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Couple sues municipality for Hultsfred ‘inferno’

A couple from Hultsfred in southern Sweden is demanding 38,000 kronor ($5,000) in compensation from the local municipality to cover 19 years worth of disturbances caused by intoxicated attendees of the area's annual music festival.

Tax agency ordered to pay for thwarted vacation

Tax agency ordered to pay for thwarted vacation

The Swedish Chancellor of the Justice (Justitiekanslern) has ordered the Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket) to pay a family 13,750 kronor ($1,950) due to an administrative error that thwarted the family's vacation plans.

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Three in custody following balcony death

A 39-year-old man has been remanded into custody on suspicions of murder in Bredäng in southern Stockholm following the death of another man who fell from a balcony.

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‘Not enough poor’ in upscale Stockholm district

A small parish (församling) in the Östermalm neighbourhood of Stockholm has more money to spend than it has people to spend it on.

Search for Langeland survivors resumed

Search for Langeland survivors resumed

The Swedish coast guard may have located the Norwegian cargo ship that sank yesterday off the west coast of Sweden. Six men are believed to have drowned, although the search for survivors continues.