Yugoslav assassin killed Olof Palme: report

Yugoslav assassin killed Olof Palme: report

The murder of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme was carried out by a contract killer hired by Yugoslav security services, according to German media reports.

MAN demands millions from Swedish ex-CEO

MAN demands millions from Swedish ex-CEO

Swedish businessman Håkan Samuelsson, the former CEO of German truckmaker MAN, has been ordered to pay €237 million in damages to his former employer for his alleged part in a major corruption scandal.

Sweden’s wolf hunt heading to court: EU

Sweden’s wolf hunt heading to court: EU

Sweden's wolf hunt violates EU law, environment commissioner Janez Potocnik said on Monday, vowing to drag Sweden to court for allowing the hunt to continue this year.

A guide to second-hand shopping in Sweden

A guide to second-hand shopping in Sweden

If you're low on cash but still keen to upgrade your wardrobe, second-hand shopping may be the solution. Contributor Clara Guibourg investigates what Sweden has to offer in the way of vintage.

Swedish charter operator cancels all Tunisia trips

Swedish charter operator cancels all Tunisia trips

Swedish tour operator Apollo said Monday it had cancelled all its trips to Tunisia until the beginning of May due to political unrest following the ouster of the country's president.

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Woman ‘scalped’ at Swedish swimming pool

Parts of a woman's scalp were torn off in central Sweden after her hair got caught near the edge of a pool over the weekend.

More cheaters booted from Swedish colleges

More cheaters booted from Swedish colleges

The number of students expelled from Sweden’s colleges and universities for cheating went up by nearly 50 percent in 2010 compared to the year before, new statistics show.

Recruitment woes plague Swedish military

Recruitment woes plague Swedish military

Recruiting soldiers to the Swedish Armed Forces following the abolishment of mandatory conscription has proven harder than expected, with the military meeting less than half of its recruitment goal for 2010.

Swedish boar hunters safe after Tunisia attack

Swedish boar hunters safe after Tunisia attack

Sweden's foreign ministry announced that 12 Swedish boar hunters in Tunisia who were attacked are all accounted for, safely back at their hotel, and preparing to leave the country.

Persbrandt film scoops up Golden Globe

Persbrandt film scoops up Golden Globe

A film starring Swedish actor Mikael Persbrandt won the 2011 Golden Globe award for Best Foreign Language Film at a red carpet ceremony in Hollywood on Sunday.

Masked men smash slot machines at food kiosks

Masked men smash slot machines at food kiosks

A pair of masked men smashed the video lottery terminals (VLT) and furnishings at three fast food kiosks in Gothenburg on Sunday with clubs and hammers.

Additional body part of Örebro prof discovered

Additional body part of Örebro prof discovered

Police found an additional body part on Sunday of an Örebro University professor who was murdered and dismembered near the location of the initial discovery of some of her body parts.