placeholder image

Air scare passenger will not face jail

A Latvian passenger whose drunken mid-air antics plunged a Ryanair flight into turmoil last summer has successfully appealed against an eight month jail term.

placeholder image

Electricity prices soar as temperatures plummet

Electricity prices in Sweden continue to rise in the wake of the prolonged spell of subzero temperatures across much of the country.

Ex-Nazi: ‘I was Auschwitz sign middleman’

Ex-Nazi: ‘I was Auschwitz sign middleman’

A Swede suspected of involvement in the theft of the "Arbeit Macht Free" sign from Auschwitz has spoken out about his role in the raid on the former Nazi death camp.

placeholder image

Give young transsexuals special ID cards: doc

Young Swedes who suspect they are transsexuals ought to be issued special ID cards allowing them to hide their undesired gender during their trial phase as the opposite sex, according to one of the country’s most respected child psychiatrists.

First World Cup stage win for Swede Daniel Rickardsson

First World Cup stage win for Swede Daniel Rickardsson

Swedish cross-country skier Daniel Rickardsson registered his first World Cup win on Thursday as he edged out the competition at Toblach in Italy in the fifth stage of the gruelling Tour de Ski.

What’s On in Sweden: January 8th – 14th

What’s On in Sweden: January 8th – 14th

What’s on in Sweden: Borderless clowns in Stockholm, pampered pooches in Gothenburg and the English National Symphony Orchestra does ABBA in Malmö.

placeholder image

Luxembourg bidder in late burst to buy Saab

Luxembourg-based investment firm Genii Capital has joined the race to buy Saab Automobile from US owner General Motors, according to Swedish media reports.

placeholder image

Man charged for sex with door-to-door saleswomen

A 36-year-old Gothenburg businessman has been charged with paying for sex after three young women knocked on his hotel room door and offered him their bodies in return for cash.

Spyker to submit third Saab bid: report

Spyker to submit third Saab bid: report

Dutch luxury car maker Spyker is planing to approach General Motors on Thursday with a third bid for the US car maker's Swedish unit Saab Automobile, according to media reports.

Criticism soars as Sweden’s wolf hunt ends

Criticism soars as Sweden’s wolf hunt ends

Sweden's first wolf hunt in 45 years came to an end on Tuesday after hunters met their quota of 27 kills in just four days, as ecologists blasted the hunt as rushed and cruel and slammed the government's decision to allow the cull.

Two bodies found in trunk of burning car

Two bodies found in trunk of burning car

Two dead bodies have been found in the trunk of a burned out car near Getinge between Halmstad and Falkenberg in western Sweden, prompting police to launch a murder investigation.

Three in Sweden sought for Auschwitz sign theft

Three in Sweden sought for Auschwitz sign theft

Prosecutors in Poland said on Wednesday they are interested in questioning three Swedish residents about the theft of the iconic "Arbeit Macht Frei" sign from the former Auschwitz Nazi death camp.

Deal to save Saab unlikely: GM head

Deal to save Saab unlikely: GM head

The CEO of General Motors (GM) expressed doubts on Wednesday about the likelihood of a last-minute deal to save Saab Automobile from being shut down.