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Ikea accused of mistreating German workers

Swedish home furnishing giant Ikea has been accused of illegal labour practices, including secretly filming its workers, in a German television documentary to air on Tuesday.

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Swedish prosecutors’ agency running out of money

A financial crisis at the Swedish Prosecution Authority has resulted in an immediate halt to all overtime work, paid leave, and new hiring, as well as the shedding of all temporary employees.

Tax Authority: ‘we do all the calculations for you’

Tax Authority: ‘we do all the calculations for you’

Even though less than a week remains until Sweden’s the May 5th deadline for filing taxes, the majority of tax payers need not panic.

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Two jailed over million-kronor poker tournament

Two men have been jailed by a court in western Sweden after they were found guilty of organizing an illegal million-kronor poker tournament involving 700 people.

Eriksson sacked: reports

Eriksson sacked: reports

Sven-Göran Eriksson is to be sacked as trainer of Manchester City, according to British media reports.

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Pupil shot in foot near school

A 19-year-old high school student in Gothenburg was shot in the foot at lunch time on Tuesday.

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Making it in Sweden: an Irishman at an NGO

Shane Quinn is one of around 1,500 Irish-born people living in Sweden. He tells us how he found his niche here.

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SAS results hit badly by rising fuel costs

Scandinavian airline SAS said rising fuel costs pushed it further into the red in the first quarter with a loss of 1.13 billion kronor ($188 million), up sharply from 47 million kronor a year earlier.

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Study: ‘rape victims often at fault’

One in five Swedes thinks that a woman who is raped only has herself to blame if she dresses provocatively, doesn’t fight back, or is drunk at the time of the attack.

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Scania’s sporting facilities keep workers on their toes

Built in the middle of a green pasture a half-hour's drive from Stockholm, Scania's Health Care Centre fans out over 4,400 square metres, offering employees everything they could ever need to get in shape.

Eriksson clinging on at Man City

Eriksson clinging on at Man City

Sven-Göran Eriksson is determined to stay on as manager of Manchester City, his agent has said, despite indications that he could be facing the sack.