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Man charged with brutal gay hate attacks

Police say a man arrested in Stockholm for allegedly trying to murder a gay man he met on a contact site is now also suspected of murdering another man.

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Swedish factory ‘hit by Rolls Royce cuts’

Cutbacks at British aero-engine maker Rolls Royce will lead to job losses in Sweden, where the company has a factory employing 430 workers.

Stolen yacht recovered in bizarre circumstances

Stolen yacht recovered in bizarre circumstances

An uncanny coincidence helped an insurance claims investigator's 15-year-old son to solve the mystery of a stolen luxury yacht.

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Avoidable deaths ‘more common in Sweden’

Avoidable deaths are more common in the Swedish healthcare system than in a number of comparable countries, according to a new American study.

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Woman pleads not guilty to sledgehammer murder

A woman who beat her partner over the head with a sledgehammer before dumping his body into the sea has pleaded not guilty to the charge of murder at Uddevalla District Court on Friday.

Sweden’s Karl XII could be exhumed

Sweden’s Karl XII could be exhumed

A group of Swedish scientists hope to exhume the remains of King Karl XII in an attempt to solve the mystery of who killed him in 1718, one of the researchers said Friday.

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Trial begins of opera star Beltran

The trial has begun in Ystad of opera star Tito Beltran, who is charged with raping a then 18-year-old woman on a June night in 1999.

Life is a cabaret: entertainment across Sweden this weekend

Life is a cabaret: entertainment across Sweden this weekend

Something for the Weekend

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Apartment prices keep falling

Swedish apartment prices are continuing to fall and house prices have stagnated, according to figures published on Friday.

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Immigrant children ‘like visitors from the Middle Ages’

Children who come to Sweden from Iraq, Afghanistan and Somalia can be likened to time travellers from the Middle Ages, according to a report commissioned by top education officials in Eskilstuna.

‘Build four new nuclear reactors’

‘Build four new nuclear reactors’

Liberal Party leader Jan Björklund has called for the construction in Sweden of four new nuclear reactors.

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Swedish museums see big drop in visits

Visits to Sweden's national museums dropped nearly 20 percent last year after they scrapped a policy of free admissions and began charging for entry, the culture ministry said Thursday.