To this day, Pompeii's famous ruins are a source of wonder and mystery to countless visitors.
Musician Bob Dylan wins the Prize "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition."
The Nobel Peace Prize winner will be announced this Friday in the Norwegian capital, Oslo.
The effectiveness of the traditional eight-hour workday has long been questioned.
Scottish, French and Dutch-born trio Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L Feringa will share the 8m Swedish Kronor prize.
The 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded for the development of the world's smallest machines.
Tough times in the telecoms industry mean Swedish mobile phone exchange equipment maker Ericsson is cutting 3,900 jobs - a fifth of its workforce.
Three British scientists have won this year’s Nobel Prize for physics for their work on exotic states of matter.
Team Europe beat Sweden but now face unstoppable Canada in World Cup of Hockey final
A Swedish appeals court has decided to uphold the arrest warrant for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
The Swimrun World Championships through the Stockholm archipelago produced world records in all three categories this year.
European Masters at Crans Montana, Switzerland went to a sudden death playoff between Alex Noren of Sweden and the Australian Scott Hend.
Police think a grenade attack in Sweden – which killed an eight-year-old boy – could be linked to a gang-related conflict.
A row between Turkey and Sweden over changes in laws on sexual assault of minors led to a billboard appearing in Istanbul's main airport claiming Sweden has the world's highest rate of rapes.
A masked intruder stormed onto the pitch during a Swedish topflight game and attacked one of the goalkeepers.
Sweden’s youngest-ever cabinet minister, Aida Hadzialic, has resigned after being caught driving under the influence of alcohol.
Sensor technology is at the heart of a project designed to prevent obesity and other eating disorders, before it is too late.
The world is witnessing the biggest refugee crisis since World War ll.
That’s one of the most pressing questions for Swedes, according to Google search data. Johnson, a leading Brexit campaigner, was a surprise
The world's first 'eHighway' is being tested in Sweden on which trucks connect to overhead cables like trams or trains, their engines switching from diesel to electric.
Euro 2016: Holders Spain and Italy join France in last 16 as Czech Republic score late on to prevent Croatia doing the sameSpain 3-0 Turkey Italy 1-0 Sweden Czech Rep 2-2 Croatia Spain outclass Turkey to reach last 16 Two-time defending champions Spain finally showed their true potential at Euro 2016 after easily brush
Spain 3-0 Turkey Italy 1-0 Sweden Czech Rep 2-2 Croatia Spain outclass Turkey to reach last 16 Two-time defending champions Spain finally showed their true potential at Euro 2016 after easily brush
H&M said unusually cold weather in several key markets led to a smaller than expected sales rise in April.
Go on, admit it. You are besides yourself with excitement at the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest which takes over the airwaves this weekend to love