BP’s Svanberg breaks silence on oil spill

BP’s Svanberg breaks silence on oil spill

BP's Swedish Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg has broken his silence on last month's Gulf of Mexico spill, addressing Swedish media about the tragedy for the first time.

Biofuel use shows large climate benefit: study

Biofuel use shows large climate benefit: study

Ethanol and biogas use in Sweden shows a large climate benefit, resulting in between 65 to 140 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than petrol and diesel, even when so-called direct and indirect soil effects are included, a new research study shows.

Wedding prompts huge foreign media interest

Wedding prompts huge foreign media interest

Over 500 foreign journalists have said they plan to come to Stockholm to cover the royal wedding of Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling next month. The international interest will make the wedding on June 19th one of the largest media events in Sweden for years.

Hysteria as ‘Hornet’s Nest’ hits US shelves

Hysteria as ‘Hornet’s Nest’ hits US shelves

The US is in the grip of Stieg Larsson fever as the third instalment of the Swedish author's Millennium trilogy, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, prepares to go on wide release in book stores across the nation on Tuesday.

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Film company seeks hairy Swedish nudists

A Swedish-Norwegian co-production is close to completing its recruitment drive for a team of 70 hairy, naked extras to fill the backdrop of a new movie to film in Trollhättan in June.

Auschwitz theft suspect claims persecution

Auschwitz theft suspect claims persecution

Swedish former neo-Nazi leader Anders Högström, held in Poland in connection with the theft of the "Arbeit Macht Frei" sign from Auschwitz, has reported the tax agency (Skatteverket) for denying him protected identity, arguing that he is being victimized.

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‘Firms report recession corruption increase’

Fraud and corruption has increased during the recession with Swedish firms harder hit than the global average, a new survey by consultancy firm Ernst & Young shows.

Swedes settle for world hockey bronze

Swedes settle for world hockey bronze

Sweden rounded off their World Hockey Championships with a 3-1 win over hosts Germany to claim the bronze in the the third-place play-off in Cologne on Sunday.

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Sweden Democrats continue slide: poll

The far-right Sweden Democrats have continued their slide in voter support and are now well below the threshold for parliamentary seats, the centre-left meanwhile increased their lead over the centre-right, a new poll from Skop shows,

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Swedes more positive to immigrants: report

Swedish attitudes to immigration and refugee centres have become more positive, with urbanites, women and young people among the most favourable, a new report from the SOM institute in Gothenburg shows.