‘Sweden world’s most expensive country’: index

‘Sweden world’s most expensive country’: index

Sweden's status as a country with high quality living standards for its residents has been questioned in a newly published index, which claims it is the most costly country in the world to live in.

GM begins official Saab wind-down

GM begins official Saab wind-down

General Motors have taken the decision to start official proceedings to wind down the Saab Automobile organisation in Trollhättan.

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GM confirms multiple Saab bidders

General Motors confirmed on Friday that it has received a number of bids for Swedish unit Saab Automobile.

Swedish ex-Nazi ‘proud’ of Auschwitz sign role

Swedish ex-Nazi ‘proud’ of Auschwitz sign role

Former neo-Nazi Anders Högström has come clean in the Swedish media about his part in the theft and subsequent recovery of the "Arbeit Macht Frei" sign from the Auschwitz death camp.

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Police rescue green-eyed lover caught up in tree house drama

A jealous wife became stuck in her son’s tree house hideaway after running off with her husband’s mobile to secretly check his text messages, newspaper Kvällsposten reports. The phone came in handy when she was forced to call police to aid her escape.

Hat-trick of Swedish universities make world top 100

Hat-trick of Swedish universities make world top 100

Karolinska Institutet, Uppsala University and Stockholm University have made the grade in a new list of the world’s top 100 higher education establishments.

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H&M under scrutiny for damaged clothes dump

An article in the New York Times has alleged that H&M garments are purposely being damaged and dumped by the Swedish high street fashion chain, rather than being donated to charity.

Tooth and nail meet over McDonald’s burger

Tooth and nail meet over McDonald’s burger

A trip to McDonald’s for Gothenburg resident Yusuf Bercil proved more than he could chew after biting into his burger and chomping on a nail two-centimetres in length, Metro reports.

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Swedish group eyes Saab sale: report

A group led by a Swedish truck industry veteran and a former government minister has expressed an interest in buying Saab Automobile from US owner General Motors.

Spyker confirms revised Saab bid

Spyker confirms revised Saab bid

Dutch sports car maker Spyker has confirmed that it submitted a renewed bid for Saab Automobile before the expiry of General Motors' Thursday evening deadline.

Formula One boss face of last-minute Saab bid

Formula One boss face of last-minute Saab bid

British sports magnate Bernie Ecclestone has teamed up with the Luxembourg investment firm that is launching a last-minute rescue bid for Swedish carmaker Saab, according to media reports.

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Charity line changed during live TV broadcast

A number for Swedes to donate money during a charity TV event broadcast in December was mysteriously changed while the programme was on air.

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SAS in talks over stake in Estonian airline

Representatives from Nordic airline SAS will meet with Estonian government officials next week who have called for talks to discuss a state takeover of SAS's holding in Estonian Air.