Paper uses Sweden Democrat ad money to fight racism

Paper uses Sweden Democrat ad money to fight racism

The left-leaning Aftonbladet newspaper is running campaign advertisements for the far-right Sweden Democrats, but has decided to send the proceeds to a group dedicated to fighting racism.

Sören Wibe: The economics of a eurosceptic

Sören Wibe: The economics of a eurosceptic

As a university economics professor, Sören Wibe may not seem like a likely candidate running in the EU Parliament elections.

Super Söderling digs deep to reach Paris final

Super Söderling digs deep to reach Paris final

Swedish tennis star Robin Söderling scored a dramatic five set victory over Fernando Gonzalez on Friday to advance to the final of the French Open.

placeholder image

Outrage over Swedish ‘negro’ neighbourhood

An association working for Africans' rights has reacted with fury to a decision by a state agency to preserve the name of a neighbourhood called Negern ('the negro') in the western Swedish town of Karlstad.

Greenhouse ‘skyscrapers’ could blunt urban food crunch

Greenhouse ‘skyscrapers’ could blunt urban food crunch

Vertical greenhouses currently under development by a Swedish company may soon allow city dwellers to grow organic produce in many land-scarce urban areas, the company said on Friday.

placeholder image

Economic crisis tops Sweden’s EU presidency agenda

Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt and Minister of Finance Anders Borg outline Sweden's priorities for the upcoming EU presidency.

Sweden’s footballers seek to defuse Danish dynamite

Sweden’s footballers seek to defuse Danish dynamite

Ahead of Saturday’s key World Cup Qualifier between Sweden and Denmark much of the talk has been about Sweden’s star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic. While recognising his ability, both teams have made it clear that Sweden are more than a one man team.

EU approves Volvo loan guarantees

EU approves Volvo loan guarantees

The European Commission has approved the Swedish government’s request for loan guarantees for Volvo cars.

placeholder image

H&M family stock portfolio ‘larger than Swedish state’s’

The family which owns clothing giant Hennes & Mauritz is now on a par with the Swedish state as the largest shareholder on the Stockholm stock exchange.

Painted chicks lead to abuse charge for Swedish magician

Painted chicks lead to abuse charge for Swedish magician

A Stockholm magician has been charged with animal cruelty for painting several baby chickens as part of a show at a trendy night club last year.

placeholder image

Convicted paedophile accused of new abuse

A 43-year-old convicted paedophile has been arrested on suspicions that he molested a little girl while on temporary leave from court-ordered psychiatric care.