Doctor charged over baby’s death

Doctor charged over baby’s death

The paediatrician suspected of the alleged mercy killing of a baby at Astrid Lindgren's Children's Hospital in Stockholm in September 2008 has been charged with manslaughter.

Swedish car sales on the rebound

Swedish car sales on the rebound

Sales of cars in Sweden increased by 37.4 percent in January compared to the same month last year, while truck sales climbed for the first time since July 2008, new statistics from industry group BIL Sweden show.

Jilted hubby exacts mousy revenge

Jilted hubby exacts mousy revenge

A 59-year-old man has been arrested for using his ex-wife's musophobia to wreak cruel revenge for their break up after he pushed 19 mice through her letter box on Sunday morning.

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‘Volvo production to remain in Sweden’: Geely

Chinese car maker Geely has declared its intention to keep Volvo production in Sweden after completing the purchase of the company from US auto giant Ford, the Financial Times reported on Monday.

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Stockholm mum charged over Polish ‘slaves’

A 46-year-old mother of four has been charged with trafficking and other offences after keeping her Polish nannies and cleaner under "slave-like" conditions in her Solna home.

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Snow removal worker killed by train

A person employed to clear snow off the tracks was killed on Monday morning after being hit by an X2000 high speed train.

Taxes and jobs dominate party leader debate

Taxes and jobs dominate party leader debate

Sunday's televised debate between the five leaders of Sweden's major political parties was dominated by taxes and labour market policy, while exposing divisions within the opposing blocs.

Snow causes traffic havoc in western Sweden

Snow causes traffic havoc in western Sweden

Snow falls caused extensive traffic problems on Sunday night and into Monday morning. Several accidents occurred in western Sweden while no fatalities were reported.

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Sweden’s Karlsson wins Qatar Masters

Swedish golfer Robert Karlsson claimed a three shot win over Spaniard Alvaro Quiros to win the $2.5 million Qatar Masters at the Doha Golf Club on Sunday.

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Margot Wallström lands top UN job

Sweden's Margot Wallström is set to become the UN special representative tasked with combating sexual violence against women and children in conflicts, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced on Sunday.