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  • Magdalena Andersson becomes Sweden's first female Prime Minister Nov 24, 2021 04:19 PM IST

    Magdalena Andersson becomes Sweden's first female Prime Minister

    Magdalena Andersson, 54, won parliamentary approval after reaching a last-minute deal with the former communist Left Party, but her grip on power is tenuous because of the Nordic country's fragmented political landscape.

  • Climate change | Global warming is reshaping Arctic landscapes in northern Sweden Oct 27, 2021 02:36 PM IST

    Climate change | Global warming is reshaping Arctic landscapes in northern Sweden

    Wide tears in the ground, tilted telephone poles and the whiff of rotten eggs in fresh air are warning signs of a carbon "time bomb" as permafrost in Sweden’s thaws. Global warming is happening in these parts three times faster than in the rest of the world

  • Volvo sets IPO for October 28, valuing it up to $23 billion Oct 18, 2021 08:38 PM IST

    Volvo sets IPO for October 28, valuing it up to $23 billion

    The final IPO price is to be announced on October 27, as is a separate IPO from electric car manufacturer Polestar, a joint subsidiary of Volvo Cars and Geely.

  • How green champion Sweden could end up exporting its carbon sins Oct 18, 2021 11:27 AM IST

    How green champion Sweden could end up exporting its carbon sins

    Besides protecting wildlife and water supplies, the ruling could force the plant that makes 75% of Sweden's cement and is the country's second biggest carbon emitter to slash output while it finds raw materials elsewhere, or even shut altogether.

  • Around 25 people taken to hospital after explosion in Gothenburg Sep 28, 2021 12:43 PM IST

    Around 25 people taken to hospital after explosion in Gothenburg

    Swedish police said on its website that it was working to evacuate people living in the area.

  • Swedish PM Stefan Lofven to step down in November Aug 22, 2021 05:48 PM IST

    Swedish PM Stefan Lofven to step down in November

    Stefan Lofven, 64, has served as party leader for almost 10 years and as prime minister since 2014.

  • Sweden's Ericsson in $8.3 billion 5G deal with Verizon Jul 16, 2021 01:45 PM IST

    Sweden's Ericsson in $8.3 billion 5G deal with Verizon

    Ericsson also said that its second quarter net profit had jumped by 51 percent, but noted a sharp decline in sales in China after rival Huawei was barred from selling its equipment in Sweden.

  • Nordic countries experience heatwave, Finland records highest temperature for June: Report Jul 06, 2021 03:12 PM IST

    Nordic countries experience heatwave, Finland records highest temperature for June: Report

    Finland's national meteorological institute recorded its highest temperature for June since records began in 1844.

  • In Pics| Euro 2020: Ukraine snatch extra-time win over Sweden to advance to quarters Jun 30, 2021 08:58 AM IST

    In Pics| Euro 2020: Ukraine snatch extra-time win over Sweden to advance to quarters

    Euro 2020: Ukraine squeezed through to the last 16 despite taking just three points in the group stage, qualifying in part because Sweden beat Poland to top Group E ahead of Spain.

  • Swedish PM Lofven ousted by parliament in no-confidence vote Jun 21, 2021 08:21 PM IST

    Swedish PM Lofven ousted by parliament in no-confidence vote

    The nationalist Sweden Democrats called the vote after the Left Party withdrew support for the led by Lofven's Social Democrats over the rent control reforms.

  • Euro 2020: Emil Forsberg penalty against Slovakia puts Sweden on brink of last 16 Jun 19, 2021 08:42 AM IST

    Euro 2020: Emil Forsberg penalty against Slovakia puts Sweden on brink of last 16

    Euro 2020: After an insipid first-half display, Sweden stepped up their intensity in the second half and deservedly earned a penalty in the 77th minute when substitute Robin Quaison was brought down by Slovakia goalkeeper Martin Dubravka in the box.

