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NHL Senators lose Swedish captain to knee surgery

The Swedish hockey veteran and Ottowa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson, will be out for at least two weeks following Friday's surgery upon his right knee, the National Hockey League club has announced.

Swedish economists unimpressed by G7 agreement

Swedish economists unimpressed by G7 agreement

The G7 group of leading industrialized nations agreed on Friday to take united action to tackle the financial crisis. Swedish bank SEB's leading economist is unimpressed by the plan.

Man arrested for murder of Swedish couple

Man arrested for murder of Swedish couple

A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a Swedish couple on the southern Caribbean island of Tobago on Thursday. The arrested man denies the offence.

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Lone pizza chef defeats tax authorities

Ismail Abdullah, a hard-working pizza chef from near Örebro, has won his case against the tax authorities who could not believe that he had worked alone all year. Sweden's tax authorities argued that he must have had help and taxed him accordingly.

Söderling advances to Stockholm Open semis

Söderling advances to Stockholm Open semis

Swedish fourth seed Robin Söderling continued his impressive advance in the Stockholm Open tennis tournament by defeating Rainer Schuettler to claim a place in the semi-finals.