Quantcast
Last updated on April 24, 2014 at 17:35 EDT

Latest Sweden Stories

2013-08-22 04:20:07

STOCKHOLM, August 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this summer Sweden's Veteran Federation, SVF, hosted the World Veterans Federation's Peace and Security Summit. The outcome of the summit was The Stockholm Declaration, urging the world's veteran associations and governments to work for the veterans' experiences and skills to a higher degree should be utilized as a resource for the development of their own society. (Photo:...

2013-08-21 08:28:08

- RetailMeNot issues first international Shoppers Trend Report outlining general consumer behaviors in 11 countries AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RetailMeNot.com (www.retailmenot.com), the largest digital coupon website in the United States, today released an initial set of data from its first-ever international survey measuring the couponing and shopping behaviors of consumers in 11 countries around the world. The survey, conducted with Ipsos Public Affairs (www.ipsos.com)...

2013-08-15 12:21:04

IBM Helps SJ Identify and Eliminate Customer Experience Issues by Analyzing Online Booking Process through Smarter Commerce ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that SJ(®), Sweden's largest rail operator, is turning to customer experience management software from IBM to improve its mobile and online booking process and overall online customer experience to increase ticket sales. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO)...

2013-08-13 08:21:32

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems has received a contract to supply Cloud Cap Technology TASE400 stabilized camera payloads for maritime operations on Saab's "Skeldar" unmanned aerial system (UAS). UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). Units supplied by the company's operations in Hood River, Ore. will be integrated by Cloud Cap Technology's European support partner, Magline Composite Sistemas, beginning later...

2013-07-18 08:29:30

More Mature Markets in Western Europe Will See Marginal Declines, According to Millennium Research Group TORONTO, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, markets for interventional cardiology (IC) devices have reached maturation in Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland and the Netherlands, while Eastern European markets will continue to see growth. Procedure volume growth will be slight in...

2013-07-17 00:20:40

New Report Finds Separating Markets in Marijuana and Hard Drugs Limited Exposure to Heroin and Crack and Led to Lowest Number of Problem Drug Users in European Union LONDON, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report published by the Open Society Global Drug Policy Program reveals the benefits of the Netherlands' alternative approach to drugs. "Coffee Shops and Compromise: Separated Illicit Drug Markets in the Netherlands," tells the history of the Dutch approach as well...

2013-07-15 12:22:37

- Abengoa collects euro 331 million today at closing. WASHINGTON, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B), the company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, announces that today it has closed the sale of 100 percent of its subsidiary, Befesa, to funds advised by Triton ("the Funds"), following the approval by competition authorities. After customary net debt adjustments, total equity consideration...

2013-07-09 04:20:03

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The West African republic of São Tomé e Príncipe has wrongfully confiscated two ships chartered by the Swedish oil company Stena Oil, including the cargo. The captains have been severely sentenced to three years of imprisonment and charged with "smuggling" in a show trial. A fine of 5 million EUR has been imposed, and the vessels and cargo have been confiscated by the state of São Tomé. It is Stena Oil's clear and firm...

2013-07-03 08:27:06

Online and mobile payment platform paves the way for international companies to startup and launch CHICAGO, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Braintree, the global payment platform behind many of the best next-generation online and mobile purchasing experiences, today announced more international momentum with the addition of Sweden-based Mojang, maker of the popular games Minecraft, Scrolls and Cobalt. Mojang joins a growing list of international companies, such as AVG Technologies, The...

2013-07-02 23:17:41

“Mission Baltic” accomplished with distinction: Esimit Europa 2, the overall winner and monohull course record holder at Germany’s Kieler Woche and winner of the largest Scandinavian regatta, ÅF Offshore Race Stockholm, Sweden (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 After more than 40 hours of sailing at the 350 nautical mile long ÅF Offshore Race in Sweden, Esimit Sailing Team crossed the finish line first on 2nd July at 3:33 am and therefore secured their 22nd line honours. Skipper Jochen...


Latest Sweden Reference Libraries

Gotland Pony
2014-04-14 07:45:27

The Gotland Pony breed is an ancient Swedish pony said to be descended from Tarpens but DNA indicates otherwise. The Gotland originated on the island of Gotland off the South-Eastern coast of Sweden following the last ice age. It is the only native breed to Sweden. Another name for this breed is the Gotland Russ which means a riding horse or charger. The Gotland originally were a  breed that roamed wild on the island, but today there is a semi-feral herd living on a 650-acre area in...

45_7760ecc1c46f19cc327f8ce6904b6250
2013-03-16 00:00:00

Hannes Olof Gösta Alfvén (May 30, 1908 - April 2, 1995) was a Swedish plasma physicist born in Norrköping, Sweden. Alfvén received his PhD from the University of Uppsala in 1934. His thesis was titled "Investigations of the Ultra-short Electromagnetic Waves." He was originally trained as an electrical power engineer and later moved on to research and teaching in the fields of plasma physics. Alfvén made many contributions to plasma physics, including theories describing the...

0_fdcff28421faa5baf0aff9a89da2449c
2008-05-27 22:50:09

The Nordic Spitz is a type of dog bred originally for work on farms and hunting. It originated in the 1600s in Sweden and was an excellent hunting companion. In the 1940s, the breed neared extinction, but was saved by a breeding program begun by Nordic Spitz enthusiasts. The breed eventually declined once again in popularity; today it is relatively rare, especially in its original purpose, as it is used more as a companion. The Nordic Spitz stands 16.5 to 18 inches tall and weighs 18 to 33...

0_2ec572a2db7023ece0f98319dbf4d47a
2008-05-22 18:12:33

The Drever, also known as the Swedish Dachsbracke, is a scent hound, bred to hunt hares, roe deer, and fox. It may be a combination of the Westphalian Dachsbracke and a beagle. The first Drever was registered in Sweden in 1913. The body of the Drever is similar to most hunting dogs in appearance, yet its legs are very short. The tallest Drever stands 15 inches high, much shorter than most hunting hounds. The breed typically is kept solely as a hunting dog and rarely ever used as a...

45_93ab9a2f354cd32a7017c45a5ed935b6
2008-05-06 14:47:35

The Nine-spined Stickleback (Pungitius pungitius), is a species of fish in the Gasterosteidae family. It is found in Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Republic of, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

More Articles (6 articles) »