Hamrén ruled out for Sweden job

Hamrén ruled out for Sweden job

Norwegian club Rosenborg's Swedish coach Erik Hamrén has become the latest candidate to fall out of the running for his home country's national team vacancy.

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Police in the dark over well-planned web attack

Swedish authorities are no closer to discovering who may have been behind two distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that downed the websites of the police and some 40 media sites on Thursday.

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Ibrahimovic nominated for FIFA award

Sweden and Barcelona striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been named among the 23 contenders shortlisted for the FIFA World Player of the Year award.

Big city clubs clash in championship climax

Big city clubs clash in championship climax

IFK Gothenburg welcome Stockholm team AIK to Gamla Ullevi stadium on Sunday in a title decider as the Swedish Allsvenskan championship goes down to the wire.

Iris, 92, honoured for wartime code-cracking heroics

Iris, 92, honoured for wartime code-cracking heroics

Iris Kramer, a Brit living in Sweden, has been honoured by the British government in recognition of services for her efforts cracking enemy codes during World War II.

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Sweden announces SMS loan crackdown

The Swedish government announced plans on Friday to tackle the problem of text message loans aimed at the young, as the opposition Social Democrats demanded a total ban.

Swedish girl, 16, dies in Alpine fall

Swedish girl, 16, dies in Alpine fall

A 16-year-old girl from Falun in central Sweden has died following a hiking accident in the French Alps.

Rooks draw Swedish village into Hitchcock Halloween nightmare

Rooks draw Swedish village into Hitchcock Halloween nightmare

The residents of a village in southern Sweden are facing up to their own Halloween nightmare of as an invasion of birds befalls their countryside idyll.

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Petrol station names and shames ‘pump and run’ thieves

A petrol-station owner in Växjö in southern Sweden grew so tired of customers filling up and driving off without paying that he identified them with a photo at the entrance to his station.

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Vattenfall mulls new Swedish nuke plants

Swedish state-owned power firm Vattenfall unveiled plans at a press conference on Friday to which could result in the construction of a new nuclear power station, according to a statement.

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Swedish bureaucrats force tuna fish on Asian detour

An 11 tonne cargo of tuna fish forced to make a return journey to Thailand because of faulty paperwork has now completed its voyage back to Sweden.