Sweden home to more than 48,000 millionaires

Sweden home to more than 48,000 millionaires

One of 200 Swedes is now a millionaire. In total, 48,300 people in Sweden had assets worth more than $1 million (7.74 million kronor) last year, excluding home and collectible values, according to Capgemini and Merrill Lynch Wealth Management's 14th annual World Wealth Report.

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Sweden condemns pig cannibalism

However, across Europe, pigs can still be legally fed with feed containing pig blood, disgusting Agriculture Minister Eskil Erlandsson, who called it "shocking."

No hotel boom during Royal Wedding

No hotel boom during Royal Wedding

There was no rush of tourists to Stockholm’s hotels during last weekend’s Royal Wedding, with occupancy rates roughly similar to any other June weekend, according to Stockholm Visitors Board.

AIK appoints ex-Liverpool coach

AIK appoints ex-Liverpool coach

Stockholm's AIK Football team has appointed Scotsman Alex Miller as its new head coach, the club announced on Tuesday.

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Terror suspect arrested in Rinkeby

A Swedish citizen has been arrested in the Stockholm suburb of Rinkeby on suspicion of terrorist offences. The man is believed to have connections to Somalian terror group al-Shabaab, which is linked to al-Qaeda.

Moderates are largest party: poll

Moderates are largest party: poll

The Moderates are currently the largest parliamentary party with the support of 29.9 percent of the electorate, according to a new United Minds poll while the Sweden Democrats on 5.6 percent threaten the Alliance coalition's hope of a majority.

Norrköping: Europe’s new musical capital

Norrköping: Europe’s new musical capital

Norrköping hopes to raise its profile in the hopes of becoming a European music capital after its recent success hosting the Wilhelm Stenhammar International Music Competition (WSIMC), writes Angela Hur.

Pacific honeymoon for Victoria and Daniel

Pacific honeymoon for Victoria and Daniel

Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel are reported to have arrived in French Polynesia for their honeymoon.

Unemployment unchanged in May

Unemployment unchanged in May

New unemployment figures from Statistics Sweden (SCB) for the month of May show no increase in the number of unemployed for first time in 18 months, with 434,000 people out of work, corresponding to 8.8 percent of the workforce.

Pippi Longstocking among 100 top books

Pippi Longstocking among 100 top books

Pippi Longstocking by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren has been named among the top 100 books of all time in a major survey of 100 eminent writers from 54 countries and released by the Norwegian Book Clubs.

Bildt calls for action over Kyrgyzstan unrest

Bildt calls for action over Kyrgyzstan unrest

Sweden's Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has joined his German counterpart, Guido Westerwelle, on Monday to express their deep concern over the ongoing violence in the central Asian republic of Kyrgyzstan urging international intervention.

Lagerbäck concerned over Nigeria death threats

Lagerbäck concerned over Nigeria death threats

Nigeria coach Lars Lagerbäck on Monday described the death threats levelled at Super Eagle's midfielder Sani Keita after his sending off against Greece as "a sad situation", while a spokesperson tried to play down its importance.

Volvo recalls 30,000 cars worldwide

Volvo recalls 30,000 cars worldwide

Swedish car firm Volvo has announced the recall of 29,299 of its cars worldwide over a gear stick problem which could make it harder for drivers to shift gears.