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Goodbye Britain

After six wonderful years in Britain my term as ambassador has come to an end. It has been a great honour to…

Defence cooperation between Sweden and the UK

On Saturday the Swedish Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist and the UK Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon signed a Programme…

Celebrating Sir Nicholas Winton 1909 – 2015

I recently had the honour of attending a memorial service at Guildhall to celebrate the life of Sir Nicholas, but also a…

Industrial Forum

I was very pleased to have the President and CEO Alf Göransson as keynote speaker at the Industrial Forum. Securitas AB is…

The Swedish Ambassador’s Guide To Eurovision

An estimated 200 million viewers will watch this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm. It is the biggest TV entertainment show in…

Sweden House in London

This week we inaugurated the new Sweden House in London. It is wonderful to have the embassy and the Swedish organisations Business…

Autonomous Driving Cars

Today I attended a most fascinating seminar on “A future with autonomous cars”. It was a seminar hosted by Volvo Car Group…

The Power of Music

The Polar Music Prize is one of the most prestigious and unique music prizes in the world. The 2016 Laureates are the…

Culture Minister’s visit to London

The Swedish Minister for Culture and Democracy Alice Bah Kuhnke had an intensive programme when she visited London in mid March. The…

Hilma af Klint at Serpentine

Today I had the opportunity to visit the Hilma af Klint exhibition ”Painting the Unseen” at the Serpentine Galleries. It was a…