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Price war erupts over mobile broadband

Some of Sweden's main internet operators have entered into a price war over mobile broadband services.

Reinfeldt rules out Olympic boycott

Reinfeldt rules out Olympic boycott

Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has rejected calls for the country to boycott this summer's Olympic Games in Beijing.

Tax authorities offer strippers one-time amnesty

Tax authorities offer strippers one-time amnesty

Swedish tax authorities have written letters to 340 strippers, some of whom still live with their parents, giving the women a one-time chance to pay back taxes owed on income they earned from dancing.

Swedish professor: ‘Bras cause saggy breasts’

Swedish professor: ‘Bras cause saggy breasts’

A professor at Sweden’s prestigious Lund University warns young girls to put off wearing bras, as doing so too early can lead to low-hanging breasts.

Victory for Sweden in EU beer row

Victory for Sweden in EU beer row

Differences in taxes levied by Sweden on beer and wine don’t conflict with EU-regulations, according to a ruling by the European Court of Justice.

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Man gets nine years for rape of sisters

A 45-year-old man from Västmanland in central Sweden has been jailed for nine years for the repeated assault and rape of two underage sisters.

Swedish and English cider: How do you like them apples?

Swedish and English cider: How do you like them apples?

State alcohol retailer Systembolaget claims to be committed to stamping out underage drinking. Why then does it describe its range of ciders in terms best understood by connoisseurs of children's candy? wonders cider aficionado René Rice .

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‘Jail men who pay for sex’

People convicted of paying for sex should be awarded prison sentences, according to the Social Democrats' new equality spokesman Claes Borgström.

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Mother and daughter critically injured in stabbing

A mother and her daughter are in a critical condition after both were stabbed in an apartment in Skogås on the outskirts of Stockholm in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Missing girl: truck driver arrested

Missing girl: truck driver arrested

A 42-year-old man has been detained in connection with the disappearance of 10-year-old Engla Höglund from Dalarna in central Sweden.