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Tips from an insider: Five innovative tech startups

Tips from an insider: Stockholm tech start-ups

5 hot life science firms in Stockholm

Stockholm's top five infrastructure projects

Four Stockholm-based ICT firms to watch

Stockholm pioneers life science research

ICT startups offer investment opportunity

Swedish companies ready for exit

Five med-tech investment opportunities

Six cleantech investment opportunities

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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

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Last will and testament of Alfred Nobel

Swedish inventor and scholar Alfred Nobel created the Nobelprizes in his will, written in 1895, bequeathing his fortune to a fund that would honour "those who, during the preceding year, shall have conferred the great est benefit on mankind."


'Top dogs' at school have better health

Children who are the most popular and powerful at school also enjoy better health in adult life compared to counterparts at the bottom end of the pecking order, said a Swedish study.


Swedish king inspects Spanish high-speed train

Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf got a firsthand glimpse of Spain's high-speed rail network which is set to become the world's largest.


Smoking pregnant increases baby's asthma risk

Smoking during pregancy increases the risk of a baby developing asthma up to sixfold, said a Swedish study.

Heart-pounding exercise lowers cancer risk


Swedish scientists to put an end to spam

Swedish scientists have found a way to put a halt to spam by tracking down where it originates.


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


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


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


Air pollution reducing 'good' rains in China

Air pollution has over the past 50 years led to a reduction of the light rainfall in China, Swedish study shows.


Swedish astronaut Christer Fuglesang - profile

Christer Fuglesang, 52, is a Swedish member of the European Space Agency (ESA) and will serve as a mission specialist aboard the Discovery.


Nobel prize corruption probe closed

Sweden is to close its investigation into allegations of corruption at the heart of several of the prestigious Nobel prize committees.


Briton with swine flu gets treatment in Sweden

A seriously ill British woman who has swine flu has been flown to Sweden for treatment because of a shortage of specialists in Britain.

Swine flue will hit 400,000 Swedes


Swine flue will hit 400,000 Swedes

More than 400,000 people are expected to get infected by the swine flue in Sweden during the autumn, government agencies said.


Dane to 'correct' history on Napoleon's death

Arne Sörensen, a retired Danish doctor with the looks of a British lord, flips through thousands of pages of notes scribbled over 50 years of research and issues his diagnosis: Napoleon died of a kidney disease.


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