Nordics pledge emergency aid for Myanmar cyclone victims

Swedish FlagStockholm, Helsinki - Sweden on Wednesday pleged 2.5 million dollars to the victims

Scania CEO Leif Ostling to stay on until 2012

Stockholm  - The board of Swedish heavy-vehicle and bus maker Scania Monday said it has extended Chief Executive Leif Ostling's contract by three years until March 2012.

More Swedish nurses join strike

Stockholm  -  A two-week long strike by Swedish nurses was extended at noon (1000GMT) Monday when a further 4,300 nurses walked off their jobs.

'Stupid' beaver bites Swedish girl; 'I'll use my sword next time'

Stockholm - A young girl was bitten by a beaver in northern Sweden but was not seriously hurt, news reports said Monday.

Court orders German woman child murder suspect to remain in custody

Stockholm  -  A Swedish district court Saturday ordered a 31- year-old German woman to remain in custody on suspicion of beating two children to death in March.

Explosion at apartment building in southern Swedish city

Stockholm - SwedenA powerful blast rocked an apartment building in the southern city of Malmo early Fr