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Sweden tightens security at Islamabad embassy

Sweden tightened security around its embassy in Pakistan on Friday after new warnings in the wake of a suicide car bomb attack outside the Danish embassy, a foreign ministry spokesman said.

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Swedish woman among missing divers in Indonesia

Five scuba divers from Britain, France and Sweden have been missing for more than a day in seas off remote islands in Indonesia after being swept away in a current, police said on Friday.

Sweden’s National ‘Sunny’ Day

Sweden’s National ‘Sunny’ Day

Sweden’s National Day is off to a hotter start than usual with temperatures set to rise up to 30 degrees across most parts of the country.

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Cyclists survive violent crash thanks to nearby doc

A German cyclist couple involved in a serious car collision on Thursday morning managed to survive thanks to a doctor nearby, Aftonbladet reports.

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Far-right extremists in violent clash with leftists

Far-right extremists clashed with a gang of left-wingers on the streets of Gothenburg early on Friday morning.

Swedish alcohol monopoly down the hatch

Swedish alcohol monopoly down the hatch

Mark Majzner looks at how two landmark EU decisions have affected the alcohol retail trade in Sweden.

‘We can make Euro quarters’: Henrik Larsson

‘We can make Euro quarters’: Henrik Larsson

Veteran striker Henrik Larsson said on Thursday Sweden can make the last eight of Euro 2008 and is relishing the challenge having been lured out of retirement.

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One death in row house blaze

One person has died in a violent fire that broke out in a row of houses in Borlänge, central Sweden, early on Friday morning. According to local police, another person is still missing, suspected to have died.