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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's centre-left government failed in several aspects of its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, the country's parliament constitutional committee said on Thursday.
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) -Sweden will ease some of its COVID-19 restrictions from June 1 as new cases have fallen sharply in recent weeks, the government said on Thursday, as it presented a roadmap to open up society.
President Joe Biden expressed support for a cease-fire between Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers in a call to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but he stopped short of demanding an immediate stop to the eight days of Israeli airstrikes and Hamas rocket barrages that have killed more than 200 people, most of them Palestinian.
MADRID (Reuters) - Four Spanish regions have stopped administering doses from a batch of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine following reports of the formation of blood clots in some people who had been vaccinated, although the central government plans to keep using the shot.
FOR governments facing a growing wave of coronavirus cases as autumn turns to winter, there’s a stark lesson in last Saturday’s stunning election victory for New Zealand’s incumbent Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern: Voters really want their governments to suppress the pandemic.
GOTHENBURG, Sweden (Reuters) - Health authorities in Sweden and Finland are looking into a series of COVID-19 outbreaks on ice hockey teams that are believed to be one of the drivers of a sharp increase in new cases in the two hockey-loving countries.
GOTHENBURG, Sweden (Reuters) - Sweden ended a six-month ban on visits to nursing homes on Thursday, delighting residents and their relatives but also prompting fears of a return to the grim months of spring when COVID-19 caused thousands of deaths at care facilities.
HELSINKI, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Finland's alcoholic beverage producer Altia announced on Tuesday its merger with Arcus ASA, Norway's largest wholesaler of wine and liquor. The new entity will be called Anora Group.
HELSINKI, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Finnish transport company Nurminen Logistics on Monday launched a new rail freight route between Finland's capital Helsinki and Chongqing, a major city in southwest China.
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden carried out a record number of new coronavirus tests last week with only 1.2% coming back positive, the health agency said on Tuesday, the lowest rate since the pandemic began at a time when countries across Europe are seeing surges in infections.