Nathalie, 20, feared murdered

Nathalie, 20, feared murdered

Police have taken a man in for questioning in connection with the suspected murder of 20-year-old Nathalie Johansen, who has been missing from her home in Alingsås in western Sweden since Thursday.

Worlds apart: The Danish – Swedish culture clash

Worlds apart: The Danish – Swedish culture clash

Even if only a 16 kilometre bridge separates Sweden from its ”more Continental” neighbours, the Danes, the distance between the two cultures far surpasses their physical proximity, argues Alannah Eames.

Soviet ‘sub’ was Swedish charter boat

Soviet ‘sub’ was Swedish charter boat

The sound recorded in 1982 in the waters of Hårsfjärden in the Stockholm archipelago has turned out not to be from a threatening Soviet submarine but rather from Amalia, a charter boat which happened to be nearby at the time of the operation.

Swedes surf away more of the work day

Swedes surf away more of the work day

The personal web-surfing habits of Swedish workers are costing companies more and more money.

Spitfire takes flight in southern Sweden

Spitfire takes flight in southern Sweden

Boyhood dreams of the wild animal from England have become a reality for pilot Bertil Gerhardt after taking a spin in the skies over Skåne in Sweden’s only Spitfire aircraft.

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Nazis assault feminist festival-goers

At least seven people attending a festival promoting feminism were assaulted on Sunday evening by a group of neo-Nazis in a small Swedish village.

Armed robbers hit two banks in western Sweden

Armed robbers hit two banks in western Sweden

Two banks were robbed on Monday morning in Charlottenberg, in northern Värmland, not far from the Norwegian border.

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Police investigate sex slave claims

Police in Örebro are investigating a woman’s claims of being held imprisoned for several years during which time she was sold as a sex slave.

Aftonbladet ditches free paper

Aftonbladet ditches free paper

Swedish tabloid newspaper Aftonbladet has decided to ditch its free sister paper Punkt SE.

Zlatan on the double as Inter clinch title

Zlatan on the double as Inter clinch title

Inter Milan won their third straight Italian Serie A title with a 2-0 victory at Parma on Sunday.

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Prosecutors ask government for emergency funding

Sweden’s Prosecutor-General has gone straight to the government with a request for 59 million kronor ($9.8 million) to help with the Prosecution Authority’s financial crisis.

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Swede held in Colombia thought to still be alive

The family of a 69-year-old Swedish man being held captive in Colombia has received a letter they claim confirms their father is still alive.

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20-year-old woman reported missing

Police are looking for a 20-year-old woman from Alingsås in western Sweden who has been missing since Thursday.