placeholder image

International students in plagiarism probe

Nearly 80 foreign Masters students at a Swedish university are facing disciplinary measures after being accused of copying large parts of their coursework from the internet.

Huge princess portrait to adorn airport hotel

Huge princess portrait to adorn airport hotel

A new hotel at Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport plans to cover its exterior with permanent portraits of members of the Swedish Royal family.

Police prepare for renewed rioting

Police prepare for renewed rioting

Riot police from Stockholm and Gothenburg are being sent to provide back-up for their colleagues in Malmö as tensions in the southern city continue to flare.

Anja Pärson claims season’s first World Cup victory

Anja Pärson claims season’s first World Cup victory

Swedish ski sensation Anja Pärson has claimed her first World Cup win of the season with victory in the super-combined in Saint Moritz.

Nordic countries demand Mugabe’s resignation

Nordic countries demand Mugabe’s resignation

Sweden has joined with the other Nordic countries in calling for Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to step down, holding him responsible for the chaos in his country.

placeholder image

Father-in-law appeals over al-Qaeda libel

A man who told the FBI that his son-in-law had links to al-Qaeda as a way of avenging perceived sleights to his daughter, is appealing his conviction for libel to Sweden’s Supreme Court.

Gävle goat’s little brother torched

Gävle goat’s little brother torched

It has become something of a Swedish Christmas tradition for the famous Gävle goat to be burned by vandals. But while that goat has so far survived intact this year, its smaller and less famous brother in Lycksele, northern Sweden, has been destroyed.

Swedish job losses set to soar in 2009

Swedish job losses set to soar in 2009

The global financial crisis is set to have "substantial effects" on the real economy in Sweden over the next two years, a new report has predicted, with large numbers of people expected to lose their jobs.

placeholder image

‘Relax restrictions’ for asylum seekers with Swedish kids

Sweden's Migration Minister Tobias Billström has vowed to ease residency restrictions for asylum seekers who have started families with Swedish partners.

placeholder image

Swedish hockey star in Vancouver move

Swedish forward Mats Sundin ended a lengthy holdout on Thursday by deciding to leave the Toronto Maple Leafs to sign with the Vancouver Canucks, the National Hockey League club announced.

placeholder image

SAS to ditch Spanair and airBaltic

Embattled carrier Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) has unveiled plans to sell off subsidiaries Spanair and airBaltic in a bid to pull itself out of its financial woes..

Rioting breaks out in Malmö suburb

Rioting breaks out in Malmö suburb

Scores of young people rioted on Thursday night in Rosengård, the Malmö suburb in which tensions have been running high since the recent closure of an Islamic cultural centre.