt said, in a challenge to President Barack Obama ahead of a key international summit in Pittsburgh.

Environment talks with US "progressing slowly"


Arctic Sea operator close to bankruptcy

The company that operated the Arctic Sea, that was hijacked off Sweden and disappeared for weeks, is on the verge of bankruptcy.

Russia denies Arctic Sea carried missiles to Iran


Canada allows Ericsson to buy part of Nortel

The Canadian government will not oppose a 1.13-billion-dollar deal to sell a chunk of Nortel's mobile telephone division to Swedish giant Ericsson, Industry Minister Tony Clement said.

Ericsson's Nortel purchase gets green light


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