Brutal murder in Stockholm suburb

Brutal murder in Stockholm suburb

A 43-year-old man in Solna has been arrested for murder after a man was shot in the face in the stairwell of an apartment block on Friday afternoon.

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Disabled ping pong star mugged after sex offer

A member of the Swedish para table tennis team had his wallet and mobile phone stolen in Malmö on Wednesday night by a woman who first wondered if he would like to have sex with her, local newspaper Sydsvenskan reports.

Skipper charged over drunken ship crash

Skipper charged over drunken ship crash

The skipper of a Dutch freight ship has been formally charged with aggravated drunkenness and carelessness in sea traffic after the vessel ran aground off the south coast of Sweden on Friday.

Sjöström claims European gold medal

Sjöström claims European gold medal

Swedish swimmer Sarah Sjöström lived up to domestic expectations on Friday as she claimed the gold medal in the 100 metre butterfly event at the European Championships in Budapest.

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Sweden earns praise for public finances

Ratings agency Fitch praised Sweden on Friday for its handling of the financial crisis as the country retained its AAA long-term foreign currency debt rating.