Antonov ready to be an owner of Saab

Antonov ready to be an owner of Saab

Russian financier Vladimir Antonov expressed his doubts about sales goals for Saab Automobile on Thursday, adding that the Swedish automaker may need an extra buffer.

‘Wild card’ Juholt faces challenge of mending a party in crisis

‘Wild card’ Juholt faces challenge of mending a party in crisis

The choice of Håkan Juholt as candidate to take over as leader of the Social Democrats, while answering one question, leaves much about the party's future unresolved, The Local's David Landes discovers

Foreign students may get six months to find work

Foreign students may get six months to find work

Foreign students who have completed their university studies in Sweden would get an additional six months to find employment, according to a new proposal.

Swedish great Hysén’s footballing son: I’m gay

Swedish great Hysén’s footballing son: I’m gay

Anton Hysén, the son of former Liverpool and Fiorentina legend Glenn Hysén, became the first Swedish male footballer to openly declare his homosexuality on Wednesday, courting support but also derision from some quarters of the footballing world.

Ten Swedes make Forbes billionaires list

Ten Swedes make Forbes billionaires list

Ten Swedes have made it onto the Forbes billionaires list for 2011, with H&M owner Stefan Persson placing highest among the Swedes considered to be the world's wealthiest.

Dark horse MP named as Sahlin’s successor

Dark horse MP named as Sahlin’s successor

Håkan Juholt, current chair of the Riksdag's Committee on Defence, has been put forward as the Social Democrats' top choice to become the party's new leader, the chair of the party's nomination committee announced on Thursday.

Assange case officer ‘friend’ of accuser: report

Assange case officer ‘friend’ of accuser: report

The lead police interrogator in the case of suspected rape involving Julian Assange has personal and political connections to one of the two WikiLeaks founder's accusers.

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Sweden ends arms sales to two Mideast states

Sweden has halted the deliveries of weapons to two Middle Eastern and North African countries due to the civil unrest gripping the region, the head of a government agency said on Wednesday.

Sweden’s Ekholm claims world biathlon gold

Sweden’s Ekholm claims world biathlon gold

Sweden's Helena Ekholm won the gold in the women's 15km at the biathlon world championships in Khanty Mansiysk in Russia on Wednesday.

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Swede causes airborne meningitis scare

A Swedish woman was at the heart of a meningitis scare aboard a plane which was held in isolation at Copenhagen Kastrup airport on Wednesday after revealing that she may be suffering from the potentially fatal condition.