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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

Russia finds Arctic Sea ship

A cargo ship hijacked off Sweden last month, whose mysterious disappearance sparked a massive hunt, has been found.


"Bildt statement supports my immunity claims"

Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic said that Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has provided information backing his claims of an immunity deal.

Carl Bildt to meet war crimes leader's lawyer


Sweden condemns "brutal" bombing in Russia

Sweden, the European Union's presidency, on Monday condemned a deadly bomb attack in Russia's restive southern republic of Ingushetia, calling it "a brutal act" of terrorism.


H&M sales drop “no drama”

Swedish clothing retail giant H&M reported a bigger-than-expected drop in sales in July.

Swedish fashion resists the recession


Oil drags down Norway's trade surplus

Lower oil price made Norway's trade surplus plunge 24 percent.

Norway's oil fund swells to record levels


Bert Nordberg new chief at Sony Ericsson

Ericsson executive Bert Nordberg will become new CEO of the loss-making handset maker Sony Ericsson as Dick Komiyama steps down.

Sony Ericsson swings to loss as sales slump 


Missing ship not carrying a 'secret' nuclear cargo

Finnish authorities dismissed rumours Sunday that the missing cargo ship the Arctic Sea contained nuclear material, as Russia and NATO joined forces in the international hunt for the vessel.

Ransom demanded for missing cargo ship
Mystery deepened over ship hijacked off Sweden


Volvo engineers want to buy carmaker from Ford

Volvo engineers have launched a bid to buy the loss-making Swedish automaker from Ford to stop it from falling into Chinese hands.

Chinese Geely close to Volvo acquisition


Iceland recapitalises two banks

Iceland has recapitalised two of its three main banks which it had to bail out when the global financial crisis devastated its economy.


Iceland parliament to OK compensation deal

Iceland's parliament will give its backing next week to a controversial deal to pay back billions of euros lost by British and Dutch investors.


Sweden and Denmark want to sell airline SAS

The Swedish and Danish governments plan to sell its loss-making airline SAS Group as soon as possible.

Swedish government supports SAS layoffs


Norway's oil fund swells to record levels

Norway's sovereign wealth fund grew 14.9 percent last quarter and achieved it's best-ever quarterly performance.


Finnair to axe 200 jobs

Finnair will cut around 200 jobs as part of an ongoing restructuring of the loss-making airline.

Finnair's CEO resigns after heavy losses


House prices swell in Sweden

Real estate prices were up 5 percent during the last three months.

Swedes have faith in raising house prices


Swedish port workers goes on strike

Workers at the Port of Gothenburg, the largest port in the Nordic region, are going on strike on Monday.

Swedish ports running dry


Iceland appeals to Britain and the Netherlands

Iceland's Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir urged Britain and the Netherlands to show understanding over the repayment of billions of euros after the collapse of the Icesave bank.

Icelanders oppose Icesave repayment to UK


Sweden slams Putin's trip to rebel Abkhazia

Sweden, the European Union's presidency, criticises Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's visit to a breakaway Georgian region.

Tension increases between Sweden and Russia 


Finnish inflation continues to drop

Finnish inflation dropped for the second consecutive month in July as prices fell by 0.6 percent.


Denmark cuts key interest rate

The central bank of Denmark, an EU member but not part of the eurozone, will cut its key interest rate by 0.10 point to 1.45 percent.


Stockholm stock exchange on new high

OMX Stockholm reached a new high on Thursday as eurozone economies unexpectedly emerged from recession.

Swedish krona will continue to rally, analysts say


Sweden's far-right on the rise

A record number of Swedes say they intend to vote for the far-right Sweden Democrats in the country's general election next year.


New Saab models postponed

Several of Saab’s new models and development projects are being delayed while the potential deal with Koenigsegg gets more cluttered.

Saab deal complete by the end of September


Iceland keeps key rate at 12 pct

Crisis-stricken Iceland's central bank keeps its key interest rate at 12 percent for the second straight month.

Iceland agonises over British and Dutch payback


Danish police storm church to seize refugees

Danish officers stormed a church to arrest 17 squatting refugees.


Microsoft Office coming to Nokia smartphones

Microsoft and Nokia, in a challenge to Research in Motion's Blackberry, has announced that Microsoft Office software will be available on smartphones made by the Finnish company.


Danish wind turbine firm axes 425 staff in Britain

Vestas, the Danish maker of wind turbines, is cutting 425 jobs in Britain as a lack of demand forces it to shut two factories making blades.


Sweden condemns killings of Chechen activist

Sweden, the EU presidency, has condemned the murders of a human rights defender and her husband in Chechnya, urging Moscow to ensure the safety of such activists.

Sweden condemns murder of Russian activist


Mystery deepened over ship hijacked off Sweden

Mystery deepens over a missing Russian-crewed cargo ship that was hijacked off the Swedish coast, as experts debated whether pirates, a mafia squabble or a commercial dispute were to blame.

Piracy behind missing ship mystery    • Hijacked ship has gone astray


Sweden gives €4.8 million to Palestine

Sweden will give the Palestinian Authority 50 million kronor in aid to help pay wages and pensions to civilians.

Sweden turns up heat on Israel
Sweden criticises Israeli eviction of Palestinians


Swedish government supports SAS layoffs

Scandinavian airline SAS is getting backing from the Swedish government in its plan to cut 1,500 jobs.

Scandinavian airline SAS to cut 1,500 jobs


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