No tax cuts next year: Moderates

No tax cuts next year: Moderates

Sweden’s prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has ruled out further tax cuts in 2011 if his party is returned to power in September’s general election.

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Wounded men held after voluntary knife battle

Two men, 28 and 29, have been detained by police in central Sweden after reaching a mutual agreement to slash each other with knives.

Sweden bathes in sultry summer sunshine

Sweden bathes in sultry summer sunshine

Saturday was the hottest day of the year so far in Sweden with temperatures sneaking above 32 degrees Celsius in parts.

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Sun causes rail traffic delays

Just months after heavy snowfall prompted major rail traffic disturbances in Sweden, the sun has now staked its claim as a disruptive force by causing rails to expand and delaying trains in Malmö on Saturday.

Huge lead for Reinfeldt in voter confidence poll

Huge lead for Reinfeldt in voter confidence poll

An overwhelming majority of Swedish voters consider Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt better equipped to lead a government than opposition leader Mona Sahlin, according to a new Skop poll.