In the News

News from Sweden, reports on Swedish lifestyle and the Swedish way of solving current problems are often highlighted by U.S. and international media.

Gathered here are just a few examples of recent stories.

Sweden's incoming coalition to set up energy commission
October 1, 2014

Get ready for the next wave of looping wooden coasters
Los Angeles Times
by Brady MacDonald
October 1, 2014

Your Next Food-Pilgrimage City: Gothenburg, Sweden
by Ann Abel
Aug. 27, 2014

European Spallation Source ready to start construction
By Tania Rabesandratana
July 7, 2014
Self-cleaning dishware in the works: Way to go, science!
Los Angeles Times
By Jenn Harris
January 17, 2014
An expat Washington Christmas
Washington Post
By Steve Hendrix
December 21, 2013
Shiller vs. Fama vs. the Skeptics
New York Times
By Binyamin Appelbaum
November 19, 2013

How Sweden became a pop music powerhouse
Financial Times
By Ludovic Hunter-Tilney
November 1, 2013

Why Is Sweden So Good at Pop Music?
The Atlantic
By Nolan Feeney
October 29, 2013

Once dismissed as ‘sewing circle,’ Swedish co-op creates a stake for women in wind industry
Midwest Energy News
By Dan Haugen
October 11, 2013

As Midwest cities mull congestion pricing, Swedish drivers are already sold
Midwest Energy News
By Dan Haugen
October 11, 2013

(In Swedish) Bildts vapendragare blir Sveriges man i Washington
Svenska Dagbladet
October 2, 2013

Swedish City of Kiruna Plans Massive Relocation
The Wall Street Journal
By Niclas Rolander
September 3, 2013

In Dalarna, a bit of America in Sweden
Washington Post
By Steve Vickers
August 29, 2013

Swedish museum to recover missing rare astrolabe, scientific artifact made in 1590
Washington Post
By Associated Press
August 20, 2013

Swedish Travel Tips for President Obama
Washington Post
By Al Kamen
August 8, 2013

‘Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons’
Los Angeles Times
By Todd Martens
August 7, 2013

What Sweden Can Tell Us About Obamacare
The New York Times
By Robert H. Frank
June 15, 2013

A son’s love brings Carl Kohler’s work to Dallas
Dallas News
By Michael Granberry
June 8, 2013

