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Söderling keeps home title hopes alive at Stockholm Open

Top seed Robin Söderling becomes the last Swede standing after defeating Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in the Stockholm Open quarter-finals on Friday. Joachim Johansson was unable to fend off the challenge from Brazil's Thomaz Bellucci in his quarter-final draw.

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Ping pong prisoner’s pricey claim for injured pinky

A prisoner serving time in Gävle jail has received a pay out of 18,300 kronor ($2,700) in compensation, after injuring his little finger during a game of table tennis.

Electrolux phases out production home and abroad

Electrolux phases out production home and abroad

Swedish appliance maker Electrolux is considering plans to phase out production at one of its factories in Motala in central Sweden. The company has also announced the closure of a plant in Spain which employs 450 people.

Bergman’s island home to become arts centre

Bergman’s island home to become arts centre

A Norwegian businessman has bought the home of the late Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman on the remote island of Fårö and plans to turn the property into an arts centre.

Writer Guillou admits KGB connection

Writer Guillou admits KGB connection

Prominent Swedish author and journalist Jan Guillou had liaisons spanning five years with the Soviet intelligence service in the 1960s. Guillou maintains he was trying to reveal how the KGB was operating in Sweden.

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Further deaths linked to swine flu vaccine

Health investigators are under more pressure as two elderly women are reported to have died, days after receiving the swine flu vaccine. It brings the total number of deaths linked to the vaccine in Sweden to four.