Ferry traffic hit by stormy Swedish weather

Ferry traffic hit by stormy Swedish weather

Another onslaught of stormy weather has prompted warnings for southern Sweden and disrupted Baltic ferry service.

Autopsy delays threaten Swedish crime probes

Autopsy delays threaten Swedish crime probes

Delays in the completion of autopsies in criminal investigations in Gothenburg in western Sweden could result in murderers going free.

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Swedish employers want good-looking staff: study

Swedish employers look for staff who are good-looking and not overweight, according to a new survey.

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Swede charged for sex crimes against 13 girls

A 34-year-old man was charged on Monday for aggravated sexual crimes against 13 young girls between the ages of eight and 11.

Assange lawyers: Swedish courts ‘unfair’

Assange lawyers: Swedish courts ‘unfair’

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange would be tried behind closed doors in a "flagrant denial of justice" if extradited to Sweden over sex crime allegations, his lawyer told a British court Monday.

Swedish CEO salaries ‘unacceptable’: union

Swedish CEO salaries ‘unacceptable’: union

The CEOs of Sweden's 50 largest companies earn on average 40 times more than an industrial worker, a finding that a union organisation head believes is "totally unacceptable" and requires a "popular uprising" to remedy.

WikiLeaks’ conspiracy theories laid bare

WikiLeaks’ conspiracy theories laid bare

As WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange enters the next round of his legal battle stemming from sex crime allegations in Sweden, The Local’s Karen Holst takes a look at some of the conspiracy theories surrounding Assange and his secret-divulging website.

‘Timeout’ for Sweden Democrat MP following drunken outburst

‘Timeout’ for Sweden Democrat MP following drunken outburst

Sweden Democrat MP William Petzäll is taking a timeout from his political duties after police found him early Sunday morning stumbling drunk in the stairwell outside an apartment he shared with his ex-girlfriend.

Swedish football star attacked by girl gang

Swedish football star attacked by girl gang

A Swedish football striker was attacked by a gang of women following a dispute over a food order at a Gothenburg café early on Sunday morning, according to a media report on Monday.

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Gothenburg murder suspect found in Canada

A man detained in absentia for 14 years for a murder in Gothenburg has been arrested in Canada, according to a media report on Monday.

Swedish star Forsberg returns to NHL club

Swedish star Forsberg returns to NHL club

Swedish centre Peter Forsberg, a former NHL Most Valuable Player pursuing a comeback after a three-year break from the North American league, formally inked a deal on Sunday to return to the Colorado Avalanche.