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Swedish royals impress Indians on social media by carrying their own bags at airport

December 02, 2019 5:52 pm

The 73-year-old king was spotted carrying his bag in the airport to the car, which impressed Indians on social media. The royal couple landed in Delhi, and are scheduled to visit Mumbai and Uttarakhand as well.

Explained: The Monarchy in Sweden, and the role of the King

December 02, 2019 6:16 pm

The Swedish monarchy is one of the oldest in the world. According to the website of the Swedish Royal Court, the country has had a monarch for more than 1,000 years.

Coca-Cola’s first market to adopt fully recycled plastic is Sweden

November 23, 2019 2:33 pm

The shift, to take place next year, will cut the use of new plastic by 3,500 tons annually, according to Coca-Cola AB and local bottler Coca-Cola European Partners Plc.

China threatens Sweden over support for jailed book publisher

November 17, 2019 11:07 am

Beijing is furious after Sweden's culture minister ignored warnings not to attend a ceremony honouring Chinese-born Gui Minhai, who is detained in the communist country. But Sweden says it won't be pushed around.

Nine killed in plane crash during skydiving trip in Sweden

July 15, 2019 9:51 am

The small plane designed to carry parachutists crashed on an island on the Ume river shortly after take off, police spokesman Peder Jonsson said, adding the cause for the accident was unknown. He said those on board were on a skydiving trip.

Sweden rejects China's request to extradite ex-official Qiao Jianjun

July 09, 2019 4:57 pm

China had asked Sweden to extradite Qiao, also known as Feng Li, on suspicion of breach of trust and fraud relating to the embezzlement of the equivalent of about 100 million Swedish crowns ($11 million).

People in Sweden switch to trains to deter global warming

July 01, 2019 3:33 pm

One flight between Sweden's two biggest cities, Stockholm and Gothenburg, generates as much carbon dioxide, the gas that contributes the most to global warming, as 40,000 train journeys, according to SJ, the country's biggest train operator.

Explosion in southern town in Sweden injures 25, cause unclear

June 07, 2019 4:15 pm

The cause of the explosion was unclear but police said a bomb squad was on its way to the scene in downtown Linkoping and that they had opened a criminal investigation.

Designs on India

May 31, 2019 12:10 am

Designs on India is an exhibition that aims to popularise Scandinavian designs in India and encourage collaborations.

Too hot to handle

March 16, 2019 12:02 am

A Swedish schoolgirl and the global movement she triggered against climate change.

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Swedish royal couple visits Jama Masjid, pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on Day 1

December 03, 2019 2:29 pm

The King and Queen visited Jama Masjid, Red Fort and Gandhi Smriti. Apart from Delhi, the royal couple is scheduled to visit Mumbai and Uttarakhand. It is King Gustaf's third visit to India.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's seven years in the Ecuadorean embassy

April 13, 2019 11:08 am

A look back at WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's seven years inside the Ecuadorean embassy, after his South American hosts abruptly revoked his asylum and he was arrested by British police.