Terrorism fears cut hope for Stockholm's Olympics bid

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) - A week before the 2004 Olympics site is chosen, Stockholm's hopes of winning are being overshadowed by...president speculated the troubles could help Stockholm's bid in the end. A shadowy extremist group...

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Hewitt stunned in Stockholm by Sluiter

STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Lleyton Hewitt was stunned 6-3, 6-3 by Raemon Sluiter in the Stockholm Open's second round Wednesday, when three...Andre Agassi by just 43 points going into the Stockholm Open. In Russia, Agassi won his opening...

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Rios advances to Stockholm semifinals

STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Chile's Marcelos Rios advanced to the semifinals of the Stockholm Open by defeating Swedish qualifier Andreas Vinciguerra 6-3, 7-6 (3) Friday. Rios, the highest seed left in the tournament at No. 6, was supported...

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H&M eyes further expansion in US, China

STOCKHOLM - Fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB said Thursday it plans to expand its business over the coming year by increasing online...

Electrolux posts net loss in second quarter

STOCKHOLM - Swedish home appliance maker Electrolux says improved demand in Europe and the United States boosted the company's second-quarter...

Business events scheduled for the coming week

MONDAY, Oct. 12Columbus Day- bond market closed.STOCKHOLM - Winner(s) of the 2015 Nobel Prize in economics announced.TUESDAY, Oct. 13WASHINGTON -Treasury releases federal budget...


...2014 and Aug. 15, 2015. Tennis2014 finalists to meet in quartersIn Stockholm, top-seeded Tomas Berdych will face Grigor Dimitrov in the quarterfinals of the Stockholm Open in a rematch of last year's final.Berdych beat unseeded Alexander...

Business events scheduled for October

...Department releases wholesale trade inventories for August, 10 a.m.MONDAY, Oct. 12Columbus Day- bond market closed.STOCKHOLM - Winner(s) of the 2015 Nobel Prize in economics announced.TUESDAY, Oct. 13WASHINGTON -Treasury releases federal budget...

Air traffic controllers for some airports are now miles away, watching the planes on camera

...Swedish airport because of regulatory hurdles.Ornskoldsvik Airport is a vital lifeline for residents who want to get to Stockholm and the rest of the world. But with just 80,000 annual passengers, it can't justify the cost of a full-time control...

In Focus: Organizers bar spectators because of security issues

STOCKHOLM --- A Davis Cup tennis match between...after an attempt to move the venue to Stockholm fell through, organizers said Tuesday...Cup match to be dropped altogether. Stockholm, on the other hand, has a center-right...

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