Passengers wait out airport delays

Passengers wait out airport delays

An estimated 6,000 to 7,000 passengers have been affected by delays at Stockholm's Arlanda Airport on Monday as a major snow storm hit the capital and left only one runway in use.

‘Nationalize Volvo and Saab’: professor

‘Nationalize Volvo and Saab’: professor

Rolf Wolff, dean of the school of business at Gothenburg University, called on the government to nationalize Volvo Cars to safeguard the pool of knowledge on which the Swedish auto industry is based.i

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Swede owns ‘most expensive home in the world’

A sprawling estate near Beverly Hills, California owned by Swedish socialite Suzanne Saperstein and valued at $125 million dollars, has landed at the top of Forbes magazine’s list of the most expensive homes.

‘I guess it’ll be a cold cement floor for me tonight’

‘I guess it’ll be a cold cement floor for me tonight’

Scores of travellers at Stockholm’s Arlanda Express train station were confronted with the news of widespread delays and cancellations for flights leaving from Sweden's largest airport on Monday.

No word from Citibank Sweden on rescue plan’s effects

No word from Citibank Sweden on rescue plan’s effects

Officials from Citigroup’s subsidiary in Sweden are staying tight lipped about how a US government stabilization plan announced on Monday might affect the US bank’s Swedish operations.

Success for Henrik Larsson in floorball debut

Success for Henrik Larsson in floorball debut

Henrik Larsson showed that his athleticism is not limited to the football pitch when the star footballer came off the bench to help his team to victory on Sunday during his first match in Sweden’s top floorball league.

Sweden to offer all girls free cervical cancer vaccines

Sweden to offer all girls free cervical cancer vaccines

Sweden will offer vaccines against cervical cancer to all primary school girls as part of the country's free vaccination programme, the National Board of Health and Welfare said on Monday.

Artist gets Sweden all wired up

Artist gets Sweden all wired up

For every Local reader there's a Local Story. This month Jonquille Okhiria introduces an artist who has carved out a niche for himself in Sweden.

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Man with axe stuns Stockholm congregation

Worshippers at the All Saints Church in Stockholm panicked on Sunday when a man wielding an axe and a can full of gasoline interrupted the pastor during services.

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More Swedes favourable toward the euro: poll

Support for the euro in Sweden is increasing, although a majority of Swedes would still vote to retain the krona if a referendum on the matter were held today, according to a new poll.

Winter storm blows over Sweden

Winter storm blows over Sweden

Traffic problems, flight delays and power outages were left in the wake of Sweden’s first major winter storm, which headed out to the Baltic Sea early on Monday morning boasting hurricane force winds.