Conference ends with joint declaration

Conference ends with joint declaration

Following what Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt called “the first forward aiming meeting on Iraq”, world leaders attending a conference in Sweden unanimously approved a declaration on Thursday acknowledging Baghdad's efforts to improve security and "combat terrorism" in the war-torn country.

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Pension fund poaches cheif regulator to be new CEO

The head of Sweden’s Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen), Ingrid Bonde, has announced she is stepping down to take a job leading one of Sweden’s largest pension funds.

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Wasting time at the Migration Board

Ronnie Gilchrist spends a trying afternoon at the offices of the Migration Board with an MBA student who urgently needs the agency to rectify a bureaucratic error.

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TeliaSonera sued over false ad claims

Telecom operator 3 has filed a suit against TeliaSonera for what it argues are deceptive claims about the latter’s mobile broadband coverage.

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Stockholm art gallery guide: May 30 – June 5

Stockholm art gallery and exhibition tips from Kalendarium (Click links for more information)

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Stockholm club and concert guide: May 29 – 31

Stockholm club and concert tips from Kalendarium (Click links for more information)

What’s on in Sweden: May 30 – June 5

What’s on in Sweden: May 30 – June 5

What’s on in Sweden: May 30 – June 5: Stockholm marathon, folk music in Gothenburg, Salsa dancing in Malmö.

Traffic chaos expected in Stockholm on Friday

Traffic chaos expected in Stockholm on Friday

Police are warning Stockholm-area motorists to leave their cars at home on Friday as student celebrations and departing VIPs are expected to clog the city’s streets.

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Gothenburg club and concert tips: May 29 – 31

Where to go out in Gothenburg this weekend? Monthly has the answers (Click links for more information)

Rice: US to take in more Iraqi refugees

Rice: US to take in more Iraqi refugees

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has promised that the United States will take in more refugees from Iraq, according to Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt.

Lagerbäck: Tactics over fancy footwork

Lagerbäck: Tactics over fancy footwork

Sweden's national football coach Lars Lagerbäck, dubbed "the qualifier king" after leading the team to a record five straight major tournaments, is seen as a master tactician who prefers a strictly organized game over flashy play.