Uncertain future after bank liquidation

Uncertain future after bank liquidation

The administrator of the collapsed HQ Bank has said he wants to find a new owner who can keep the business running.

Ikea to sell second-hand furniture online

Ikea to sell second-hand furniture online

Retailing giant Ikea will launch a section to sell used Ikea products with Swedish online classified ad site Blocket.

‘Egalitarian’ Stockholm rents feed black market

‘Egalitarian’ Stockholm rents feed black market

A charming one-bedroom apartment in one of Stockholm's trendiest neighbourhoods for a mere €410 rent-controlled (3,900 kronor, $520) a month: too good to be true? It was for Johannes, writes AFP's Marc Preel.

Synthetic corneas restore sight: Swedish study

Synthetic corneas restore sight: Swedish study

A Swedish study has revealed that biosynthetic corneas can help regenerate and repair damaged eye tissue and improve vision in humans, the Science Translational Medicine reported last week.

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Lunch prices climb to record high

Average lunch prices in Sweden have climbed to above 75 kronor ($10) for the first time, while prices vary greatly across the country, a new report by Gastrogate published on Monday shows.

Ibrahimovic blames coach for Barça exit

Ibrahimovic blames coach for Barça exit

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has blamed Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola for his premature exit from club.

Holly Hunter to lead Stockholm film fest jury

Holly Hunter to lead Stockholm film fest jury

American actress and Academy Award winner Holly Hunter has been appointed to lead the jury at this year's Stockholm International Film Festival, responsible for choosing the winner of the world's literally heaviest film award - the 7.3 kilogramme Bronze Horse.

Clas Ohlson to open up to 200 stores in UK

Clas Ohlson to open up to 200 stores in UK

Swedish hardware chain Clas Ohlson is planning to launch an aggressive expansion campaign across the UK of up to 200 stores.

Nordea upbeat on Swedish economy

Nordea upbeat on Swedish economy

Sweden's economic recovery is gathering pace and the economy is now close to a return to a normal economic cycle, Nordic bank Nordea has stated in an upbeat new report.

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No rule change despite organ donor decline

The number of organ donors in Sweden has declined for the second consecutive year, and is now at an eight year low, new statistics from the Swedish Council for Organ and Tissue Donation show.

Inter boss plays down rival’s Ibra signing

Inter boss plays down rival’s Ibra signing

Rafael Benitez, Inter Milan's new coach, has said that AC Milan's signing of former Inter favourite Zlatan Ibrahimovic from Barcelona would have little long-term effect on the title race.

HQ Bank announces involuntary liquidation

HQ Bank announces involuntary liquidation

Swedish investment bank HQ has failed to find a solution to enable it to continue trading and the process of involuntary liquidation has been set in motion, the bank confirmed in a statement.