Tiger and Elin to divorce in Sweden: reports

Tiger and Elin to divorce in Sweden: reports

Britain's Daily Telegraph reported on Wednesday that Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren will file for divorce in Sweden in an attempt to keep the details of what would be one of the world's largest settlements under wraps.

Victoria ‘kidnapped’ for her hen party

Victoria ‘kidnapped’ for her hen party

With her wedding only a month away, friends of Crown Princess Victoria have been gathering to help her bid farewell to her days as a spinster, according to reports.

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More Swedes denied sick benefits

The number of Swedes who have been denied sick benefits has risen sharply over the past year, according to new statistics.

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EU supports Carnegie takeover by government

The Swedish National Debt Office's (Riksgälden) controversial takeover of investment bank Carnegie in 2008 has been given the green light by the European Commission.

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Triple murder suspect ‘may have Asperger’s’

The lawyer of the 21-year-old man who admitted he killed his two half-siblings and their father in Härnösand said the suspect may have Asperger's syndrome.

Jobs and climate top priorities for Greens

Jobs and climate top priorities for Greens

Investing in jobs and climate policies remain the top priorities for the Greens, the party said as it opened its annual party congress in Uppsala.

Alliance best for economy: poll

Alliance best for economy: poll

A majority of Swedes believe that the Alliance government has the best policies for the economy, taxes and businesses, according to a survey by Novus Opinion published in Dagens Industri.

Why Victoria’s gown will be more than just a dress

Why Victoria’s gown will be more than just a dress

Queen Silvia's wedding dress was created by French fashion house Dior. But Crown Princess Victoria is widely expected to find her gown closer to home, writes The Local's royal correspondent Juan Navas.

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SEB may sell German retail banking business

SEB Group has confirmed it is talking to potential buyers regarding the sale of its German retail banking business.

McDonald’s accused of selling old food

McDonald’s accused of selling old food

McDonald's restaurants in Sweden have been accused of re-dating old food that should have been thrown out, according to a report on Sveriges Television.

Protestors try to storm Iranian Embassy

Protestors try to storm Iranian Embassy

Police and protesters opposed to Iran's rulers clashed in front of the Iranian Embassy in Stockholm on Thursday when demonstrators threw rocks and tried to enter.

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Drug-dealing women hide stash in porcelain dog

Two middle-aged women from southern Sweden have been jailed for drug dealing after large quantities of amphetamines were found in their apartments.