Swedish boxer wins women’s world title

Swedish boxer wins women’s world title

Swedish boxer Mikaela "Destiny" Laurén won the World Professional Boxing Federation title in the welterweight class in Karlstad in western Sweden on Friday.

Social Democrats to hold extraordinary congress

Social Democrats to hold extraordinary congress

The Social Democratic Executive Committee will hold an extraordinary congress before its next annual congress, but a date for the additional meeting has not yet been determined.

BASF learns cause of Swedish potato mix-up

BASF learns cause of Swedish potato mix-up

German chemical company BASF said on Friday that it has discovered the cause behind the co-mingling of seeds from two strains of genetically modified potatoes in Sweden and pledged to ensure it will not occur again.

Sweden’s Sandelin leads at golf’s Vivendi Cup

Sweden’s Sandelin leads at golf’s Vivendi Cup

Sweden's Jarmo Sandelin and England's John Parry shared the halfway lead at the Vivendi Cup on Friday at 13 under par, with both players battling to save their tour cards.

Man released after plane forced to land at Arlanda

Man released after plane forced to land at Arlanda

A man who was arrested after a plane made an emergency landing at Arlanda airport this morning following a bomb alert has been released without charges.