Swedish brand ranked tenth in the world

Swedish brand ranked tenth in the world

Sweden needs to improve its image in emerging markets if it is to advance from its tenth position on a prestigious global brand index, writes Liselott Bergman from the Swedish Institute.

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Appeals court clears ex-Skandia director

The Svea Court of Appeal has acquitted Ulf Spång, the former director of Swedish insurance firm Skandia, of charges of tax evasion.

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Swedish car sales continue to splutter

Registrations of new cars and trucks continued their decline in May, according to new figures from interest group Bil Sweden.

Sven-Olof Sällström: Sweden should never have joined the EU

Sven-Olof Sällström: Sweden should never have joined the EU

Running in the EU Parliament election is a complicated matter for Sweden Democrat Sven-Olof Sällström, he says, because Sweden should not have joined the union in the first place when presented with the opportunity in 1994.

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Sweden requests return of ’emaciated’ jailed socialite

Sweden has requested the repatriation of a 24-year-old woman jailed for four years in 2008 for plotting to kill witnesses in her boyfriend's drugs trial, as fears for her health mount.

‘Swedish state should not educate imams’: report

‘Swedish state should not educate imams’: report

The Swedish state should not engage in the education of imams, a commission of inquiry into the issue has concluded in its report submitted to the government on Monday.

Swedish pirates have wind in their sails for EU vote

Swedish pirates have wind in their sails for EU vote

A Swedish party which wants an Internet filesharing free-for-all, the Pirate Party, could become one of the surprise new entrants to the European parliament this week.

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Swedish major facing sack over boozy African sex romp

A major in the Swedish armed forces serving in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is in danger of losing his job as a result of his excessive drinking and sexual relations with a local woman.

Swedes back al fresco smoking ban

Swedes back al fresco smoking ban

73 percent of Swedes back a ban on smoking in outside dining areas of cafés and restaurants, according to a new poll by Synovate on commission from the Swedish Network of Tobacco Prevention published on Monday.

Ancient whale skeleton uncovered under Swedish motorway

Ancient whale skeleton uncovered under Swedish motorway

A whale skeleton, thought to be around 10,000 years-old, has been uncovered during construction of the E6 motorway near Strömstad in western Sweden.

Ibrahimovic claims Italy’s golden boot

Ibrahimovic claims Italy’s golden boot

Swedish football star Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored two goals as champions Inter beat Atalanta on Sunday to claim Italy's golden boot.