Elin Nordegren’s mother in surprise US trip: report

Elin Nordegren’s mother in surprise US trip: report

Barbro Holmberg, the mother of golfer Tiger Woods’ Swedish wife Elin Nordegren, has unexpectedly cleared her schedule for the week and traveled to the United States, according to Swedish media reports.

What can’t be said can be written: Herta Müller

What can’t be said can be written: Herta Müller

Nobel literature laureate Herta Müller contemplated the power and meaning of words as she began her literature lecture on Monday at the Swedish Academy in Stockholm.

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Jakob group ‘ready to bid’ for Volvo Cars

The Swedish consortium Jakob said on Monday it is ready to buy Volvo Cars if the opportunity arises.

Ibrahimovic confirms national team hiatus

Ibrahimovic confirms national team hiatus

Barcelona striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has said he lacks motivation to play for the Swedish national team following the side's failure to qualify for this summer's World Cup.

Anna Anka faces split with Hollywood husband after latest row

Anna Anka faces split with Hollywood husband after latest row

Singer-songwriter Paul Anka has filed for divorce from his Swedish wife Anna following a violent spat at the couple’s Hollywood home last week.

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Seven arrests as police smash trafficking ring

Police in Sweden arrested seven people on Monday morning for their suspected role in a human trafficking network.

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Music industry to test Sweden’s anti-piracy law

The recording industry has decided to take a stab at using Sweden’s new anti-piracy laws to reveal the identity of what an industry association is calling a “rather normal” file sharer.

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Letter to the Editor: UK MPs back Sweden over Palestinian capital

As EU foreign ministers gather in Brussels to debate the future of Israeli-Palestinian relations, a group of British MPs have come out in support of a Swedish proposal to establish East Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state.

UK MPs back Swedish presidency on Jerusalem

UK MPs back Swedish presidency on Jerusalem

A group of nearly 50 members of the British parliament have written a letter voicing their support for a controversial Swedish EU presidency proposal to recognize East Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state.

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Sick pay switch may leave 17,000 penniless

Around 17,000 people set to lose their sickness benefits at the end of the year may be left with empty pockets as Sweden's unemployment insurance funds (a-kassa) struggle to keep up with a backlog of cases during the transition.

‘Hire non-Swedes for sensitive posts’: Säpo

‘Hire non-Swedes for sensitive posts’: Säpo

Swedish security service Säpo wants to make it easier for foreign nationals to fill sensitive positions within the Swedish state as part of a “necessary modernization”.

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Fire causes woman to leap from fourth floor

A woman leapt from her fourth floor apartment to escape a fire at an assisted living facility in northwest Stockholm early on Monday morning.

Swedes slam service at rail company SJ

Swedes slam service at rail company SJ

Passengers on Sweden’s national railway SJ have derided the company for poor service and punctuality, slapping SJ with one of the worst scores in the transit industry in a recent survey.