Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter
National News
Latest from  

Sweden wants EU to switch to emission-free cars by 2030

Stockholm - Sweden's environment minister on Saturday urged the European Union to ban petrol and diesel-powered vehicles from 2030.

Facebook apologises for removing cancer video

Stockholm - Facebook has apologised for taking down a breast cancer awareness video because the images were flagged as offensive, saying the move was "an error".

Outcry as Facebook removes Swedish breast cancer video

Stockholm - Facebook has removed a video on breast cancer awareness posted in Sweden because it deemed the images "offensive", the Swedish Cancer Society said Thursday.

Nobel panel gives up knockin' on Dylan's door

Stockholm - The Swedish Academy says it has given up trying to reach Bob Dylan, days after it awarded him the Nobel Prize for Literature."Right now we are doing nothing. I have called and sent emails to his closest collaborator and received very friendly replies.

Bob Dylan still silent on Nobel literature prize win

Stockholm - More than 24 hours after awarding Bob Dylan the Nobel prize for literature, the Swedish Academy said Friday they had still not managed to speak to the reclusive US singer.

Attacker in clown mask stabs man in Sweden

Stockholm - An attacker wearing a clown mask stabbed a man in Sweden, police said Friday, as a wave of hysteria about sightings of "creepy" or "killer" clowns sweeps the United States and European nations.

Bob Dylan wins Nobel Literature Prize

Stockholm - US music legend Bob Dylan, whose songs have influenced generations of fans, won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday, the first songwriter to win the prestigious award in a decision that stunned prize watchers.

Adonis, Thiong'o favourites for Nobel Literature Prize

Stockholm - Syrian poet Adonis and Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong'o are among the hotly-tipped names to take home this year's Nobel Literature Prize, due to be announced on Thursday.

Speculation abounds ahead of Nobel Literature Prize

Stockholm - Literary circles are abuzz with speculation ahead of Thursday's Nobel Literature Prize announcement, with award watchers suggesting this year's honours could go to a controversial writer such as Syrian-born poet Adonis.

'Contract theory' earns pair Nobel Economics Prize

Stockholm - Two US-based academics won the Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for groundbreaking research on contract theory that has helped design insurance policies, executive pay and even prison management.

World Bank's top economist tipped for Nobel

Stockholm - The World Bank's new chief economist is among those tipped to win the Nobel Economics Prize on Monday, as the awards season moves into a second week.

Trio win Nobel Chemistry Prize for tiny molecular machines

Stockholm - A French, British and Dutch trio of scientists won the Nobel Chemistry Prize on Wednesday for developing the world's smallest machines that may one day act as artificial muscles to power tiny robots or even prosthetic limbs.

New elements or rechargeable batteries for Nobel Chemistry Prize?

Stockholm - The Nobel Chemistry Prize is to be announced on Wednesday, with observers suggesting it could go to gene-editing, the invention of the rechargeable battery or the discovery of new periodic elements.

'Strange states' of matter earns trio Nobel Physics Prize

Stockholm - The study of "strange states" of matter, which may one day yield superfast computers, earned British scientists David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz the Nobel Physics Prize on Tuesday.

Gravitational waves, dark matter eyed for Nobel Physics Prize

Stockholm - Scientists behind the groundbreaking discoveries of gravitational waves and the existence of dark matter are seen as potential favourites for Tuesday's announcement of the Nobel Physics Prize.

Dear NASA, Sweden wants you to send a condom into space

Sweden is known for being "sexually liberated," and is not squeamish about it either. So it's no surprise that they have sent a request to NASA, asking the space agency to send a condom into space.

Japan's Ohsumi wins Nobel Prize for cell 'recycling' work

Stockholm - Yoshinori Ohsumi of Japan won the Nobel Medicine Prize Monday for his pioneering work on autophagy -- a process whereby cells "eat themselves" -- which when disrupted can cause Parkinson's and diabetes.

Nobel prize for medicine opens 2016 awards season

Stockholm - The 2016 Nobel prize season kicks off Monday with the announcement of the medicine prize by a scandal-tainted jury, to be followed over the next 10 days by the other science awards and those for peace and literature.

Sweden to reintroduce military service

Stockholm - Sweden said Wednesday it would reintroduce compulsory military service from 2018, eight years after it was abolished.

Four men injured in shooting in Sweden

V - Four men were injured, one critically, in the centre of Sweden's southern city of Malmo, in what police said appeared to be a targeted attack by gunmen riding scooters.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 63 Next»

RSS RSS for National News