STOCKHOLM Social Democrat leader Stefan Lofven took a big step towards a second term as Sweden's prime minister on Friday after agreeing a deal with two opposition parties that will move policy sharply to the right with tax cuts and business-friendly reforms.
STOCKHOLM Medical tests have shown a patient treated in isolation at Sweden's Uppsala University Hospital for suspected Ebola is not infected with the virus after all, authorities said on Friday.
STOCKHOLM Sweden's national pension fund has sold its preference shares in Volvo Cars after concluding it saw no clear intention to list within the next 12 months from the Geely-owned carmaker.
STOCKHOLM Sweden's largest centre-right party said on Friday it was prepared to form a government without other parties in its bloc, in an attempt to clear a political impasse left by last month's inconclusive election.
STOCKHOLM Americans William Nordhaus and Paul Romer, pioneers in adapting the western economic growth model to focus on environmental issues and sharing the benefits of technology, won the 2018 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday. | Video
STOCKHOLM/LONDON A trio of American, French and Canadian scientists won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for breakthroughs in laser technology that have turned light beams into precision tools for everything from eye surgery to micro-machining. | Video
STOCKHOLM Sweden headed for a hung parliament after an election on Sunday that saw support for the nationalist Sweden Democrats surge, as one of Europe's most liberal nations turned right amid fears over immigration. | Video
STOCKHOLM Nordea beat quarterly forecasts helped by cost cuts on Thursday, sending shares in the biggest Nordic bank higher despite its warning that like-for-like 2018 revenue would likely fall.
STOCKHOLM/VISBY, Sweden - Once denounced as neo-fascists, Jimmie Akesson's Sweden Democrats look poised to translate more voter-friendly nationalist policies into big electoral gains in a country long famed for liberal tolerance.
STOCKHOLM/HELSINKI For a city of just 600,000 people on the northeast periphery of Europe, Helsinki has played an outsized role in the fraught relationship between its giant neighbor Russia and the West.