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Swedish farm hit by anthrax outbreak

A farm in the vicinity of Varberg in western Sweden has been hit by an outbreak of anthrax. Thirteen cattle have so far died from the disease which has not been seen in Sweden since 1981 and is harmful to humans.

Maltese heartthrob sings home Swedish Idol prize

Maltese heartthrob sings home Swedish Idol prize

Sweden's Idol 2008 talent show came to a screeching climax on Friday night and left Kevin Borg, a young crooner from Malta who has only lived in Sweden for a year, clutching the champagne.

Student receives damages for headscarf slight

Student receives damages for headscarf slight

A student at a Landskrona secondary school in southern Sweden has been awarded damages for being told not to wear an Islamic headscarf.

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Washer fluid behind drink driving mix-up

Monika Mårtensson cleaned her windscreen with washer fluid. This was enough to put her over the limit of a police breathalyser test.

Thousands lack power after heavy snow

Thousands lack power after heavy snow

After heavy snowfalls across Sweden on Friday thousands of people were left without electricity on Saturday morning. Icy road conditions were forecast for Saturday in Stockholm and northern areas.