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Paedophile sees jail term cut to five years

A 62-year-old man found guilty of sex crimes perpetrated against eight girls over a period of several years had his sentence reduced on Wednesday from seven to five years.

Pirate Bay buyer lines up record deal

Pirate Bay buyer lines up record deal

The Swedish firm set to buy The Pirate Bay, Global Gaming Factory (GGF), has said it is about to ink a deal with a major record company, a move that will enable it to sell the label's content through the file sharing site.

Baby helps fill in white spaces on map

Baby helps fill in white spaces on map

Having a baby has been a real eye-opener for Joel Sherwood, who continues his Pop Culture series with a curious look at the hidden crannies he never knew existed.

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Sally’s Restaurant & Bar, Västerlånggatan 52

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Glenfiddich Warehouse No. 68 Bar & Restaurant, Västerlånggatan 68

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Mårten Trotzig, Västerlånggatan 79

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Järntorgspumpen Bar & Restaurant, Järntorget 83

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O’Leary’s Sports Bar, Järntorgsgatan 5

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Swedish hotels struggle despite strong summer

After a difficult spring, the economic situation has improved this summer for Swedish hoteliers, but experts fear that the industry is in for a difficult autumn season.

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Medusa Rock Bar, Kornhamstorg 61

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Engelen, Kornhamnstorg 59

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Temple Bar, Kornhamnstorg 55

Early signs of recovery in Stockholm

Early signs of recovery in Stockholm

The wave of unemployment is expected to subside, business has picked up and the number of consulting jobs has increased.

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Mother in the red after costly childbirth

A woman who received a bill for almost 65,000 kronor ($9,000) after giving birth at Uppsala University Hospital has petitioned the Swedish government to erase her debt.

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Flyt Restaurant & Bar, Kajplats Kornhamnstorg

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Romana Bakfickan Bar & Lounge, Lila Nygatan 14-16

TV viewers terrified by Swedish supermodel

TV viewers terrified by Swedish supermodel

A commercial for Apoliva, an assortment of personal care products for Apoteket, featuring Swedish supermodel Adina Fohlin has made a major splash, although not quite the one that the Swedish pharmacy chain was hoping for. Rather than running out to purchase Apoliva products, viewers are running scared.

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US-based Swede shot dead in Trollhättan

A 36-year-old Swede resident in the United States was shot dead during a visit to his family's home in Trollhättan in western Sweden on Tuesday in a suspected murder believed to have been witnessed by the victim's two year-old son.

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Major differences in handling of social assistance seekers

There are major differences in how local authorities in Sweden treat those seeking social assistance, according to a new study. This is the first time the handling of such individuals by local authorities has been examined, reported Sveriges Radio (SR).

Handball body fires referee for blogging

Handball body fires referee for blogging

Two former referees are taking the Swedish Handball Federation to court after being fired, reported Svenska Dagbladet newspaper.

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Man sentenced to six years for four rapes

The Örebro district court has sentenced a 28-year-old man to six-and-a-half years in prison for raping four women.