An uncommonly calm Valborg

An uncommonly calm Valborg

Beefed up security efforts on Valborgsmässoafton – Walpurgis Night – paid off this year. Police and parents on patrol, piles of confiscated liquor and teenagers escorted home resulted in a Valborg without major incident.

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Swedish nudity in Singapore doesn’t pay

A Swedish man and a Singaporean woman were fined for strolling naked through a busy upscale bar and restaurant area for a stunt after a few drinks, Singaporean media reported Friday.

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Teen reports being raped in Uppsala

A 16-year-old girl has reported that she was raped during Walpurgis festivities in central Uppsala last night. Police have not arrested any suspects.

Woman suspected in Gamla Stan shooting released

Woman suspected in Gamla Stan shooting released

The Stockholm District Court decided on Thursday to release a 39-year-old Swedish woman suspected of hiring a bouncer to murder a couple in Gamla Stan, according to Aftonbladet newspaper.

Politicians call for Rosengård curfew

Politicians call for Rosengård curfew

Politicians from the Moderate and Sweden Democrat parties in Malmö are calling for a nighttime curfew for youth in the Rosengård neighbourhood, claiming that the situation at the Herrgården housing area has become untenable.

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Playboy poser sentenced to jail

A 31-year-old Swedish woman was found guilty by the Borås District Court on Thursday for defrauding several men she met online, falsely claiming to be a model for Playboy magazine.