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Icy Swedish rooftops could be deadly

The Great Chill enveloping Northern Europe shows signs of lessening, but Sweden faces another type of problem. Far too much snow and ice on rooftops must be removed immediately–and there are laws about this. But there aren’t enough skilled roof cleaners to do the job, reports the national daily Dagens Nyheter.

Wolves liquidated after Swedish zoo escape

Wolves liquidated after Swedish zoo escape

An entire pack of wolves has been liquidated at a Swedish wildlife park after escaping from their sanctuary. The incident occurred just days after a controversial nationwide hunt to cull wolves.

Last-ditch Swedish effort to save Saab

Last-ditch Swedish effort to save Saab

A Swedish Government delegation has flown to the United States to coax General Motors into considering latest bids to keep its ailing Saab Automobile unit alive and running. The automotive giant announced on Friday that it had commenced formal liquidation proceedings of the Swedish-based brand.

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Swedish church losing 1 million members by 2020

The Church of Sweden says it will lose 1 million members within 10 years.