Sweden unimpressed by Baltic pipeline proposal

Sweden unimpressed by Baltic pipeline proposal

Sweden is refusing to consider an application from Russian-led consortium Nord Stream for permission to construct a gas pipeline on the Baltic seabed.

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Man jailed for sexually exploiting young girls

A 38-year-old man from Malmö has been sentenced by Gothenburg District Court to two and a half years in jail for sexual exploitation of minors.

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Swedish company takes prestigious innovation prize

The Lidköping-based Flexenclosure swept away all competitors to win a much-desired Mobile Innovation Global Award at the Mobile World Congress underway this week in Barcelona.

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85-year-old on trial for distributing illegal porn

An 85-year-old porn shop owner and his business partner are to be tried for breaking Swedish rules governing explicit film content.

Tito Beltran found guilty of rape

Tito Beltran found guilty of rape

Opera star Tito Beltran has been sentenced to two years in jail by Ystad District Court for the rape of an 18-year-old nanny in 1999.

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Sweden won’t gag athletes in Beijing

Sweden's Olympic Committee (SOC) said Tuesday it would allow its athletes competing at the Beijing Games to express themselves freely as long as they respect International Olympic Committee regulations.

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Mother suspects daughter was victim of honour killing

The mother of the 16-year-old Malmö girl who died a week ago Sunday after falling from a balcony says her daughter was the victim of an honour killing.

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Review roundup: ‘I’m Not There’ tops the rankings

Review roundup offers a quick glance at whether the Swedish papers have panned or praised the latest movie releases.

Movie review: The King of Ping Pong

Movie review: The King of Ping Pong

The King of Ping Pong (Ping-pongkingen)

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Swedes make their mark with touch screen phones

Like the idea of touch screen, but put off by fiddly interfaces? Jonathan Ward looks at Neonode, a Swedish company that may have the answer to some of your problems.

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Losses for mobile operator Tele 2

Mobile operator Tele 2 posted pre-tax losses of 25 million kronor ($3.86 million) for the fourth quarter of 2007.

Left Party leader rejects common election platform

Left Party leader rejects common election platform

Left Party leader Lars Ohly has indicated he is not interested in a common red-green election platform.

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Stressed out Swedish students tired of studying

Close to half the students in Sweden’s system of higher education have been near or have seriously considered quitting school.