Sweden faces ‘late exit’ from recession: IMF

Sweden faces ‘late exit’ from recession: IMF

Sweden appears set to stay in recession for longer than most other countries and ought to take steps to further strengthen its beleaguered banks, according to a new assessment from the International Monetary Fund.

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Woman, 32, found guilty of raping woman

A 32-year-old woman has been found guilty of the rape of another woman by the Gothenburg District Court.

Music biz snapped up Spotify shares

Music biz snapped up Spotify shares

Several major record companies own almost one fifth of the shares in the rapidly expanding Swedish online music streaming service Spotify, new documents reveal.

Woman affirmed right to smoke in own garden

Woman affirmed right to smoke in own garden

A feud in Åkarp in southern Sweden between a cigarette-puffing woman and her smoke-sensitive neighbour has finally been put to rest by Swedish courts.

Teenagers charged with Stureby murder

Teenagers charged with Stureby murder

Two Stockholm teenagers have been charged with the murder of a 15-year-old girl who was found in a wooded area in the Stockholm suburb of Stureby in June.

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Probe into school’s alleged Islamic veil discrimination

The Swedish Equality Ombudsman (Diskrimineringsombudsmannen - DO) has launched a probe into a case of alleged discrimination at an adult education centre in Stockholm. Two women claim they were not allowed to attend school because they wear veils that only show the area around the eyes.

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Music body cautions Pirate Bay suitor

IFPI, a British-based association that represents the recording industry worldwide, has issued a word of warning to Global Gaming Factory (GGF), the Swedish firm set to purchase file-sharing site The Pirate Bay.

Berry pickers pluck unidentified cash stash

Berry pickers pluck unidentified cash stash

Berry pickers have discovered a large sum of money hidden in the forest outside of Växjö in southern Sweden.

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Bengtsson completes Hertha Berlin move

Swedish defender Rasmus Bengtsson has ended speculation that he might be on his way to Lazio in Rome by instead completing a move to Berlin.

Family member denies murdering 19-year-old

Family member denies murdering 19-year-old

A male family member who has been arrested on suspicions of murdering a 19-year-old girl near Sjöbo in southern Sweden denies the charges.

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Boy, 5, rescues drowning dad

A Swedish father who couldn't swim was saved by his five-year-old son at an outdoor swimming pool in Falun in central Sweden on Sunday.