Svartenbrandt remanded into custody for robbery

Svartenbrandt remanded into custody for robbery

Lars-Inge Svartenbrandt, a 63-year-old with a long criminal history, was remanded into custody on Sunday on suspicion of the armed robbery of a Swedbank branch in Säter in central Sweden.

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Avalanche risk in the north, grass fires in the south

Sweden is country divided by extremes of weather over the Easter weekend. There is a large risk for avalanches in the north at the same time as grass fires threaten in a dry south.

Swedish founder keen on Skype buyback

Swedish founder keen on Skype buyback

The Swedish and Danish founders of Skype, Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis are interested in buying back the IP communication company.

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Parliamentary blogs fall on deaf ears: survey

Swedish members of parliament are diligent bloggers. But there is very little interest in what most have to say, according to a new survey by Dagens Nyheter.

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Two young men shot in Borås

Two men in their twenties were shot in two separate incidents in the southern Swedish town of Borås on Saturday night.