Does Swedish culture hinder Swedish children?

Does Swedish culture hinder Swedish children?

While Sweden's emphasis on equality is admirable, it may end up keeping Swedish children from striving to be the best they can be, argues contributor Ruben Brunsveld.

Suspects planned to slit journalists’ throats

Suspects planned to slit journalists’ throats

The men from Sweden currently being held in Copenhagen on suspicions of planning a terror attack against the Jyllands-Posten newspaper planned on slitting the journalists' throats, police wiretaps reveal.

Swedish whisky maker eyes stock market listing

Swedish whisky maker eyes stock market listing

Sweden's Mackmyra Svensk Whisky has announced its plans to list on the stock market later this year, adding that it is now looking for a CFO to help accomplish the task.

Hospital cleared in probe of Anna Lindh’s care

Hospital cleared in probe of Anna Lindh’s care

Sweden's National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen) said Monday that its review of her case revealed no grounds to criticise the care administered to former foreign minister Anna Lindh, following a fatal knife attack in 2003.

Rise in support for Sweden Democrats: poll

Rise in support for Sweden Democrats: poll

Support for the far-right Sweden Democrats has increased since the party entered the Riksdag, while support for the four parties of the centre-right Alliance government have dropped, according to a new poll.

Subaru mulls green car production in Sweden

Subaru mulls green car production in Sweden

Japanese carmaker Subaru has announced its desire to start making vehicles in Sweden, possibly at a vacant Saab Automobile facility in western Sweden's Trollhättan.

Swedish tourist: police in Egypt tortured me

Swedish tourist: police in Egypt tortured me

A 22-year-old Swedish tourist in Egypt claims he was arrested and tortured for four days by police before escaping when protesters set fire to the building where he was being held, media reported Monday.

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Foster kids still abused in Sweden: report

Children being cared for in foster homes and state institutions in Sweden continue to suffer from abuse, violence and sexual abuse, according to a forthcoming report.

Repatriation of Swedes from Egypt delayed

Repatriation of Swedes from Egypt delayed

Swedish tour operator Ving Group will likely begin flying home Swedes from Egyptian tourist resorts Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada on Monday, according to the company.

Gabrielsson blames Millennium feud on men who hate women

Gabrielsson blames Millennium feud on men who hate women

As the dispute over the estate of late Swedish author Stieg Larsson heats up, his longtime partner, Eva Gabrielsson, is starting to feel like Millennium-trilogy heroine Lisabeth Salander, the AFP's Robert MacPherson discovers.

Sweden proposes survey of abuses against Roma

Sweden proposes survey of abuses against Roma

The Swedish government's proposal to document abuses against the country's Roma population has met with mixed reactions among Roma activists.

Lidström captains NHL all-star squad to victory

Lidström captains NHL all-star squad to victory

Veteran Swedish defenceman Nicklas Lidström captained his all-star squad to a 11-10 win against Team Eric Staal in the National Hockey League All-Star Game in Raleigh, North Carolina on Sunday.