For the first time ever, a centre-right government has failed in its first year in power to improve Sweden's business climate, says Nima Sanandaji from the Captus think tank.
Sweden’s royal family has sued two of Germany’s largest tabloid publishers over hundreds of stories and photo montages of Princesses Victoria and Madeleine.
With Valentine's Day looming large on the horizon, a new survey has shown that Sweden's singles would like nothing more than to share an evening with their favourite celebrities.
According to a report in Göteborgs Posten, a court in western Sweden is set to rule as to whether an unreported suicide can be considered a hidden flaw in a real estate transaction.
Dresden is bracing itself for large neo-Nazi gatherings as it marks the anniversary of its destruction by Allied bombing in 1945. Every year a wreath is laid at the Heiderfriedhof, a cemetery where 5,000 victims of the bombings are buried. This year civilians are not the only ones to publicly resist the neo-Nazis. The eastern state of Saxony also wants to tighten the right to assemble.
Several of Sweden’s most well known companies appear to have purchased ad space on a controversial website catering to illegal file sharing.
Alec Forss heads to the Arctic Circle to take in Sami culture and reindeer games at the world’s coldest winter market in Jokkmokk.
Multilateralism and free trade remain guiding principles of Sweden’s foreign policy.
Hessian Minister of Education Karin Wolff has resigned, after coming under fire in the recent state parliamentary elections for her rapid pace of reforms. On Wednesday, Wolff published a letter to Hessian Premier Roland Koch (CDU), saying that she will not be in the next state government.
Berlin is going crazy for Madonna after the American singer arrived to promote her new movie. Madonna arrived at Tempelhof airport on Tuesday evening and went to the French Brasserie “Entrecote” in the Mitte district of Berlin. The American singer dined there for two hours as photographers stood there waiting.
Sweden's central bank, the Riksbank, surprised markets today by raising its main interest rate, the repo rate, by 0.25 percentage points to 4.25 percent.
Yahoo has gained ground over its arch rival Google in the hotly contested mobile Internet market after sealing an exclusive partnership with T-Mobile in Europe. T-Mobile, a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, is a mobile operator who is present in 11 European countries, as well as in the USA. It has roughly 31.4 million European subscribers. Google has had an exclusive partnership with T-Mobile until now.
Charlotte West picks out some of the highlights from this year's Stockholm Furniture Fair:
Administrative and maintenance staff at Berlin public transport operator BVG are to go on strike on Wednesday in a protest over pay. Subways, commuter trains, trams and busses will run, however administrative offices and garages will strike on Wednesday from 5am to 3pm.
The Swiss-Swedish engineering group ABB said Wednesday that its Chief Executive Officer Fred Kindle is leaving the company due to irreconcilable differences about how to lead the company.
Sweden’s Economic Crimes Bureau (EBM) has confiscated a map of the Skåne home of artist Lars Vilks, along with documents on military night-vision binoculars.
A man pretending to be a sex researcher made calls to several women near the northern Swedish city of Sundsvall to inquire about their sexual habits.
The government is giving agencies affected by new proposals little time to offer their opinion on planned reforms.