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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



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


OECD tells Iceland to adopt the euro

Iceland must carry out further reform of its financial sector and adopt the euro if it joins the European Union.


Sweden’s FinMin slams bankers' bonuses

Sweden’s Finance Minsiter Anders Borg said in Brussels that "The bankers are partying like it's 1999, and it's 2009”.

She tops Swedish bank managers’ pay league 
Sweden not ready to scrap fiscal stimuli


Corruption scandal stops armoured vehicle deal

Finnish defence company Patria is in talks with the Slovenian government to renegotiate a contract for armoured vehicles after the deal became hampered by delays and alleged bribery.

Employees arrested at Finnish defense company


Telecom market expected to dive

Telecom giants Ericsson and Nokia Siemens are being hit by a huge drop in GSM spending, a new gloomy report said.

Ericsson's worst enemy has been appointed


Møller-Maersk announces share sale

Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Møller-Maersk will sell some of its own shares worth about 1.7 billion dollars in order to boost investment prospects.


Nokia unveils new smartphones to rival iPhone

Nokia, the world's leading mobile phone maker, unveiled three new smartphones as the Finnish firm tries to claw back market share from Apple's popular iPhone and RiM's Blackberry.

Nokia to launch mini-laptop


Finance markets to stiffen up ‘quickly’

A large number of new regulations will be introduced "very quickly" at the financial markets, Sweden's financial watchdog said.

Sweden’s FinMin slams bankers' bonuses


Danish police expel 22 Iraqi asylum seekers

Twenty-two Iraqi asylum-seekers who refused to voluntarily leave Denmark after their applications were rejected were expelled on board a charter flight.

Danish police storm church to seize refugees


Sweden not ready to scrap fiscal stimuli

Sweden’s Finance Minister Anders Borg said he's not ready to withdraw fiscal stimuli yet.

Sweden’s FinMin slams bankers' bonuses


EU ministers to hold swine flu talks

European health ministers will hold an extraordinary meeting to discuss the swine flu, Swedish Health Minister Maria Larsson said.

Confirmed: First swine flu death in Sweden


Koenigsegg: We have the money to buy Saab

Sports car maker Koenigsegg Group looms nearer to secure the financing needed to acquire Saab Automobile from General Motors.

•  Sweden’s Prime Minister slams Koenigsegg’s bid


Finnish firm in squabble over nuclear plant

Two firms developing a nuclear reactor in Finland traded barbs, with Finnish firm TVO on Tuesday rejecting French nuclear giant Areva's complaint that it was to blame for delays to the project.


New head of ST-Ericsson appointed

Gilles Delfassy will succeed Alain Dutheil as new chief executive officer of loss-making cellphones chipmaker ST-Ericsson.

Loss-making ST-Ericsson sees market stabilising


Ebay dumps Skype to private investors

Online auction giant eBay confirmed it has sold Skype, founded by Swedish entrepreneur Niklas Zennström, to a group of investors.


Carl Bildt: No exit strategy from Afghanistan

The international community, with more than 100,000 troops in Afghanistan, will stay committed for the long term, Sweden's foreign minister said in Kabul.

Swedish FM Carl Bildt to Afghanistan


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