Bildt’s behaviour has Russians seeing red

Bildt’s behaviour has Russians seeing red

Comments comparing Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler, and a decision to have dinner in Ukraine have put Swedish foreign minister Carl Bildt on Russia's black-list.

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Sweden pays man after sex with 14-year-old

A Swedish man acquitted of rape charges after he filmed himself having sex with a 14-year-old girl is set to receive 157,000 kronor ($22,500) in compensation for being wrongly accused.

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Swedish tax money benefits Scientology

Swedish taxpayers have been indirectly supporting the Church of Scientology though local government contracts given to front organizations with ties to the group.

‘Are they baby-eating monsters or what?’

‘Are they baby-eating monsters or what?’

Pirates, pioneers, or petty thieves? Majsan Boström meets Peter Sunde and Fredrik Neij, two of the leading figures from file-sharing giant The Pirate Bay.

The Panel: Nabeel Shehzad

The Panel: Nabeel Shehzad

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The Panel: Marcus Cederström

The Panel: Marcus Cederström

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The Panel: Claudia Tenenblat

The Panel: Claudia Tenenblat

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The Panel: Athanassia Fourla

The Panel: Athanassia Fourla

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Swedish Academy rep slams US literature

Swedish Academy rep slams US literature

Swedish Academy supremo Horace Engdahl has shocked the global literary establishment by denouncing the cultural "ignorance" of authors from the United States.

The Panel: Igor Trisic

The Panel: Igor Trisic

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The Panel: Graeme Newcomb

The Panel: Graeme Newcomb

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The Panel: Daniel Nyström

The Panel: Daniel Nyström

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‘Alternative Nobel’ to Indian, US, Somali and German activists

‘Alternative Nobel’ to Indian, US, Somali and German activists

Four social activists from India, the United States, Somalia and Germany have been named as this year's winners of the annual Right Livelihood Prize by the Sweden-based foundation.

The Panel: Emma Chataway

The Panel: Emma Chataway

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The Panel: Nicolas Belloni

The Panel: Nicolas Belloni

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Video: Understanding Sweden’s signals intelligence law

Video: Understanding Sweden’s signals intelligence law

The Swedish social media experts at Urban Lifestyle gauge reactions from prominent bloggers and politicians to the country's controversial new signals intelligence law.

The Panel: Sanna Holmqvist

The Panel: Sanna Holmqvist

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The Panel: Robert Flahiff

The Panel: Robert Flahiff

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The Panel: Tiffany Hoffman

The Panel: Tiffany Hoffman

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Court lowers award to Malmö night club discrimination victims

Sweden’s Supreme Court has reduced the compensation to be paid to four men who were discriminated against by a Malmö night club.

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Upstart Swedish stock exchange loses licence

Financial authorities in Sweden said on Wednesday they were withdrawing the licence of the NGM Stock Exchange for actions which have violated the “trust and confidence” of the agency.

The Panel: Katarina Johnsson

The Panel: Katarina Johnsson

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The Panel: Thomas Smith

The Panel: Thomas Smith

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The Panel: Carina Silfverduk

The Panel: Carina Silfverduk

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Swedish Muslim finds Muhammad in a mango

Swedish Muslim finds Muhammad in a mango

Rubina Sheikh from Helsingborg in southern Sweden believes she’s received a message from God – in a rotten mango.

‘They put a firecracker in her mouth’

‘They put a firecracker in her mouth’

Police in Malmö are still looking for the person who stuffed a firecracker in the mouth of a female train driver and then lit the explosive amidst the mayhem that preceded a football match in the city.

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Carnegie to reduce Stockholm operations

Swedish investment bank Carnegie announced plans on Tuesday to trim staff and operations in hopes of achieving a 10 percent reduction in costs.