Jeans ‘made in North Korea’ set to hit store shelves in Sweden

Jeans ‘made in North Korea’ set to hit store shelves in Sweden

A trio of young Swedish entrepreneurs will on Friday launch what it calls the first-ever brand of North Korea-made jeans.

Unions ordered to pay for Vaxholm blockade

Unions ordered to pay for Vaxholm blockade

Two Swedish trade unions have been ordered to pay 2.7 million kronor ($392,000) to a Latvian construction company whose 2004 project in Vaxholm in eastern Sweden was interrupted by a union blockade.

Dutch luxury carmaker confirms interest in Saab

Dutch luxury carmaker confirms interest in Saab

A second niche luxury sports carmaker, Spyker, has confirmed it is interested in buying Saab Automobile.

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EU closes in on banking oversight deal: Borg

Sweden’s finance minister Anders Borg said on Wednesday that the EU was closer to a agreeing to a new set of measures for policing banks and financial institutions across national borders.

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‘Coldplay con man’ caught in Stockholm

A 27-year-old man from Stockholm who claimed he was a famous rock star managed to swindle nearly 250,000 kronor ($36,300) from unsuspecting victims.

White power groups on the increase: report

White power groups on the increase: report

Sweden’s white power movement is in the midst of a transformation, according to a new report, which also found right-wing extremist organizations within the movement have been more active recently than in previous years.

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Elin Woods did not club Tiger: lawyer

A Florida lawyer has said Tiger Woods did not look like he was beaten up by his wife after he emerged from a car crash last week.

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Preschool teacher held for alleged sexual abuse

A preschool teacher at an independent Christian school in Jönköping in south central Sweden is in custody on suspicions of having sexually abused several children.

H&M hands out free panties to promote new lingerie line

H&M hands out free panties to promote new lingerie line

Swedish discount fashion retailer H&M gave away women's undies to guests attending the Paris launch of a new lingerie line designed by French designer Sonia Rykiel.

Sweden hails month- long Saab reprieve

Sweden hails month- long Saab reprieve

Union and government representatives in Sweden welcomed the Tuesday announcement by General Motors (GM) that the company was exploring "expressions of interest" from potential buyers for Saab Automobile.