3 and Tele2 top mobile broadband providers

3 and Tele2 top mobile broadband providers

Mobile operators 3 and Tele 2 have the best coverage for mobile broadband in Sweden, according to a new test by monthly magazine Mobil.

Alm freed from custody ahead of sentencing

Alm freed from custody ahead of sentencing

Falun district court ruled on Wednesday to release Mattias Alm, who was cleared of the murder of his partner Linda Chen late in May, from prison while he awaits sentencing on other counts on July 14th.

Carl Philip steps in to hand out Victoria Award

Carl Philip steps in to hand out Victoria Award

Prince Carl Philip is set to fill his big sister's shoes and hand out this year's Victoria Award (Victoriastipendiet) as the Crown Princess is away on her honeymoon, organisers announced on Wednesday.

Mass murderer could be released in five years

Mass murderer could be released in five years

Swedish mass murderer Mattias Flink's life sentence will be commuted to 32 years in prison and he could be released in just over five years, Örebro District Court ruled on Wednesday.

Stockholm goes orange as Dutch claim final spot

Stockholm goes orange as Dutch claim final spot

The Dutch embassy played host to a carnival atmosphere of 150 Dutch expats, Swedes, Germans and even a Welshman, as the Netherlands beat Uruguay 3-2 to reach the World Cup final for the first time since 1978.

Feminist cash burning provokes backlash

Feminist cash burning provokes backlash

The Feminist Initiative's (Feministiskt Initiativ - Fi) controversial burning of 100,000 kronor ($13,000) in Visby on Tuesday in a demonstration for equal pay between the sexes has come in for criticism, from allies and opponents alike.

Billström appointed employment minister

Billström appointed employment minister

The Swedish government has announced that migration minister Tobias Billström will take temporary charge of the employment ministry following the resignation of Sven Otto Littorin, citing personal reasons.

Opposition agrees education compromise

Opposition agrees education compromise

The centre-left opposition has proposed the introduction of national testing from seventh grade with written testimonials already from first grade, the leaders of the three parties confirmed at a press conference in Visby on Tuesday.

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Brothers deny Lars Vilks arson attack

The trial of two brothers accused of fire-bombing the home of Swedish Muhammad cartoonist Lars Vilks opened on Tuesday with one of them describing the artist as "Islams's greatest enemy".

EU approves Geely Volvo purchase

EU approves Geely Volvo purchase

The takeover of Sweden's Volvo Cars by Chinese carmaker Zhejiang Geely Holding and the a regional state investment fund based in the Chinese petroleum city of Daqing was cleared by the European Union's competition watchdog on Tuesday.