Monthly archive for May 2013

A more European UK

When the ECB President Mario Draghi visited London this week he gave a speech to bankers of the City of London on…

Stockholm Internet Forum

During the past few days the Stockholm Internet Forum (SIF) has been tackling numerous issues related to freedom on the internet….

Swedish Free Schools in Focus

Every six months the Embassy together with the Swedish Chamber of Commerce invite British and Swedish business leaders to an Industrial Forum…

Nordfjell Gold at Chelsea Flower Show

One of the world’s top garden designers happens to be Swedish. Ulf Nordfjell has won two gold medals and…

Eurovision: Will UK sing along?

Fraser Nelson, The editor of Spectator was quite surprised to have Katrina Leskanich (Katrina and the Waves) sing Happy Birthday to him…

UK-Nordic-Baltic trade

The Nordics and the Baltics are significant markets for the UK. Sweden alone is the UK’s 10th largest export market. Last week…

Swedish craft at Collect art fair

There are some really great Swedish artists from the galleries blås&knåda and Sebastian Schildt showcasing Swedish contemporary craft at Collect, the leading…

Swedish Culture Minister in London

This week the Swedish Minister of Culture Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth visited London.

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State Opening of Parliament

It was quite an experience to attend the State Opening of Parliament. This is the most well-known and colorful state occasion in…

Professor Yan Xuetong on international relations

Every six months the Swedish Embassy and the ECFR co-host a dinner where we invite an expert on international relations from the…