Feminist politician equates Pirate Party supporters with rapists

Feminist politician equates Pirate Party supporters with rapists

A blog post comparing file sharing advocates to rapists has caused a backlash for the feminist member of the Riksdag who authored the entry.

Brussels blasts Sweden over excessive press subsidies

Brussels blasts Sweden over excessive press subsidies

Sweden has received a rap on the knuckles from the European Commission for maintaining a system of press subsidies that "distorts competition".

H&M ‘Choo’-ses new shoe partner

H&M ‘Choo’-ses new shoe partner

Swedish clothing retailer H&M will be offering Jimmy Choo shoes and bags in select stores this autumn, the company announced on Wednesday.

Questions abound in Sweden after Saab sold to Koenigsegg

Questions abound in Sweden after Saab sold to Koenigsegg

After US carmaker General Motors announced plans to sell its lossmaking unit Saab to luxury sportscar maker Koenigsegg, questions abounded in Sweden on Wednesday over what the future holds for Saab.

Krantz named as higher education minister

Krantz named as higher education minister

Liberal Party Riksdag member Tobias Krantz will take over as Sweden’s Minister for Higher Education and Research, the Swedish government announced on Wednesday.

Behind the lens of a legendary Swedish photographer

Behind the lens of a legendary Swedish photographer

In the world of art and design, Swedish photographer Hans Hammarskiöld is associated with influence and innovation, both in his homeland and internationally. Since the 1940s, his work has challenged artistic boundaries, displayed new creative techniques and made a name for prominent Swedes, whom he often photographed.

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Child porn suspect commits suicide

One of the men arrested in Sweden following Tuesday’s pan-Scandinavian child porn raid has killed himself.

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Far-right climbs over pirates in May poll

Despite its recent success in the European Parliament elections, the Pirate Party would garner fewer votes than the far-right Sweden Democrats if a general election were held today, according to Statistics Sweden's biannual party preference survey.

Saab creditors accept massive write-down

Saab creditors accept massive write-down

Saab Automobile’s creditors agreed on Wednesday to write down 75 percent of the automaker’s debts, significantly reducing the financial burden facing the Koenigsegg Group once it assumes ownership of the company.

Prosecutors under increasing threat: study

Prosecutors under increasing threat: study

Prosecutors in Sweden are facing harassment and threats with increasing frequency, according to a new study.

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Gothenburg court convicts trio for heroin smuggling

Three men have been convicted and given lengthy prison sentences for their roles in a heroin smuggling operation.

Ex-member arrested in Riksdag chamber

Ex-member arrested in Riksdag chamber

Green Party politician Ewa Larsson, a former member of parliament who currently sits on the board of the Stockholm County police department, was arrested in the Riksdag on Tuesday.