Sunday Jul 6
The new Prime Minister of Finland Alexander Stubb told The Wall...
The new Prime Minister of Finland Alexander Stubb told The Wall Street Journal that, after discussing security issues with officials in Estonia and Sweden, NATO membership remains a "pipe dream" for the country for the moment, reports Fontanka.fi.
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Fri Jul 04, 2014
Reinfeldt gives 'best' and 'last' Almedalen speech
Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt's speech at Almedalen on Thursday night was praised for its rhetoric, drive, and charisma - with political experts hailing the Moderate leader's performance but doubting it could save him from electoral defeat.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Almedalen: A Swedish Export the U.S. Could Use
Sixty miles off the coast of Sweden, in the Baltic Sea, sits the island of Gotland.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
EU leaders offer Cameron hope
The leaders of Sweden and Germany have offered encouragement to David Cameron after his defeat in a vote on the new European Commission president.
EU leaders seek to defuse row with Cameron
YPRES, Belgium: Europe's leaders sought to defuse a bitter quarrel with Britain's David Cameron as they gathered for an emotionally-charged remembrance ceremony in Ypres, the scene of horrific carnage in World War 1. As Europe recalled what happens when leaders fail to preserve peace on the conflict's centenary, Germany's Angela Merkel urged her ... (more)
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Cameron headed for defeat in EU posts battle
Britain's David Cameron headed for defeat at an EU summit Thursday after being abandoned by his allies in a battle to block the nomination of Jean-Claude Juncker as European Commission chief.
Wall Street Journal
Sweden Ready to Back Juncker as EU Commission President
Sweden's prime minister told lawmakers on Wednesday that he is ready to back former Luxembourg prime minister Jean-Claude Juncker for the post of president of the European Commission.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Ten miners trapped in burning mine
A teacher in southern Sweden has been fired from five different schools for inappropriately touching students.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Once a European star, Sweden heads to vote with reform fatigue
When Sweden's leftist opposition leader, a former welder, visited a disused factory in an old industrial town on his campaign trail, it was not to lament a bygone era but to tour new luxury apartments selling at around $6,000 a square meter.
Sat Jun 21, 2014
David Cameron seeks vote on Jean-Claude Juncker presidency
David Cameron will this week make a last-ditch attempt to block Jean-Claude Juncker from becoming the next president of the European Commission by forcing an unprecedented vote among his fellow EU leaders.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
H&M profits soar on 'strong' sales
The Swedish parliament has approved changes to permanent residence laws, aiming to "facilitate moving to and from Sweden" - a change set to make life easier for international students.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
Krugman Jibes Linger as Sweden's Biggest Party Targets Riksbank
Two months after Nobel laureate Paul Krugman criticized Sweden 's central bank for exposing the largest Nordic economy to a deflationary spiral, the country's biggest party is now seeking a monetary policy review.
Thu Jun 12, 2014
The resistance is growing! Sami reindeer herders fight giant iron mine
A remote corner of Sweden's Arctic forest has become a battleground, writes Alex Forss, over proposals for a huge iron mine that would occupy a key reindeer migration route.
Germany and the EU: Still a sorry mess
Angela Merkel is constrained in the search for a compromise over the appointment of the next president of the EU Commission WHAT a boatload of frustration Jean-Claude Juncker must have felt on June 9th.