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Reinfeldt rejects congressmen’s plea to scold Aftonbladet

Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has rebuffed demands by two members of the US Congress that he publicly condemn the Aftonbladet newspaper over a story alleging Israeli soldiers harvested the organs of dead Palestinians.

‘Flammable’ bras hold back Swedish female conscripts

‘Flammable’ bras hold back Swedish female conscripts

The bras issued to Swedish female military conscripts easily catch fire and are prone to coming undone, making them inappropriate for the battlefield, claims a conscripts’ rights group.

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Cartel probe into division of Sweden’s 4G network

The Swedish Competition Authority (Konkurrensverket) is looking into whether the division of the Sweden's new 4G network by the country's five big mobile operators may have been an attempt to exclude other players from entering the market.

Fiancé held for Falun woman’s murder

Fiancé held for Falun woman’s murder

The fiancé of a woman missing in Falun in north-central Sweden, was remanded in custody on Tuesday by the Dalarna District Court on suspicions of having killed the woman he was set to marry.

Professional Swedish clown accused of tax fraud

Professional Swedish clown accused of tax fraud

A 55-year-old professional clown from southern Sweden has been accused of committing serious tax crimes totaling around 700,000 kronor ($100,000).

Top researcher ‘too old’ to work in Sweden

Top researcher ‘too old’ to work in Sweden

Award-winning professor Jan Åke Gustafsson of the world-renowned Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm is set to quit Sweden due to rules that force him to retire at 67.

Swedish parliament behind Wikipedia celebrity smears

Swedish parliament behind Wikipedia celebrity smears

Actor George Clooney is a "communist amateur" and Swedish actress and comedian Nour El-Refai is a "feminist bitch", according to someone, or several people, using computers traced to the Riksdag.

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Swede held for killing friend in Colombia

A 23-year-old Swedish man is in custody in Stockholm for allegedly committing a murder in Colombia.

Goverment sacks board of pharmacy monopoly

Goverment sacks board of pharmacy monopoly

Sweden’s government is set to replace the board of directors of the Apoteket AB pharmacy monopoly because the current board won’t accept the government’s rules for deregulation.

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Vacant pet store filled with dead animals

A chance look by police into an abandoned pet store in western Sweden revealed a gruesome discovery.