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Scania and Ericsson see shares tumble

Shares in truck maker Scania plummeted on the Stockholm stock exchange on Tuesday following Monday's acquisition of the company by Volkswagen. Telecoms giant Ericsson also contributed to a rough day of trading.

Vietnamese human trafficking ring goes on trial

Vietnamese human trafficking ring goes on trial

A total of 34 people, mostly from Vietnam, went on trial in southern Sweden on Tuesday accused of trafficking people from Vietnam to Sweden, judicial sources said.

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Professor resigns after sex offence conviction

A professor convicted of groping a teenage girl has resigned from his job at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm.

Committee sets climate sights high

Committee sets climate sights high

A Swedish parliamentary committee on Tuesday presented a series of measures aimed at reducing the Scandinavian country's greenhouse gases in a report commissioned by the government.

US fashion designer makes ‘plagiarized’ scarf payout

US fashion designer makes ‘plagiarized’ scarf payout

Göran Olofsson, a 55-year-old from Arvika in western Sweden, has received compensation from the Marc Jacobs fashion house after the US designer appeared to copy a scarf created by the Swede's father in the 1950s.

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Six arrested for Gothenburg postal robbery

Six men were arrested in the Stockholm area this morning for suspected involvement in the dramatic Gothenburg postal depot robbery in January.

Sweden recognizes Kosovo

Sweden recognizes Kosovo

Sweden has recognized Kosovo's independence from Serbia, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

Reflecting on gender equity on the 6.37am bus

Reflecting on gender equity on the 6.37am bus

Social democratic newspaper editor Eric Sundström thinks about the position of women in society today.

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Swede dies in UN helicopter crash

UN arms monitors from Sweden, Gambia, Indonesia and South Korea died when their UN helicopter crashed in the mountains of eastern Nepal, the world body said Tuesday.

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Swedish firms seek patents in record numbers

Swedish companies set a new record last year for the number of international patent applications.

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Body believed to be missing Uppsala woman

Police believe that a body found Monday in a forested area outside Uppsala may be that of the 26-year-old woman who has been missing for more than two months.