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Anti Swedish protests continue in Turkey

Diplomatic efforts are underway to mend a rift between Sweden and Turkey, caused by the Swedish parliament's decision to recognize the mass killing of Armenians and other ethnic groups in 1915 as genocide.

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Swedes’ generosity undented by recession

The economic downturn and rising unemployment figures have not dented Swedish support for charities according to new figures from the Swedish Fundraising Council (FRII) which show a sharp upturn in revenues.

Stockholm police issue melting ice alert

Stockholm police issue melting ice alert

Two walkers fell through melting ice on Lake Mälaren in central Stockholm yesterday as warmer temperatures and underwater currents prompted police to issue a melting ice alert.

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Fourth murder plot suspect released

A fourth suspect in the plot to assassinate Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks for his caricature of the Prophet Muhammad has been released without charge by Irish police.

Malaysia slams Sweden over cartoons

Malaysia slams Sweden over cartoons

The Malaysian foreign minister has asked Sweden to take action against newspapers which reprinted a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad with the body of a dog last week.