Bomb threat on Swedish plane

The plane was parked at a remote area of the Landvetter airport in Gothenburg, on Sweden's west coast.

Sweden eyes Ecuador deal, paving way for Julian Assange probe

Sweden hopes to reach a judicial cooperation deal with Ecuador by year's end that would pave the way for Swedish prosecutors to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a rape allegation, officials said on Monday.

Caterine Ibarguen leaps to 28th successive triple jump win

Caterine Ibarguen leaps to 28th successive triple jump win

Colombia`s Caterine Ibarguen registered her 28th successive women`s triple jump win Thursday and should be assured of the Diamond League title at the season finale in Brussels on September 11.

German Schwanitz all but seals shot put Diamond Race

Germany`s Christina Schwanitz effectively wrapped up her first Diamond Race shot put title with a winning throw of 20.13 metres on the eve of the main IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stockholm.

Two Swedes arrested over 'terrorist crimes' in Syria

Swedish prosecutors today announced the arrest of two Swedes suspected of committing murder in war-torn Syria, in the nation's first such detentions since the conflict erupted in 2011.

Swedish Prime Minister Lofven rushed to hospital

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven was rushed to hospital on Thursday after landing back in Stockholm from Ethiopia, officials said.

Swedish Prime Minister Lofven taken to hospital

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven was rushed to hospital on Thursday after landing back in Stockholm from Ethiopia, officials said.

Newborn Swedish prince to be named Nicolas Paul Gustaf

Sweden's royal family has announced the name of its latest addition, newborn Prince Nicolas Paul Gustaf.

4 dead in car explosion in Sweden: Police

 Police say four people, including a young girl, were killed when a car exploded in a roundabout in the Swedish city of Goteborg.

Two 13-year-olds arrested for murder: Swedish police

 Two 13-year-old boys have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a 65-year-old man on a farm in southwestern Sweden, police said Wednesday.

Vehicles in President Pranab Mukherjee's convoy collide, one injured

Four vehicles in President Pranab Mukherjee's convoy collided while moving from Stockholm to Uppsala University on Tuesday, leaving one protocol officer with minor injuries.

E-Visa for Swedish nationals soon: President

 India will soon extend e-Visa facility to Swedish nationals, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said as he invited the Nordic country to be a part of government's flagship programmes like the 'Make in India' initiative.

India and Sweden to re-start strategic dialogue

India and Sweden on Monday agreed to re-start the bilateral strategic dialogue after a gap of four years besides finding ways for investment by the Nordic country in India's defence sector under the ambitious 'Make in India' initiative.

'Mary Kom' honoured in Stockholm

'Mary Kom' honoured in Stockholm

 Omung Kumar's 2014 directorial "Mary Kom", which was selected for the Stockholm International Film Festival Junior (SIFFJ), has won the Best Film award and has been endowed with the Bronze Horse Award, the festival's top honour.

Julian Assange agrees to be questioned in London: Lawyer

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has agreed to be questioned by Swedish prosecutors in London over rape allegations, his Swedish lawyer Thomas Olsson said on Thursday.

Nobel`s will goes on display for first time

Alfred Nobel`s last will and testament, which played a pivotal role in Swedish history by creating the now-illustrious Nobel prizes, has gone on display for the first time in Stockholm.

Two dead in suspected gang-related Swedish restaurant shooting

Two men were killed and many others injured in a suspected gang-related shooting in a restaurant in the western Swedish city of Gothenburg, police said on Thursday, in an incident that has sparked fears of a further escalation in gangland violence.

Sweden boosts sub fleet after suspected Russian incursion

Sweden said on Thursday it would order two new submarines to boost its armed forces months after a futile hunt for a suspected Russian mini-sub in the Stockholm archipelago. 

Race for 2022 Winter Olympics: Almaty or Beijing, who will win?

Race for 2022 Winter Olympics: Almaty or Beijing, who will win?

With less than five months to go before the International Olympic Committee (IOC) chooses the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics, sports officials and advisers have made their predictions about the race between Beijing and Almaty in Kazakhstan.

Sweden raises military spending amid concerns over Russia

Sweden said on Thursday it would raise defence spending by 6.2 billion kronor (677 million euros, $720 million) and bring back troops to a "strategic" Baltic island amid concerns over Russia`s military resurgence.