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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



Volvo cuts CO2 emissions to record low

Sweden-based Volvo Cars has undercut the magical 100 grams carbon dioxide limit for the first time ever.

SAS to use new landing method to cut CO2


Sweden wants Afghan conference held in Kabul

The EU would like to see a planned international conference on Afghanistan held in Kabul, Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt said.

Sweden's Carl Bildt looks to Iran talks


Norway's PM Jens Stoltenberg claims victory

Norway's left-wing coalition held onto a razor-thin majority.

Jens vs Jensen clash in Norway vote    • Norway turns deaf ear to Brussels


Finland's economy expected to grow

The Finnish economy is expected to shrink 6.0 percent this year before staging a slight rebound next year.


Volvo’s sales drop more than half

Swedish truck maker Volvo said that total deliveries fell by 52 percent last month.

Volvo’s loss deeper than expected


Swedish online stockbroker crashed

Investors were furious after Nordnet, the largest online stockbroker in the Nordic countries, mysteriously went down on Monday night.


Smoking pregnant increases baby's asthma risk

Smoking during pregancy increases the risk of a baby developing asthma up to sixfold, said a Swedish study.

Heart-pounding exercise lowers cancer risk


Pakistan arrested Swedes for 'Al-Qaeda ties'

Three Swedes – including a small child – has been arrested in Pakistan on suspicion of having ties with Al-Qaeda.


'Historical’ mistake to let Lehman Brothers fall

Allowing Lehman Brothers to collapse was “a mistake by historical dimensions”, Sweden’s Finance Minister Anders Borg said one year after the crash.


Sweden's Carl Bildt looks to Iran talks

EU must await the results of the upcoming nuclear talks with Iran before weighing any threat of future sanctions, Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt said.

EU ready to confront Iran, Sweden said


ABBA turns down ‘Mamma Mia!’ sequel

The characters from the hit film ‘Mamma Mia!’ may be back in a follow-up – but without the ABBA music.


Swedbank sets price in new share issue

Sweden's fourth-biggest bank Swedbank has announced the terms for its second rights offer in less than a year.


Swedish scientists to put an end to spam

Swedish scientists have found a way to put a halt to spam by tracking down where it originates.


More aid to Zimbabwe after greater reforms

Economic sanctions against Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe will remain, Sweden said, although more aid could follow.


Falling interest rate swells Finnish deflation

Finnish prices dropped for the third month running in August.


Brazil sets deadline on fighter jet deal

Brazil has set a deadline to finalize its bid for its fighter jet contract, increasing pressure on Sweden's Saab.

Saab makes final push to win fighter jet deal


Copenhagen climate talk in risk of failing

India's environment minister said the country will not agree to binding emission targets and that it would not be a disaster if global climate change talks in December fail.

Britain warned of Danish climate talk collapse     • UN: Copenhagen climate deal 'significant'     • Brazil to be world's 'bridge' in Copenhagen talks


Swedish astronaut back on earth

The Discovery astronauts, with Swede Christer Fuglesang, has descended to a weather-delayed landing to end a demanding two-week mission to the International Space Station.

Christer Fuglesang back in space


Saab makes final push to win fighter jet deal

Sweden's Saab has made a final push for the multi-billion-dollar contract to sell fighter jets to Brazil.

Saab prepares for 'life after Gripen'
Saab's fight in Brazil 'not yet over'


Shaky week in Stockholm as top might be nearing

STOCK MARKET – It’s been a wobbly week at the Stockholm stock exchange as actors fear that the top is looming nearer.


Swedish economy grew in second quarter

Sweden’s economy was not flat quarter-on-quarter – it grew 0.2 percent.

Sweden’s economy dived 6.2 percent


Energy efficiency to drive ABB through crisis

Swedish-Swiss ABB said that the battle against climate change and would lead the company through the global economic crisis.


Jens vs Jensen clash in Norway vote

Both Norway's Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg and right-wing populist leader Siv Jensen could be knocked out of the race.

Norway turns deaf ear to Brussels
Voters mull political change in oil-rich Norway


Swedish business leaders slam the US and China

"When I hear Indian and Chinese politicians talk about climate change I get worried", said Scania's CEO Leif Östling, also criticising the US for being negligent on reaching climate goals.

Britain warned of Danish climate talk collapse


EU will keep sanctions against Zimbabwe

"It is not the restrictions that are creating problems in Zimbabwe, it is the mismanagement", Sweden's Prime Minister said.

Norway increases aid to Zimbabwe


Swedish export weakest since WWII

Swedish export is headed for the worst year since World War II, the Swedish Trade Council said in a new report.

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


Deflation holds it grip on Sweden

The inflation rate was still negative in Sweden during last month as the global recession puts economic growth on hold.


Norway turns deaf ear to Brussels

If neighbouring Iceland succeeds in becoming a member of the EU, Norway risks finding itself increasingly alone in Europe -- an idea that doesn't seem to bother anyone here.

Voters mull political change in oil-rich Norway  • Key facts about Norway


Pirate Bay buyer kicked out from stock exchange

Pirate Bay suitor Global Gaming Factory has been kicked out from the equity market Aktietorget after “serious violations”.

Walls closing in on Pirate Bay buyer
Regulator turns up heat on Pirate Bay suitor


Saab's fight in Brazil 'not yet over'

Brazil will continue to negotiate with the three companies competing to replace its aging fleet of fighter jets.

Brazil turned down Saab's fighter jet


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