In a dismal day on the Stockholm stock exchange, shares in Swedish banks took a particular beating amidst renewed concerns over stability in the global financial markets following the collapse of US investment bank Lehman Brothers.
A severe stomach bug epidemic in a small town in western Sweden may have been caused by effluent unlawfully discharged into the Göta River, say local authorities.
Authorities in western Sweden on Monday morning discovered the latest in a series of cases of animals infected with blue tongue disease at a farm in Halland.
While Swedes struggle to cut spending and put more money in the bank, a new survey shows that households are poorer and more indebted than at any time in recent memory.
While Swedish men are more willing to accept their role in raising children than men in other parts of Europe, they can't seem to be bothered to do much about it, according to a new study.
How do a couple that met in London, live in Sweden and speak both English and Swedish plan their happy day? Ben Kersley (Englishman and ‘sambo’) attends a Swedish/American wedding.
Two of Sweden’s public pension funds announced plans on Monday to sell their holdings in companies involved in the manufacturing of cluster bombs.
Filming has started in Sweden on a new movie featuring American actor and former teenage heartthrob Luke Perry, best known for his portrayal of Dylan McKay on the hit television show Beverly Hills 90210.
As Sweden prepares for the Riksdag to re-open debate of the controversial surveillance bill, new details have emerged about the strong-arm tactics employed by Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt against the measure’s detractors to ensure the bill passed an initial parliamentary vote in June.
Sweden-based Englishman Michael Taylor talks to The Local about an educational website that has turned teddy bears into seasoned globe-trotters. Readers are also given the opportunity to win their very own fully documented bear and chart its worldly wanderings.
A 67-year-old man led police from Filipstad in central Sweden on a harrowing chase on Sunday, finally being arrested after dragging on officer alongside his vehicle for 30 metres.
Sweden’s main crime prevention agency has proposed fighting football hooliganism using methods similar to those employed to fight organized drug gangs.