Swedish skier killed by avalanche in French Alps

Swedish skier killed by avalanche in French Alps

A Swede was among the four skiers who died at the French Alpine resort of Val d'Isère after an avalanche swept the group away while they had ventured off-piste, police announced on Tuesday.

New H&M line designed by top Swedish blogger

New H&M line designed by top Swedish blogger

Swedish clothing chain Hennes & Mauritz has turned to one of the country's most prominent fashion bloggers, who has designed an apparel line exclusively for the Swedish market.

Assange team attack ‘corrupt’ Swedish lawyers

Assange team attack ‘corrupt’ Swedish lawyers

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's lawyers have accused Swedish prosecutors of "corrupt" behaviour in their attempts to extradite him on rape allegations.

First signs of spring reported in Sweden

First signs of spring reported in Sweden

Even though Sweden's unseasonably cold winter is far from over, some parts of the country are already reporting the first signs of spring.

Örebro rape suspect detained for 14 assaults

Örebro rape suspect detained for 14 assaults

A 24-year-old suspect who has been detained since October for probable cause for 10 assaults against women in Örebro was remanded in custody on Tuesday for four additional crimes.

Örebro prof’s colleague detained for murder

Örebro prof’s colleague detained for murder

A 51-year-old man is now in custody on suspicion of murdering a Örebro University professor and colleague whose body parts were positively identified on Tuesday afternoon.

WikiLeaks to release new US cables: Assange

WikiLeaks to release new US cables: Assange

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange announced on Tuesday that the website will release new classified US cables.

Stockholm University still attractive option for foreign students
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Stockholm University still attractive option for foreign students

The next academic year will be the first in which many foreign students will have to pay to study at Swedish universities. But Stockholm University hopes the number of overseas students will remain just as high as in the past.

Swedish zoo rejoices over rare anteater birth

Swedish zoo rejoices over rare anteater birth

For the first time ever, a giant anteater has been born in Sweden, officials at Parken Zoo in Eskilstuna reported on Tuesday.

Ericsson wins Norway network deal with Huawei

Ericsson wins Norway network deal with Huawei

Sweden's Ericsson and Chinese telecom giant Huawei have been commissioned by Sweden's TeliaSonera to modernise and expand Norway's entire mobile network, the companies announced on Tuesday.

Sweden’s Ask pushes for new weapons amnesty

Sweden’s Ask pushes for new weapons amnesty

Swedish justice minister Beatrice Ask renewed her pledge to implement a new weapons amnesty within the current government's mandate period on Monday.

Swedish Muslim Council renews support for leader

Swedish Muslim Council renews support for leader

The Swedish Muslim Council declared its support on Sunday for chairwoman Helena Benaouda despite the fact that one of the terror suspects in Copenhagen is the father of her daughter's children.