Sweden's Robert Karlsson fired a second round of 69 to give him a one shot lead at the Mercedes-Benz Championship in Cologne on Friday. The Swede's impressive form bodes well as Europe's defence of the Ryder Cup nears.
Swedish high-street clothing giant Hennes and Mauritz (H&M) opened its first store in Japan on Saturday. H&M's Tokyo store signals the firm's entry into one of world's most competitive casual fashion markets.
Stockholm has been ranked as the seventh strongest brand among European cities. Furthermore Stockholm ranked second in how well it makes use of its brand, according to a new survey by Saffron Consultants.
Fast-food chain McDonald's has announced the withdrawal of musical toys sold with Happy Mealsin Sweden. The toys have been roundly criticized as dangerous to children's hearing.
The proposed ABBA museum in Stockholm has been delayed. Renovations to the 100-year-old Stora Tullhuset - which will house the museum - mean that the doors will not open in 2009.