World’s longest jam session underway

World’s longest jam session underway

Swedish musicians are trying to set a new Guinness World Record for the world’s longest jam session, Svenska Dagbladet reports.

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Swedish artist designs Thai village

Ernst Billgren, one of Sweden’s most popular and versatile modern artists, has designed a housing project called Sea Hill which is under construction on the shores of the Andaman Sea, north of the resort island Phuket in Thailand, Dagens Nyheter reports.

It’s the season for blood-sucking ticks

It’s the season for blood-sucking ticks

Damp weather in recent weeks means that ticks are especially active, increasing the possibility that one can be bitten.

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Smokers’ health care snuffed out

The city of Malmö has been fined 30 000 kronor for refusing to provide mandated health care to a heavy-smoking stroke victim and his wife.

Fewer cases of breast cancer in Sweden

Fewer cases of breast cancer in Sweden

The number of Swedish women 45 years or older who are afflicted with breast cancer is falling for the first time in Sweden.