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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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Breast cancer deaths drop too slow in Sweden

"There is a real need to review the system", the WHO said as Sweden's breast cancer deaths drops surprisingly slow.


Arctic waters facing the threat of growing acidity

The icy waters around Norway's archipelago of Svalbard may seem clear – but are facing disastrous effects of acidification.


Rapid weight loss better than slow

New studies goes against accepted wisdom even among doctors.


Losing weight can come at great expense

From slimming supplements to prescription drugs, pharmacies are full of products destined to help lose weight, but their use can come at great expense, both financially and health-wise.


Swiss professor awarded for low-cost solar cells

A Swiss professor won million-dollar Millennium Technology award.
Watch the video on the ground-breaking invention.


Short people at greater risk of heart disease

Science: Short people 50 percent likelier to die of heart disease.


Low IQ increases suicide risk: Swedish study

First association between intellectual performance and suicide.


Karolinska Institute inks global research pact

Sweden's top-rated Karolinska Institute has inked a global research partnership with a U.S. life science organisation.


Bad oral health linked to heart disease

Science: People with dented smiles run a far greater risk of dying of heart disease than those who still have all their pearly whites.


Cholera fighter wins Stockholm Water Prize

US public health pioneer Rita Colwell awarded for her contributions to solving water-related public health problems like cholera.


Vitamin B6 may lower colorectal cancer risk

Swedish study traced beneficial effects of cereals, vegetables and fish.


Study: IVF treatment linked to stillbirth

New findings in Danish study contested by Swedish researchers.


Urgent measures needed to save the Baltic Sea

"We don't expect any miracles", Finland's President said as she opened a summit to save one of the world's most polluted seas.


Baltic leaders under pressure to save sick sea

Baltic Sea so toxic that pregnant women should not to eat the fish.


Climate change impact of soil underestimated

Finnish researchers calls for a revision of climate change estimates.


Finnish firm to market cancer-prevention pill

Capsule put on the market to prevent stomach and throat cancer.


Nobel winners receive prizes in Stockholm

The 2009 Nobel laureates received their prizes from Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf at a gala ceremony in Stockholm.


Antibiotic-proof bacteria threaten global health

Swedish scientist: Resistance to antibiotics, because of excessive use, is a deadly and costly curse.


Swedish HIV vaccine surprisingly good

“These are the best preliminary results I’m aware of for a vaccine of this type,” a vaccine expert said about a new Swedish HIV vaccine.


Swedish women sue university

A group of Swedish women has filed a class-action lawsuit against a university because it gave under-represented male students admissions priority.


New cancer gene discovered

The discover of a new cancer gene, made by a group of Swedish researchers, could lead to more effective treatment and new drugs.


Sweden begins vaccinations against swine flu

Sweden began inoculations against swine flu on Monday, kicking off a mass vaccination campaign that it is offering to its entire population.

Free swine flu vaccine to all Swedes


Nobel Prizes plagued by rumours of leaks

The names of the Nobel laureates often elicit surprise when they are revealed, but last-minute predictions that hit the bull's-eye have sparked suspicions of leaks.


List of Nobel Economics Prize laureates

Full list of all the winners of the Nobel Economics Prize, established in 1968 by the Swedish central bank and first awarded in 1969.


Obama: 'I am both surprised and deeply humbled'

"To be honest, I do not feel I deserve to be in the company of so many of the transformative figures who have been honored by this prize.", US President Barack Obama said Friday.

Taliban condemn Obama as Nobel Prize winner
Afghanistan: Obama the right man to win


Barack Obama wins Nobel Peace Prize

US President Barack Obama on Friday won the Nobel Peace Prize less than a year after he took office.

'Who, Obama? So fast? Too fast'    • Iran: Prize will help Obama to end world injustice     •Afghanistan: Obama the right man to win    • Taliban condemn Obama as Nobel Prize winner    • Wall Street: Mixed reviews on Obama prize    • Nobel prize raises Obama expectations     • EU: Obama award encouragement for peace    • Nobel Prize to 'encourage'' Obama's Middle East peace efforts    • Statement from the Norwegian Nobel Committee     • Last will and testament of Alfred Nobel


Herta Müller wins Nobel Literature Prize

Herta Müller, whose upbringing under Romania's oppressive communist regime inspired poetry and novels, on the Nobel Literature Prize.

Record year for female Nobel laureates
Women winners of the Nobel Literature Prize


US duo and Israeli win Nobel Chemistry Prize

US duo and Israeli won the Nobel Chemistry Prize for their studies on the ribosome.

Last will and testament of Alfred Nobel


'Masters of light' win Nobel Physics Prize

Charles Kao, Willard Boyle and George Smith won the Nobel Physics Prize for pioneering work on fibre optics and semiconductors.


Recent winners of Nobel Medicine Prize

List of the 10 most recent winners of the Nobel Medicine Prize.


Nobel Medicine Prize winners announced

A US trio has won the Nobel Medicine Prize for discovering an enzyme which helps chromosomes in cells stay eternally young.

Recent winners of Nobel Medicine Prize
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