Jobless man must repay funds for taking Swedish

Jobless man must repay funds for taking Swedish

A Northern Irishman who studied in a Swedish class for immigrants while unemployed has been ordered to repay nearly 200,000 kronor ($30,000) in benefits after incorrectly filling out a form.

Three new stars confirmed in ‘Tattoo’ film

Three new stars confirmed in ‘Tattoo’ film

Three more actors have joined the cast of the Hollywood version of "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," which began shooting in Sweden this month.

Sharks top Jackets in Stockholm NHL opener

Sharks top Jackets in Stockholm NHL opener

The National Hockey League's (NHL) San Jose Sharks and Columbus Blue Jackets opened their 2010-11 season in Stockholm on Friday night, with the Sharks edging the Jackets 3-2.

Swedish papers praise Peace Prize winner Liu

Swedish papers praise Peace Prize winner Liu

Swedish newspapers praised the choice of Liu Xiaobo as this year's Nobel Peace Prize laureate, saying that as China's role in the world grows, it is important to continue to put oneself on the line to criticise the lack of freedom of expression.

Obama congratulates Reinfeldt on re-election

Obama congratulates Reinfeldt on re-election

US President Barack Obama called Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt to congratulate him on his re-election on Friday and discuss the threat posed by Al-Qaeda and its allies to Europe.