Heirs to Scandinavian thrones to meet in Arctic

Heirs to Scandinavian thrones to meet in Arctic

The heirs to Scandinavia's thrones will meet in Norway's Arctic archipelago of Svalbard in June as part of International Polar Year, the Norwegian royal palace announced Friday.

What’s on in Sweden: May 23 – May 29

What’s on in Sweden: May 23 – May 29

What’s on this week in Sweden: Eurovision, speedway and Paul Potts.

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Teen fined for online porn pic

A 15-year-old boy has been sentenced to pay a 7,000 kronor ($1,186) fine for putting a pornographic picture on a social networking page belonging to his then 14-year-old former girlfriend.

Billionaire Abramovich docks in Stockholm

Billionaire Abramovich docks in Stockholm

Russian billionaire and Chelsea football team owner Roman Abramovich docked his stupendous yacht Pelorus in Stockholm city centre on Thursday morning, business news site Affärsvärlden reports.

Nathalie: still no trace

Nathalie: still no trace

Fears mount as 20-year-old Nathalie Johansen is still missing one week after disappearing in Alingsås, western Sweden.

Single Swedish women earn more

Single Swedish women earn more

Single Swedish women earn more than their married and co-habiting sisters according to a study done by the Swedish Confederation of Professional Associations (SACO).

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Employment agency sued for discrimination

The Ombudsman against Ethnic Discrimination (DO) is suing the Swedish Employment agency for 160,000 kronor ($27,000) in damages to a Muslim man who lost his benefits after refusing to shake a woman's hand during an interview.

Princess Victoria’s advisor quits Swedish royalty

Princess Victoria’s advisor quits Swedish royalty

Princess Victoria's court marshal and right-hand Elisabeth Tarras-Wahlberg has quit her services to the Royal Swedish family after 32 years. She is due to start a new life as an international relations consultant to a Qatar oil emir.

Sweden eases into Eurovision final

Sweden eases into Eurovision final

Sweden's Charlotte Perrelli has qualified for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest, due to be held in Belgrade on Saturday.

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Teachers: ‘Go back to state schools’

Eight out of ten teachers would like the state to exert more influence over Sweden's schools, a new study has shown.

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Top Social Democrat open to coalition

Marita Ulvskog, party secretary for the Social Democrats, has said she believes her party will form a coalition government with the Green Party and the Left Party if the current opposition wins the 2010 election.