Lagerbäck appointed Nigeria coach

Lagerbäck appointed Nigeria coach

Following his resignation from the Swedish football team in October 2009, Lars Lagerbäck has been appointed Nigeria's coach through the end of the World Cup in South Africa, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) announced on Saturday.

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Stockholm gives go-ahead for new mosque

Local politicians are in agreement that a mosque should be built in Rinkeby, a suburb in western Stockholm.

Malmö-Gothenburg high-speed trains suspended

Malmö-Gothenburg high-speed trains suspended

The Swedish railway (SJ) will cancel the X2000 high-speed train between Malmö and Gothenburg for two weeks beginning on Monday due to a shortage of trains, many of which are out of service for repairs.

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Swedish nursing home introduces coffee rationing

In an attempt to reduce expenditures, a nursing home in the municipality of Timrå in northern Sweden has started to ration the coffee served to its residents.

Sweden defends curling gold

Sweden defends curling gold

The Swedish women's curling team, the reigning Olympic champions, triumphed over Canada 7-6 in the curling final on Friday after forcing an extra end when defeat seemed imminent.

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Fog leaves 3000 stranded at Stockholm airport

More than 3000 passengers were stranded at Skavsta Airport south of Stockholm on Friday.