Steve Jobs took our jobs, says Finnish PM

Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb today accused Apple`s late founder Steve Jobs of crushing his Nordic country`s job market by selling innovations that caught Finland`s companies off guard.

Stockholm streets locked down as police deal with would-be bomber

Large parts of central Stockholm were sealed off on Thursday as police negotiated with a man threatening to set off explosives.

Japan, North Korea start tree-day meet in Stockholm

North Korea and Japan kicked off three days of talks in Stockholm on Monday, with the fate of Japanese nationals kidnapped decades ago by Pyongyang set to top the agenda.

Swedish surprise at seeing snow cannon used in North Korea

When North Korea`s state media this week issued pictures of leader Kim Jong-Un visiting a new ski field he ordered built, one firm in Sweden couldn`t believe what it was seeing.

Naked protest for China`s Liu Xiaobo at Nobel ceremony

Four naked men tried to cross police cordons minutes before the Nobel ceremony in Stockholm to draw attention to the continued imprisonment of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, Swedish public broadcaster SVT said.

Professor Peter Higgs collects Nobel Prize for `God particle`

Professor Peter Higgs has received his Nobel prize for physics at a ceremony in Stockholm.

Sweden hands over Pirate Bay hacker to Denmark

Sweden said on Thursday it will hand over one of the world`s best-known computer hackers, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, to neighbouring Denmark where he is wanted for questioning on alleged hacking charges.

Norwegian investigated for Kenya attack

Norwegian authorities say they are investigating a Norwegian citizen of Somali origin who is suspected of involvement in the terror attack on a mall in Kenya last month.

Swedes don headscarves to support Muslim victim

Swedish women posted pictures of themselves online wearing hijabs, or traditional Muslim headscarves, to show solidarity with a Muslim woman who was attacked in a Stockholm suburb for wearing one.

A fairy-tale wedding: Sweden`s Princess to wed commoner

Sweden`s Princess Madeleine will wed on Saturday a commoner who is a US business school graduate.

Swedish capital again wracked by nightly rioting

Police say that overnight violence in suburban districts of Stockholm was less intense than previous nights but as many as 25 cars had been burned.

Violence in Stockholm suburbs: Indians affected

More than 40 Indian families in densely populated Stockholm suburbs are worried over explosive protests in the past week, which one Indian immigrant described as "unusually fearsome".

Riots in Stockholm suburb over police shooting

Gangs of youth angered by the police shooting death of an elderly man in a mainly immigrant neighbourhood hurled rocks at police and set cars and buildings on fire in a Stockholm suburb.

Now, an ABBA museum in Stockholm

ABBA, the enduring and still growing Swedish contribution to global music, has been further institutionalised with a museum on Stockholm`s idyllic island of Djurgaarden, which is also home to such other iconic features as Skansen, the world-renowned animal park, and Grona Lund, the city`s Tivoli.

Welsh-born Swedish Princess Lilian dead at 97

Welsh-born Princess Lilian of Sweden, whose decades-long love story with the king`s uncle was one of the better kept secrets of the royal household, has died. She was 97.

Censorship necessary: Nobel literature winner Mo Yan

Mo said he doesn`t feel that censorship should stand in the way of truth but that any defamation, or rumors, "should be censored."

Sweden: Blast rips through Stockholm cinema

The explosion occurred in northwestern Stockholm late Tuesday, and caused considerable damage to the building, but no one was hurt.

Nobel Prize money cut amid economic crisis

Nobel Prize organizers have announced a cut in cash amounts to prize winners.

Swedish biker denied 666 license plate renewal

The number 666 is often called "the Number of the Beast", referring to Satan.

Sweden ends row over Nobel Peace Prize attribution

The Nobel Foundation has defended the award of its annual Peace Prize to Barack Obama, Tawakul Karman and others.