Giant Pinocchio unveiled in Borås

Giant Pinocchio unveiled in Borås

The controversial bronze statue of Pinocchio was unveiled on a roundabout in central Borås on Friday afternoon. Its creator, US pop artist Jim Dine, was visibly moved by the occasion.

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Suspected hostage drama in Gothenburg

A suspected hostage drama is taking shape in Gothenburg after a woman called police to her apartment in the Hisingen area of the city on Saturday morning.

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Sweden loses to Canada in World Hockey semi

Canada advanced to the gold medal game of the World Ice Hockey Championships on Friday after beating Sweden 5-4.

Hospitals offer care to illegal immigrants

Hospitals offer care to illegal immigrants

Half of Swedish healthcare authorities give the same care to illegal immigrants as they do to other patients, a survey by Dagens Nyheter (DN) has shown.

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Son suspected of killing mother

A woman was found dead in an apartment in Luleå in northern Sweden on Friday. Police suspect the woman's son of being responsible for her death.

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Telia customers lose network coverage

Telia's mobile telecoms customers had to survive without their phones on Friday afternoon as a technical fault knocked out most of the network.

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Opposition pulls away in new opinion poll

The opposition parties have increased their lead over the governing Alliance, a new opinion poll from Skop shows.