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Artsy synth-princess Sweden’s best-dressed woman

Sweden's newly crowned best-dressed woman, BWO keyboard player Marina Schiptjenko, has a wardrobe that stretches from punk to princess, writes David Bartal.

Kallur closes in on world record

Kallur closes in on world record

European hurdles champion Swedish sprinter Susanna Kallur set a new Swedish record for the 60 metres hurdles with a world leading time of 7.72 seconds in Stuttgart on Saturday. Kallur is now only 0.03 seconds from a new world record time.

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Two die in traffic accident

Two women have been killed in a traffic accident on the E45 north of Torsby in central Sweden on Sunday morning. Icy road conditions are reportedly to blame.

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Miner dies after collapse

One person has been found dead after a collapse in a mine in Kiruna, northern Sweden. The man was found at 4am after an eight hour search. The collapse is believed to have been caused by an earth tremor.

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Pilot flew over the heads of onlookers

A Swedish Air Force pilot has been suspended for flying a few metres above the heads of colleagues on the ground. The pilot flew his 30 tonne aircraft at 350 kilometres per hour past parachutists. His job is now on the line.

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Man feared dead in house fire

An elderly man is feared dead after fire destroyed a house near Borås in western Sweden on Sunday.

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Miner feared dead after collapse

One person is feared dead after a collapse in a mine in Kiruna, northern Sweden. The search for the missing person was being hampered on Saturday night by concern over the risk of further collapses. The collapse is believed to have been caused by an earth tremor.