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Eight trapped in mine blaze

Eight people have become trapped in a mine in Malmberget in northern Sweden after a vehicle caught fire a kilometre below ground level at 4pm on Thursday.

New bid to end Stockholm bus strike

New bid to end Stockholm bus strike

Stockholm bus drivers have been offered an increased pay rise in a bid to end a strike that has led to a complete stop to services in the capital since Monday.

Anti-surveillance demonstrators hold Stockholm rally

Anti-surveillance demonstrators hold Stockholm rally

A large crowd gathered in central Stockholm on Thursday afternoon to demonstrate against Sweden's controversial new surveillance law, which continues to generate heated debate more than two weeks after it was approved by the Riksdag.

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Sweden pays damages to Egyptian deportee

Mohammed Alzery, one of two Egyptians deported from Bromma Airport by CIA agents in 2001, is to be awarded three million kronor ($500,000) in damages by the Swedish state.

Stockholm art gallery guide: July 4 – 10

Stockholm art gallery guide: July 4 – 10

Stockholm art gallery and exhibition tips from Kalendarium (Click links for more information)

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Stockholm club and concert guide: July 3 – 5

Stockholm club and concert tips from Kalendarium (Click links for more information)

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Gothenburg club and concert tips: July 4 – 5

Where to go out in Gothenburg this weekend? Monthly Magazine has the answers (Click links for more information)

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Nigerian prostitutes appear on Gothenburg streets

A new group of prostitutes has emerged in the Rosenlund district of central Gothenburg, an area long known as a gathering place for women working in the sex trade.

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Sweden sells property giant Vasakronan

Sweden said on Thursday that it had sold real estate firm Vasakronan to AP Fastigheter for an undisclosed sum as part of the country's biggest ever privatization programme.

What’s on in Sweden: July 4 – 10

What’s on in Sweden: July 4 – 10

What’s on in Sweden: July 4th – 10th - Bootsy Collins and The World Dog Show in Stockholm, Bruce Springsteen in Gothenburg, Reggae, Latin and Toumani Diabaté in Malmö

Snakes invade Stockholm preschool

Snakes invade Stockholm preschool

Officials at the Vinbäret preschool in Sollentuna north of Stockholm were dismayed to discover the grounds were crawling with snakes.