Swede cracks the secrets of intuition

Swede cracks the secrets of intuition

A learning expert at Linköping University in central Sweden has come up with an explanation for why some people seem to have the ability to act without thinking.

Sofia Talvik crosses the Atlantic with her guitar in hand

Sofia Talvik crosses the Atlantic with her guitar in hand

On the eve what she hopes will be a breakthrough US tour, Swedish singer and songwriter Sofia Talvik tells Majsan Boström how the internet helped launch her career and land her a spot at one of the world’s biggest music festivals.

Swedish radio defends its right to ‘summer’

Swedish radio defends its right to ‘summer’

Sweden's national public radio broadcaster has retained the rights to the Swedish word for "Summer" after the patent office rejected a complaint from supermarket retailer Ica.

Indictment reveals gruesome details

Indictment reveals gruesome details

More details in the Arboga child killings have emerged as the 32-year-old German woman suspected of the double murders and attempted murder of their mother was charged on Wednesday.

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Volvo shares tumble despite strong profits

Volvo, one of the world's leading heavy duty truck manufacturers, posted a 28 percent rise in net profit in the second quarter but a weak order book sent the company's stock skidding.

Drunken elk meets sorry end after toddler attack

Drunken elk meets sorry end after toddler attack

A drunken elk paid dearly after attacking a toddler playing in a sand pit at her home in Kungälv in western Sweden on Monday.

Christian Olsson injury mars DN Gala track meet

Christian Olsson injury mars DN Gala track meet

A thigh muscle injury to Christian Olsson, the defending Olympic triple jump champion, soured the DN Gala for Swedish fans on Tuesday. The injury means Olsson misses out on Beijing and leaves his career hanging in the balance.

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Father denies murdering two-year-old son

A man is in custody on suspicions of murdering his two-year-old son in Huskvarna in western Sweden on Saturday night. The man denies all charges.

FRA ‘stopped political murder’

FRA ‘stopped political murder’

Sweden’s National Defence Radio Establishment (Försvarets radioanstalt – FRA) prevented a political murder and revealed that Soviet mock attacks were in fact “prank flights”, reports the Svenska Dagbladet (SvD) newspaper.

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More trials called off due to no-show suspects

Greater numbers of trials are being cancelled because the accused fail to show up when called to appear in court.

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Swedish researchers find strokes linked to depression

Depression can increase the risk for a stroke among the elderly, a Swedish study has revealed.