Prioritizing Tech Literacy Makes Sweden an Ideal State
Wall Street Journal
May 22, 2013
King and Queen of Sweden to visit NY
Wall Street Journal
May 8, 2013
Lessons from Sweden on Equal Pay Day
The Daily Beast
April 9, 2013
Sweden is a Scandinavian surprise
Washington Times
March 23, 2013
A masterpiece in Swedish film history
Washington Post
March 8, 2013
Nordic Cool at Kennedy Center opens with potluck
Washington Post
February 20, 2013
Google Self-Driving Car Forces U.S. to Rethink Road Rules
Bloomberg Businessweek
By Angela Greiling Keane
October 24, 2012
NHTSA Studying Self-Driving Cars, Talking to State DMVs
Edmunds Inside Line
By John O'Dell
October 23, 2012
U.S. working to set rules for self-driving cars
The Detroit News
By David Shepardson
October 23, 2012
Gov't to examine technology for automated cars
Associated Press (AP) / Huffington Post
By Joan Lowy
October 23, 2012
Nordic Track: Six Fashion Talents to Watch
New York Magazine
By Rebecca Ramsey and Amelia Diamond
September 19, 2012
In a Swedish Park, Art Co-Stars With Nature
The New York Times
By Ingrid K. Williams
August 3, 2012
Nordic Exposure
Vanity Fair
By A. A. Gill
August issue, 2012
For Paternity Leave, Sweden Asks if Two Months Is Enough
The Wall Street Journal
By Jens Hansegard
July 31, 2012
Marcus Samuelsson regales crowd at the Smithsonian
The Examiner
By Norwood Holland
July 28, 2012
Sweden's economy still resilient to eurozone woes
By Anna Ringstrom
July 26, 2012
"Van Gogh From Space"
July 25, 2012 
How to Slice It: 'Yes, Chef,' a Memoir by Marcus Samuelsson
New York Times
By Craig Seligman
July 27, 2012
An Insider's Itinerary on Sweden's Eastern Coast
By Seth Kugel
New York Times
July 25, 2012
Spanking Debate Raises Bigger Questions About Parenting
The Los Angeles Times
By Sandy Banks
July 20, 2012
A Victory for the Internet
The New York Times
By Carl Bildt
July 5, 2012
Millenniums mörker öppnar världen för Sverige (in Swedish)
Swedish Radio
By Maria Quistberg
July 5, 2012
Not Dancing on Her Own
Express/Washington Post
By Stephen M. Deusner
July 4, 2012
A Life Spent In Sugar And Spice
The New York Times
By Dwight Garner
June 26, 2012
Music review: The the Goran Kajfes Subtropic Arkestra
The Washington Post
By Michael J. West
June 25, 2012
Nobel Foundation to cut prize money by 20 percent this year
The Washington Post
June 11, 2012
Swedes' Twitter Voice: Anyone, Saying (Blush) Almost Anything
The New York Times
By Sarah Lyall
June 10, 2012
Fjallbacka, Sweden: The quiet town that inspired Camilla Lackberg's crime novels
The Washington Post
By Steve Vickers
June 1, 2012
Swedish Chic
Marie Claire
By Dayna Spitz
May 30, 2012
Sweden Wins Eurovision Song Contest
Voice of America
May 27, 2012
At Eurovision, Sweden's Loreen bests the Buranovskiye Babushki
The Washington Post
May 26, 2012
Noomi Rapace Arrives in Hollywood, by Way of Outer Space
The New York Times
By Karen Olsson
May 25, 2012
Melodifestivalen: Sweden's not-so-guilty Eurovision pleasure
Stina Backer
May 25, 2012
Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary, Swedish Royal Heir, Baptized
Huffington Post
May 22, 2012
Sweden's Princess Estelle baptized at Royal Palace
CBS News
May 22, 2012
High-tech Sweden edges closer to becoming cashless society
The Washington Post
March 17, 2012
New Swedish crime novel doesn't follow the paths of Larsson or Mankell
The Washington Post
March 15, 2012
Indie Focus: The musical side of bulldozers
The Los Angeles Times
By Mark Olsen
March 11, 2012
Versions-Tomas Transtromer's Poems and the Art of Translation
The New York Times
By David Orr
March 9, 2012
Carl Kohler's Evocative "Author Portraits"
Huffington Post
March 6, 2012
Don't Be Bored: Cold Swedish Winter
Washington City Paper
By Jonathan L. Fischer
March 5, 2012
Swedish helmer created 'Safe' haven
By Peter Caranicas
February 14, 2012
‘Dragon Tattoo’ screening and forum at Harvard
The Boston Globe
By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein
January 31, 2012
Hungary launches year-long commemoration of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg who saved Jews
The Washington Post
January 17, 2012
Wallenberg's Life-Giving Legacy
The New York Times (Op-Ed)
