Big increase in prostitution reports

Big increase in prostitution reports

The number of people reported to the police for buying sex has risen five-fold in Sweden in the past year, according to new figures.

Finnair starts Bromma service in August

Finnair starts Bromma service in August

Finnair will launch a new connection from Helsinki to Stockholm through Bromma on August 16th in addition to its services to Arlanda, the airline has announced.

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Young girl raped by stranger in Stockholm

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward on Tuesday after an eight-year-old girl was raped by a stranger in a Stockholm suburb.

Two killed in glacier accident on Kebnekaise

Two killed in glacier accident on Kebnekaise

Two Finnish citizens, a 28-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman, died on Tuesday in an accident on Storglaciären in Kebnekaise, Sweden's highest mountain in the north, according to police.

Saab turns profit after 2009 crisis

Saab turns profit after 2009 crisis

Crisis-hit carmaker Saab Automobile turned a profit of 3.9 billion kronor ($531 million) in 2009, but only thanks to deals with its creditors and a deal to sell equipment to a Chinese automaker, according to the company’s annual report, released on Tuesday.

Mass murderer should stay in jail: prosecution

Mass murderer should stay in jail: prosecution

Although mass murderer Mattias Flink's life sentence was commuted to 32 years earlier this month, the prosecution wants Flink stay in prison.

Time for Europe to fix its finances

Time for Europe to fix its finances

Many European countries are facing austerity measures in the wake of the financial crisis. Now it's time for the EU itself to get serious about tackling waste, writes Anna Kinberg Batra, chair of the Swedish Parliament's Committee on EU Affairs.

Daniel Craig lands Millennium lead role

Daniel Craig lands Millennium lead role

Daniel Craig has officially signed on with Sony Picture to star in the lead role as journalist Mikael Blomkvist in the upcoming Hollywood film remake of Stieg Larsson's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

Swedes impress at FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup

Swedes impress at FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup

Although Sweden missed out on the World Cup in South Africa this year, the women's team at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Germany impressed the crowds in its tournament debut.

Dream home for families close to schools: survey

Dream home for families close to schools: survey

Close to local preschools and schools and newly renovated rooms for each child: this what the dream home for families with children would look like, according to a study by the Association of Swedish Real Estate Agents (Mäklarsamfundet).

Scientists to count Baltic Sea porpoises

Scientists to count Baltic Sea porpoises

Unsure of their actual number, authorities will now count how many porpoises there are in the Baltic Sea with the help of porpoise detectors that collect data from cetaecean sonar.

Probe looks at grocery food waste in Sweden

Probe looks at grocery food waste in Sweden

The Nordic Council of Ministers will finance a major survey to investigate the reasons why thousands of tonnes of meat, fruit and vegetables are thrown away each year in Swedish grocery stores.