Outrage at court ruling against traffic wardens

Outrage at court ruling against traffic wardens

A court in Malmö in southern Sweden has ruled that traffic wardens must be prepared to take abuse as part of their daily work.

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‘Streaming overtakes file sharing’: report

Although file sharing over the internet continues to grow in Sweden it is becoming dwarfed by online streaming of TV shows and films, according to a new report by the internet company Cisco.

Icicle gunned down in eastern Sweden

Icicle gunned down in eastern Sweden

When pest control workers were asked to help remove a dangerously long icicle hanging from a building in Norrköping in eastern Sweden, they took the unusual step of shooting it down with a rifle.

‘Bears most feared by Swedes’: report

‘Bears most feared by Swedes’: report

Swedes are increasingly afraid of encountering wild animals in the countryside, particularly bears, according to a new report.

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Stockholm politician accused of election fraud

A leading candidate for the Moderate Party (Moderaterna) in Stockholm was forced to stand down on Friday when he admitted to cheating to secure a nomination for this year's general election.