Ulf Nordfjell nominated Gold medal winner at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013
Ulf Nordfjell won a gold medal for the Laurent-Perrier Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013.
Sweden wins the World Championship in ice hockey
Being the host of this year’s IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship, every Swede hoped for a gold medal for their home nation. This became a reality after Sweden won Sunday’s final against Switzerland with a 5 -1 defeat.
No ducal title for Mr Chris O’Neill when marrying Princess Madeleine of Sweden
The fiancée of Princess Madeleine, Mr Chris O'Neill, will have no prince or duke title after the wedding with Princess Madeleine. Mr O’Neill wishes to continue to be a U.S. citizen and remain in employment which the title would not allow.
Sweden's leading international Camerata ensemble, Camerata Nordica, makes its BBC Proms debut with a world première by Benjamin Britten.
Saturday 31 August, 2013 at 3 pm
Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Square, London SW1X 9DQ
Sweden 'second best' country to become a mum
According to a new ranking which looked at pregnancy risks and infant health, Sweden is the second best country in the world in which to be a mother.
FBCC Event Invitation - How to Manage International Teams
The Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce welcomes you to the prestigious Dartmouth House in Mayfair to learn how to establish and manage a successful international team.
Spotify’s plans to take on the world
Spotify plans to take on the world as they launch in Mexico, and furthermore plan on an expansion to the whole of Latin America.
Entrepreneurship Forum 2013: A Bigger Splash
Join the SCC and the Young Professionals for the highly anticipated Entrepreneurship Forum: A Bigger Splash. The event will welcome a number of exciting entrepreneurs from Sweden and the UK.
Looking forward to the Walpurgis Ball
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the UK invites its Members, spouses and friends to the black tie Walpurgis Ball, in celebration of Valborgsmässoafton. The evening promises a three course meal, dancing, 12 man jazz band, as well as entertainment from Lunds Student Singers.
Uncover Creativity - the Swedish Way
What do Spotify, Volvo, Skype, IKEA, H&M, Absolut Vodka, Swedish House Mafia and DICE have in common? If you guessed Sweden, you’re right. The question is: what is the secret behind their success?
Sweden takes the lead in a new initiative to empower women
Women around the world are under-represented in businesses and other leadership positions. Today, the Swedish Minister for Enterprise Annie Loof introduced a new initiative at the annual conference for women entrepreneurs. The "Golden Rules of Leadership" seek to make the world more equal, and furthermore enhance everyone’s daily steps to promote female talent.
This spring Jumperfabriken teams up with Swedish Hasbeens for a London based Pop-up shop.
On Friday the 19 April Jumperfabriken’s spring collection will be available for purchase at the pop-up shop’s Brick Lane location. Together with fellow Swedes and clog makers Swedish Hasbeens the two brands share the shop, aptly named “Sweden Calling”, at 25 Hanbury St, just off the legendary and multicultural London street.
SWEDISH THEATRE IN LONDON, SPECIAL OFFER FOR £10 TICKETS
Riksteatern and Malmö Stadsteater present:
I CALL MY BROTHERS
by Jonas Hassen Khemiri
Directed by Faranz Arbabi
Don’t miss the rare opportunity to see the Dr Glas production at Wyndham Theatre
It was only eight years ago that Krister Henriksson was living in a hotel in the fishing village of Ystad. As he was filming the now much acclaimed original Swedish TV series ‘Wallander’, he struck upon another idea, to memorise ‘Dr Glas’, the experimental novel by Swedish writer Hjalmar Söderberg.
UKTI Nordics & Baltics Invitation
If you are a company active in the Energy, Arctic, Infrastructure and Healthcare space you should pay attention. Right on your doorstep you will find growing European economies with major business opportunities in your sector. Want to know more?
A new alternative comparison index shows Sweden to be ranked number one
The new Social Progress Index, SPI, rejects the standard Indicator BNP, taken to measure growth, and instead tries to quantify the population’s overall living standard.
Great Britain comes in second after Sweden topping the scales on all counts.
Baroness Margaret Thatcher’s funeral to take place on Wednesday 17 April
The 87-year-old former prime minister died on Monday, after suffering a chain of strokes. Lady Thatcher was staying at the Ritz Hotel in central London at the night of her death.
Economist’s ‘glass ceiling’ index ranks Sweden top three for working womenThe latest issue of the economist presents a “glass ceiling index” with Sweden showing great promise for women to reach the so-called “glass ceiling”. The term was first introduced in the United States and can be described as “the unseen, yet unbreachable barrier that keeps minorities and women from rising to the upper rungs of the corporate ladder, regardless of their qualifications or achievements”
First & Foremost Entertainment present Robert Wells at Soho Jazz Club in London 21 - 24 May 2013
Don't miss the rare opportunity to see International Celebrity Pianist Robert Wells and The Robert Wells Trio perform an evening of jazz, swing and boogie-woogie up close and personal at The Soho Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London. 21st - 24 May 2013, with special guests The Vocalettes.
100-year-old tale brings Swedish author unlikely global success
Swedish author Jonas Jonasson has gained great international success with his novel about a 100-year-old man who escapes from a home for the elderly.
Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic helps PSG to a draw against Barcelona
One of the biggest Swedish footballers of all times faced his former club FC Barcelona in yesterday’s quarter-final in the Champions League. Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Paris Saint Germain managed a 2 – 2 draw against what many argue to be one of the best teams in the history of the sport, FC Barcelona.
Sweden on top when it comes to innovation
Sweden currently tops the innovation league according to The European Commission’s Innovation Union Scoreboard. The ranking shows Sweden as number one following Germany, Denmark and Finland.
2030 to mark a new era for Kiruna in the north of Sweden
The city of Kiruna is being completely re-structured as a result of the mining deformations in the mountains of Kiirunavaara.
The plan has been ongoing since 2004 and spawned much interest from both local and international architectural firms. It has now been finalised which firm will be the main one to design the new city centre.
SIS STIPENDIUM UTLYSES £5000
Svenska Ingenjörssällskapet, SIS, stöder aktivt svenska ingenjörer som vill utveckla sitt kunnande och kontaktnät här i Storbritannien. SIS har under lång tid delat ut stipendier med syftet att "göra det möjligt for svenska ingenjörer att besöka Storbritan¬nien för att direkt på plats studera brittiska tekniska företag och institutioner."
Ingvar Kamprad encourages IKEA to donate more to charity
Today the Swedish mega giant IKEA has more than 40 billion pounds in assets and the plan is for more to go towards charitable foundations.