Computer use doesn’t make kids fat: report

Computer use doesn’t make kids fat: report

Children who spend long periods in front of the television run a far higher risk of being overweight than those spending a long time in front of computer, a new survey of Lund school children has shown.

‘Jihad Jane’ visited Sweden to plan attack

‘Jihad Jane’ visited Sweden to plan attack

The American woman known as "Jihad Jane", charged by US authorities on Tuesday with conspiring to kill Swedish Muhammad cartoonist Lars Vilks, is reported to have paid a visit to Sweden in August.

Top flight club bans foreign language use

Top flight club bans foreign language use

Swedish top flight football club, Brommapojkarna (BP) have introduced a language policy requiring all players to speak Swedish to each other in order to be eligible for selection.

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Geely secures Volvo purchase finance

Chinese car maker Zheijiang Geely Holding Group is a step closer to becoming the new owner of Swedish firm Volvo Cars after announcing that it had secured the 15 billion kronor ($2.1 billion) in required financing, a report said on Wednesday.

US ‘Jihad Jane’ linked to plot to kill cartoonist

US ‘Jihad Jane’ linked to plot to kill cartoonist

An American woman known as "Jihad Jane" was charged by US authorities on Tuesday with conspiring to kill Swedish Muhammad cartoonist Lars Vilks, government sources told CNN.

Vilks ‘not shaking with fear’ over murder plot

Vilks ‘not shaking with fear’ over murder plot

Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks said he was undaunted by revelations of a plot on his life after seven people were arrested in Ireland on Tuesday.

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Voddler signs deal with Warner Bros.

Swedish internet movie service Voddler has signed a contract with the US film giant Warner Bros. Entertainment. The deal covers film material from Warner Bros and New Line Cinema.

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House burns down after fire fighter exit

A house in Hällefors in eastern Sweden burned to the ground on Sunday after fire fighters, satisfied that they had successfully extinguished a fire, left the still intact building.

Police chief aims to save boys from life of crime

Police chief aims to save boys from life of crime

Stockholm county police chief Carin Götblad has recommended the creation of special municipal task forces to coordinate efforts from police, schools and social services to steer Sweden's youth away from criminality.

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Euro court warns Sweden over Iran deportation

The European Court of Human Rights has told Sweden that it will breach its humanitarian obligations if it deports an Iranian asylum seeker, saying his claims of past torture appeared to be true.