Koenigsegg backs out of Saab deal

Koenigsegg backs out of Saab deal

A group headed by Swedish sports car maker Koenigsegg has broken off negotiations over the purchase of Saab Automobile, the prospective buyer has said.

Swedish consumer group ‘a bunch of idiots’: Ryanair CEO

Swedish consumer group ‘a bunch of idiots’: Ryanair CEO

Outspoken Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary slammed a Swedish consumer rights group on Tuesday, adding that the discount airline has not yet ruled out requiring passengers to pay to use the toilet while in the air.

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Avoiding conflict at work doubles heart risk: study

New Swedish research shows that men with pent-up frustrations about perceived workplace injustices run twice the risk of suffering a heart attack.

Swedish ref on handball goal: ‘It wasn’t my fault’

Swedish ref on handball goal: ‘It wasn’t my fault’

Martin Hansson, the much-criticized Swedish referee who last week missed a handball by French international Thierry Henry, has spoken out about the incident for the first time.

Murder probe explores World of Warcraft ties

Murder probe explores World of Warcraft ties

Prosecutors are looking into what role the popular online adventure game World of Warcraft may have played in the weekend death of a woman in a Stockholm suburb.

Jewish ghetto tale scoops 2009 August Prize

Jewish ghetto tale scoops 2009 August Prize

A novel detailing the heartache and hope of a World War II Jewish ghetto in the Polish city of Łódź has earned author Steve Sem-Sandberg Sweden’s most prestigious prize for literature.

Swedish naval base baffled by 28 tonnes of dead fish

Swedish naval base baffled by 28 tonnes of dead fish

A state agency responsible for military maintenance is facing charges of negligence after 28 tonnes of dead roach were found when a dock was emptied for cleaning at an underground naval base south of Stockholm.

Swedish pig farms flout animal protection laws

Swedish pig farms flout animal protection laws

Living conditions for Swedish pigs are worse than previously realized, an animal rights group claims, citing its own video evidence.

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Voters continue to flee Social Democrats: poll

Support for the Social Democrats continues to slide, having now dipped below 30 percent, according to a new poll.

Sweden’s Nordqvist claims second LPGA tournament title

Sweden’s Nordqvist claims second LPGA tournament title

Eight final round birdies by Swedish golfer Anna Nordqvist helped her take home an unexpected win at the LPGA Tour Championship on Monday.