Swedish king makes secret Afghanistan visit

Swedish king makes secret Afghanistan visit

King Carl Gustaf has just visited Swedish troops in Afghanistan in secret and for several days. He left Afghanistan to return to Sweden on Saturday.

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Saab staff upbeat on loan news

The Swedish government decided on Friday that Saab Automobile could sell its real-estate company to battle its liquidity issues. That decision gave hope to Saab employees who have been worried about their jobs.

Swedish coffee to flood US market

Swedish coffee to flood US market

The Swedish coffee brand Gevalia will be available for purchase in supermarkets, mass merchandisers and other retail outlets across the US by the end of the summer, Kraft Foods Inc. announced in a press release Friday.

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Millennium films rain cash on Stockholm

A new report commissioned by regional authorities around Stockholm estimates that the Swedish films based on Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy have brought $155 million in terms of marketing value exposure to the region.

Greek diplomat fired over ‘Swedish women’ slur

Greek diplomat fired over ‘Swedish women’ slur

A Greek diplomat in Stockholm was fired after he told a Swede that he should be ashamed over “Swedish women's behaviour”.