No one safe from vomiting bug: study

No one safe from vomiting bug: study

A new study from Linköping University suggests the so-called winter vomiting bug is far more infectious than previously thought.

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Double murder victim ‘shot through the eye’

At least one of the two victims of a brutal double murder in southern Sweden earlier this month was shot through the eye in a gangland-style execution, reports newspaper Aftonbladet.

Boots pharmacies to open in Sweden

Boots pharmacies to open in Sweden

The international pharmacy group, Alliance Boots, plans to open Boots branded pharmacies on Swedish high streets in a joint venture with the Swedish company Farmacevtföretagarna, a cooperative company owned by the Swedish Pharmaceutical association.

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Online sex ‘grooming’ law lacks teeth

Sweden's 'anti-grooming' law, which makes it illegal for adults to contact children online for sexual purposes has had a disappointing start. Despite surveys indicating half of Swedish girls under 15 have received online sexual advances, the law has not led to any convictions since entering into force six months ago.

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Opposition maintains strong lead: poll

Sweden's opposition has a strong lead at the start of the election year, according to a new poll which puts the left-green coalition more than ten percentage points ahead.