Sahlin slams Reinfeldt’s tax cut pledge

Sahlin slams Reinfeldt’s tax cut pledge

Social Democrat leader Mona Sahlin launched a scathing attack on Sunday against Moderate Party plans to continue cutting income taxes if they remain in power after the September 19th election.

Flooding in Malmö as heavens open

Flooding in Malmö as heavens open

Torrential rain showers pummelled southern Sweden on Saturday night, causing flooding and road closures in parts of Skåne.

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WikiLeaks to apply for Swedish licence

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has revealed that he will submit a formal application this week for a Swedish publishing licence (utgivningsbevis) in order to guarantee that the website is covered by Swedish whistleblower protection laws.

Toivonen bags hat-trick as PSV go top

Toivonen bags hat-trick as PSV go top

Fresh from his sterling midweek performance against Scotland, Swedish striker Ola Toivonen claimed a three-goal haul on Saturday as PSV Eindhoven outclassed De Graafschap to go top in the Dutch league.

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Two men die in Stockholm Midnight Run

Two participants in Stockholm’s 10 kilometre Midnight Run (Midnattsloppet) died during Saturday night’s race as hot weather conditions caught many runners off guard.