Gulf Times - Sweden
Sweden faces deadlock as far-right gains in vote

Sweden faces deadlock as far-right gains in vote

Sweden faced political deadlock on Monday after the far-right made gains in legislative elections whose result makes it tough to form a functioning government.

Anti-immigration party set for election gains as Sweden votes

Anti-immigration party set for election gains as Sweden votes

Far-right parties have made spectacular gains throughout Europe in recent years after a refugee crisis sparked by civil war in Syria and continuing conflicts in Afghanistan and parts of Africa.

Swede dreams: Ikea makes big promises with first Indian store

Swede dreams: Ikea makes big promises with first Indian store

Ikea's boss promised Wednesday to meet the ‘needs, frustrations and dreams’ of local consumers with the Swedish firm's first Indian store, its second attempt to break into a vast but difficult market.

Thieves snatch Swedish royal jewels in daylight heist

Thieves snatch Swedish royal jewels in daylight heist

Robbers who nabbed two 17th century royal crowns and an orb from a Swedish cathedral remained at large on Wednesday, a day after fleeing their daring midday heist by motorboat.

Qatar Airways to launch direct flights to Gothenburg, Sweden

Qatar Airways to launch direct flights to Gothenburg, Sweden

Qatar Airways has announced that it will launch direct five-times-a-week flights to Gothenburg in Sweden from December 12, making it the airline’s second Swedish gateway after Stockholm.

Cyprus sets new record in tourist arrivals

Cyprus sets new record in tourist arrivals

Tourist arrivals in January-June rose 12.4% to 1.64 million from 1.46 million in the same period last year.

England sink Sweden to clinch World Cup semi-final berth

England sink Sweden to clinch World Cup semi-final berth

Harry Maguire and Dele Alli scored as England comfortably defeated Sweden 2-0 in Samara on Saturday to reach the World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1990.

Fortunate Forsberg helps Sweden past Swiss into World Cup quarters

Fortunate Forsberg helps Sweden past Swiss into World Cup quarters

Emil Forsberg's deflected strike sent Sweden into the World Cup quarter-finals for only the second time since 1958 with a 1-0 win over Switzerland on Tuesday.

New Swedish chamber eyes stronger Qatar-Sweden trade ties

New Swedish chamber eyes stronger Qatar-Sweden trade ties

The newly-established Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Qatar (SCCQ) is aiming to play a role in increasing import and export figures between Qatar and Sweden, a chamber official has said.

Qatar attaches great importance to national development, regional stability and global harmony

Qatar attaches great importance to national development, regional stability and global harmony

Qatar has stressed that it attaches great importance to national development, regional stability and global harmony.

Switzerland through to last 16 to meet Sweden

Switzerland through to last 16 to meet Sweden

Switzerland kept politics off the field and Costa Rica broke their World Cup duck in a thrilling 2-2 draw on Wednesday that saw the Europeans through to the next round of the World Cup where they will face Sweden.

Late Kroos winner against Sweden keeps Germany alive

Late Kroos winner against Sweden keeps Germany alive

A dramatic stoppage-time goal from Toni Kroos gave holders Germany a 2-1 win over Sweden on Saturday to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the World Cup last 16.