New inquiry into Dag Hammarskjöld’s death

New inquiry into Dag Hammarskjöld’s death

A new international inquiry has been launched to investigate the death of Swedish former UN head Dag Hammarskjöld following new claims of an assassination and ensuing cover-up.

Klüft injury puts Olympic hopes in doubt

Klüft injury puts Olympic hopes in doubt

Swedish long jumper Carolina Klüft has been left with a race to be fit for the London Olympics after pulling out of a meet in Finland on Sunday with a leg injury.

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Bulgarian berry pickers heading home

Most of the Bulgarian berry pickers stranded outside the country's embassy in Stockholm in recent days had returned home by Sunday morning with officials hoping that the remainder will have been helped by Monday.

Swede dies in Afghanistan firefight

Swede dies in Afghanistan firefight

A Swede serving with the US army has been killed in Afghanistan after his unit came under attack in the Khost province, according to a report in the Expressen daily.

Sweden marks Norway terror attacks

Sweden marks Norway terror attacks

Memorial services are being held across Sweden on Sunday to mark the one year anniversary of the twin terror attacks in Oslo and on Utøya island which left 77 people dead.