Sweden braces for new winter storm

Sweden braces for new winter storm

Another blast of winter weather is set to sweep across much of Sweden in the coming days, bringing heavy snowfall and bone-chilling winds to many parts of the country.

Kids with ‘smart’ parents smoke more weed: study

Kids with ‘smart’ parents smoke more weed: study

The use of cannabis among Swedish high school students is more common among those with university-educated parents, according to a new study published by the National Institute of Public Health (Statens folkhälsoinstitutet).

Driver charged in murder of Swedish honeymooner

Driver charged in murder of Swedish honeymooner

The driver of a van in which a Swedish honeymooner was kidnapped and killed in South Africa's southern city of Cape Town appeared in court on Monday as the third suspect in her murder.

H&M gives frugal fashionistas a new taste of haute couture

H&M gives frugal fashionistas a new taste of haute couture

Hot on the heels of news that Swedish fashion giant Hennes and Mauritz (H&M) is expanding to Singapore, the AFP’s Emma Charlton looks at the latest top name design house to cooperate with the shabby-chic retailer.

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‘Nothing wrong’ with naked Swedish farm student video

An internet video featuring naked Swedish high school students frolicking with farm animals and riding tractors on school property is nothing out of the ordinary for Sweden, according to the school’s principal.

Swede surprise over Turkish painting jackpot

Swede surprise over Turkish painting jackpot

A small-time collector from Småland in southern Sweden was left "shocked and happy" after he was told that a painting that he had thought was worth a few thousand kronor went for over 1.6 million.

Sweden ready to open coffers for Ireland: Borg

Sweden ready to open coffers for Ireland: Borg

Sweden could lend Ireland, which is negotiating a debt rescue deal, up to 10 billion kronor ($1.46 billion), Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg said Monday.

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Woman’s finger found at children’s playground

Children playing at the Busfabriken indoor playground in Norrköping in eastern Sweden on Friday afternoon were left shocked after they found a severed finger.

H&M to launch in Singapore in 2011

H&M to launch in Singapore in 2011

Swedish clothing retail giant Hennes & Mauritz has announced its first foray into the south-east Asian market by opening a store in Singapore.

Explosion destroys store in Malmö suburb

Explosion destroys store in Malmö suburb

A powerful explosion ripped through a convenience store in the Rosengård area of Malmö on Monday morning.

Söderling suffers loss at ATP World Finals

Söderling suffers loss at ATP World Finals

Sweden's Robin Söderling got off to a poor start at the ATP World Finals on Sunday, losing his opening match to Britain's Andy Murray in straight sets.