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Wave of outrage hits Swedish community

Public outrage continues to build against a small community in northern Sweden after revelations by Sveriges Television (SVT) that a 14-year-old girl was raped and then driven out of town amid an internet smear campaign.

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Rabbit abuser reprimanded for animal welfare violations

A farmer in southern Sweden has been reprimanded by animal welfare authorities for the severe neglect of more than 100 animals.

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Nine injured in bus accident

Nine people were injured early on Saturday morning when a bus drove into a ditch on the E6 motorway, north of the village of Tanumshede in Bohuslän in western Sweden.

Unions and employers sign collective agreements

Unions and employers sign collective agreements

Several collective agreements were reached on Friday during annual wage bargaining between Swedish trade unions and employers' organisations. Among others, the IF Metall union will receive a 3.2 percent wage increase for the next 22 months.

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Chinese VP to Stockholm for Geely-Volvo deal

Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping is due to arrive in Stockholm on Saturday for a four-day visit, reinforcing speculation that Chinese carmaker Geely might soon formalise its purchase of Swedish auto brand Volvo from American Ford Motor Company, state Xinhua news agency reported.