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Volvo to launch low-cost truck for China

Volvo is working on reaching the Chinese heavy truck market by developing a low-price truck.

Ica under fire for sidelining smokers

Ica under fire for sidelining smokers

The ICA grocery chain may be running afoul of Sweden’s consumer protection laws after a manager in southern Sweden implemented a new policy regarding ICA’s bonus card programme.

Fresh blow for topless Swedish bathers

Fresh blow for topless Swedish bathers

Women will continue to be barred from bathing topless at an indoor pool in the central Swedish town of Enköping following a decision by the town council’s recreation committee on Tuesday.

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Two dead as bridge collapses

Two people have been killed after a new railway bridge near Härnösand in northern Sweden collapsed on Wednesday afternoon.

Two arrests in nuke plant bomb plot

Two arrests in nuke plant bomb plot

Swedish police arrested two contractors on Wednesday for allegedly preparing to sabotage a nuclear power plant, after traces of explosives were found on one of the men, police said.

44-year-old admits to selling wife for sex

44-year-old admits to selling wife for sex

A 44-year-old man accused of selling his 19-year-old mentally disabled wife for sex admitted to some of the charges against him when his trial began on Wednesday morning.

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Dog fatally attacked on board high speed train

A woman was forced to carry the body of her lap dog wrapped in a blanket for much of her journey to Skåne after the animal was killed by a pit bull while riding on a high speed train.

Island spotting on an Åland day cruise

Island spotting on an Åland day cruise

A ferry trip to Åland provides visitors tourists with one of the best possible ways to take in the Stockholm archipelago, writes René Rice.

Button becomes ‘tumour’ in hospital miss

Button becomes ‘tumour’ in hospital miss

The day after a lung x-ray at Sollefteå hospital in northern Sweden, Ingrid Norlin received some shocking news.

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Explosion rattles Gothenburg school

An explosion rocked the Västerhed school in the Västra Frölunda suburb of Gothenburg late Tuesday night.

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Politician held in money laundering scandal

A local politician from Stockholm has been taken into custody in Falun in central Sweden on suspicions of helping a motorcycle gang launder money.