Strange foods, and how to find them

Strange foods, and how to find them

Sweden may be a mecca of sorts when it comes to yogurt but try finding a simple potato waffle and you will be sorely disappointed, writes obdurate blow-in moaner Paddy Kelly in his latest petulant sideswipe at the bosom that feeds.

Formula One boss submits new Saab bid

Formula One boss submits new Saab bid

The battle over the future of Saab Automobile took another twist on Wednesday as a group including Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone and Luxembourg investment firm Genii Capital submitted a new bid to buy the Swedish automaker from General Motors.

‘Gay Up’ matador helps Swedish farmers take bulls by horns

‘Gay Up’ matador helps Swedish farmers take bulls by horns

A Spanish matador who recently challenged the sport's macho image by advertising a drink popular on the gay club scene has been invited to southern Sweden to help local farmers master their bulls.

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Minister dogged by more wolf hunt criticism

Sweden’s environment minister Andreas Carlgren continued to defend the country’s recent government-sanctioned wolf hunt despite a lack of evidence supporting part of the minister’s justification for the cull.

Sweden to assist Haiti quake victims

Sweden to assist Haiti quake victims

Swedish disaster assistance groups were mobilizing on Wednesday to participate in international relief efforts in Haiti after the country was hit by a devastating earthquake.

Bonus-happy banks risk tougher rules: Borg

Bonus-happy banks risk tougher rules: Borg

Swedish banks could be hit with even tougher restrictions on bonuses if they don’t follow new rules presented by the country’s financial system watchdog, finance minister Anders Borg warned on Tuesday.

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Swedish teen grows back face after pill horror

A Swedish teen who saw much of her skin blister away due to a rare allergic reaction to an over the counter painkiller has resumed a normal life following a long and difficult recovery.

Ericsson seals TeliaSonera 4G deal

Ericsson seals TeliaSonera 4G deal

Swedish telecoms equipment maker Ericsson has secured a deal to supply TeliaSonera's new high speed 4G network in Sweden and Norway.

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Vellinge council in refugee children reversal

The local council in Vellinge in southern Sweden has agreed to allow the municipality to house refugee children, reversing its long standing position on the issue.

Spyker chief: we’ve shown GM the money

Spyker chief: we’ve shown GM the money

Saab can still be sold, Dutch sportscar maker Spyker insisted once again on Tuesday, claiming it had the money needed to purchase the Swedish brand.

Volvo’s future with Geely ‘bright’: Ford head

Volvo’s future with Geely ‘bright’: Ford head

Volvo Cars is set to thrive under new management after Ford completes the sale of its Swedish brand to Chinese automaker Geely, Ford CEO Alan Mulally said Tuesday.