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What’s On In Sweden: March 28 – April 5

What to do for the week: Sing along with the von Trapps in Uppsala, learn about Sweden’s last great war in Stockholm and see one of Nigeria’s top reggae artists in Gothenburg.

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Woman sentenced for false rape accusation

A woman was convicted in Södertörn District Court on Thursday for a falsely accusing a man of raping her.

Mother of murdered children taken off respirator

Mother of murdered children taken off respirator

The mother of two children brutally murdered in Arboga in central Sweden has been taken off a respirator for the first time since the attack that left her two young children dead.

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Ten indicted in major sex club scandal

Ten men, ages 25 to 53-years-old, have been indicted for economic crimes in a major sex club scandal in Stockholm.

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Going out in Gothenburg – Weekend tips

Where to go out in Gothenburg this weekend? Monthly Magazine has the answers (Click links for more information).

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Truck maker Scania invests in Dubai to tap Gulf growth

Swedish truck maker Scania said on Thursday it would build a factory in Dubai to strengthen its presence in the high-growth Gulf region.

Former Swedish minister calls for Olympic boycott

Former Swedish minister calls for Olympic boycott

Sweden’s athletically-inclined former Minister of Justice Thomas Bodström has called for Sweden to boycott all ceremonial proceedings during the upcoming Olympic Games in Beijing.

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Dental patient swallows diamond

A 77-year-old man from western Sweden came out of his dentist's appointment an experience richer earlier this year after swallowing a diamond that had come loose from a cleaning tool.

Man admits killing woman and child

Man admits killing woman and child

The man apprehended by police for the murder of a woman in her thirties and a child born in 2002 has confessed to the killings.

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Strong profits for clothing retailer H&M

The Swedish high-street clothing chain H&M reported a surge in first-quarter profit on Thursday, saying that an aggressive drive into world markets was paying off.

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Immigration agreement for Greens and government

The Swedish government and the Green Party are to present a joint proposal on Thursday for new rules governing labour force immigration.

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Saab may handle Mitsubishi jet repair

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. said on Thursday that it may outsource maintenance of its regional passenger jet to Swedish aviation group Saab if it goes ahead with the project.

Sweden sunk by dazzling debutant

Sweden sunk by dazzling debutant

Alexandre Pato showed why he is regarded as Brazil's next superstar as the teenager marked his international debut with a sublime strike to earn a 1-0 win over Sweden on Wednesday.