Russian jets spotted in Swedish airspace

Russian jets spotted in Swedish airspace

UPDATED: Two Russian fighter jets violated Swedish airspace on Wednesday, prompting the government to request an urgent report from the Armed Forces.

Sweden’s growth ‘better than expected’

Sweden’s growth ‘better than expected’

Sweden’s gross domestic product grew 2.6 percent in the second quarter of 2014 compared to the same period a year earlier, with the economy performing much better than previously thought.

NFGL Global Swede profile: Galyna Kaplan

NFGL Global Swede profile: Galyna Kaplan

Galyna Kaplan went from Ukraine to Sweden and straight to Brussels, scoring the Global Swede award and an internship with the European Commission. Back home in Ukraine and with endless possibilities, Galyna recalls her experiences and how SI changed her life.

West Sweden prepares for lobster premiere
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West Sweden prepares for lobster premiere

It's almost time to catch your own dinner off the west coast of Sweden. The lobster season gets underway on Monday, with fishermen and tourists taking to the seas in the hope of stocking up on the traditional Swedish delicacy.

Gas leak leaves Sony staff in Sweden hospital

Gas leak leaves Sony staff in Sweden hospital

An Ozone gas leak at Sony Mobile's offices in Lund has put eight people in hospital, with nine others needing to be checked by doctors.

Social Democrats get permission to govern

Social Democrats get permission to govern

Sweden's parliamentary speaker has given Social Democrat leader Stefan Löfven the all-clear to form a government. On Friday Löfven is expected to meet the heads of the Liberal and Centre parties.

Vote quirk gives Sweden Democrats extra seats

Vote quirk gives Sweden Democrats extra seats

The Sweden Democrats, who became the third largest party in Sunday's election, have learned they will get two more seats than expected due to a quirk in the country's election system.

Ericsson to axe modems and cut jobs

Ericsson to axe modems and cut jobs

Swedish telecom giant Ericsson has confirmed it will cut jobs in Sweden and abroad after the company announced on Thursday morning it would stop developing modems.

Sweden Democrats want prized speaker job

Sweden Democrats want prized speaker job

UPDATED: As Sweden’s third largest party, the Sweden Democrats "assume" they will be given one of a handful of prestigious parliamentary speaker jobs, party secretary Björn Söder tells The Local.

Centre party laughs off Löfven’s advances

Centre party laughs off Löfven’s advances

UPDATED: Centre Party leader Annie Lööf has reiterated her reluctance to cooperate across bloc lines with Social Democrat leader Stefan Löfven, as he renews his attempts to form a fresh government.