Sarah Sjostrom breaks women`s 100m butterfly record
Sarah Sjostrom breaks women`s 100m butterfly record

Sweden`s Sarah Sjostrom broke the women`s 100m butterfly world record in the semi-finals of the world swimming championships on Sunday.

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.

Hamburg sign Swedish midfielder Albin Ekdal
Hamburg sign Swedish midfielder Albin Ekdal

 Swedish midfielder Albin Ekdal moves from Italian outfit Cagliari Calcio to Bundesliga side Hamburg, both clubs confirmed on Sunday.

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.

France says no to asylum for WikiLeaks` Julian Assange
France says no to asylum for WikiLeaks` Julian Assange

 The French government rejected an asylum request from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday, saying he did not face "immediate danger". 

Sweden beat Portugal to win first Euro U21 title

Goalkeeper Patrik Carlgren saved two penalties in a shoot-out to lead Sweden to victory over Portugal and their first European Under-21 title in Prague on Tuesday.

Portugal, Sweden set up final clash at Euro U-21
Portugal, Sweden set up final clash at Euro U-21

Portugal swept Germany and Sweden beat Denmark in the semi-finals of the European Under-21 Championship on Saturday to set up a final clash due on Tuesday.

Sweden steps up military readiness amid Russia concerns

Sweden is stepping up its military capabilities and exercises with NATO amid concerns over Russia`s military resurgence, Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist said on Friday.

Urban noise linked to 'midriff bulge'

 As per a new research, the sounds of urban life may make your belly fatter, cause premature aging and lead to stroke.

Portugal, Sweden into U21 Euro semis, England out
Portugal, Sweden into U21 Euro semis, England out

Portugal and Sweden made it to the semi-finals of the European Under-21 Championship in the Czech Republic on Wednesday after taking the top two spots in Group B while England bowed out.

Mali hostages, held since late 2011, plead for release in video

Two hostages kidnapped by al Qaeda militants in north Mali more than three years ago asked their governments to help secure their release in a rare video of them seen by Reuters on Monday.

Spanish police return art stolen from Swedish churches

 Spanish police on Monday returned 12 artworks, including several 15th-century wood engravings, to Sweden`s embassy in Madrid after they were allegedly stolen by a Spaniard from Swedish churches and museums.

Germany, China advance to quarter-finals at Women`s World cup
Germany, China advance to quarter-finals at Women`s World cup

Germany and China booked the first two spots in the quarter-finals of the Women`s World Cup on Saturday with confident wins over Sweden and Cameroon.

Frustrated Assange marks third year in Ecuadoran embassy
Frustrated Assange marks third year in Ecuadoran embassy

 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange today clocks up three years inside the Ecuadoran embassy in London, after claiming that Swedish prosecutors cancelled a landmark meeting in his case earlier this week.

Women`s Football World Cup: Knockout rounds - Preview
Women`s Football World Cup: Knockout rounds - Preview

It`s down to business at the Women`s World Cup as the knockout rounds get under way Saturday with top-ranked Germany and former runners-up China both in action.

Social phobia result of serotonin surplus

The researchers have found that individuals with social phobia make too much serotonin, not too little as earlier believed.

Slash says Grohl has spirit of rock 'n' roll
Slash says Grohl has spirit of rock 'n' roll

Musician Slash thinks Dave Grohl is "great" for soldiering on with his concert after breaking his leg on stage in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Swedish prosecutors plan to question Assange in June or July

 Swedish prosecutors plan to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at Ecuador`s embassy in London in June or July, the prosecutor said on Monday.

Syrian refugees take fast-track to new life in Sweden
Syrian refugees take fast-track to new life in Sweden

Since opening its doors to Syrians fleeing war, Sweden has welcomed record numbers of refugees and a small but growing group are taking fast-tracks to jobs, bucking unemployment trends.