Wolf hunt set to proceed despite EU complaints

Wolf hunt set to proceed despite EU complaints

Despite looming legal action from the European Commission and complaints about the size of the quota, 6,500 Swedish hunters are set to go after 20 wolves in Sweden's second annual wolf hunt.

Taxman eyes Swedish online poker star

Taxman eyes Swedish online poker star

A Swedish high-stakes poker player has made his identity public after successfully playing under online moniker for over a year, and may now risk a hefty Swedish tax bill.

Gambling firm takes bets on Swedish train delays

Gambling firm takes bets on Swedish train delays

Nearly a third of passenger trains in Sweden were delayed in December, according to the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) on Thursday, as a betting company announced it will start calculating the odds on train delays.

Swedish landlord to pay tenants who tattle on smoking neighbours

Swedish landlord to pay tenants who tattle on smoking neighbours

A plan by a landlord in northern Sweden to pay tenants to report neighbours who violate a building's no-smoking policy and then evict offenders has been slammed by a tenants rights group.

Swedish TV licence fees contribute to better society

Swedish TV licence fees contribute to better society

Sweden's television and radio licence fee system may appear confusing to new arrivals to the country, especially to those who come from countries that collect revenue for public broadcasting through taxation.

Larsson partner: ‘I can finish Millennium series’

Larsson partner: ‘I can finish Millennium series’

Eva Gabrielsson, the longtime partner of Swedish author Stieg Larsson, as said she could complete the unfinished fourth volume of the wildly-successful Millennium crime trilogy if she could secure the rights.

Housing costs cause Swedish inflation spike

Housing costs cause Swedish inflation spike

A substantial increase in housing costs and higher prices for electricity and food raised Sweden's inflation rate to the unexpectedly high level of 2.3 percent in December, exceeding the central bank's, the Riksbank's, target.

Terror suspect a ‘normal Muslim’: wife

Terror suspect a ‘normal Muslim’: wife

The 37-year-old man being held in Sweden on suspicions of plotting a terror attack on a Danish newspaper is a "normal Muslim," his wife has told a Swedish newspaper on Thursday.

Sweden looks to combat Islamophobia

Sweden looks to combat Islamophobia

Sweden’s integration minister Erik Ullenhag is meeting on Thursday with representatives from the Swedish Muslim community to develop a strategy for combating Islamophobia in the wake of the Stockholm suicide bombing.

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The key to hiring and firing in Sweden

Sweden has a reputation for strong unions and generous labour laws. Now a course has been specially designed to help foreign managers in Sweden weave their way through the maze of regulation.

Middle-aged Swedes take more mortgage rate risks

Middle-aged Swedes take more mortgage rate risks

Middle-aged Swedes take more interest rate risks than both their younger and older counterparts, a new study conducted by state-owned mortgage lender SBAB revealed on Thursday.

Sweden’s Söderling gears up for Aussie Open

Sweden’s Söderling gears up for Aussie Open

Sweden's Robin Söderling is poised to make a major breakthrough at the upcoming Australian Open, which begins on Sunday local time, despite a woeful record at the season's first major.