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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



Saab asks court to extend restructuring deadline

Swedish automaker Saab needs more time to restructure its business as it prepares to be sold off by its parent company General Motors.

Up to three potential Saab buyers
Fiat targets Saab in global auto shakeup


Carnegie sale might gain taxpayers

The sale of the nationalized investment bank might be a lucrative deal for the Swedish taxpayers, officials said.


Ingmar Bergman's house goes on sale


The home of Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman, estimated to be worth up to four million euros, has gone under the hammer.


Russia and Norway in Arctic energy discussion

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg meet for talks on the Arctic's vast energy resources.

Arctic "oil and gold map" published


Swedish government chooses SAS

In an agreement worth 190 million kronor, SAS will be the Swedish government’s preferred aviation company for international travels.

Where did the passengers go, SAS?


“Ikea has useful lessons for EU politicians”

ikea_family_walk_100The European Parliament has obvious image problems that could be fixed with lessons from Ikea, BBC's correspondent explains.


Nokia to cut 170 jobs worldwide

Finnish Nokia, the world's leading mobile phone maker, said 170 more jobs would be cut globally.


Sony Ericsson seeks 100 million euros

The loss-making mobile phone joint venture between Japanese Sony and Swedish Ericsson is in need of a massive cash injection.

Ericsson's profit drops 30 percent

Male MBAs expect fat paychecks

Men graduating from European MBA programs expect to make 30 percent more than their female buddies, Swedish research shows.


Swedish hedge fund manager arrested in UK

British police have arrested 45-year-old Swedish fund manager Magnus Peterson, head of the collapsed Weavering Capital.


Scania to start 4-day week as crisis bites


Truckmaker Scania said it would introduce a 4-day week for its 12,000 workers in Sweden in a bid to avoid lay-offs

Swedish truckmaker Scania sees profits plunge
Scania employees accept pay cut


Braatens new owner of Ticket

Norwegian entrepreneur Per G. Braathen takes control over troubled Ticket Travel Group.


Arctic "oil and gold map" published

A unique Arctic map, that point to where oil and gas, gold and diamond deposits are likely hidden, has been published

Royalties to debate climate change in the Arctic


Swedish diplomat meets detained US journalists

mats_foyer_north_korea_100The Swedish ambassador who represents US interests in North Korea met Friday with two detained US journalists


H&M back in business


Hennes & Mauritz increased sales in April, after eight months fall


Swedes getting richer

Retailers and fund managers clap hands as households' assets have ceased to decrease in value


Business booms at world's biggest sperm bank


Business is booming for the world's biggest sperm bank, Denmark's Cryos, which is struggling to meet demand.


SAS aims at Mice

More business travelers and meeting arrangements to shore up the crisis-hit aviation company

Where did the passengers go, SAS?


Volvo Cars looks to Belgium for guarantees

Volvo Cars will ask Belgian authorities for guarantees on a European Investment Bank loan after Sweden broke off talks earlier this month, chief executive Stephen Odell said.


Toy maker struggle to get back on track


Brio, world leading wooden toy maker, struggle to get back on the right track as profit turns to loss


Get rich when Volvo buys Saab

A Chinese consortium is the most likely buyer of crisis-struck Saab, according to online betting odds, while Volvo is a wild card.

Up to three potential Saab buyersFiat targets Saab in global auto shakeup


Sweden's auto industry must slim

Sweden's auto industry must cut jobs and build more niche products, experts said.

Volvo CEO booed by employees in Sweden
Fiat targets Saab in global auto shakeup
GM: Bankruptcy filing appears increasingly likely


US convicts Swede in terrorist camp trial

A New York court has convicted a Swedish man of Lebanese origin of charges that he planned to set up an Al Qaeda training camp in the United States.


Denmark and Iraq in agreement over refugees

Denmark and Iraq have reached an agreement to repatriate Iraqi refugees whose asylum requests have been rejected.

Finland to send back Iraqi asylum seekers
Muslim women forced to remove veils on buses


Denmark heading for euro adoption

Denmark's Prime Minister voiced support for his country to adopt the euro - but there will be no referendum till "yes" is assured.

Icelandic cabinet to push parliament on EU membership


Metro sells US business to former CEO

Pelle Törnberg, former head of the Swedish free newspaper publisher Metro, acquires the unprofitable US operation.


“Release Swedish journalist Dawit Isaak”


OPINION The Swedish journalist Dawit Isaak has been held prisoner in Eritrean for eight years - without committing any crime. The Swedish Union of Journalists demands his immediate release.


Politicians play expenses games

Swedish socialist leader Mona Sahlin is not alone - many European politicians have been caught out making dubious use of public money.


Up to three potential Saab buyers

There are up to three potential investors looking to buy Swedish automaker Saab from struggling US parent company General Motors.

GM: Bankruptcy filing appears increasingly likely
Fiat targets Saab in global auto shakeup
Volvo Cars fails to secure loan
Swedish demands security on Saab loans


Royals to debate climate change

victoria_480Princess Victoria will visit Greenland to put the spotlight on climate change in the Arctic.


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