January 16, 2012
Crime Pays
Financial Times
Review by Mons Kallentoft
January 7, 2012
Global Salon - Sweden
November 10, 2011
New American Ambassador to Sweden
Msnbc Morning Joe
November 14, 2011
In Sweden, a generation of kids who've never been spanked
By Jamie Gumbrecht
November 9, 2011
Food fit for a prince doesn’t fit with 5-year-olds’ ideas of lunch
The Washington Times
By Meredith Somers
October 26, 2011
Royal Appearance as Schools Celebrate Nordic Food Day
October 26, 2011
DC Public Schools Serving Up New Tastes
The Georgetowner
By Kyle Lundberg
October 24, 2011
Swedish Meatballs, Norwegian Salmon on Menu for D.C. Students
NBC Washington
October 19, 2011
Brain Power Display
The Wall Street Journal
By Ralph Gardner Jr 
September 29, 2011
A College Town With a Bit of Viking Mayhem
The New York Times
By Russ Juskalian
September 23, 2011
A House Enveloped in Greenery
The New York Times
By Elisa Mala
September 21, 2011
Value Added: Entrepreneurship is hardly confined to our shores
The Washington Post
By Thomas Heath
September 11, 2011
What's wrong with Stockholm
By Brendan Francis Newnam
September 8, 2011
Sleeping in a Silver Mine Ain't the Ritz, but That's the Point
The Wall Street Journal
By Daniel Michaels
August 25, 2011
New Nordic Cuisine Draws Disciples
New York Times
By Julia Moskin
August 23, 2011
Singer-songwriters are latest Swedish imports embraced by U.S.
By Charlie Amter
August 23, 2011
Sweden Based Chocolatier Launches at Concours d'Elegance
Wall Street Journal MarketWatch
August 11, 2011
Oh, Ja! Sweet Street Style From Stockholm
Refinery 29
By Connie Wang
August 10, 2011
Parental Leave: The Swedes Are The Most Generous
NPR, All Things Considered
By Phil Reeves
August 8, 2011
Spaceport at the Top of the World
Air & Space Magazine
By Andrew Curry
August 1, 2011
Fashion trip: Sweden
Take a sartorial tour of Stockholm’s stylish scene.
ELLE: Living
By Laura deCarufel
Sweet & Swedish
Home Design
By Kevin Sharkey
August 1, 2011
Three Perfect Days: Stockholm
Hemispheres Magazine
By Chaney Kwak
August 1, 2011
Maj Sjowall – The Godmother of Scandinavian Crime Fiction
Richard Shephard interviews Maj Sjowall
July 29, 2011
Stockholm Leads the Way
The Huffington Post
By Roberta Brandes Gratz
July 17, 2011
The Authors Behind The Author Of 'The Hypnotist'
July 11, 2011
Nordic Food Days
By Capital Cooking
June 28, 2011
Five economic lessons from Sweden, the rock star of the recovery
The Washington Post
By Neil Irwin
June 24, 2011
Nordic Food Days
Washington Life
By John Arundel
June 20, 2011
The Swedish Approach to Social Security
Sweden's progressive stance on social security
Prime Time Radio
By Mike Cuthbert
June 19, 2011
'Dragon Tattoo' tours lure visitors to Stockholm
USA Today
By Veronica Gould Stoddart
June 17, 2011
The Swedish economy - North star
The Economist
June 9, 2011
36 Hours in Stockholm
By Stephen Whitlock
The New York Times
June 2, 2011
Epistemology and Scandinavian crime fiction: 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' in a new light
By Carolyn Kellogg
LA Times
May 18, 2011
Stieg Larsson and Scandinavian crime fiction at UCLA
By Kevin Roderick
LA Observed
May 17, 2011
No. 1 With an Umlaut
By Boris Kachka
New York Magazine
May 8, 2011
The World’s 50 Best Restaurants? Says Who?
By Lisa Abend
The New York Times
April 12, 2011
Meet Chef Frida Johansson from the Embassy of Sweden
By Lauren DeSantis
Capital Cooking
April 12, 2011
The Swedes Do it Best
By Guiomar Barbi Ochoa
Georgetown Patch
April 9, 2011
Chef Samuelsson chats about state dinner menu changes
By Nikki Schwab and Katy Adams
The Washington Examiner
April 6, 2011
Sweden: Why we criminalized purchase of sexual services
By Beatrice Ask, special for CNN
CNN International
March 31, 2011
The Competent Parent: Avoiding Infant Overload
By Dr. Deborah Wood
March 29, 2011
Rumors of the fourth 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' book surface
By Carolyn Kellogg
Los Angeles Times
March 28, 2011
Stockholm: Swede Emotion
By Sara Reistad-Long
The Wall Street Journal
March 26, 2011
Charlotte Gyllenhammar in House of Sweden
By Pat Padua
March 24, 2011
King crabs invade Antarctica
By Eric Niiler
The Washington Post
