- 'Technical issue' cripples much of Swedish air traffic Updated: May-28-16 11:36 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Swedish officials say "a technical problem" is affecting air traffic control operations in Sweden - the second such issue in two weeks to hit the Scandinavian nation.
- Swedish crown princess' son Oscar Carl Olof is christened Updated: May-27-16 7:16 am
STOCKHOLM - Crown Princess Victoria's newly born son and second child has been christened Oscar Carl Olof.
- Seeking a new club, Ibrahimovic gives Man United hint Updated: May-26-16 8:35 am
STOCKHOLM - Zlatan Ibrahimovic deliberated, tapped his fingers on the desk in front of him and let out a beaming smile.
- Swedish court upholds arrest warrant for Julian Assange Updated: May-25-16 12:19 pm
HELSINKI - A Swedish court on Wednesday rejected a request to overturn the arrest warrant of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange because there were no new circumstances to consider.
- Protesters interrupt coal debate in Swedish Parliament Updated: May-24-16 10:13 am
STOCKHOLM - Unruly protesters briefly interrupted a debate Tuesday in the Swedish Parliament on the future of state-owned utility Vattenfall's coal assets in Germany.
- 'Inflatable refugee' arrives on ship in Copenhagen Updated: May-23-16 11:55 am
STOCKHOLM - A boat carrying a 6-meter-tall (20-foot-tall) inflatable figure of a refugee is likely to turn heads in Copenhagen's harbor this week.
- What caused EgyptAir plane crash? A look at likely scenarios Updated: May-20-16 12:36 pm
STOCKHOLM - While nothing can be ruled out yet, what's known about the erratic behavior of EgyptAir flight 804 before it crashed suggests the cause was human rather than technical, or potentially a combination of both, aviation experts told The Associated Press.
- Russia: We are not involved in snapping of Swedish TV tower Updated: May-20-16 9:06 am
STOCKHOLM - Russia's Embassy in Sweden is denying any involvement in the snapping of a TV tower, adding the allegation must have been "inspired by the James Bond movies."
- Sweden taps human rights, disarmament ambassadors Updated: May-20-16 6:46 am
STOCKHOLM - Sweden's foreign minister says the Scandinavian country is giving "greater focus" to human rights and disarmament by naming two veteran diplomats as ambassadors in charge of those issues.
- Saab unveils new version of Gripen fighter jet Updated: May-18-16 12:07 pm
STOCKHOLM - Swedish aircraft maker Saab has unveiled the latest version of its Gripen fighter jet.
- Thousands of underage migrants live in shadows across Europe Updated: May-18-16 3:06 am
Outside the train station in Rome, teen migrants sell drugs from school backpacks and trade sex for cash or clothes. In the capital of Sweden, they steal food from supermarkets and sleep on the streets. From makeshift camps along the northern French coast, they try to hop at night onto the backs of moving trucks headed to Britain.
- Explorers plan June mission to Andrea Doria shipwreck Updated: May-18-16 12:28 am
BOSTON - Nearly six decades after 46 people died when the Andrea Doria sank to the sea floor following a violent collision with another ocean liner south of Nantucket, Massachusetts, explorers are preparing to do what 16 people have lost their lives attempting: get a good look at the wreckage.
- Sweden: Refugee from Rwanda convicted in 1994 genocide Updated: May-16-16 10:43 am
STOCKHOLM - A Swedish citizen originally from Rwanda was sentenced to life in prison Monday for his role in the 1994 genocide in the African country.
- Ukraine's Jamala wins 2016 Eurovision Song Contest Updated: May-14-16 8:34 pm
STOCKHOLM - Ukrainian singer Jamala's melancholic tune about Soviet dictator Josef Stalin's 1944 deportation of the Crimean Tatars was crowned the winner of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest early Sunday, an unusual choice for the kitschy pop fest.
- The Latest: Timberlake performs at Eurovision Song Contest Updated: May-14-16 5:33 pm
STOCKHOLM - The Latest on the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest (all times local):
- Obamas welcome leaders, celebrities to Nordic State Dinner Updated: May-13-16 11:37 pm
WASHINGTON - Famous people and people just famous-for-Washington scored coveted invitations to Friday night's White House state dinner honoring the leaders of Sweden, Iceland, Finland, Denmark and Norway.
- Michelle Obama wears Naeem Khan to Nordic state dinner Updated: May-13-16 7:59 pm
WASHINGTON - Michelle Obama stood out in a sea of black tuxedos at Friday night's Nordic Summit dinner, wearing a blush-colored, off-the-shoulder, floor-length gown.
- The Latest: Michelle Obama wears Naeem Khan to state dinner Updated: May-13-16 7:40 pm
WASHINGTON - The Latest on the White House state dinner for Nordic leaders:
- Eurovision Song Contest finally gets a US TV home at Logo Updated: May-13-16 4:48 pm
LOS ANGELES - America's trade deficit will rise Saturday, but it's a good thing: After 60 years, the Eurovision Song Contest finally is being imported for U.S. viewers.
- Obama to world: Be more like the Nordics Updated: May-13-16 1:27 pm
WASHINGTON - Democrats may argue over whether places like Denmark and Norway are model societies. President Barack Obama is sure.
- ABBA Bjorn: 'Waterloo' still good enough to win Eurovision Updated: May-13-16 1:00 pm
STOCKHOLM - With a more modern production and without platform shoes, ABBA could have been a strong contender at the Eurovision Song Contest even now, former band member Bjoern Ulvaeus says.
- Douze points: Things to know about Eurovision Song Contest Updated: May-13-16 6:27 am
STOCKHOLM - The Eurovision Song Contest, possibly the only event in the world where the press kit for accredited journalists includes hair spray, is upon us.
- Sweden's Euro 2016 squad includes 6 U-21 champions Updated: May-11-16 3:15 pm
STOCKHOLM - Sweden coach Erik Hamren on Wednesday promoted six players from the team that won the European Under-21 trophy last year to the 23-man senior squad he's bringing to the European Championship in France next month.
- Eurovision Song Contest struggles to enforce politics ban Updated: May-11-16 10:12 am
STOCKHOLM - You can croon about unrequited love, dance with unbridled passion or dress up in drag. Just keep politics out of it.
- Bachelet thanks Sweden for help during dictatorship Updated: May-10-16 11:46 am
STOCKHOLM - Chile's president expressed thanks to Sweden on Tuesday for helping thousands of Chileans escape persecution during the dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet.