Gothenburg school destroyed in arson attack

Gothenburg school destroyed in arson attack

Fire-fighters were called out in the early hours of Saturday morning to Torslanda school in Gothenburg. The building has been completely destroyed in what police believe to be an arson attack.

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15-year-old ‘babyface’ arrested for serial rape

Police in Gothenburg arrested a 15-year-old boy on Friday on suspicion of being the mystery rapist that has haunted the city in recent months.

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Israel accuses Sweden of ‘diplomatic coup’

Israel has accused Sweden of trying to change the EU’s stance on Jerusalem and refer to the city as the official capital of Israel and Palestine while at the helm of the rotating EU presidency.

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High price put on Facebook head

A person from Värmland, western Sweden, contacted police after realising a 20,000 kronor ($2920) reward had been offered in return for their life on the social networking site Facebook.

Wallström in running for top UN job

Wallström in running for top UN job

Outgoing Swedish EU commissioner Margot Wallström has been nominated by the government to fill a top job at the United Nations headquarters in New York when her term of office ends early next year.