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Convicted teens released from custody

Two teenagers found guilty last week of involvement in the death of 16-year-old Riccardo Campogiani were released from custody on Monday after appearing in Stockholm District Court to face new charges of assault and illegal threats.

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Swedish tourist killed in hit-and-run crash

A Swedish tourist died at the weekend from injuries sustained in a hit-and-run incident in Cyprus on Saturday afternoon.

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Inflation at record level

Consumer prices increased by 0.2 percent from November to December, according to Statistics Sweden.

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Skandia bosses risk prison

Lars-Eric Petersson and Ulf Spång, two former executives of insurance company Skandia, face possible prison terms as a result of alleged tax crimes.

Killer slugs a sign of spring

Killer slugs a sign of spring

Wildflowers, killer slugs and tics have made their debut early this year in Sweden, due to an unusually mild winter.

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Convicted teens return to court on fresh assault charges

Two teenagers found guilty last week of involvement in the death of 16-year-old Riccardo Campogiani will be back in Stockholm District Court on Monday, to face new charges of assault and illegal threats.

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Beltran to Bodström: ‘Have you been taking cocaine’

Opera star Tito Beltran launched a verbal attack on defence lawyer Thomas Bodström when the singer's high-profile rape trial resumed on Monday morning at Ystad District Court.

Film critic was too generous

Film critic was too generous

A prominent critic has apologized in public for being too kind in his review of the new box-office hit Arn- the Temple Knight, the most expensive film ever produced in Scandinavia.

Swedish troops under fire in Afghanistan

Swedish troops under fire in Afghanistan

Swedish soldiers came under fire on Sunday afternoon outside the town of Mazar-i-Sharif in northern Afghanistan.

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Infant rescued in hostage drama

An elite police unit was deployed to rescue a nine-month-old baby from her violent father at an apartment in a small town in central Sweden in the early hours of Monday morning.

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Man bound with duct tape in burning billiard hall

A man bound with duct tape was rescued from a burning billiard hall by fire fighters in northern Stockholm on Sunday night.

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Henrik Larsson extends contract with Helsingborg IF

Football fans in Helsingborg celebrated the news on Saturday that Henrik Larsson will continue with the club for at least another year.