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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



‘See the world with Mao-glasses”

A Swedish public authority highlights the tyranny under Pol Pot’s communist movement in Cambodia by urging the audience to see the world with “Mao-glasses” – watch the promo here.


Chinese Geely wants to buy Volvo Cars

Chinese carmaker Geely Automobile said it’s involved in the bid to acquire Sweden-based Volvo Cars from Ford.

Volvo engineers want to buy carmaker from Ford


Statoil opens world's first floating wind turbine

The world's first floating full-scale offshore wind turbine has been inaugurated in the North Sea off the coast of Norway.

New rich oil finds off Norwegian coast


Palestinian minister accuses Israel of organ theft

A Palestinian minister has accused Israel of trafficking the organs of Palestinians, after a similar claim by a Swedish newspaper triggered a diplomatic row.

Swedish FM's Israel visit called off


Two Norwegians given death sentence in Congo

Two Norwegians were sentenced to death in the Democratic Republic of Congo for murdering a Congolese man.


Sweden among most competitive nations

Sweden is among the most competitive nations in the world as economically stability maintains strong and the levels of technological innovation is high, the World Economic Forum said.


Swedish biogas firm signs ‘record long’ US deal

Swedish Biogas International has signed a 21 year deal with a town in Michigan – to remove mud from a sewage plant.


Thailand upset about 'generous' aid to Iceland

People in Thailand are furious by the fact that IMF treat people in Europe better than they treat people in Asia.


Russia denies Arctic Sea carried missiles to Iran

Reports that the Arctic Sea cargo ship seized by pirates off Sweden was carrying S-300 anti-aircraft missiles to Iran are untrue.


Finland's recession holds its grip

Finland's recession persisted in the second quarter this year, when the economy contracted 2.6 percent.


Koenigsegg has secured financing for Saab deal

UPDATED Luxury car maker Koenigsegg has shown the Swedish government that the consortium has the money needed to buy Saab – with the help of a Chinese car maker.

Koenigsegg: We have the money to buy Saab


Denmark praised Japan's new environment target

Danish Climate Minister praised Japan's new target to cut emissions by 25 percent by 2020 as "a bold step forward".


Brazil turned down Saab's fighter jet

Brazil is to buy 36 hi-tech Rafale fighter jets from France in a deal worth billions of dollars, both countries said in a joint statement.

Brazil to assemble air fighters for Latin market


New rich oil finds off Norwegian coast

Norwegian energy group StatoilHydro and Sweden's Lundin have made new discoveries of oil and gas off the coast of Norway.

Russia: “Sweden should support Nord Stream”


World’s best stock share is Swedish

No, the world’s best stock share is not Warren Buffett’s legendary investment company Berkshire Hathaway – it’s a Swedish bank.


Airline SAS troubled by lower earning

Scandinavian airline SAS said that traffic fell sharp last month as yield was expected to be more negative.

Scandinavian airline SAS to cut 1,500 jobs


Swedish government to boost energy efficiency

Sweden’s government will make additional 40 million dollars available for smaller companies for energy-effective measures.


Nokia strikes back against 'smart' enemies

Faced with increased competition from up-and-coming rivals, Finnish telecom giant Nokia plans to launch a slew of new products this year – but analysts say it faces a tough battle.


Spotify launches on Apple's iPhone

Spotify, the Swedish music streaming website, has launch its software on Apple's iPhone and Android-powered mobile phones.

Spotify doubled its loss last year
Spotify app approved by Apple 


Russian ambassador eyes ‘strong’ future

Russia will once again become "a global player and a superpower", the country's Stockholm ambassador Alexander Kadakin said.


Saab's Brazilian combat jet deal is slipping

Talks between Brazil and France on a major deal to buy Rafale combat jets are at a "very advanced" stage, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said.

Saab steps up lobbying efforts in Brazil


Israel raps Norway over investment pullout

Israel protested a decision by Norway's state pension fund to ban an Israeli company from its portfolio for ethical reasons.


Swedish porn film funded by taxpayers

A porn movie shot by a feminist documentary maker and funded by taxpayers was set for its premiere in the Swedish capital of Stockholm on Thursday night.

Swedish worshippers rage at Bruno promo


Swedish air workers attacked by U.S. troops

A Swedish charity said that foreign troops entered its hospital in Afghanistan, smashed doors and tied up staff and patients' relatives.

Carl Bildt: No exit strategy from Afghanistan


Swedish FM's Israel visit called off

Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has cancelled an upcoming trip to Israel due to raised tensions over a controversial newspaper story.

Israeli lawyer sues Swedish tabloid in New York


Swedish astronaut concluded final spacewalk

Swedish astronaut Christer Fuglesang from the US space shuttle Discovery has concluded his final spacewalk – but failed to connect some of the cables.

Swedish astronaut Christer Fuglesang - profile


Sweden's FinMin: "We are standing in the ashes"

Sweden's Finance Minister Anders Borg warned against withdrawing the fiscal stimulus as the world is still "standing in the ashes" of economic catastrophe.

Sweden not ready to scrap fiscal stimuli


Anti-Ahmadinejad banner unfurled in Stockholm

Opponents to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad unfurled a two-kilometre banner bearing signatures of his foes.

EU ready to confront Iran, Sweden said


“Sweden should support Nord Stream”

Sweden shouldn’t stand in the way for European countries wanting to get access to Russian gas via the Nord Stream pipeline, Russia’s Ambassador in Stockholm told The Swedish Wire.


EU ready to confront Iran, Sweden said

The European Union is ready for confrontation over Iran's nuclear programme, Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt said Friday.


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