'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.

Alfred Nobel's will on display for first time

Alfred Nobel's will creating the prestigious awards that bear his name will go on public display for the first time in Stockholm next week, a spokeswoman said today.

Assange appeal lodged with Swedish Supreme Court

Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Wednesday they filed an appeal to Sweden`s Supreme Court seeking to quash the 2010 warrant for his arrest on accusations of rape and molestation.

Memorial marks 70 years since `Swedish Schindler` disappeared

Nearly 200 people gathered in Stockholm on Saturday to light candles and mark the 70th anniversary of the disappearance of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who saved tens of thousands of Jews from the Holocaust.

Sweden confirms second 'submarine' sighting

Sweden`s military on Sunday confirmed a second sighting in October of what appeared to have been a submarine in waters near Stockholm city centre, not long after a search had been launched for a suspected Russian submarine off the coast.

False fire alarms cost Swedes millions

Taxpayers and businesses are hit with a bill of about USD 3.8 million each year to pay for false fire alarms, or 96 percent, in Stockholm, media reported Sunday.

Swedish PM to call off snap election after deal with centre-right: Media
Swedish PM to call off snap election after deal with centre-right: Media

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven is set to call off a snap election he promised after his minority government`s first budget was voted down earlier this month, Swedish media reported on Saturday citing sources.

Nobel Center: Nobel Prize's new address from 2019

Come 2019, the prestigious Nobel prize will be awarded at a new center which is to be built at a cost of over USD 150 million here in the Swedish capital.

John O'Keefe, May-Britt Moser, Edvard I Moser jointly receive Nobel Prize for Medicine

John O'Keefe, May-Britt Moser, Edvard I Moser jointly received the prestigious 2014 Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain at a ceremony in Stockholm on Wednesday.

Police search for bomb on plane in Stockholm

Police were searching for a possible bomb on a plane at Stockholm's main airport on Tuesday after a threat which led to the evacuation of part of the international terminal.

Sweden's Wallenberg dynasty prepares for sixth generation

Jacob Wallenberg, the 58-year-old head of one of Europe`s most enduring family dynasties, is trying to work out how the empire controlling much of Sweden`s economy could look with a woman or someone without the family name at the helm.

Israel recalls envoy after Sweden recognises Palestine

Israel recalled its ambassador to Sweden for "consultations" today, hours after Stockholm officially recognised the state of Palestine, the foreign ministry spokesman said.

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.