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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



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


Danish far-right launches anti-mosque crusade

The extreme-right Danish People's Party, a key government ally, has launched a media campaign against the building of mosques.


Saab prepares for 'life after Gripen'

Swedish defense firm Saab, maker of the Gripen fighter jet, will reorganize to meet tougher conditions for the industry.

Brazil turned down Saab's fighter jet


Volvo recalls 26,000 cars worldwide

"The engine doesn't start or just stops after 100 metres," a Volvo spokeswoman said.

Volvo’s V70 can’t stand the heat


Koenigsegg teams up with Beijing Auto

Swedish Koenigsegg has teamed up with Beijing Automotive to secure the necessary funding to buy Saab from General Motors.

Swedish car-makers’ unions fear Chinese takeover


Swedish car-makers’ unions fear Chinese takeover

Swedish unions are worried about the fact that Chinese financiers are about to gulp down a large chunk of the Swedish auto industry.


Ikea wipes out copycat ‘I love Ikea’

The Swedish furniture giant has won a legal name fight with the website that is selling Ikea goods at discount prices.

Ikea-fans furious over new catalog typeface


Congo won't execute Norwegian convicts

The Democratic Republic of Congo has given assurances that two Norwegians sentenced to death would not be executed.

Two Norwegians given death sentence in Congo


Afghan ex-prisoner sues Denmark over torture

The Danish defence ministry has went on trial in a case brought by a man who claims he was tortured while a prisoner in Afghanistan.


‘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 


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