Reinfeldt dealt first Riksdag vote defeat

Reinfeldt dealt first Riksdag vote defeat

Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt on Thursday suffered his first parliamentary defeat since reelection as the far-right Sweden Democrats and centre-left opposition voted in favour of major cuts to the government’s administrative budget.

Rail operator warns for winter travel woes

Rail operator warns for winter travel woes

The state of Swedish train operator SJ's vehicles are worse this winter than last year, according to CEO Jan Forsberg.

Singer Robyn named Swede Of The Year

Singer Robyn named Swede Of The Year

Swedish pop star Robyn has been named Swede Of The Year by Fokus magazine for reaching "the highest levels of popular music without being shallow."

Swede death by husband ‘unforgivable’: sister

Swede death by husband ‘unforgivable’: sister

The sister of Anni Dewani said on Thursday that it would be an "unforgivable" crime if the slain Swedish newlywed's new British husband was found guilty of killing her during their South African honeymoon.

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Swedish inflation accelerates in November

Sweden's consumer price index (CPI) continued its climb in November, fuelled by ever-increasing housing and electricity prices, Sweden's statistics agency announced on Thursday.

WikiLeaks funded via Pirate Bay-linked firm

WikiLeaks funded via Pirate Bay-linked firm

Swedish micropay site Flattr, which was launched by The Pirate Bay co-founder Peter Sunde, remains one of the sole online financial lifelines for embattled whistleblower site WikiLeaks.

What’s On in Sweden: December 10th – 16th

What’s On in Sweden: December 10th – 16th

What’s on in Sweden: British punks in Stockholm, American scratchers in Gothenburg and a study of entertainment in Malmö.

Justice minister caught in WikiLeaks ‘net wars’

Justice minister caught in WikiLeaks ‘net wars’

The name of Sweden's justice minister Beatrice Ask has been hijacked on the internet, with a website featuring her name in the address now linking to WikiLeaks.

Source found for stomach bug outbreak

Source found for stomach bug outbreak

The source of the intestinal parasite that sickened thousands in the town of Östersund in northern Sweden has been identified, according to city officials.

Ryanair flyers trapped on Gothenburg plane

Ryanair flyers trapped on Gothenburg plane

About 70 Ryanair passengers were barred from leaving a plane stuck at Gothenburg City Airport in Säve for several hours on Wednesday evening.

Charges against Assange ‘political’: lawyers

Charges against Assange ‘political’: lawyers

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's lawyers spoke out on Wednesday, insisting that the accusations of rape and molestation made against him by Swedish prosecutors are "politically motivated."

Slain Swedish bride’s husband’s bail on appeal

Slain Swedish bride’s husband’s bail on appeal

A British businessman wanted in South Africa on suspicion of arranging the murder of his newlywed Swedish bride will be held in jail in London after an appeal was lodged on Wednesday against him being granted bail.