Jews better at sex than Christians: theologian

Jews better at sex than Christians: theologian

Jews are better at sex than Christians, according to a Swedish theology professor speaking at the Hönö Conference of Christian faith groups organised each year off the west coast of Sweden.

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Swede on trial for human smuggling in Ethiopia

The trial of a Swede indicted for human smuggling and fraud has begun in Ethiopia. The woman is also wanted in Sweden for social insurance fraud.

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Sweden posts gains in industrial output

Sweden reported significant gains in industrial output in May, mirroring improvements elsewhere in Europe, according to new figures released on Friday.

Heathrow fire has ‘no effect’ on Sweden flights

Heathrow fire has ‘no effect’ on Sweden flights

An ongoing fire at London Heathrow Airport is not expected to have any effect on flight from Stockholm Arlanda Airport, a spokesperson for the airport has confirmed.

Swedish photographer sued by Paris Hilton

Swedish photographer sued by Paris Hilton

Swedish celebrity photographer Bingo Rimér is being sued by American hotel heiress and Hollywood socialite Paris Hilton for allegedly using photos of her without permission.

Financial authority confirms mortgage cap

Financial authority confirms mortgage cap

The Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen - FI) announced on Friday that it will implement new guidelines limiting new mortgages to a maximum of 85 percent of the home's market value.

Millennium novel named among 2010’s best books

Millennium novel named among 2010’s best books

Online retail giant Amazon has named the final installment of the Millennium trilogy, "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest," in its list of "Best Books of the Year... So Far" as the film of the second instalment opens in US cinemas.

Alliance retains lead as gap narrows: poll

Alliance retains lead as gap narrows: poll

The gap between the centre-right and centre-left blocs in Swedish politics has narrowed, but the Alliance retains a lead of 4.9 percentage points as the Almedalen political week nears its end, a new poll shows.

Dead eels baffle local authority

Dead eels baffle local authority

Nyköping county administrative board has been left baffled after over 100 dead eels were found in a pile on beach near the town of Nyköping, south of Stockholm on Wednesday evening.

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EU court backs ban on online gambling ads

Sweden's ban on the advertising of online gambling on the grounds of public order was give the backing of Europe's top court on Thursday after two Swedish newspapers challenged fines for publishing gambling ads.