Report: Swedish government stopping possible bid for British Energy

Stockholm - VattenfallThe Swedish government that controls energy group Vattenfall has halted

Bernadotte portraits on display at Royal Palace in Stockholm

Stockholm  - As of Wednesday, visitors to the Royal Palace in Stockholm will be able to see eye to eye with dozens of members of Sweden's ruling Bernadotte family.

Fuel prices hit SAS airline operator Q1 profits

Stockholm - Fuel prices hit SAS airline operator Q1 profitsRecord

Heavy vehicle-maker Scania says Russia and CIS fuels 1Q income

Stockholm  - Strong demand from Russia, members of the Commonwealth of Independent States and the Middle East helped boost first-quarter pre-tax profits, Swedish heavy-vehicle and bus maker Scania

Weak sales impact 1Q profits for home appliance maker Electrolux

Stockholm - Weak sales in North America and Western Europe impacted first-quarter profits 2008, Swedish home appliance maker Electrolux said Monday.

Telia Sonera first-quarter earnings up

Stockholm  - Nordic telecommunications group Telia Sonera on Friday reported increased pre-tax income on higher sales for first quarter 2008, benefiting from its markets in Eurasia.