The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskaprådet) announced plans on Wednesday for a multi-million kronor research project aimed at learning more about how to best preserve the centuries old Vasa war ship, one of Sweden’s most popular tourist destinations.
The following is the full statement issued to Sveriges Television (SVT) by the BBC in response to questions about the latter's reporting on the 2005 food crisis in Africa.
A documentary broadcast on Swedish public television on Tuesday called into question the reputation of Britain’s public broadcaster, the BBC, for filing misleading and inaccurate reports about the severity of a food shortage in Niger in 2005.
Sweden's government is to meet with representatives of the country's major banks on Thursday in a bid to understand the banks' refusal to join a state-sponsored lending guarantee scheme.
Bonnie the Chihuahua has found herself at the centre of divorce wranglings between Swedish-speaking Playboy Playmate Ida Ljungqvist and her estranged husband Joshua R. Lang, reports MSNBC.
Social Democrat leader Mona Sahlin has said a decision will be reached by Christmas as to whether the main parties of the opposition will run for election in 2010 on a joint electoral platform.
Police on Tuesday removed a group of young people from a building in Malmö in the latest in a series of squatter evictions in the south of the country. Protesters in Malmö and Lund have also taken to the streets to demonstrate against housing shortages.
The Madonna of Orgasm Church (Orgasmens Madonnas kyrka) took an important step toward official recognition in Sweden last week when a court ruled it had the right to be registered as a faith community.
Learning Swedish can be a tricky business for even the most nimble-tongued of linguists. This week we get the views of our readers’ panel on how best to deal with the intimidating dots and circles.
Truck and bus maker Scania announced on Wednesday that it has signed an agreement with the government of Iraq to open an assembly plant in the country in 2009.
Schools need to do a better job of encouraging and taking responsibility for talented students, according to Moderate Party working group.
A 32-year-old man from Motala in central Sweden has been remanded in custody on three counts of attempted murder after stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her mother, and her mother’s friend on Saturday.