US striker Davies leaves Sweden

US striker Davies leaves Sweden

US international striker Charlie Davies has completed a transfer to French club Sochaux, bringing to an end a two and a half year spell with Stockholm team Hammarby.

placeholder image

Swine flu infection puts Swede on respirator

A 22-year-old man suffering from the swine flu has been placed on a respirator at the Vrinnevi hospital in Norrköping in eastern Sweden.

placeholder image

European court halts Rwandan genocide suspect extradition

Sweden has delayed plans to extradite a Rwandan genocide suspected following an appeal by the European Court of Human Rights to review the case.

Sony Ericsson profits take a dive

Sony Ericsson profits take a dive

Sony Ericsson’s CEO said on Thursday that his company faced “difficult” times, as falling handset sales dented the mobile phone maker’s second quarter earnings.

Number crunching at the parental leave precipice

Number crunching at the parental leave precipice

A sense of giddiness is tempered with trepidation as proud pop Joel Sherwood prepares to embark on a seemingly endless period of parental leave.

placeholder image

Anglo-Swedish rift over church gay marriage

The Church of England has condemned a proposal by the Church of Sweden to grant same-sex couples the right to religious wedding ceremonies.

placeholder image

What’s on in Stockholm: July 17 – 23

What's on in Stockholm: Jazz fest, humour exhibition & Globe tours in Stockholm

What’s on in Sweden: July 17 – 23

What’s on in Sweden: July 17 – 23

What's on in Sweden: Humour exhibition & Globe tours in Stockholm; 60s & 70s art exhibition in Gothenburg; Tibetan monks & folk & world music festival in Malmö/Österlen

More evidence against Malmö ‘skimmers’

More evidence against Malmö ‘skimmers’

Swedish police are increasingly certain that two men arrested last week in Hungary are the masterminds behind the widespread credit card scam which recently hit residents in Malmö in southern Sweden.

Swedish man attacked by tattooed girl gang

Swedish man attacked by tattooed girl gang

Police in central Sweden are on the hunt for a gang of tattooed women who sexually molested a 50-year-old man as he was riding by on his bicycle.

placeholder image

Three run down in gang feud murder bid

Three people were taken to hospital after being hit by a car in what police believe was a murder attempt connected to a feud between rival gangs in Västerås in central Sweden.

Stockholm to host Detroit Red Wings NHL opener

Stockholm to host Detroit Red Wings NHL opener

A number of Swedish stars from North America’s National Hockey League (NHL) will have the chance to open their 2009-2010 season in Stockholm, the league announced on Wednesday.

placeholder image

Bildt: EU faces ‘difficult choices’ on Iran

Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt reiterated on Wednesday that Iran's nuclear ambitions will present the European Union with some tough decisions in the coming months.