Swedish coach Sven Göran Eriksson, whose year-long reign as Manchester City manager ended on Monday, has arrived in Mexico to tie up a deal to coach the national side, local media have reported.
International bookstores such as Amazon might have made it easy and cheap to get English books wherever in the world you are, but sometimes there’s no substitute for browsing the shelves and taking your book home with you. And while Sweden’s numerous English-language bookstores are rarely the cheapest options, they can be great places to broaden your literary horizons, to find books by Swedish authors in translation and to learn about local history and culture. Here are some top tips:
The water at 23 Swedish bathing areas did not meet EU requirements last year, according to an EU Commission report on the quality of bathing water in 2007.
Two large forest fires continue to rage in central Sweden, a local fire and rescue service official said on Monday afternoon, adding that the largest blaze was completely out of control.
Tourism in Sweden appears to be immune to deteriorating global economic conditions.
Newspapers saw their circulation and advertising revenue climb worldwide last year as the rapid growth of free titles and online publications extended their reach, according to a report released in Gothenburg on Monday.
A formal dinner honouring new PhDs at Lund University was interrupted on Friday when a leading feminist erupted into a profanity-laced tirade.
World newspaper chiefs gathering in Gothenburg called Monday on China to free immediately all journalists currently jailed in the country as the Beijing Olympic approach.
The first issue of the Kalle Anka & Co (Donald Duck and Friends) comic book ever published in Sweden has been sold for just over 100,000 kronor ($16,600) on the Tradera online auction website.
Choral hymns accompanied by barking dogs made for a blessed mix outside of the Amiralitet Church in Karlskrona in southern Sweden, where four-legged visitors were welcome at Sunday services.
Summertime in Gothenburg is, for the non-Swedish observer, an interesting experience.
For many Christian Iraqis who have found a safe haven in Sweden, integrating into a strange new culture is a trying process. But their churches, present in Sweden for decades, play a big role in easing the way.
Sven-Goran Eriksson's year-long reign at Manchester City finally came to an end on Monday when it was announced that the former England boss had left the English Premier League club.
Under fire Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen has been offered a safe haven in the Swedish town of Uppsala.
Rescue workers in northern Sweden have begun evacuating people from their homes as forest fires threaten to spread to residential areas.
Ukraine beat Sweden 1-0 in a lacklustre warm-up match in Stockholm on Sunday that saw the Swedes booed by the home fans just days before the start of the European Championships.