China-owned Volvo Cars' third-quarter net profit doubles

China-owned Volvo Cars on Thursday said third-quarter net profit doubled, driven by strong sales in China and the United States.

Sweden lowers projection for number of asylum seekers in 2016

Tighter border checks introduced by the European Union and individual European states were Tuesday cited as the main factors for a continued drop in asylum seekers this year in Sweden.

Swedish court grounds camera-equipped drones

A Swedish court ruling stating that drones equipped with cameras should fall under legislation regulating surveillance cameras triggered protests Monday from media organizations, professional...

Assange interview with Ecuadorean prosecutor postponed one month

A formal interview with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a suspected rape in 2010 has been postponed until November, Swedish and Ecuadorean authorities said Thursday.

Power company Vattenfall completes sale of German coal business

Swedish state-owned power company Vattenfall said Friday it has completed the sale of its coal operations in Germany, a week after receiving approval from the EU executive.

Warm weather and strong dollar weigh on H&M third quarter profits

Swedish clothing retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) said Friday its third-quarter net profit dropped due to a strong US dollar, warm weather and markdowns.

Four men injured in shooting in southern Sweden

Four men were injured, one seriously, in a shooting Sunday evening in the southern Swedish city of Malmo, police said.

EU approves power company Vattenfall's sale of German coal business

The European Commission on Thursday cleared the way for plans by the Swedish state-owned electricity company Vattenfall to sell its lignite operations in Germany.

Syrian aid group White Helmets hails "alternative Nobel" prize win

A group of Syrian volunteers who work to assist civilians amid their country's civil war, often at great personal risk to themselves, were honoured Thursday with a prize that has commonly come to...

Swedish court rejects Assange request to repeal arrest warrant

A Swedish appellate court Friday rejected a request by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to repeal a detention order in relation to a suspected rape in 2010, an...

Ikea reports rise in full-year sales

Swedish furniture retail giant Ikea on Tuesday said full-year net sales rose to a new high of 34.2 billion euros (38.4 billion dollars), noting strong growth in China, Australia, Canada and Poland...

Sweden still waiting for Assange interview date

Swedish prosecutors said Wednesday they have yet to hear from Ecuador about a date when WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can be interviewed regarding a suspected rape in 2010, an allegation he...

Baltic states and Sweden wary of Russian gas pipeline

Sweden and three of its Baltic neighbours were closely following plans to build a second underwater pipeline to transport natural gas from Russia to Germany, the Swedish and Baltic foreign...

WikiLeaks founder's lawyer: Australia has not moved to help Assange

A lawyer and advisor to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said the Australian native's government has done nothing for Assange despite repeated calls for assistance to help the whistleblower out of...

Biden warns Europe against overdependence on Russian energy

US Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday cautioned European countries against becoming too dependent on Russian energy, including natural gas.