Missing Swedish tourist found dead in San Diego

Missing Swedish tourist found dead in San Diego

A Swedish man in his 30s was found dead north of San Diego, US news site 10news.com reported late on Monday. The man disappeared after a jog last Thursday and police had been looking for him since.

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Boy accidentally shoots grandmother dead

A 12-year-old boy in a community in the Alingsås region in western Sweden accidentally shot his grandmother on Tuesday morning, killing her.

Stockholm’s five best bathing spots

Stockholm’s five best bathing spots

Summertime is here and Stockholm has been experiencing some record high temperatures. But there is no need to leave the the big smoke to beat the heat - the city is teeming with hot places to take a cool dip, whatever your style might be. Emy Gelb has been checking them out.

Swedish family lived with 191 cats

Swedish family lived with 191 cats

A 60-year-old Swedish woman lived in a Stockholm suburb with her mother, her sister, her son...and 191 cats, daily Aftonbladet reported on Tuesday.

TeliaSonera Q2 profits rise as expected

TeliaSonera Q2 profits rise as expected

TeliaSonera reported on Tuesday that profit rose in the second quarter near expectations, adding that earnings in the second half of the year would be similar to the first half.

Parents fined by tax board for nameless son

Parents fined by tax board for nameless son

The Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket) has fined a couple 6,000 kronor ($816.25) for failing to give their 16-month-old son a name.

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IVF children have higher cancer risk: study

A study on Swedish children born after in vitro fertilisation (IVF) has shown that they are marginally more likely than others to develop cancer.

Patient at detox gets drunk on Christmas gift

Patient at detox gets drunk on Christmas gift

A patient at a detoxification treatment centre who received aftershave for Christmas was later taken to hospital after becoming intoxicated from drinking the present, which contained alcohol.

Swedish growth to slow in 2011: IMF

Swedish growth to slow in 2011: IMF

Swedish growth will slow in 2011, from around 3 percent today to 1.9 percent, according to a new prognosis from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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Home helper in dock after old man’s bequest

A home helper who was left everything by an old man she cared for is being taken to court by prosecutors accused accepting bribes.

Rocket attack forces Bildt to divert

Rocket attack forces Bildt to divert

Sweden’s foreign minister, Carl Bildt, was delayed during a visit to Kabul after a rocket attack on the city’s airport forced his plane to divert - just one kilometre from the runway.