Ryanair flies under Swedish card fee prohibition

Ryanair flies under Swedish card fee prohibition

Airlines Ryanair and Norwegian can continue to charge fees to customers who purchase airline tickets with bank cards, despite new Swedish regulations forbidding the practice.

What’s On in Sweden: September 3rd – 9th

What’s On in Sweden: September 3rd – 9th

What’s on in Sweden: Alternative circus in Stockholm, European qualifiers in Gothenburg and English stand up comedy in Malmö.

How to find the Key to Sweden

How to find the Key to Sweden

Can being a foreigner be an asset in Swedish business? A conference organized by The Local and Företagsuniversitetet will help provide the insight you need to succeed in Sweden.

Suspects deserve the ‘maximum penalty’

Suspects deserve the ‘maximum penalty’

The prosecution presented its final arguments on Thursday in the trial of 10 men suspected of carrying out a brazen helicopter-aided robbery of a Stockholm cash depot last September

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Shock greets revelations of bound disabled man

The National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen) has expressed shock over reports of a man diagnosed with autism and Down's Syndrome who had been bound by the arms for a large part of his 25 years in care.

A live music sampler for Stockholm in September

A live music sampler for Stockholm in September

If you're looking for a way to offset the chill of September in Sweden, there is no shortage of concerts to choose from on Stockholm stages, writes David Stavrou.

Trading halted by paper giant merger rumours

Trading halted by paper giant merger rumours

Trading in the shares in Nordic paper giants Holmen, Stora Enso and Norske Skog has been halted on Thursday amid rumours of a partial merger.

Swedish men reveal their dream women

Swedish men reveal their dream women

Celebrity chef Tina Nordström, Hollywood actress Izabella Scorupco and Princess Madeleine came out on top when Swedish men were asked to plump for their dream woman and detail their sexual fantasies, according to a survey by Novus Opinion.

Riksbank raises base rate to 0.75 percent

Riksbank raises base rate to 0.75 percent

Sweden's Riksbank has raised the repo rate by 0.25 percentage points to 0.75 percent, a decision which was widely forecast.

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‘Sleepwalking’ rapist gets two years

A 35-year-old man has been convicted of the rape of a sleeping woman at a party in Haparanda in northern Sweden in April, despite claims that he was also fast asleep at the time.

Ibrahimovic in new swipe at ‘small time’ Guardiola

Ibrahimovic in new swipe at ‘small time’ Guardiola

Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Wednesday continued his war or words with Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola, calling him a "small time" coach.

SAS to host first mile-high gay wedding

SAS to host first mile-high gay wedding

Scandinavian airline SAS has begun the search for a suitable couple to walk down the aisle after announcing plans to play host to the first-ever airborne gay wedding in December.

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Broadcaster agrees to air new far-right party ad

TV4, the Swedish television broadcaster which last week refused to air a campaign advert for the far-right Sweden Democrats, has agreed to send a reworked version.