Bildt’s silence on WikiLeak fuels criticism

Bildt’s silence on WikiLeak fuels criticism

Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt and Migration Minister Tobias Billström's refusals to answer questions about a recent Wikileak released on Friday has fuelled sharp criticism from the opposition over the weekend.

Two Swedes killed in Thailand in past week

Two Swedes killed in Thailand in past week

A Swedish man in his 30s was killed on Sunday in the resort town of Patong in Thailand, media outlets reported on Sunday.

Ikea designed to make clients buy more: study

Ikea designed to make clients buy more: study

Ikea stores are designed as mazes so that customers end up buying more, a UK professor has determined.

Swedish ambassador post in Spain still vacant

Swedish ambassador post in Spain still vacant

Sweden has not had an ambassador in Spain, the country's largest charter holiday destination, for nearly five months, but the Swedish foreign ministry insists it is not uncommon for delayed appointments.

Sweden refuses health aid due to corruption

Sweden refuses health aid due to corruption

Sweden has announced that it will not pay its 1.5 billion kronor ($226 million) contribution to the global fund to fight AIDS unless more is done to ensure the cash does not fall into the wrong hands, a report said Saturday.