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Babysitting brothers charged for child rape

Two brothers in Södertälje in eastern Sweden have been charged for the alleged rape of several children, some as young as one year old.

Thailand to delay Gripen purchase: report

Thailand to delay Gripen purchase: report

The difficult economic situation in Thailand may scuttle the country’s planned purchase of Saab JAS Gripen fighter planes.

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High lay-off notices ‘a deliberate tactic’

Swedish companies are serving redundancy notices in artificially high numbers as part of a tactic to circumvent employment protection laws, claims a chief analyst at the national job agency.

Swedish web service to manage online life after offline death

Swedish web service to manage online life after offline death

A Swedish design student has plans to launch a service that would allow people to send a final Tweet or Facebook status update from beyond the grave.

Women ‘more active’ on Swedish neo-Nazi scene

Women ‘more active’ on Swedish neo-Nazi scene

Women are playing an increasingly active role on the Swedish neo-Nazi scene, a new book has revealed.

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Swedish court okays higher rent for refugees

A Swedish court has ruled that a landlord’s decision to charge higher rent to a refugee family does not qualify as discrimination.

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‘Lynch mob’ prompts refugees to flee town in northern Sweden

Nearly half of the predominantly Iraqi-refugees residing in Vännäs in northern Sweden have decided to permanently move out of the area after being terrorized by what police called “a lynch mob” in early May.

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Mark Majzner: ‘I like to stand up to the establishment’

At the end of a long day, there’s nothing quite as perfect as a tall glass of wine to help you unwind and relax, says wine connoisseur Mark Majzner.

Pirate Party Sweden’s third-largest: poll

Pirate Party Sweden’s third-largest: poll

Sweden’s Pirate Party has climbed into third place among parties running for the European Parliament elections, according to a new opinion poll released Thursday.

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Convict kills wife while on temporary release

A man in his seventies who was on temporary release court ordered psychiatric care has been arrested after confessing to killing his wife in a suburb north of Stockholm.

Swedish animal park welcomes newborn gorllia

Swedish animal park welcomes newborn gorllia

Enzo, the 3-year-old gorilla at Sweden’s Kolmården animal park, has a new sibling, officials announced on Thursday.