Bookies cash in on royal wedding

Bookies cash in on royal wedding

With the royal wedding less than a week away, bookmakers in Sweden are taking bets on everything from Crown Princess Victoria’s honeymoon destination to the likely profession of her eventual first-born child with Daniel Westling.

Couples flock to tie knot on drop-in wedding day

Couples flock to tie knot on drop-in wedding day

An estimated 200 couples took the opportunity to get hitched at a popular Stockholm park’s first ever drop-in wedding day on Saturday.

Sweden welcomes army of wind turbines

Sweden welcomes army of wind turbines

A colossal wind power project under construction in the far north of Sweden is expected on completion to generate energy equivalent to the output of two nuclear reactors, writes AFP's Marc Preel.

Profile: BP’s ‘invisible’ Swedish chairman

Profile: BP’s ‘invisible’ Swedish chairman

When Carl-Henric Svanberg jettisoned telecoms giant Ericsson for British Petroleum last year, he could not in his worst nightmares have forecast the severity of the spotlight in which he now finds himself, writes AFP's Odile Duperry.

Government pulls ahead in poll

Government pulls ahead in poll

Sweden's Moderates have overtaken the Social Democrats as the country's largest party, according to a new Sifo poll which shows the government coalition nosing ahead of the opposition.