Andy Murray eases past Jurgen Melzer, Tomas Berdych out in Valencia
Andy Murray eases past Jurgen Melzer, Tomas Berdych out in Valencia

Andy Murray`s return to form continued as he progressed to the second round of the Valencia Open on Wednesday with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Austria`s Jurgen Melzer.

Tomas Berdych shocked by Pablo Andujar in Valencia
Tomas Berdych shocked by Pablo Andujar in Valencia

Tomas Berdych`s hopes of reaching the World Tour Finals in London next month suffered a blow as he was dumped out of the Valencia Open in the first round by Pablo Andujar 6-3, 6-3 on Wednesday.

Sweden gets two new sightings, as hunt for undersea intruder goes on

Sweden`s military is working on two new observations that could be evidence of suspected "foreign underwater activity" near the country`s capital, a senior naval officer said on Tuesday.

Swedish navy widens search for mystery submarine

The Swedish navy stepped up its hunt today for a suspected foreign submarine in its waters with fingers pointing at Moscow in a throwback to the Cold War.

May-Britt Moser, Edvard Moser and John O’Keefe win 2014 Nobel Prize in Medicine

This time, the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine 2014 has been shared by three people- May-Britt Moser, Edvard I Moser and John O’Keefe for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain.

Saying `No` to Nobel: Jean-Paul Sartre`s famous refusal turns 50

What brings more fame than accepting the Nobel Prize? Not accepting it -- as Jean-Paul Sartre showed with a celebrated "non" to the world`s most prestigious award exactly 50 years ago.

Edward Snowden wins Sweden's ''Alternative Nobel Prize''

Fugitive US intelligence agent Edward Snowden was jointly awarded a Swedish human rights award on Wednesday.

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.

Dibaba sets new indoor 2-mile world record

Ethiopia`s Genzebe Dibaba set a new world record in the indoor two miles on Saturday with victory in a time of 9min 0.48sec at the Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix.

Dibaba sets second world indoor best

Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia smashed the 20-year-old indoor 3,000m record with a run of 8min 16.60sec on Thursday.

Stockholm drops 2022 Winter Games bid

The Swedish capital Stockholm is dropping its bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, the mayor said Friday.

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.

Stockholm to bid for 2022 Winter Games

Stockholm is bidding to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, the Swedish Olympic Committee (SOK) said on Monday.

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.