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Stockholm art gallery guide: June 6 – 12

Stockholm art gallery and exhibition tips from Kalendarium (Click links for more information)

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Stockholm club and concert guide: June 6 – 8

Stockholm club and concert tips from Kalendarium (Click links for more information)

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What’s on in Sweden: June 6 – 13

What’s on in Sweden: Football, football and more football. And food and art and music.

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Analysts: Low initial offer puts TeliaSonera in driver’s seat

Swedish-Finnish operator TeliaSonera, having rejected a takeover offer from France Telecom Thursday, should be in a good position to play other potential buyers against each other to push up the bids, analysts said.

Lego in, Ikea out when naming Swedish boys

Lego in, Ikea out when naming Swedish boys

Ikea isn’t acceptable, but a boy in Sweden now has the right to be named Lego.

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Man ordered to pay for torching neighbour’s house

A man from Borås in western Sweden who accidentally burned down his neighbour’s house has been ordered to pay nearly 800,000 kronor ($132,000) in compensation and expenses.

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Gothenburg club and concert tips – June 6 – 8

Where to go out in Gothenburg this weekend? Monthly Magazine has the answers (Click links for more information)

Sweden closer to new wire-tapping law

Sweden closer to new wire-tapping law

A controversial proposal to allow wire-tapping of telephone and email traffic that crosses Sweden's borders moved one step closer to becoming law this week after lying dormant in the Riksdag for the past year.

Ljungberg: ‘It’s good to have Henrik back’

Ljungberg: ‘It’s good to have Henrik back’

Sweden's captain Freddie Ljungberg says it is good to have former Celtic and Barcelona striker Henrik Larsson back as they prepare for their Euro 2008 campaign.

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Three injured in Halmstad shooting

Three men were shot and injured in their legs during the night in the Andersberg district of Halmstad in western Sweden.

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Apoteket sell-off delayed six months

The break-up of the Apoteket pharmacy monopoly will be pushed back another six months, according to Minister of Health Göran Hägglund.

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TeliaSonera rejects France Telecom

France Telecom on Thursday offered €33 billion ($51 billion) for Swedish-Finnish operator TeliaSonera in a bid to create the world's fourth-biggest mobile operator, but the proposal was immediately rejected.

Violent fire damages Stockholm Courthouse

Violent fire damages Stockholm Courthouse

A fire erupted overnight on the third floor of Stockholm’s Rådhuset on Kungsholmen, although firefighters had managed to bring the blaze under control by early Thursday morning.

Swedish navy ready to hunt pirates

Swedish navy ready to hunt pirates

The Swedish navy has its corvettes ready to hunt pirates along the African coast.

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Swedish cowboy lassoes loose llama

A llama on the loose was disrupting traffic in Jönköping in south central Sweden on Wednesday.

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France Telecom in TeliaSonera bid

France Telecom has made an informal takeover offer for TeliaSonera, valuing the Nordic telecoms company at up to 291.9 billion kronor ($48 billion), people familiar with the situation told the Financial Times.