Swedish TV giant eyes Apple with web campaign

Swedish TV giant eyes Apple with web campaign

Swedish public service broadcaster Sveriges Television (SVT) is hoping to secure a speedy approval of its iPhone application by launching a guerrilla campaign aimed directly at Apple CEO Steve Jobs.

Snow wreaks havoc on Sweden’s roadways

Snow wreaks havoc on Sweden’s roadways

Heavy snowfall and high winds continued to disrupt traffic in many parts of Sweden into Thursday afternoon.

‘Feminists have better sex’: Swedish party

‘Feminists have better sex’: Swedish party

Sweden's feminist political party is hoping logo items featuring a bold claim about their supporters’ supposed prowess in the bedroom will raise awareness about the party during the holiday shopping season.

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Jönsson claims third biathlon win of the season

Sweden’s Helena Jönsson, the reigning biathlon World Cup champion, cruised to her third victory in five races on Thursday be winning the women's 15km individual race in Slovenia.

What’s On in Sweden: December 18th – 24th

What’s On in Sweden: December 18th – 24th

What’s on in Sweden: Eddie Izzard strips all over Sweden, Rave photos in Stockholm, Turkish puppetry in Gothenburg and a Synthfest in Malmö.

Pensioners rally behind slap-happy 70-year-old

Pensioners rally behind slap-happy 70-year-old

Pensioners in south central Sweden are mobilizing in support of 70-year-old Ronald Fasth who was charged with assault for striking a 12-year-old boy in response to verbal insults from the youth.

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Church of Sweden pastor accused of rape

A 60-year-old Church of Sweden pastor faces a remand hearing this Friday for the alleged sexual abuse of two children during an overseas trip with a group of candidates for confirmation.

Swedish serial killer granted new trial

Swedish serial killer granted new trial

Convicted Swedish serial murderer Thomas Quick has been granted a new trial for the 1988 killing of a tourist in Dalarna in central Sweden after he recanted his confessions to several killings.

Swedish Rail Destinations: Piteå

Swedish Rail Destinations: Piteå

From sunbathing at midnight in summer to long walks over frozen ice in winter, Piteå is never short on fun and surreal activities.

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Swedish firm pips Canal Plus to Premier League rights

A niche Swedish sports rights consultancy has snagged the exclusive rights to broadcast English Premier League football matches in Sweden and the rest of the Nordic region from media giant Canal Plus.

Elin’s split with Tiger ‘100 percent on’: report

Elin’s split with Tiger ‘100 percent on’: report

Elin Nordegren plans to divorce her husband Tiger Woods and spend Christmas away from the disgraced billionaire golf star following the infidelity scandal which has put his career on hold, according to several media reports.