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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



Finnish opposition demands PM's resignation

Finnish opposition parties demands that Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen resign over a campaign finance scandal.


DnB NOR to raise $2.4 billion in rights issue

Norway’s largest bank DnB NOR has announced a rights issue to strengthen its core capital.


DNO oil shares slump on Kurdish wrangle

Shares in DNO, a small Norwegian oil company, fell by nearly half on Thursday after Kurdish authorities suspended its activities in the Kurdish area of Iraq in a row over stock trading.


“The krona is undervalued against the euro”

Swedish export companies may be hit by lower sales as the Swedish currency is expected to strengthen against the euro, analysts said. 


Iran did not cross EU 'red line', Sweden said

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad did not cross the "red line" that would have prompted a walkout by all EU states in his speech at the United Nations, the Swedish foreign ministry said.


Organic foods show record sales in Sweden

The sale of organic foods reached record high levels in Sweden last year and now accounts for 3.4 percent of total sales.


Swedish business outlook more upbeat

The confidence among business managers and consumers are getting stronger as more believe the recession has came to an end.


H&M profit stronger than expected

Swedish clothing retail giant H&M made a better-than-expected pretax profit although sale in august failed to meet analysts outlooks.

H&M sales drop “no drama”


Robbers attack money depot by helicopter

Robbers made off by helicopter with an undisclosed amount of money after breaking into a banknote storage in Stockholm.


Time to 'break deadlock' on climate change

Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt told a climate change summit that it was time to break the deadlock in talks for a new global warming deal.

Danish PM invites heads of state to climate talks
Sweden tells US to step up on climate change


'Vatican knew of bishop's Holocaust denial'

Stockholm's Roman Catholic bishop said Wednesday the Vatican knew that a rebel bishop had denied the existence of Nazi gas chambers two months before the pope lifted his excommunication.


Geely raises Goldman cash as Volvo bid mulled

China's Geely Automobile said Wednesday it was raising 334 million US dollars from Goldman Sachs as its parent company mulls a potential bid to buy Volvo from ailing Ford.

Volvo Cars to ink €198 million loan


Sweden calls EU meeting on milk crisis

European Union agriculture ministers will hold an extraordinary meeting on October 5 in Brussels to discuss the crisis over collapsed milk prices, the Swedish EU presidency said on Wednesday.


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


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