Rare knife uncovered from ancient Swedish tomb

Rare knife uncovered from ancient Swedish tomb

Swedish archaeologists have been captivated by a Bronze Age knife which was uncovered along with other artifacts from an excavation site near Falbygden in central Sweden.

Stockholm awash with beer and whisky

Stockholm awash with beer and whisky

The Stockholm Beer and Whisky Festival has hit town again and, as Jennifer Heape discovered, it’s a far cry from beer bellies and a packet of pork scratchings.

Can they stop me renting out my flat?

Can they stop me renting out my flat?

I own an apartment in Stockholm, which I have been renting out since the beginning of the year, when I moved back to the UK. Now, the board of my apartment building (the bostadsrättsförening), says they will no longer permit me to rent it out from January. Do they have the right to stop me renting out my own apartment? Matt, London.

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Police hit Stockholm drug smuggling ring

Police in Stockholm believe they have cracked an international drug smuggling syndicate after confiscating hundreds of kilos of drugs in several recent raids.

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Electronics store buys up competitor’s televisions

A daring public relations stunt by a newly opened electronics store in Malmö left its long established competitor with empty shelves and its CEO seething.

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Volvo introduces market’s first hybrid bus

Swedish bus maker Volvo has launched a new hybrid bus soon to be tested on the streets of Gothenburg and London.

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Archipelago boating accident claims two lives

Two men died late on Thursday night and two others were injured when their boat ran aground on the northern side of Nämdö, an island in Stockholm’s archipelago.

Swedish speedway driver ‘wants to be a Pole’

Swedish speedway driver ‘wants to be a Pole’

A dispute between Sweden’s top speedway rider Andreas Jonsson and the sport’s national federation has resulted in Jonsson abandoning his home country in favour of Poland.

Swedish twin sisters in UK motorway madness

Swedish twin sisters in UK motorway madness

Shocking images were released on Thursday night of two Swedish sisters throwing themselves into oncoming motorway traffic in the UK.

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Sabotage suspected in mass food poisoning

Sweden’s security service Säpo is investigating possible sabotage following an incident which left 140 people at the headquarters of Confederation of Swedish Enterprise (Svenskt Näringsliv) suffering from dysentery.

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Elderly Swede dies after swallowing his dentures

A 94-year-old man from Lindesberg in central Sweden died after caregivers failed to discover his set of false teeth had been lodged in his throat for several days.

Government unites around new FRA-law

Government unites around new FRA-law

Sweden’s centre-right Alliance government announced a new version of the country’s controversial surveillance law on Thursday, claiming it had succeeded in making changes to the measure which satisfy critics of the original bill.