Swedish site offers online photo check up

Swedish site offers online photo check up

A new Swedish website offers an answer to those who want to know if someone is using their social media images permission.

Summer highs bathe Sweden in sunshine

Summer highs bathe Sweden in sunshine

Tuesday is set to be the warmest day of the year so far in Sweden with temperatures in excess of 27 degrees Celsius across most of a sun-drenched country.

Pew ‘poop’ stains declared cultural artefact

Pew ‘poop’ stains declared cultural artefact

Custodians of Eriksbergs Gamla Kyrka in Western Sweden have been surprised to learn that the stains on the church pews are not from bat faeces but in fact form part of the fabric of ecclesiastical cultural heritage, according to a report in the local Borås Tidning daily.

Swedish SMS text championships kick off

Swedish SMS text championships kick off

Sweden's nimble-fingered youth gather in Borlänge in central Sweden on Thursday to kick start the heats for the national SMS text-message championships, which culminates in a Stockholm final on August 14th.

Ex-police chief sex trial attracts intense interest

Ex-police chief sex trial attracts intense interest

The sex crimes trial against former police chief Göran Lindberg has opened on Tueday morning amid intense media interest. Lindberg faces 23 counts of rape, pimping and buying sex.

Ambulance speedster recovers licence

Ambulance speedster recovers licence

Jonny Forsberg from Årjäng in central Sweden, who lost his driving licence when he sped up to allow an ambulance to pass, has now regained the right to drive for the time being after he retracted his confession.

Man loses finger at McDonald’s drive-thru

Man loses finger at McDonald’s drive-thru

A guest at a McDonald's restaurant in Mora in central Sweden had part of his finger severed when the hatch at the drive-thru counter was closed on him on Sunday evening.

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Swedes pay less tax than the Danes

Danes pay the highest level of tax in the EU, measured as a tax-to-GDP ratio of 48.2 percent, pushing Sweden into second place with an overall tax take of 47.1 percent, new figures from Eurostat show.

Söderling survives to set up Nadal clash

Söderling survives to set up Nadal clash

Swedish sixth seed Robin Söderling overcame ninth seed David Ferrer in an epic five sets battle on Monday to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals.

Volvo recalls 77,000 trucks

Volvo recalls 77,000 trucks

Swedish truck-maker Volvo announced on Monday plans to recall 77,000 trucks in North America due to the risk of rust in the steering mechanism which in rare cases could cause drivers to lose control of the vehicle.