  • In Pics | Euro 2020: Spain held to 0-0 draw by Sweden Jun 15, 2021 08:29 AM IST

    In Pics | Euro 2020: Spain held to 0-0 draw by Sweden

    Euro 2020 | Spain dominated possession and kept the pressure on the opposing area for most of the match but the Swedes held on for a draw

  • Rajnath Singh invites Swedish defence majors to set up manufacturing hubs in India Jun 08, 2021 09:48 PM IST

    Rajnath Singh invites Swedish defence majors to set up manufacturing hubs in India

    The Defence Minister particularly invited Swedish firms to invest in the defence corridors in Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, saying that they can take advantage of the unique incentives being offered by the state governments and the availability of a highly skilled workforce in India.

  • Unmanned supermarkets to the rescue in Sweden's rural areas May 23, 2021 12:15 PM IST

    Unmanned supermarkets to the rescue in Sweden's rural areas

    One after another, grocery stores are shutting down in rural Sweden, leaving villagers to log miles to buy food. But a new type of shop has sprung up in their wake: unmanned supermarkets in mobile containers.

  • Sweden pauses AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccinations Mar 16, 2021 03:27 PM IST

    Sweden pauses AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccinations

    Germany, France and Italy said on Monday they would stop administering the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine after several countries reported possible serious side-effects while the World Health Organization has said there was no proven link.

  • PM Modi to hold virtual summit with Swedish counterpart on March 4 Mar 04, 2021 10:53 PM IST

    PM Modi to hold virtual summit with Swedish counterpart on March 4

    India and Sweden have warm and friendly relations based on shared values of democracy, freedom, pluralism and rules-based international order, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement.

  • Climate activist Greta Thunberg to appear on Swedish postal stamp Jan 14, 2021 02:38 PM IST

    Climate activist Greta Thunberg to appear on Swedish postal stamp

    The motives on the stamps “should reflect our time, where the environmental issue has been relevant and present for many years, not least through Greta Thunberg’s strong voice,” Sweden’s postal company Postnord said in a statement.

  • Business relations with India will continue to grow stronger: Swedish official Nov 29, 2020 06:09 PM IST

    Business relations with India will continue to grow stronger: Swedish official

    The ambassador termed innovation as one of the absolute cornerstones of relations between Sweden and India.

  • Poop wine? Vile alcohol on show at Swedish Disgusting Food Museum Sep 12, 2020 05:12 PM IST

    Poop wine? Vile alcohol on show at Swedish Disgusting Food Museum

    "This is traditional Korean medicine. This is not something that people drink anymore. It's an historic drink and it was drunk in order to cure bone breakage and bruises," the museum's director Andreas Ahrens, who prepared the concoction himself, explains to AFP.

  • Swedish fish dish 'surstromming' is so pungent it should be opened outdoors Sep 07, 2020 08:11 PM IST

    Swedish fish dish 'surstromming' is so pungent it should be opened outdoors

    Likened to the smell of rotten eggs, surstromming — fermented herring — has gained a following online where daring gastronomes film themselves trying the seafood, which should be opened outdoors because of the stench, and preferably underwater in a bucket.

  • Riots in Sweden's Malmo after Quran burning by far-right activists Aug 29, 2020 05:51 PM IST

    Riots in Sweden's Malmo after Quran burning by far-right activists

    Rioters set fires and threw objects at police and rescue services Friday night, slightly injuring several police officers and leading to the detention of about 15 people.

  • Sensors detect rise in nuclear particles on Baltic Sea, global body says Jun 29, 2020 06:05 PM IST

    Sensors detect rise in nuclear particles on Baltic Sea, global body says

    One of its stations scanning the air for radionuclides - telltale radioactive particles that can be carried long distances by the wind - detected unusually high levels of three radionuclides earlier this week: caesium-134, caesium-137 and ruthenium-103.

  • Sweden's Sinch to buy India's ACL Mobile for $70 million Jun 15, 2020 12:30 PM IST

    Sweden's Sinch to buy India's ACL Mobile for $70 million

    Sinch, which has a scalable platform for messaging, voice and video, said ACL Mobile communications platform has more than 500 enterprise customers, and is particularly strong in the banking and financial services industry.

  • Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme, the man and the murder Jun 10, 2020 07:43 PM IST

    Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme, the man and the murder

    Here are some details about Palme's life and death.

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