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Official fired for talking on her mobile phone

A local education official from southern Sweden has been sacked after she disclosed sensitive information about colleagues during mobile phone conversations which were easily overheard by others.

Nordic ski season opens with Swedish victory

Nordic ski season opens with Swedish victory

Sweden’s Marcus Hellner opened the Nordic skiing World Cup season with a first place finish on Saturday, while fellow Swede Charlotte Kalla settled for second in the women’s opening race.

Sweden issues global warrant for Assange

Sweden issues global warrant for Assange

Despite an appeal filed Friday by Julian Assange’s Swedish lawyer, Sweden has issued an international arrest warrant for the Wikileaks founder, who is wanted on suspicion of rape and sexual molestation.

Elderly Swede fined for dumping water on smoking neighbour

Elderly Swede fined for dumping water on smoking neighbour

An 83-year-old man from Sölvesborg in southern Sweden has been convicted for extinguishing a neighbour’s cigarette with a bucket of water.

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Two dead after being hit by train

Two men were killed after being hit by a train in eastern Sweden on Friday night.