Prince-in-waiting keen to start family

Prince-in-waiting keen to start family

Daniel Westling is keen to settle down and have kids with Crown Princess Victoria after the pair wed next month, the future prince said in a joint interview with his fiancée published in Saturday.

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Party ditches candidate over pro-immigrant views

The nationalist Sweden Democrat party has jettisoned a candidate for election to the local council in Ljusdal in eastern Sweden after the renegade politician expressed support for a refugee centre in the town.

Wounded Swedish soldiers in benefits battle

Wounded Swedish soldiers in benefits battle

Four Swedish soldiers seriously injured in a roadside bomb attack in Afghanistan are facing a new battle on the home front: the Social Insurance Agency (Försäkringskassan) is refusing to pay them benefits for their first two weeks back in Sweden since they neglected to register as unemployed.

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Gothenburg woman slashed by moped raider

Ten women were robbed on Saturday morning by moped-borne thieves in Gothenburg, with one victim requiring hospital treatment after she was stabbed in the hand.

Melting snow prompts major flooding

Melting snow prompts major flooding

Meteorologists have warned of extreme flooding in parts of northern Sweden as melting snow yields rising water levels.

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Eriksson seeks to shrug off ghosts of tournaments past

Sven-Göran Eriksson is hoping to lead the Ivory Coast out of a World Cup group populated by Brazil and Portugal, sides that dumped England out of major tournaments when the Swede was at the helm.