A major Hollywood studio is close to finalizing a deal to produce an English-language film adaptation of Swedish author Stieg Larsson’s wildly successful “Millennium” trilogy of crime novels.
A North Korean diplomat and his wife have been sentenced to eight months in prison by a court in Stockholm for attempting to smuggle more than 230,000 cigarettes into Sweden.
Another blast of winter weather is set to barrel down across southern and eastern Sweden starting on Wednesday night, with strong winds and heavy snowfall reaching as far as the Baltic island of Gotland.
Amid new reports that Elin Nordegren is set to sign a sponsorship deal with the rival of one of golfer husband Tiger Woods’ strongest corporate supporters, Swedes continue to swoon over every new revelation in the ongoing drama.
The mystery surrounding why exactly a Swedish diplomat was selling smuggled pantyhose in a Moscow kiosk grew on Tuesday as the Swedish foreign ministry alleged the Russian media portrayal of the incident was a deliberate smear attempt.
Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has said the Copenhagen summit is unlikely to result in a pledge to try to cap the rise of global temperatures since the dawn of the industrial era at two degrees Celsius.
The Riksbank decided on Tuesday to leave the leave Sweden’s benchmark interest rate unchanged at 0.25 percent, but indicated that rate hikes were likely later in 2010.
One of Sweden’s public pension funds has been shaken by a scandal involving the suspected plundering of a company in the fund’s portfolio. The company’s CEO was also in a relationship with the head of the fund.
Sven-Göran Eriksson has vowed to continue as director of football at English fourth-tier side Notts County despite the decision by fellow Swede Hans Backe to quit as the club's trainer.
Sony Ericsson plans to reduce the workforce at facilities in Lund in southern Sweden by 15 percent, putting 450 of the mobile handset manufacturer’s employees out of work.