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Swedish university to start Somali language course

Gothenburg University introduce to start a course of study in the Somali language next fall.

Giant Pinocchio arrives in Sweden

Giant Pinocchio arrives in Sweden

To the delight of many and dismay of others, Pinocchio, the long-nosed wooden puppet loved by children the world over has arrived in the western Swedish town of Borås.

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Sweden promises aid for Burma cyclone victims

Sweden said Tuesday it would provide 15 million kronor ($2.5 million dollars) in emergency aid to Burma after tropical cyclone Nargis ripped through the impoverished nation.

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Swedish publisher behind EU press subsidy complaint

Publishing giant Bonnier AB was responsible for delivering a secret complaint to the EU Commission about state support to the press in Sweden.

Report: mothers in Sweden have it best

Report: mothers in Sweden have it best

Sweden is the world’s best country in which to be a mother, according to a new report published by Save the Children.

Lighter sentences for Campogiani killers

Lighter sentences for Campogiani killers

Three teenagers convicted of killing 16-year-old Riccardo Campogiani in Stockholm last autumn have had their sentences reduced by the Court of Appeal.

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Christian movement’s home schooling ‘unacceptable’

Stockholm's top education official has vowed to shut down homeschooling by a revivalist movement that advocates spanking and calls evolution into question.

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Chinese students cheated over college fees

Several Chinese students have paid the equivalent of 20,000 to 30,000 kronor ($3,300 to $5,000) to agencies in China to attend the University of Gävle, despite the fact that the education is free of charge.

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11-year-old girl films child rape

A film sequence captured on an 11-year-old girl's mobile phone is to be used as evidence when a 69-year-old Malmö man stands trial for the alleged rape of a minor.

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Politician under fire for Nazi salute

A member of the governing board of the Liberal Party’s youth organization (LUF) has been reported to police for greeting two Social Democrats with a Nazi salute.

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Swedish labour model set for a facelift after 70 years

Sweden’s main employers’ and employees’ associations on Monday announced plans for a major revision to the agreement which has governed Sweden’s labour relations for seven decades.

Arboga suspect gives her story

Arboga suspect gives her story

The prime suspect in the Arboga child murder case has now told Swedish investigators what she was doing in the city on March 17th, the day the murders took place.