Home Search

sweden - search results

If you're not happy with the results, please do another search
Sweden calls in Russian diplomats to protest breach of its waters

Sweden calls in Russian diplomats to protest breach of its waters

STOCKHOLM — Sweden has protested to Russia after two warships entered its territorial waters without permission, a defense department spokesman said on Wednesday, as...
The world’s first fossil-free steelmaking starts in northern Sweden

The world’s first fossil-free steelmaking starts in northern Sweden

The opening of unique pilot plant in Northern Sweden is a first step in decarbonizing the steel industry, which today counts for 7 percent...
Sweden’s new mental health strategy will include Sámi for the first time

Sweden’s new mental health strategy will include Sámi for the first time

The Swedish government recently announced it will update its national strategy for suicide prevention and the promotion of good mental health, and for the...
A melting glacier keeps shrinking Sweden’s highest mountain

A melting glacier keeps shrinking Sweden’s highest mountain

Sweden’s highest mountain is — as it always has been — Kebnekaise, in the country’s far North. But the retreat this summer of the...
Northern Sweden battery maker raises $1.6 billion, signs deal with BMW

Northern Sweden battery maker raises $1.6 billion, signs deal with BMW

The European car industry’s transition to electric power-trains, combined with financial institutions' hunt for green projects, has helped Swedish battery maker Northvolt, recently received...
Sweden moves to update Sámi reindeer laws in the wake of a landmark land-rights decision

Sweden moves to update Sámi reindeer laws in the wake of a landmark land-rights...

Sweden’s government says it will begin looking at ways to revise that country’s 1971 law regulating reindeer husbandry after a supreme court decision this...
Sweden still ‘working towards’ approval of Indigenous rights agreement

Sweden still ‘working towards’ approval of Indigenous rights agreement

Sweden remains committed to protecting the rights of its Sámi residents, but it is unable to set a date on when it can adopt...
Sweden’s liberal pandemic strategy questioned as Stockholm death toll mounts

Sweden’s liberal pandemic strategy questioned as Stockholm death toll mounts

STOCKHOLM — A spike in novel coronavirus infections and deaths in Stockholm has raised questions about Sweden's decision to fight the outbreak without resorting...
Greta Thunberg joins climate protest in Arctic Sweden

Greta Thunberg joins climate protest in Arctic Sweden

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg attended a protest Friday in Jokkmokk, in northern Sweden. Thunberg attended the rally, which fell on the day after National Sámi...
After winning a historic court victory, Sweden’s Sami face attacks, including death threats

After winning a historic court victory, Sweden’s Sami face attacks, including death threats

A decision earlier this month by Sweden’s top court that upholds a Sámi right to manage hunting and fishing in a traditional herding area...