March 20, 2011
US and Swedish Officials Outline Human Rights Initiative at NIAC Conference
March 18, 2011
Embassy exhibits lets parents 'relive' first moments with kids
By Jessica Gould
Current Newspapers
March 16, 2011
Fabric of Life – A Program About Lifestyle and the Lifecycle
By Sara Dahlén
SACC Currents
March 15, 2011
Swedish Designers Bring Sleek To Town
By Amy Rose Dobson
DC Curbed
March 11, 2011
Business connections between Houston and Sweden
By Beatrice Lind Karlsson
March 11, 2011
Maggie Jackson book discussion at House of Sweden
By Mimi Reisner
The Hill
March 10, 2011
Fabric of Life - House of Sweden
By Wayne A. Young
March 3-16, 2011
Swedish Design Showcased
By Katherine Boyle
Washington Post Arts Post
March 1, 2011
Connect and Create at the Swedish Embassy’s “Space for Children
By Karrie Delaney
Nova Mommy
February 27, 2011
House of Sweden Unveils New Exhibit, Embracing 'Fabric of Life'
By Hamdhoon Rashad
Staff infoZine
February 26, 2011
Swedes Begin to Question Liberal Migration Tenets
By Suzanne Daley
New York Times
February 26, 2011
Untamable Tongue
By Ander Monson
New York Times
February 25, 2011
House of Sweden Kicks off 2011 Season This Week
By Ally Schweitzer
February 23, 2011
When the sun goes down in Stockholm, the music winds up
By Chris Richards
Washington Post
January 21, 2011
Interview with Nobel Laureate Dr. Peter Diamond
By Mark Felsenthal
November 30, 2010
Winter Sonata
By Jeffries Blackerby
New York Times
November 16, 2010
'Swedish mafia' makes headway in Hollywood
By Steven Zeitchik
Los Angeles Times
November 2, 2010
Capitol PechaKucha Vol. 14 - What's Next?
By Max Fowler Cohen
Ready Set DC
October 25, 2010
Queen Silvia of Sweden interviewed by NBC
By Andrea Mitchell
Sweden's Queen Silvia visits Ward 7 School
By Anna Uhls
Washington Post
What Should I Do at CMJ?
By Ben Sisario
New York Times
October 14, 2010
USA och Sverige har skrivit avtal för hållbarhet (in Swedish)
October 1, 2010
Transportavtal Sverige-USA (in Swedish)
October 1, 2010
Sweden’s Quiet Revolution
By Duncan Currie
National Review Online
September 30, 2010
Ingmar Bergman at LACMA
By Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
September 16, 2010
Inside Ingmar Bergman
By Susan King
Los Angeles Times
September 10, 2010
Stockholm's Island Getaways
By Rick Steves
Chicago Tribune
August 14, 2010
This summer belongs to Stieg Larsson's cool Swedish 'Girl'
By Deirdre Donahue
July 23, 2010
Sweden’s Treehotel
By Youyoung Lee
July 21, 2010
New York Times T Magazine
A Swedish Island for Respite or Revelry
By Ingrid K. Williams
New York Times
July 16, 2010
Scandinavia Gains Currency As the Euro Zone Scuffles, the Swedish Krona and Norwegian Krone Hold Appeal
By Neil Shah
Wall Street Journal
July 14, 2010
For movie fans, an island getaway beckons
By Gerald Peary
The Boston Globe
July 11, 2010
Sweden scraps military conscription
By Louise Nordstrom
Washington Post
July 1, 2010
A Scandinavian Hit Sets Publishers Seeking More
By Julie Bosman
The New York Times
June 15, 2010
The Father of Sweden's Fathers' Leave
By Katrin Bennhold
The New York Times
June 9, 2010
In Sweden, the Men Can Have It All
By Katrin Bennhold
The New York Times
June 9, 2010
Important step towards a world free of nuclear weapons
By Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt and Minister for Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt
Svenska Dagbladet
April 8, 2010
New face, same commitment.
By Ulf Barslund Mårtensson
March 11, 2010
Who's the best embassy chef?
By Joe Yonan
Washington Post
March 8, 2010
Holly Morris: Embassy Chef Challenge
FOX News
March 1, 2010
Sweden's Conceptual Fashion
By J.S. Marcus
The Wall Street Journal
February 26, 2010
'Green Vikings'
By Maja Persson
SACCess Newsletter
February 26, 2010
Small Changes Help US Families Jumpstart Greener Lifestyle
By Rosanne Skirble
Voice of America
February 16, 2010
Stockholm, where the Millennium trilogy comes to life
By Christine Dell'Amore
Washington Post
February 14, 2010
Swedish Environmental Lessons
By Amanda Abrams
The Christian Science Monitor
February 10, 2010
Next, the Tactical Nukes
By Carl Bildt and Radek Sikorski
The New York Times
February 1, 2010