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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



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.


Swedish stocks gained after positive US signals

STOCK MARKET – The Stockholm stock market gained for a second day on Friday after revealing signals that the US won’t remove its fiscal stimuli quite yet.


Swedish PM calls for extraordinary EU summit

EU leaders will hold an extraordinary summit on September 17 to prepare for the upcoming G20 meeting on the economic crisis, Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt said.


Iceland falls deeper into recession

Iceland's economy shrank by 2.0 percent in the second quarter of 2009 compared to 6.5 percent for the same period the previous year.

OECD tells Iceland to adopt the euro


Swedish astronaut floated out of the shuttle

A Swedish astronaut and his US colleague floated out of shuttle Discovery on Thursday to conduct the mission's second spacewalk at the International Space Station, NASA said.

Space junk disturbs Fuglesang’s spacewalk


Sweden reports second swine flu death

A cancer patient who was suffering from swine flu has become the second person to die in Sweden from the A(H1N1) virus.


Sweden keeps rate negative to boost growth

Sweden's central bank keeps one of its interest rates in negative territory, an unprecedented step as it seeks to boost the economy.

Swedish central bank holds key rate at record low


Brazil's president likes French fighter aircraft

French Rafale fighter has an "exceptional comparative advantage" over Swedish-made Gripen, Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said.

Saab steps up lobbying efforts in Brazil


Swedish krona falls as the Riksbank issue loans

The Swedish krona fell against the euro after the Riksbank unexpectedly said it would offer new loans to the country’s banks.

Swedish central bank holds key rate at record low


Swedish central bank holds key rate at record low

As expected, Sweden’s Riksbank held the repo rate unchanged at record low 0.25 percent in order to “contribute to a stable recovery”.

Sweden not ready to scrap fiscal stimuli  
Swedish krona falls as the Riksbank issue loans


First swine flu death in Norway

A Danish lorry driver has died from the H1N1 flu in Norway.

Confirmed: First swine flu death in Sweden


Space junk disturbs Fuglesang’s spacewalk

NASA has tracked a large piece of space debris set to pass close to the space station as Swedish astronaut Christer Fuglesang prepared for a spacewalks outside the orbiter.

Swedish astronaut Christer Fuglesang - profile


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