Swedish protesters denounce mosque arson attack

Several hundred marchers turned out in Sweden today to denounce an arson attack on a mosque that injured five people today, as the traditionally tolerant country confronts the rising influence of the extreme right.

Swedish protesters denounce mosque arson attack

Several hundred marchers turned out in Sweden Friday to denounce an arson attack on a mosque that injured five people Thursday, as the traditionally tolerant country confronts the rising influence of the extreme right.

Arsonists set fire to Sweden mosque

An arsonist set fire to a mosque in central Sweden on Thursday injuring five people, police said, as the country grapples with a political crisis caused by the rise of the extreme right.

Arsonist sets fire to Swedish mosque, injuring five: Police

An arsonist set fire to a mosque in the Swedish town of Eskilstuna on Thursday, injuring five people, police said, an incident which comes amid an intense debate over immigration.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic unhappy at coming second on list of Swedish greats
Zlatan Ibrahimovic unhappy at coming second on list of Swedish greats

Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has dismissed his second-place finish on a list of Sweden`s all-time sporting greats behind tennis master Bjorn Borg.

Russia blames hash for Sweden`s report of fighter near-miss

 Russia`s ambassador to Denmark on Wednesday made light of Swedish concerns over a Russian military jet`s alleged near-miss with a passenger plane, suggesting Swedish authorities may have smoked too much cannabis.

Sweden launches website to combat child sex tourism

Swedish police launched an Internet site on Tuesday to help crack down on Swedes travelling abroad for sex with minors.

Russia denies military jet near miss with airliner over Sweden

Russia`s defence ministry on Sunday denied a report by Swedish military that a Russian military plane nearly collided this week with a passenger plane over Sweden.

India, Sweden for closer coordination among UN member states

India and Sweden have stressed the need for closer cooperation among the UN member states on providing humanitarian aid in crises situations, saying sovereignty and territorial integrity of a nation must be fully respected in providing relief assistance.

Tina Maze maintains women's World Cup giant slalom lead
Tina Maze maintains women's World Cup giant slalom lead

Olympic champion Tina Maze consolidated her overall World Cup lead on Friday when she produced a stunning second giant slalom run to clinch an impressive victory.

Swedish minister slams `neo-fascist` Sweden Democrats

 Swedish Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson on Friday slammed the far-right Sweden Democrats for blocking a government budget and triggering early elections, saying the "neo-fascist party" wanted to "dictate the terms in Swedish politics".

Rising far-right looms over Sweden`s snap elections

Sweden, long known for tolerance and stability, woke Thursday to the rude reality of a far-right party bringing down the government and forcing the first snap elections in half a century.

Fate of Sweden`s government hangs in the balance

The fate of Sweden`s new Social Democrat-led government hung in the balance Wednesday as the parliament began a debate on the 2015 budget.

Genes link criminality and intelligence
Genes link criminality and intelligence

Data collected from over one million Swedish men shows that sons whose fathers have criminal records tend to have lower intelligence than sons whose fathers have no criminal history.

Mindfulness treatment as effective as CBT for depression

 Group mindfulness treatment is as effective as individual cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in patients with depression and anxiety, according to a new study.

India, Sweden healthcare cooperation will fill gaps: J.P. Nadda

 Ccooperation in healthcare between India and Sweden will enable filling in the gaps in research and innovative technology, Indian Health Minister J.P. Nadda said Monday.

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.

Swedish appeal court upholds Assange detention order
Swedish appeal court upholds Assange detention order

A Swedish appeals court rejected on Thursday an appeal by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to revoke a detention order over allegations of sexual assault, but called on prosecutors to make more effort to question him.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic to miss Sweden`s friendly with France
Zlatan Ibrahimovic to miss Sweden`s friendly with France

Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss Sweden`s friendly match against France in Marseille on Tuesday, the Swedish Football Association said Sunday.

Sweden says has proof of foreign submarine intrusion in October

Sweden has proof that a small foreign submarine was operating illegally in its waters last month, its top military officer said on Friday after a mysterious episode that triggered the country`s biggest military mobilisation since the Cold War.