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Stockholm restaurant secures second Michelin star

Stockholm restaurant Frantzén/Lindeberg has been awarded a precious second Guide Michelin star just two years after serving its first meal.

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Carnegie traders charged over price fixing

Three former traders at Carnegie have been charged with illegal price manipulation carried out in the years before the Swedish investment bank's forced nationalization.

Republicans call for elk to dethrone cash king

Republicans call for elk to dethrone cash king

The Swedish Republican Association (Republikanska Föreningen) has called on the central bank to ditch the royals on the country's coins and bank notes in favour of majestic beasts and giants of science and literature.

Student expresses regret over massacre threat

Student expresses regret over massacre threat

A 33-year-old man arrested in connection with a massacre threat at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm on Monday has expressed "deep regret" over his actions.

Sahlin seeks clarification on Sweden’s NATO ties

Sahlin seeks clarification on Sweden’s NATO ties

Social Democrat leader Mona Sahlin has demanded clarification from the government over Sweden's relationship to the NATO military alliance.

US rage as Clinton opts for Swedish crystal

US rage as Clinton opts for Swedish crystal

Swedish glass maker Orrefors Kosta Boda has landed a $5.4 million contract to supply fine crystal stemware to US embassies worldwide.

Court rejects pub ban on biker gang logos

Court rejects pub ban on biker gang logos

A Swedish court has rejected as unconstitutional a ban on the wearing of biker gang emblems in bars and pubs, Sveriges Radio reports.

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Sweden offers refuge to exiled Iranian activist

Iranian journalist and women's rights activist Parvin Ardalan has accepted Sweden's offer of refuge after she was sentenced to several jail terms in her native country.

Abba joins Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame

Abba joins Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame

Swedish pop group Abba were among an eclectic slew of artists inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in New York on Monday.

Two remanded over cartoon murder plot

Two remanded over cartoon murder plot

Two men arrested in Ireland last week in connection with a plot to murder Swedish artist Lars Vilks were remanded into custody on Monday.