"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
Saab has said its parent company, General Motors, will be flexible in its deadline for bids for the Swedish car marque.
GM had given itself to the
General Motors has said it will wind down operations at its loss-making Swedish unit after an attempt to sell it to small Dutch luxury carmaker
Sweden’s central bank has kept its key interest rate unchanged at a record low of a 0.25 percent.
Bank policymakers repeated their view that rates
Nordic telecoms operator TeliaSonera has opened the first mobile phone networks in the world to use faster LTE wireless technology – otherwise known
At a lavish ceremony in Stockholm the 2009 Nobel Prize winners in the categories of Economics, Literature, Chemistry, Physics and Medicine received
General Motors is reportedly talking to Chinese car maker Beijing Automotive about selling some Saab assets including tooling and technology.
Top of the agenda at Tuesday’s board meeting at General Motors is what to do with Swedish carmaker Saab.
Saab, GM and the Swedish government are
Sweden’s consumers are heading back to the shops balancing weaker than expected GDP figures for the third quarter.
GDP grew quarter-on-quarter by
Saab is facing possible closure after a deal to buy the Swedish car brand collapsed.
The marque’s American owner – General Motors – was poised to
Europe and Russia will be hoping they can press the political and economic reset button today as summit in Stockholm gets underway.
The EU and Russia will seek to rebuild economic and political ties today at a summit in Stockholm.
Relations have been strained by Moscow’s war
Sweden’s Lutherian church has decided to conduct gay weddings, the first major church to do so.
Ceremonies will begin on November the first. The
The 2009 Nobel Prize for Literature has been awarded to German writer Herta Müller.
The Swedish Academy that decides the winner recognised her
Brazil’s President Lula da Silva, emotional after his country’s successful bid to hold the Olympics, has been in Stockholm for the third European
The newly-appointed NATO Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, faces the crucial task of tackling the Taliban insurgency across Afghanistan and
A diplomatic row has erupted between Sweden and Israel over an allegedly anti-semitic newspaper article. Israel wants an apology after the Swedish
Swedish rescue authorities have declared that there is no hope of finding the six crew members of a Norwegian cargo ship that sank on Friday. The
At least six people have been killed, most of them children, in a fire near Stockholm.
The fire broke out on the ground floor of a building late
Eight years ago Sweden took the EU presidency in times of relative calm, but those days are long gone.
Later today Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik
Against the backdrop of a festival in Gotland, in the Baltic Sea, Sweden’s European Union presidency considers environmental priorities, fish