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Hacker attack wreaks havoc on Sweden Democrat website

The website of the far-right Sweden Democrats was hacked on Saturday, one day before the party is expected to be voted into the Riksdag in Sweden’s September 19th general elections.

‘Media’ made man drill huge hole into neighbour’s flat

‘Media’ made man drill huge hole into neighbour’s flat

A Swedish man returned from an extended vacation to find a massive hole in his living room wall. Charges have now been filed against the man’s neighbour, who said the “media elite” made him do it.

Opposition gains ground in final round of polls

Opposition gains ground in final round of polls

The centre-left Red-Greens succeeded in diminishing the government’s lead, while the far-right Sweden Democrats appear poised to enter the Riksdag, according to several polls published on Saturday, one day prior to Sweden’s elections.

Welfare and taxes dominate final debate

Welfare and taxes dominate final debate

Sweden's welfare state overshadowed the possible entrance into parliament of the far-right Sweden Democrats in the final televised party leader debate before elections on Sunday.

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Sweden extends sentence for Uighur spy

A Uighur previously convicted of passing information to China about other members of Sweden’s Uighur community had his sentence prolonged by a Swedish appeals court Friday.

Sahlin and Reinfeldt enter final sprint for lasting political glory

Sahlin and Reinfeldt enter final sprint for lasting political glory

With polls set to open in 24 hours rivals Fredrik Reinfeldt and Mona Sahlin are both looking for an electoral victory to cement their leadership status after long political comebacks, writes the AFP's Nina Larson.