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Sweden investigates attempted arson against Jewish chapel

Stockholm - Swedish police on Monday said they are probing an attempted arson against a Jewish chapel after a similar attack against a synagogue, which came in the wake of the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Sweden boosts security around synagogues after attack

Stockholm - Swedish police on Monday tightened security near Jewish sites following a fire attack on a synagogue at the weekend, which came in the wake of the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Three arrested over attempted arson on Swedish synagogue

Stockholm - Police in Sweden on Sunday arrested three people over a failed arson attempt at a synagogue in the country's second largest city, Gothenburg.

Behind the (top secret) scenes of a Nobel dinner

Stockholm - Florists, lighting designers and cooks have been rushing around Stockholm's Blue Hall transforming the bare brick interior into the stylish venue for Sunday's annual Nobel banquet, while keeping all the preparations top secret.

It's a man's world: Women scarce in Nobel Prize annals

Stockholm - The Nobel Prize statistics are dour reading for women, who've been awarded only one of every 20 prizes. And while the numbers are slowly improving, the December 10 prize ceremony will be an all-male affair for the second straight year.

Journalist Kim Wall's right arm may have been found

Stockholm - Danish police on Wednesday said divers have found a second arm in the area where the rest of Swedish journalist Kim Wall's body parts were discovered after she was killed onboard an inventor's submarine.

Plantagon — Feeding the world with vertical farming technology

As global populations increase and resources become scarce, Plantagon, a Swedish food-tech company, is proposing the idea of “plantscrapers.” This creative solution could allow office buildings to feed thousands of people every year.

Investment in Swedish quantum computing

A Swedish university has received a large grant to continue its research into developing a quantum computer. This could place Sweden and the Chalmers University of Technology at the forefront of this future technology.

Mondo Duplantis signs with Louisiana State University

Teen pole vaulter Mondo Duplantis announced via an Instagram post that he has signed with Louisiana State University (LSU).

Severed arm found in Danish waters may be Kim Wall's

Stockholm - A severed left arm found in waters off Copenhagen is probably dismembered Swedish journalist Kim Wall's, police said Wednesday, but a definitive identification could take weeks.

Danish divers find arm in search for Kim Wall's remains

Stockholm - Danish police said Tuesday divers had recovered an arm in waters off Copenhagen, where the dismembered head, torso and legs of Swedish journalist Kim Wall were found in October.

EU, May say 'more work' needed for Brexit deal

Gothenburg - British Prime Minister Theresa May and EU leaders agreed on Friday that "more work" is needed on Brexit as fears mount that talks will fail to move on to the next phase as hoped in December.

Sweden picks US Patriot missile system over European rival

Stockholm - Sweden announced Tuesday it has chosen the US Patriot missile defence system over that of a Franco-Italian rival, in an estimated one billion-euro deal.

New technology set to change Swedish education

A major contract has been awarded in Sweden to the company Arcusys for its Valamis Learning Experience Platform, which is a digital based approach to learning, training and education. The Valamis platform is used by many businesses.

Danish inventor didn't say Wall died of CO2 poisoning: police

Stockholm - Danish police said Wednesday that submarine inventor Peter Madsen, accused of killing the Swedish journalist Kim Wall, had not said she died from carbon monoxide poisoning, correcting a previous statement.

Nordea Bank cuts 6,000 jobs in effort to go digital in core areas

Nordea is cutting around 6,000 jobs as the Nordic region’s biggest bank battles to maintain its competitiveness as the banking sector shifts toward digital transformation.

Inventor Madsen admits dismembering journalist

Stockholm - Danish inventor Peter Madsen has admitted dismembering the body of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, whose body parts were found at sea after she interviewed him on board his homemade submarine, Danish police said.

Dissident bookseller freed by China contacts family

Stockholm - The dissident publisher Gui Minhai has spoken with his family after being released from detention by China, his wife said Friday, but his freedom of movement remains unclear.

Ingmar Bergman's anguish back in spotlight for centenary

Stockholm - Swedish film legend Ingmar Bergman, whose tales of anguished love and loneliness made him one of the 20th century's leading directors, is back in the spotlight with a series of events to mark the centenary of his birth.

Powerful explosion rocks Swedish police station

Stockholm - A powerful explosion blew out the entrance to a police station in the southern Swedish city of Helsingborg early Wednesday, an attack authorities linked to their fight against organised crime.
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