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Man dies in fire in Falköping

The body of a man was found in a badly burned house in Falköping late on Friday evening. The victim has not yet been identified, but according to the Skövde police, he was probably the 60-year-old man who lived in the house.

Easter bunny popular fare

Easter bunny popular fare

According to Sveriges Radio Östergötland, rabbit meat is fast becoming a sought-after item on the Swedish dinner table, with demand peaking at – of course – Easter time.

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EU forces Sweden to relax gas safety rules

The EU is forcing Sweden to lower safety requirements governing the use of bottled gas in house caravans and trailers.

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Huge pensions for company directors

Major Swedish companies continue to provide lavish pension plans for senior management staff.

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Gunshots and vandalism in Hovsjö

A rowdy night in Hovsjö in Södertälje culminated in gunshots and vandalism. The disturbances began at about 10 o’clock on Friday evening when shots were fired into the air or into the hillside from a pistol or similar weapon, according to Johan Sjöholm, then duty officer at Sodertälje Police Station.