‘Workplace pregnancy is contagious’: study

‘Workplace pregnancy is contagious’: study

Pregnant women in the workplace affect the inclination of female colleagues to try for children, a new study shows. The same is however not true for expectant fathers.

US professor claims Stockholm Water Prize for fight against cholera

US professor claims Stockholm Water Prize for fight against cholera

American microbiologist Rita Colwell has won the 2010 Stockholm Water Prize for her pioneering work in the battle against cholera.

Royal pilot suspended for medical check miss

Royal pilot suspended for medical check miss

A Swedish pilot who has flown members of the royal family, ministers and high ranking military officers has been suspended for neglecting a series of obligatory medical check ups.

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Retail union announces Easter strike

The Swedish Commercial Employees' Union (Handels) has served notice of strike action from April 1st, covering 5,000 employees and affecting major retail chains among the 79 workplaces concerned.

Saab production lines roll again

Saab production lines roll again

At exactly 9.17am on Monday, Saab Automobile's production director Gunnar Brunius cut the yellow ribbon to restart the production lines at the firm's Trollhättan factory.

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Sewage exposes Stockholm cocaine use

Clubbers and partygoers in Stockholm consume around 3,000 doses of cocaine per weekend night, according to tests on the city's sewage water conducted on the request of the TV4 programme Kalla Fakta.

MTG wins rights to English Premier League

MTG wins rights to English Premier League

Viasat, part of the MTG group, has won the exclusive rights to broadcast the English Barclays Premier League for the next three seasons.

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Bomb rocks iconic Malmö restaurant

A powerful bomb explosion ripped through the grand old restaurant Hipp on Kalendegatan in central Malmö shortly before 2am on Monday.

Snow and ice cause traffic havoc

Snow and ice cause traffic havoc

Heavy snowfalls and treacherous ice resulted in a slew of road accidents across both eastern and western Sweden on Sunday.

Swedes claim Paralympic curling bronze

Swedes claim Paralympic curling bronze

The Swedish curling team has claimed the bronze at the Paralympics overcoming the USA 7-5 in Vancouver on Saturday. The host nation, Canada won the gold after beating the Koreans 8-7.