Ostrich pizza wins top Swedish prize

Ostrich pizza wins top Swedish prize

Never mind song contests and celebrity dance offs, Kalmar resident Hassan Saraoe has won the one competition that really matters: the Swedish Pizza Championships.

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Woman’s stomach removed after flawed diagnosis

A hospital in Sweden has been criticized for a faulty cancer diagnosis which resulted in a 54-year-old woman having her stomach removed for no reason.

Swedish beauty bloggers offered implant ‘bribes’

Swedish beauty bloggers offered implant ‘bribes’

A controversy has erupted in the Swedish media world following revelations that a company offered free beauty enhancement treatments to some of the country's most popular female bloggers in exchange for positive coverage.

Is Sweden a good place to bring up kids?

Is Sweden a good place to bring up kids?

Every week we ask a panel of readers to discuss an aspect of life in Sweden. This week: raising children.

Young man arrested over school threat

Young man arrested over school threat

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with threats made against a school in Eskilstuna in central Sweden on Wednesday.

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Man sentenced for ‘torturing’ wife and lover

A 30-year-old Malmö resident who held his wife and lover in an apartment and abused and raped them for years was sentenced on Tuesday to 12 years in prison.

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Electrolux profits down on fourth quarter losses

Appliance maker Electrolux on Wednesday reported net fourth quarter losses of 474 million kronor ($57 million) due to weak demand and downsizing costs, compared to a profit of 1.15 billion kronor a year earlier.

Criminal flees country after massive payment blunder

Criminal flees country after massive payment blunder

A Gothenburg criminal is believed to be hiding out in Thailand after local authorities accidentally paid almost half a million kronor into his bank account, Metro reports.

SVT denies Vatican conspiracy rumours

SVT denies Vatican conspiracy rumours

The journalist for Sveriges Television (SVT) who conducted an interview with conservative Catholic bishop Richard Williamson in which he denied the Holocaust, has denied allegations that SVT was involved in a plot to damage Pope Benedict XVI.

Income gap widening in Sweden: study

Income gap widening in Sweden: study

Top managers from the Swedish business world earn 50 times as much as a common labourer, according to a new study carried out by one of the country’s largest labour organizations.

Swedish Match and Philip Morris to market smokeless tobacco

Swedish Match and Philip Morris to market smokeless tobacco

Swedish Match is joining forces with Swiss-based tobacco giant Philip Morris International (PMI) to market smoke-free tobacco around the world