King: It was a long time ago

King: It was a long time ago

Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf on Thursday declined to answer questions about a controversial new biography that includes allegations of love affairs, wild parties with Swedish models and connections to the underworld.

Swedish fighter jets flew into live fire drill

Swedish fighter jets flew into live fire drill

Serious deficiencies in operating procedures resulted in an incident last fall in which two Swedish fighter planes flew into a training area where the Swedish Armed Forces were engaging in a live ammunition exercise.

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Iran frees jailed Swedish cosmetic firm worker

A Swedish-Iranian employee of Swedish cosmetics firm Oriflame who has been imprisoned in Iran since August has been released on bail and has left the country., Sveriges Radio (SR) reported on Thursday.

‘Hell is worse for women bishops’: Swedish pastor

‘Hell is worse for women bishops’: Swedish pastor

A Church of Sweden pastor could lose his job over comments regarding the suitability of women priests to spread the word of God, including the assertion that there were worse "grades of punishment in hell" for female bishops.

Volvo partners with WWF to reduce CO2 emissions

Volvo partners with WWF to reduce CO2 emissions

Sweden's Volvo Group announced on Thursday that it will become the world's first vehicle manufacturer to join the World Wide Fund for Nature's (WWF) Climate Savers Program.

What’s On in Sweden: November 5th – 11th

What’s On in Sweden: November 5th – 11th

What’s on in Sweden: Elite swimmers make a splash in Stockholm, a London style design market in Gothenburg and The Tallest Man On Earth looms large in Malmö.

Skanska profits despite challenging economy

Skanska profits despite challenging economy

Swedish construction concern Skanska reported a better-than-expected third quarter profit, with the company's CEO adding that it has fared well despite challenging economic circumstances.

Swedish politicians reject corruption rules

Swedish politicians reject corruption rules

Sweden's parliamentary parties have no wish to see universal regulations to govern complimentary trips and hospitality, despite recent focus on the issue of corruption.

Police reported over Gothenburg terror threat

Police reported over Gothenburg terror threat

The arrest of four people on suspicion of preparing a terrorist crime has been reported and will be reviewed by a prosecutor, while confusion remains over just how many suspects are involved in the investigation.

Brazil to discuss fighter jet purchase

Brazil to discuss fighter jet purchase

Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said on Wednesday that discussions would "soon" take place with his successor Dilma Rousseff with a view to deciding who would win a multi-billion-dollar fighter jet tender.

Sweden rejects Rwandan genocide suspect release

Sweden rejects Rwandan genocide suspect release

A Rwandan genocide suspect, who has been held in Sweden without trial since July 2008, is to remain in protective custody, the Swedish Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday, rejecting his request for release.