Financial crisis or not, Swedes are much less inclined to spend vast sums in their efforts to find a mate in comparison to their European counterparts, a new study reveals.
Sleek design, spotless sidewalks and vast colonies of rats: It can only be Sweden, as Christopher Seymour finds out.
Social Democratic party leader Mona Sahlin confirmed on Wednesday that Sweden’s Left Party was not welcome at the table as her party and the Greens announced plans to deepen their cooperation.
The Riksbank decided on Wednesday to cut Sweden’s benchmark interest rate, the repo rate, by 0.50 percentage points to 4.25 percent as a part of a coordinated effort by several central banks.
Swedish development aid organization Sida has been shaken this week by allegations of corruption and questionable spending habits.
The 2008 Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded jointly to US scientists Osamu Shimomura, Martin Chalfie and Roger Y Tsien "for the discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein, GFP".
Volvo cars has announced plans to lay off more than 3,000 staff, including 2,000 factory workers and 700 office workers in Sweden.
The Stockholm stock exchange plunged five percent in the first 20 minutes of trading on Wednesday, in line with trends in Asia and the United States.
The Riksbank on Wednesday announced it was offering loan assistance of up to 5 billion kronor ($695 million) to the Swedish subsidiary of Iceland’s Kaupthing Bank.
The captain of Sweden's national side, Henrik Larsson, will miss Saturday's World Cup qualifier against Portugal in Stockholm, due to a strain in his right thigh muscle, the Swedish Football Association said Tuesday.
Former Social Democratic Prime Minister Ingvar Carlsson has criticized current Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt and his centre-right government for its management of the current banking crisis.