Tag: Sweden

New government formed in Sweden

The new government was announced by Swedish PM Ulf Kristersson after delivering his Statement of Government Policy in parliament.

  • Wednesday, 19 October 2022
US Senate
US Senate votes to approve Sweden and Finland joining NATO

The single dissenting vote came from Republican Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri, who argued that there should be less focus on security in Europe and much more on the threat from China, dpa news agency reported.

  • Thursday, 04 August 2022
Violent clashes in Sweden sparked by planned Quran burnings
Violent clashes in Sweden sparked by planned Quran burnings

Saudi Arabia has condemned what it called the "deliberate abuse of the holy Quran by some extremists in Sweden, and provocation and incitement against Muslims".

  • Monday, 18 April 2022
Magdalena Anderssont
Sweden's First Female PM Resigns Hours After Appointment

Andersson, who since 2014 has served as the finance minister under former Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, said that she could lead the country with the opposition's budget, describing it as requiring only minor tweaks.

  • Thursday, 25 November 2021
World football fraternity hails retired Buffon

Milan: Tributes poured in for iconic goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon as the Italy captain retired from international football after their catastrophic loss to Sweden in the 2018 World Cup qualification play-off here on Monday. Buffon, playing in his 175th international — a record for a European, tearfully ended his international journey as four-time world champions Italy […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Google Glass, Apple Newton make it to Swedish Museum of Failure

Stockholm: Google and Apple are not synonymous with failure but in the risky business of innovation, anything is possible. At Sweden’s newly opened Museum of Failure, Google Glass and Apple Newton are two such devices that were either ahead of their time or the results of some bad ideas. Founded by clinical psychologist Samuel West, […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft to roll out Creators Update on April 11

New Delhi: Microsoft has announced that the next major update to Windows 10 — the Windows 10 Creators Update — will begin rolling out to the 400 million monthly active devices worldwide on April 11. The company will also launch Surface Book and Surface Studio devices in new markets soon. Surface Book and Surface Studio […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
England beat Sweden to reach semi-final, break 28-year-old jinx

Samara (Russia): Harry Maguire and Dele Alli scored as England comfortably defeated Sweden 2-0 in Samara today to reach the World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1990. Leicester defender Maguire headed in the opening goal from a corner on 30 minutes, with Alli adding a second just before the hour. Goalkeeper Jordan Pickford […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
President Mukherjee safe in Sweden after convoy involved in crash

Stockholm/New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee and the crown prince and princess of Sweden have escaped unharmed following a 15-car pile-up involving their motorcade in the Swedish town of Uppsala, Swedish media reports said. Rashtrapati Bhavan termed the reports “misleading” and said no one was hurt. In a tweet, the official @RashtrapatiBhvn handle posted: “Reports about […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Odisha-Born Painter PK Mahanandia Appointed Advisor For Swedish Art & Culture Dept

Bhubaneswar: Renowned Odia painter Pradyumna Kumar Mahanandia has been appointed as Art advisor for Swedish Arts Council by its national government. Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik on Sunday congratulated Mahanandia for his new role in the Swedish Arts Council and said, “His success has brought glory to our state and I wish him to achieve more […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021