Sweden remains loyal to crown as neighbours ponder euro

Sweden remains loyal to crown as neighbours ponder euro

Sweden was on Monday showing few signs of abandoning its beloved krona, as Denmark and Iceland both began to get serious about joining the eurozone.

Carolin Stenvall ‘may have been shot’

Carolin Stenvall ‘may have been shot’

Prosecutors believe that 29-year-old Carolin Stenvall's death can not have resulted from a push, as the main suspect has claimed.

Swedish investment bank in freefall

Swedish investment bank in freefall

Shares in Sweden's Carnegie investment bank shed more than half their value on Monday following news that the bank was under investigation by financial authorities and had received an emergency loan from the Riksbank.

Cop: speeding Swedish models ‘drive like real men’

Cop: speeding Swedish models ‘drive like real men’

Two buxom Swedish models have sparked a debate about the country’s traffic policing policies after they managed to escape fines despite admitting to driving twice the legal speed limit.

Sweden’s Crown Princess booed on Indian airliner

Sweden’s Crown Princess booed on Indian airliner

Crown Princess Victoria’s recent visit to India ended on a sour note after she was booed by a plane full of frustrated passengers.

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Damages ‘too low’ after vacuum cleaner attack on schoolboy

A pupil in eastern Sweden has been awarded 5,000 kronor ($600) in damages after a teacher attacked him with an industrial vacuum cleaner.

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Electrolux posts upbeat report

Swedish white goods giant Electrolux posted a third quarter report on Monday that surpassed analysts' profit expectations.

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Court affirms mass murderer’s life sentence

An appeal by convicted mass murderer Mattias Flink to have his life sentence reduced was denied on Monday by the Göta Court of Appeal in a ruling which affirms an earlier district court decision.

Swedbank to issue new shares

Swedbank to issue new shares

Swedbank announced on Monday morning that it will seek to raise 12.4 billion kronor ($1.55 billion) in fresh capital through issuing additional shares in the bank.

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Trading off to shaky start

The Stockholm stock exchange saw a turbulent opening to the new week on Monday with stocks down 5 percent after just 15 minutes of trading.

Söderling swings to victory in France

Söderling swings to victory in France

Swedish seventh seed Robin Söderling saw off unseeded Frenchman Julien Benneteau on Sunday 6-3, 6-7 (5/7), 6-1 to win the €713,000 ($884,000) Lyon ATP final.