Monthly archive for September 2013

#DiploHack – a platform for new ideas

A hackathon that serves as a laboratory for promoting creative ideas and solutions on freedom of speech and sustainability is the…

Brighton – The Labour Party Conference and ABBA

It is now almost 40 years ago that ABBA won Eurovision in Brighton. However, that was not the reason why I spent…

Umeå – European Capital of Culture

The Swedish Minister of Trade Ewa Björling visited London last week to attend the Umeå – European Capital of Culture 2014 –…

Liberal Democrats Conference in Glasgow

This week I attended the Liberal Democrat conference in Glasgow. It is always interesting to attend party conferences and hear the latest…

Young Swedish Design at Southbank

I was delighted to see Swedish Design as part of the London Design Festival for the 4th year in a row and…

Sweden at London Fashion Week

This week Londoners had the opportunity to see the latest within the Swedish fashion industry at the London Fashion Week.

Swedish naval vessels on the Thames

It is not every day that you see two Swedish mine countermeasures vessels (MCMV) sailing up the Thames. These naval vessels took…

A literary breakfast

The love of books brought a lot of interesting people together at a literary breakfast at the Swedish residence this morning. Editorial…

President Obama’s visit to Sweden

President Barack Obama’s visit to Sweden was historic in several ways. It was the first ever bilateral visit by a US President…

Swedish Minister for Justice in London

Swedish Minister for Justice Beatrice Ask visited London this week and her programme included meetings with Home Secretary Theresa May and Lord…