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Swedish soldiers reject alleged Congo ‘torture scandal’

A group of Swedish special forces soldiers have called into question the credibility of the alleged “torture scandal” involving Swedish troops in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2003.

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Stockholm club and concert guide: May 8 – 10

Weekend club and concert tips from Kalendarium (Click links for more information)

Underwear with condom pockets takes top prize

Underwear with condom pockets takes top prize

Condom pockets in men's underwear have proved a winning formula for a group of young businessmen from southern Sweden.

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Human cadavers used in auto crash tests

Human cadavers were used in automobile crash tests conducted in the last year by General Motors, the US-based parent company of Swedish car manufacturer Saab.

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SAS raises ticket prices

Sky-high fuel prices have caused airline operator SAS to add a fuel-surcharge to its domestic and European routes.

Rödeby murder suspect acquitted

Rödeby murder suspect acquitted

The Blekinge District Court has acquitted a 50-year-old man of charges of murder and attempted murder of two teenage boys in Rödeby in southern Sweden.

English theatre festival comes to Stockholm

English theatre festival comes to Stockholm

This weekend sees the arrival in Sweden of theatre groups from all over Europe. For the first time in its more than thirty year history, the Festival of European Anglophone Theatrical Societies (FEATS) will be held in Stockholm.

Eight charged over remote-control bank heist

Eight charged over remote-control bank heist

The men were just moments away from carrying out one of the most brazen and largest robberies ever in Sweden.

Gamla Stan needs a shopping mall

Gamla Stan needs a shopping mall

It's time for Stockholm to brush off the cob-webbed cobblestones of nostalgia and build a state of the art shopping mall in the historic old town, David Bartal argues.

Sweden picks up Lundqvist for World Championships

Sweden picks up Lundqvist for World Championships

Olympic gold medallist Henrik Lundqvist has agreed to join the Swedish national team for the remainder of the World Ice Hockey Championships.

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Eriksson set to lead Man City on Asia tour

Manchester City's Swedish manager Sven-Göran Eriksson will be in charge for his team's tour of Asia this month, a report said on Wednesday, as speculation mounts that Luiz Felipe Scolari will be his successor.

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Flooding threatens northern Sweden

The national weather service, SMHI, has issued a warning for extremely strong currents in streams near the coast in southern Norrbotten in northern Sweden.

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Zoo’s opening festivities prove fatal for three elk

Virum Elk Park outside of Vimmerby in southern Sweden had a rather tragic premiere when it opened last Sunday.

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Sweden halts return of child asylum seekers to Greece

The Swedish Migration Board (Migationsveket) has halted the deportation of children to Greece after learning that asylum seeking children risk being locked up there for up to three weeks.