Investor doubles up on NASDAQ OMX shares

Investor doubles up on NASDAQ OMX shares

Swedish holding company Investor has agreed to double its stake in the NASDAQ OMX Group, the company announced on Thursday.

Couple’s killer sentenced to 13 years in prison

Couple’s killer sentenced to 13 years in prison

A 25-year-old man suspected of killing and dismembering a couple from the Båstad area in western Sweden was sentenced to 13 years in prison on Thursday for murder, manslaughter and disturbing the peace of the dead.

Sweden’s tolerance ‘at risk’ following attack

Sweden’s tolerance ‘at risk’ following attack

While Muslims in Sweden have denounced the country's first suicide bombing, experts warn that Sweden’s far-right may try to exploit the attack in a bid to polarise the nation, AFP’s Rita Devlin Marier explains.

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What is the most common criticism of MBA graduates? It is probably that they learned a great deal about the abstract world, but little about the real world. If that is true, what's the point of going to business school?

Assange granted bail as court rejects appeal

Assange granted bail as court rejects appeal

London's High Court granted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange bail Thursday after rejecting an appeal to keep him in jail while he fights extradition to Sweden to answer allegations of sex crimes.

Bomber’s explosives identified with FBI help

Bomber’s explosives identified with FBI help

Swedish investigators theorise that equipment problems may have caused the Stockholm suicide bomber to divert to a side street, potentially saving many lives. They also claim to have identified explosive material used in the attack.

Stockholm runners spark rat poison panic

Stockholm runners spark rat poison panic

A mysterious pink powder thought to be rat poison deployed by a "drinking club with a running problem" inadvertently caused panic among dog walkers in Stockholm's Södermalm district this week.

Good night’s sleep key to beauty: Swedish study

Good night’s sleep key to beauty: Swedish study

Swedish researchers at Stockholm's Karolinska Institute have determined that the attractiveness of a person is far more influenced by a good night's rest than previously thought.

Sweden had ‘no say’ in Assange bail appeal

Sweden had ‘no say’ in Assange bail appeal

British prosecutors acting for Sweden took the decision to oppose bail for WikiLeaks boss Julian Assange and it was not a direct request from Sweden, Britain's top state prosecutor said Thursday.

Bomber linked to radical preacher: report

Bomber linked to radical preacher: report

The man who narrowly missed wreaking carnage in Stockholm with Sweden's first suicide bombing may have had links to radical Muslim preacher Abu Hamza, media reported Thursday.

Jews warned about visiting southern Sweden

Jews warned about visiting southern Sweden

A US-based Jewish group has issued a travel warning urging Jews to exercise "extreme caution" when traveling in southern Sweden.

What’s On in Sweden: December 17th – 23rd

What’s On in Sweden: December 17th – 23rd

What’s on in Sweden: A mime cabaret in Stockholm, Xmas folk tunes in Gothenburg, and Fatboy consumes Malmö.

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UK court to decide on bail for Assange

Beleaguered WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will learn on Thursday if he will be granted bail as he battles extradition attempts to Sweden over allegations of rape and molestation.

Sweden votes to extend Afghanistan mission

Sweden votes to extend Afghanistan mission

Swedish lawmakers in the country's parliament, the Riksdag, voted on Wednesday to extend the country's military mission in Afghanistan until the end of 2011.

Sweden’s Ikea to double Chinese stores by 2015

Sweden’s Ikea to double Chinese stores by 2015

Swedish furniture giant Ikea announced plans to more than double the number of stores it has in mainland China in the next five years, state media reported on Thursday.