The French artist Thierry Noir outside the German embassy in London. Noir painted the Berlin Wall 1985 - 1989.
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The fall of the Berlin Wall

Today we mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. This is a good day to reflect on our past, but also how important it is to think about the future of Europe.

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Swedish Supreme Commander visits the UK

Last week the Swedish Supreme Commander Sverker Göranson visited the UK for a bilateral meeting and lunch with the British Chief of the Defence Staff General Sir Nick Houghton.

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©Clive Totman 2014
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Lord Mayor Silent Ceremony

Yesterday I attended the Silent Ceremony at the Guildhall for the Admission of the new Lord Mayor Alan Yarrow. It was a most dignified ceremony where the outgoing Lord Mayor transferred the mayoral insignia to the incoming Lord Mayor.

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Photo:  Jannica HoneyPhoto:  Jannica Honey

Photo: Jannica Honey
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The Duke of Edinburgh marks 60 years as patron for Anglo-Swedish Society

On November 4th HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron of the Anglo-Swedish Society, held a Reception at Buckingham Palace to mark his 60th year as Patron.

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Apprenticeships at Scotland’s Dumfries House

Recently, the EU Ambassadors travelled to Scotland to visit Dumfries House. It was a most inspirational trip organised by the Italian Presidency.

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Curry Life, Curry Chefs Awards – 19 Oct 2014

Curry Life, Curry Chefs Awards – 19 Oct 2014
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Swede chosen as Curry Life European Chef of the Year

The Swedish chef Karim Rezaul has done it again! This was the third time that Rezaul was selected as the Curry Life European chef of the year.

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SCC Patrons’ Dinner at Residence

On Thursday a great number of representatives from the Swedish business community gathered for the Swedish Chamber of Commerce (SCC) annual Patrons’ dinner at the Swedish residence.

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The first thing that passengers see when landing at George Best Airport in Belfast is IKEA.
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In Belfast to discuss trade and investments

It was great to be back in Belfast and a lot has happened since I was here last. The first thing I noted when landing was of course IKEA. Driving through the city centre I quickly detected a large H&M store.

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Foto: Leif Mattsson, ownership: Royal Academy of Fine Arts

Foto: Leif Mattsson, ownership: Royal Academy of Fine Arts
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First time in UK for remarkable Rembrandt painting

I am very proud that the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Sweden agreed to an exceptional loan of the remarkable Rembrandt painting “The Conspiracy of the Batavians under Claudius Civilis”. This is the first time ever that the painting has been shown in the UK.

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Dr Mathias Uhlén was one of the participants in the debate. Photo: Earthy Photography

Dr Mathias Uhlén was one of the participants in the debate. Photo: Earthy Photography
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A Life Science Perspective

The pharmaceutical industry is one of Sweden’s largest export industries. It is a sector that plays an important role both to the British and the Swedish economy. In addition it is a business with great competition.

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