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Unemployment insurance to cost less

The Swedish government has promised to cut the cost of subscribing to unemployment insurance funds (A-kassa). Those on parental leave, sick leave or currently unemployed will also be allowed to join.

USA retain Ryder Cup lead despite Swedish inspiration

USA retain Ryder Cup lead despite Swedish inspiration

Some inspired golf from Swedish golfer Robert Karlsson was insufficient to claw back the deficit in the Ryder Cup on Saturday. At the end of the fourballs the USA led Europe by 9-7.

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Karlstad woman admits to patricide

The daughter to a 65-year-old man found dead in a house in Karlstad on Saturday has admitted that she suffocated her father to death. The woman has been held on suspicion of murder with an alternative charge of manslaughter.

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Poll: ‘Government will lose election’

Sweden's electorate expects the Alliance government to lose the next general election, a new poll indicates. Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt remains the most capable government leader, however.

Thousands join march against globalization

Thousands join march against globalization

Over 10,000 people joined a march against globalization and environmental destruction at the European Social Forum in Malmö on Saturday. The march passed off without incident.