Moderates record highest ever support: poll

Moderates record highest ever support: poll

Sweden's ruling Moderate Party has polled record high support in November, pulling ahead of the Social Democrats and Left Party combined, according to a new survey.

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Man charged for killing cyclist with car door

A man from Helsingborg in southern Sweden has been charged with manslaughter for killing an 89-year-old cyclist after opening his car door into the cyclist's path in July.

Court affirms jail time for Pirate Bay founders

Court affirms jail time for Pirate Bay founders

Three of the men behind The Pirate Bay file sharing site have had their convictions upheld by a Swedish court of appeal.

Outrage over ‘US-style’ pay for Electrolux CEO

Outrage over ‘US-style’ pay for Electrolux CEO

Union representatives for workers at Swedish appliance manufacturer Electrolux have railed against the generous pay package for incoming American CEO Keith McLoughlin.

‘Eat, Pray, Love’ thinking a ‘feminist challenge’

‘Eat, Pray, Love’ thinking a ‘feminist challenge’

While there are certainly benefits to positive thinking, Swedish feminist Jenny Sonesson argues that women might not have the right to vote today if suffragettes had been satisfied writing gratitude diaries.

Man jailed for threats to pimping trial prosecutor

Man jailed for threats to pimping trial prosecutor

A 36-year-old man was sentenced to four months in prison for threatening a prosecutor who had charged his son for involvement in selling a mentally handicapped 14-year-old girl for sex.

Swedes launch campaign to dodge iPad duties

Swedes launch campaign to dodge iPad duties

The Stockholm Chamber of Commerce has launched a Facebook campaign urging the Swedish Customs Service to ensure that its interim classification of the iPad as a computer becomes permanent to help consumers dodge potential duties.

Abba star loses Buddhist temple loan dispute

Abba star loses Buddhist temple loan dispute

Former Abba star Anni-Frid Reuss has lost her bid to recoup 46 million kronor ($7 million) she gave to a Qigong temple in southern Sweden.

Botched Swedish breast job patient’s file faked

Botched Swedish breast job patient’s file faked

The medical file of a woman from southern Sweden who remains in a coma three months after a botched breast augmentation procedure in Poland was changed after the surgery, media reports revealed on Friday.

Stolen Swedish painting up for auction in London

Stolen Swedish painting up for auction in London

A painting by Swedish artist Anders Zorn was set to go under the hammer at a London auction until police informed the auction house the work had been stolen.

Federer sinks Söderling to clinch semi-final berth

Federer sinks Söderling to clinch semi-final berth

Roger Federer sealed his place in the semi-finals of the ATP World Tour Finals after topping Swedish fourth seed Robin Söderling on Thursday.