Latest Stockholm News

Freight train kills 3 people at a railway crossing at a train station in central Sweden

Feb. 29, 2024 05:31 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A freight train hit and killed three people at a railway crossing at a station in central Sweden after they got off another train, police said Thursday. The victims — a 25-year-old man, a woman in her 20s and a third person who was not immediately...

Traces of toxic gas found during evacuation of Swedish security agency, local media report

Feb. 28, 2024 10:51 AM EST

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Traces of a toxic, colorless gas were found at the headquarters of Sweden’s security agency where a suspected gas leak last week forced authorities to evacuate some 500 people from the facility, a local paper reported Wednesday. The daily Svenska Dagbladet...

Police in Sweden evacuate about 500 people from security agency over suspected gas leak

Feb. 23, 2024 10:50 AM EST

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A suspected gas leak at the headquarters of Sweden’s security agency Friday forced authorities to evacuate some 500 people from the facility, Swedish broadcaster TV4 said. Seven people from the headquarters in Solna, just north of Stockholm, were hospitalized,...

Americans Tommy Paul and Marcos Giron advance to Dallas Open final

Feb. 10, 2024 20:46 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Second-seeded Tommy Paul and unseeded Marcos Giron won in straight sets Saturday to set up an all-American final in the Dallas Open. Paul beat No. 3 seed Ben Shelton of the U.S., 6-2, 6-4, and Giron rolled over a seeded opponent again, beating No. 4 seed Adrian...

Swedish security agency is investigating an object found at the Israeli Embassy as an act of terror

Feb. 02, 2024 07:09 AM EST

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's domestic security agency said Friday that it's investigating “a dangerous object” that was found at the Israeli Embassy in Stockholm earlier this week as possible terrorism. The agency, known by its acronym SAPO, said that it had taken over the...

France's Macron gets a ceremonial welcome in Sweden at the start of a 2-day state visit

Jan. 30, 2024 09:29 AM EST

STOCKHOLM (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron was welcomed Tuesday with pomp and ceremony at the start of a two-day state visit to Sweden during which he met with Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson and the Scandinavian country’s monarch, King Carl XVI Gustaf. Macron and his wife,...

Ericsson: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Jan. 23, 2024 05:17 AM EST

STOCKHOLM (AP) — STOCKHOLM (AP) — Ericsson (ERIC) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $319 million. The Stockholm-based company said it had net income of 10 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs and amortization costs, were 16 cents per share. ...

A Swedish-Iranian man in his 60s arrested last year in Iran, Sweden says

Jan. 18, 2024 09:30 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Iran last year arbitrarily detained a Swedish citizen in his 60s, authorities in Stockholm said Thursday, calling for the man's immediate release. The government did not identify the man, but said he holds both Swedish and Iranian citizenship and was...

František Janouch, a Czech nuclear physicist who supported dissidents from Sweden, dies at age 92

Jan. 12, 2024 11:04 AM EST

PRAGUE (AP) — František Janouch, a Czech nuclear physicist who set up a foundation in Sweden while in exile to support the dissident movement in his communist homeland at the time, has died. He was 92. The Charter 77 Foundation said Janouch died on Friday morning in Sweden's...

Swedish authorities broaden their investigation into a construction elevator crash that killed 5

Dec. 13, 2023 09:41 AM EST

A Swedish prosecutor said Wednesday that a preliminary investigation into the crash of a construction site elevator that killed five people has been expanded to include two more possible workplace violations. The elevator mounted on the outside of a unfinished building plummeted 20...