KGB summons teddy bear drop Swedes

KGB summons teddy bear drop Swedes

Three Swedes behind the "teddy bear" stunt which has contributed to a full-blown diplomatic crisis between Belarus and Sweden, claimed on Saturday that they have been summoned to appear before the KGB.

Nordén made to settle for Olympic silver

Nordén made to settle for Olympic silver

Swedish triathlete Lisa Nordén was confirmed as Olympic silver medallist on Saturday after a the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rejected a Swedish appeal to turn the medal into a shared gold with Swiss Nicola Spirig.

Swedish thief returns bike in fit of remorse

Swedish thief returns bike in fit of remorse

A bicycle stolen in Örebro in eastern Sweden was returned a few days later by a regretful thief together with an apology note and 100 kronor ($15) in compensation, according to a report in the local Nerikes Allehanda daily.

EU backs Sweden, ducks Belarus diplomatic crisis

EU backs Sweden, ducks Belarus diplomatic crisis

The EU shied away from a full-blown diplomatic crisis Friday at talks called to respond to the expulsion by Belarus of Swedish diplomats in a row over human rights in the former Soviet republic.

Celtic hurdle remains for Swedish champs

Celtic hurdle remains for Swedish champs

Swedish champions Helsingborg must overcome the Scottish champions Celtic in order to claim a place in the Champions League group stage for the first time since 2000.