Ikea vows to stop spying on French workers

Ikea vows to stop spying on French workers

Swedish furniture giant Ikea has admitted to ethical breaches after it was accused of illegally accessing secret police files in France as part of its efforts to screen potential employees.

Sweden world’s most generous donor: OECD

Sweden world’s most generous donor: OECD

Sweden dishes out more development aid in relation to gross national income than any other country, according to figures released by the OECD this week.

Saab ‘rewarded’ official who drafted Saudi deal

Saab ‘rewarded’ official who drafted Saudi deal

After the resignation last week of Sweden’s defence minister over a military deal with Saudi Arabia, critics have baulked at revelations that at least four well-placed senior civil servants and a former government minster had switched to jobs with defence firm Saab.

Swedish team finds eggs from birdlike dinosaurs

Swedish team finds eggs from birdlike dinosaurs

A team of Argentine-Swedish researchers has reported finding fossilized bones and eggs from a giant-clawed birdlike dinosaur in a 70 million-year-old pocket in Patagonia.

Angry journos blast Bildt over Bosnia role

Angry journos blast Bildt over Bosnia role

Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt got a frosty reception from a pair of foreign journalists in Sarajevo as he attended a commemoration ceremony to mark the outbreak of the Bosnian war 20 years ago.