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City pays damages over job seeker headscarf row

The City of Stockholm is to pay 35,000 kronor ($4,500) in compensation to a woman who was forced to leave a municipal training course for wearing a long headscarf.

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Speedboat splits small vessel in two

A father and son were fortunate to escape with only minor injuries on Midsummer Eve when a speedboat sliced their small craft in two off the coast of Gothenburg.

Summer sun set to hit Sweden

Summer sun set to hit Sweden

Sweden is set for a welcome spell of hot weather as holiday season kicks in for many over the Midsummer weekend.

Police kept busy on Midsummer Eve

Police kept busy on Midsummer Eve

Police in many parts of Sweden were fully occupied on Midsummer Eve dealing with everything from drunken fights to half naked men driving a lawnmower on the motorway.

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Four men wanted over failed cash depot heist

Police have issued a nationwide alert after four men attempted to blast their way in to a secure cash depot in Växjö in southern Sweden on Friday evening.