Summer warmth brings algae threat

Summer warmth brings algae threat

Forecasters predict several more days of warm summer weather in Sweden, but warn that high temperatures may also cause widespread blooming of poisonous blue-green algae in coastal waters.

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Dwarf checked in as luggage at Stockholm airport

A person tried to check in a dwarf in a suitcase at Bromma airport in Stockholm on Wednesday.

Vimmerby a perfect summer outing for fun-starved families

Vimmerby a perfect summer outing for fun-starved families

Father of two and theme park cynic Ben Kersley explains why a trip to Astrid Lindgren’s World in Vimmerby may be just the right cure for children and parents suffering from summertime boredom.

What’s on in Sweden: July 25 – 31

What’s on in Sweden: July 25 – 31

What’s on in Sweden: July 25th – 31st. Europride comes to Stockholm, Iron Maiden in Gothenburg and Chico Trujillo in Malmö.

Losses mount for Volvo Cars

Losses mount for Volvo Cars

Volvo Cars reported a pre-tax loss of $120 million for the second quarter on Thursday, down from a loss of $91 million in the corresponding period of 2007, according to owner Ford's interim report.

Baby bikini withdrawn after massive protest

Baby bikini withdrawn after massive protest

When is it too early for girls to try on their bikini? Not soon enough thought Swedish clothing firm Ellos. Massive protests have forced the firm to think again.

Stockholm hit by wave of cash transport heists

Stockholm hit by wave of cash transport heists

Stockholm was hit by multiple cash transport robberies on Thursday. Armed moped robbers hit transports in the suburban neighbourhoods of Nacka and Älvsjö.

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Gothenburg club and concert tips: July 25 – 26

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

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Stockholm club and concert guide: July 24 – 27

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

TeliaSonera posts solid quarterly results

TeliaSonera posts solid quarterly results

Swedish-Finnish telecommunications operator TeliaSonera, which recently snubbed a takover bid from France Telecom, reported strong second-quarter results on Thursday, but slightly missed analyst's expectations.

The ugliest chairs in Stockholm

The ugliest chairs in Stockholm

David Bartal looks for a place to sit down after a harrowing stroll down one of Stockholm’s main thoroughfares at the height of the tourist season.

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Stockholm art gallery guide: July 25 – 30

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

Swede in Cambodia held for kidnapping

Swede in Cambodia held for kidnapping

A Swedish man wanted by Interpol on charges of kidnapping his six-year-old daughter more than a year ago has been arrested in Cambodia, an interior ministry official said Thursday.

Convicted killer turns to ombudsman over phone restrictions

Convicted killer turns to ombudsman over phone restrictions

A man convicted of killing two young girls has turned to Sweden’s Ombudsman of Justice to appeal restrictions put in place after he sent letters to the family of one of his victims.

Gang forces Swedish conscript to strip in public

Gang forces Swedish conscript to strip in public

A group of men threatened a Swedish conscript in downtown Enköping in central Sweden on Wednesday night before making off with the man's clothes.

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More Swedish docs fear malpractice complaints

Malpractice fears have Swedish doctors spending an increasing amount of their time performing diagnoses which are not medically necessary, according to a new study.