Free Press Journal
  • Deadlock in Sweden as far-right gains

    Stockholm : Sweden faced political deadlock on Monday after the far-right made gains in legislative elections that left the question of who will form the next government up in the air. The prime minister is usually the leader of the party with the most votes, but Sweden’s fragmented political landscape after Sunday’s election makes it impossible to predict who will form the next government.

  • Sweden general election may swing Far Right way

    Stockholm : The Swedish general election were underway on Sunday across the country amid uncertainty about the extent of the predicted rise of the far right.

  • Thieves make off with Swedish royal jewels

    Stockholm: Police in Sweden were intensifying a manhunt on Wednesday for at least two thieves who swiped priceless crown jewels from a 13th century cathedral in a sleepy town outside Stockholm before making a getaway aboard a speedboat.

  • Sweden return to WC with great ambitions

    Stockholm : After an absence of 12 years, Sweden will return to the FIFA World Cup with great ambitions even if they are without their talisman Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

  • India & Sweden to deepen collaboration through strategic innovation partnership

    Stockholm : India and Sweden on Tuesday agreed to strengthen defence and security cooperation and also unveiled a strategic innovation partnership and a joint action plan for a “win-win” outcome during talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Swedish counterpart Stefan Lofven.

  • Stockholm truck attacker pleads guilty as terrorism trial opens

    Stockholm : An Uzbek asylum seeker who confessed to wanting to mow down “infidels” in an April 2017 Stockholm truck attack that killed five people pleaded guilty to terrorism charges on Tuesday as his trial opened.

  • ‘After Miracle of Milan’, could Zlatan return?

    Stockholm : After Sweden’s “Miracle of Milan” booked them a berth at the World Cup finals and sent Italy crashing out, could Zlatan Ibrahimovic be set for a return from international retirement?

  • Stockholm: Combining medieval and the modern

    Stockholm, the Swedish capital, combines the medieval and the modern seamlessly over the many islands it is spread over, writes Ranjita Biswas

  • Trio takes chemistry Nobel for study on biomolecules

    Stockholm : A revolutionary technique dubbed cryo-electron microscopy, which has shed light on the Zika virus and an Alzheimer’s enzyme, earned scientists Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson the Nobel Chemistry Prize on Wednesday.

  • Stockholm truck attack suspect confesses to ‘terrorist crime’

    Stockholm: The Stockholm truck attack suspect has confessed to deliberately driving the stolen vehicle into crowds in the Swedish capital, his lawyer said on Tuesday.  During a court hearing here, 39-year-old Uzbek Rakhmat Akilov admitted to committing a “terrorist crime” last week in which four people were killed and 15 others were injured, reported BBC.

  • Bofors: Sweden called off probe to avoid embarrassment to Rajiv Gandhi

    New Delhi: To prevent further embarrassment to former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, the Government of Sweden called off its probe of the Bofors Gun scandal as far back as January 1988, a declassified “confidential assessment” made by the United States Central Intelligence Agency has revealed.

  • Nobel panel signals desire for Dylan song at ceremony

    Stockholm : The Swedish Academy said on Saturday that Bob Dylan is not obliged to attend the Nobel Prize ceremony in Stockholm, but is required to hold some sort of lecture or even sing a song, according to a report by AFP.

  • Trio win Nobel Chemistry Prize for tiny molecular machines

    Stockholm : Jean-Pierre Sauvage of France, J Fraser Stoddart of Britain and Bernard Feringa of the Netherlands won the Nobel Chemistry Prize on Wednesday for developing molecular machines, the world’s smallest machines. “They have developed molecules with controllable movements, which can perform a task when energy is added,” the jury said.

  • Three British scientists share 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics

    New York: The 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to three British scientists for “theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter.”

  • Robot’s in-hand eye maps surroundings in 3D

    New York: Researchers including an Indian-origin scientist from Carnegie Mellon University have found that a camera attached to the robot’s hand can rapidly create a 3D model of its environment and also locate the hand within that 3D world .

  • Sweden’s Princess Sofia gives birth to baby boy

    Washington D.C. : Welcome a new royal! Sweden’s Princess Sofia and her husband Prince Carl Philip have welcomed their first child today. The royal couple did not reveal any details about the name of the newborn, but a statement was released by the Sweden’s Royal Palace, reports E! Online.