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Heavy rainfall ahead

The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) has issued a class 1 warning for heavy rainfall on Monday. The counties of Norrland and Uppland in northern Sweden are to be most affected.

K2 mountain drama over: 11 deaths

K2 mountain drama over: 11 deaths

A total of eleven people have died in the K2 mountain death drama this weekend.

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Gays attacked by three boys

Three youths arrested for the assault of two homosexuals in Stockholm last Monday, were held in custody on Saturday, and charged with robbery and grievous bodily harm.

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Heatwave spells Swedish berry shortage

The recent dry spell has led to an acute shortage of berries in Swedish woodlands.

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Freak fodder slide kills farmer

A farmer in his 50s was killed after six tons of fodder buried him in a freak accident on Saturday.

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Well-known artist beat 63-year-old to death

A well-known artist and illustrator has been detained in police custody on manslaughter charges after admitting she beat a 63-year-old acquaintance to death.

Crowds throng Stockholm for gay fest

Crowds throng Stockholm for gay fest

Hundreds of thousands of people braved pouring rain in Stockholm Saturday to watch or participate in this year's colourful EuroPride parade to protest discrimination against homosexuals.