Eriksson backs England ahead of  Germany clash

Eriksson backs England ahead of Germany clash

As the World Cup nears the end of the group stages England have received the backing of a former manager, Sven-Göran Eriksson, ahead of their second round clash with old rivals Germany.

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Metro sells Greek business due to crisis

Swedish free newspaper publisher, Metro International has announced the sale of its Greek arm due to the parlous economic situation in the country, which has hit advertising revenues.

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Stockholm loses Midsummer power

Many Stockholm residents started their Midsummer's Eve celebrations without power as up to 70,000 customers of energy utility Fortum suffered a power cut during the night and Friday morning.

‘Economy travel prepared me for marathon match’

‘Economy travel prepared me for marathon match’

Mohamed Lahyani, the umpire overseeing the longest-ever tennis match and which finally came to a close at 70-68 in the final set on Thursday, has said that economy travel was adequate preparation for sitting in his Wimbledon chair.

Söderling cruises into Wimbledon third round

Söderling cruises into Wimbledon third round

Swedish tennis star Robin Söderling secured a place in the third round at Wimbledon on Thursday with a straightforward 7-5, 6-1, 6-4 win over Spain's Marcel Granollers.