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Woman beaten to death in northern Sweden

A young woman was beaten to death in Gällivare in northern Sweden in the early hours of Sunday. A man in his thirties has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter.

Sörenstam claims Suzhou Open crown

Sörenstam claims Suzhou Open crown

Sweden's world number three Annika Sörenstam won her 89th career title when she clinched the Suzhou Taihu Ladies Open in a tense play-off with China's Ye Liying on Sunday.

Iraqis go underground in greater numbers

Iraqis go underground in greater numbers

The number of Iraqi refugees going into hiding after being issued with deportation orders has increased seven-fold in major Swedish cities since 2006.

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Study: ‘Baltic sea bed in worst condition ever’

The Baltic Sea has never been in such a bad condition, a new study from meteorological agency SMHI shows. A quarter of the sea bed shows no sign of life.

Swedish yacht wins first leg of Volvo race

Swedish yacht wins first leg of Volvo race

Swedish yacht Ericsson 4 has won the first leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. Ericsson 4 sailed into Cape Town harbour on Sunday morning an estimated eight hours ahead of nearest competitor Puma.