Sweden's government on Tuesday said it approved two offshore wind power farms off the country's west coast, totalling some 100 turbines, while stressing that it was not abandoning nuclear power. The two farms are expected to contribute up 6.5 terawatt-hours when completed, which the government said is expected to take seven to 10 years. Swedish…
Sweden said Wednesday it was summoning the Russian ambassador after he said it and neighbouring Finland would become a "legitimate target" of "retaliatory measures" -- including military ones -- if they join NATO. The Nordic neighbours ended decades of military non-alignment last May when they decided to join the Atlantic alliance in the wake of…
Sweden, the first country to introduce legal gender reassignment, has begun restricting gender reassignment hormone treatments for minors, as it, like many Western countries, grapples with the highly-sensitive issue.
Turkey said on Saturday that it had called off a visit by Sweden's defence minister over a planned anti-Turkey protest in Stockholm. "At this point, Swedish Defence Minister Pal Jonson's visit to Turkey on January 27 has lost its significance and meaning, so we cancelled the visit," Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said.
Turkey on Thursday summoned Sweden's ambassador to lodge an angry protest over a video posted by a Kurdish group in Stockholm that depicted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan swinging by his legs from a rope.
Turkey, which has for months blocked NATO membership bids by Sweden and Finland, has made some demands that Sweden cannot accept, Sweden's prime minister said on Sunday. "Turkey has confirmed that we have done what we said we would do, but it also says that it wants things that we can't, that we don't want…
Sweden's Supreme Court on Monday blocked the extradition of exiled Turkish journalist Bulent Kenes, a key demand by Ankara to ratify Stockholm's NATO membership. There were "several hindrances" to sending back the former editor-in-chief of the Zaman daily, who Turkey accuses of being involved in a 2016 attempt to topple President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the…
The Swedish Ambassador-designate to Nigeria, Ms Annika Hahn-Englund, has assured that tackling energy crises across Europe, and advancing security and defence will be the focus as Sweden took over leadership of European (EU). She also pledged that other related issues including championing climate change discussions and achieving results at the COP27 would be given due…
Barrelling down a motorway south of Stockholm in a 40-tonne lorry and trailer, the driver keeps a careful eye on the road but, jarringly, no hands on the wheel. Instead, the truck drives itself, and veteran driver Roger Nordqvist is at the ready only in case of unexpected problems. Swedish truck maker Scania is not…
23 Nov 2022
Capital, cash, financial assets and money are often deployed interchangeably in scholarly articles and colloquially. For the purposes of this article, cash means the physical and tangible item, utilised in financial consideration
7 Nov 2022
FIFA has pleaded with teams that are set to participate at the World Cup in Qatar to ‘now focus on the football’ and not allow the sport to be ‘dragged into every ideological or political battle that exists
12 Oct 2022
Sweden's conservative leader Ulf Kristersson was on Wednesday granted an extension to form a government with the unprecedented support of the far-right Sweden Democrats following a September election win.