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Criminology professor resigns over police ‘farce’

Criminologist Leif G W Persson has resigned his post with the National Police Board. After 25 years he says he is tired of the continual depletion of the national police force.

Lackluster Swedes shut out by sharpshooting Finns

Lackluster Swedes shut out by sharpshooting Finns

Sweden lost to Finland in the bronze medal match of the World Ice Hockey Championships Saturday, being shut out 4-0 by their Scandinavian rival.

Norwegians celebrate National Day in Stockholm

Norwegians celebrate National Day in Stockholm

The Norwegian community was out in force in central Stockholm on Saturday as 8,000 turned up to celebrate Nprway's May 17th National Day.

‘Nationalism’ in the Nordics

‘Nationalism’ in the Nordics

A recent caption in the Dagens Nyheter newspaper causes David Bartal to ask what effect cultural diversity has on national pride.

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Cheese thief caught on spike strips

A thief stole a truck laden with 10 tonnes of cheese on Sunday morning. He was arrested in Jönköping after police deployed spike strips to stop the vehicle. He is also suspected of attempting to kill a police officer.

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Swede jailed in the UK for buying baby

A Swedish citizen has been jailed for bringing a child illegally into the UK. Peace Sandberg bought the baby in Nigeria in an attempt to jump the council housing queue.

Winter’s return causes confusion

Winter’s return causes confusion

Heavy snow falls were seen in many parts of northern Sweden on Saturday as winter made a comeback. Forecasts indicate however that this should be the last snow of the season.