Suspected serial rapist admits to more assaults

Suspected serial rapist admits to more assaults

A 23-year-old man in custody for several suspected rapes in Örebro has confessed to four more assaults.

Swedish couple shocked to learn marriage invalid

Swedish couple shocked to learn marriage invalid

A Dalarna couple who wedded in July were shocked to learn that they are not legally married because the minister who performed the ceremony is not registered to officiate at weddings.

Reinfeldt backs Moderate party secretary

Reinfeldt backs Moderate party secretary

Fredrik Reinfeldt has come out in support of the Moderate Party's new party secretary Sofia Arkelsten, while one in four voters think she should step down in the wake of revelations that she accepted several all-expenses paid trips.

Swedish town looks to America following surprise bequest

Swedish town looks to America following surprise bequest

A generous gift from a mysterious Swedish-American benefactor has sent officials in a small Swedish municipality scurrying for clues about a previously unknown native daughter who died in the United States in 1993.

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Girl, 16, charged for sex with underage boys

A teenage girl from Kungsbacka in western Sweden was charged on Tuesday with sexual abuse after having sex with two boys who were 13-years-old at the time.

Generic drugs hit AstraZeneca profits

Generic drugs hit AstraZeneca profits

Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca on Thursday reported a dip in third-quarter net profits as competition from generic drugmakers, restructuring costs and massive legal charges took their toll.

What’s On in Sweden: October 28 – November 4

What’s On in Sweden: October 28 – November 4

What’s on in Sweden: Al Pitcher tickles Stockholm, Snowboarding in Gothenburg and Joan Armatrading comes to Malmö.

ABB posts drop in profits

ABB posts drop in profits

Swiss-Swedish engineering firm ABB on Thursday reported a drop of 25 percent in third quarter net profit while orders grew strongly, thanks in part to a increased demand for renewable energy.

Police: ‘No connection to serial shootings’

Police: ‘No connection to serial shootings’

Malmö police have confirmed that the man arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of attempted murder for a shooting which took place in the city on October 20th, in not connected to the spate of racist shootings in the city.

Outrage after rabbit slaughter broadcast

Outrage after rabbit slaughter broadcast

National broadcaster Sveriges Television (SVT) has sustained a wave of outraged reactions from viewers after a news programme showed excerpts from the slaughter of rabbits.

Sweden named ‘best embassy’ in US capital

Sweden named ‘best embassy’ in US capital

The Swedish embassy in Washington, DC has been named the city's best embassy by the readers of the Washington Post newspaper, by virtue of its design and programme of events.