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Emelie, 18, wins phone battle over sex texts

A young woman from Borås in western Sweden has won a battle to avoid paying for pornographic text messages erroneously charged to her mobile phone account.

Making it in Sweden: A matchmaking Norwegian

Making it in Sweden: A matchmaking Norwegian

Ellen Cabrinetti from Norway is a relative newcomer to Sweden. But despite the natural sibling rivalry between the two countries, she’s settling in quite nicely.

King sparks controversy with wolf hunt comments

King sparks controversy with wolf hunt comments

Remarks by King Carl Gustaf XVI in support of wolf hunting have generated a wave of concern from members of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

Lego ad red lighted over shades of pink and blue

Lego ad red lighted over shades of pink and blue

A Swedish advertising watchdog has slammed Danish toymaker Lego for a catalogue it claims promotes outdated gender roles.

Riksbank to cut rates next week: poll

Riksbank to cut rates next week: poll

Analysts in Sweden are predicting that the country's central bank will cut rates next week in a bid to alleviate market concerns and ward off an economic slowdown.

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Bildt rules out Swedish euro talks

Sweden has no plans to breathe new life into the euro currency debate despite a weakening of the krona against the euro and the dollar, said Foreign Minister Carl Bildt on Friday.

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Sweden’s krona sheds value amid economic uncertainty

The Swedish krona continues to weaken relative to other major currencies, now trading at more than 10 kronor per euro for the first time since the common European currency was launched in 1999.

Saab job cuts amid poor results

Saab job cuts amid poor results

Defence and aerospace manufacturer Saab reported disappointing third quarter results on Thursday, with pretax profits down 44 percent compared to the same period last year.

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Iceland’s Glitnir bank sells Swedish subsidiary

The Swedish subsidiary of Iceland's third biggest bank, Glitnir, has been sold to HQ bank of Sweden, the company announced on Friday

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Sony Ericsson reports smaller than expected losses

Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson on Friday posted a third quarter net loss of €25 million ($33.7 million) down from a net gain of €267 million a year earlier.

Breakthrough in missing woman case

Breakthrough in missing woman case

A man is being held by police on suspicion of having murdered 29-year-old Carolin Stenvall who disappeared in September from the Gällivare area in northern Sweden.

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Missing woodcutter found dead

A 57-year-old man who disappeared from Ånge in northern Sweden on Wednesday when he went to go chop wood, has been found dead.

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Earthquake hits northern Sweden

An earthquake rumbled through northern Sweden on Thursday night, according to local media reports.