Reinfeldt under fire over housing comments

Reinfeldt under fire over housing comments

Sweden's prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has courted criticism from some quarters for suggesting that Stockholm's rental housing market is not performing as smoothly as it could.

Train-elk collision ends in a stalemate

Train-elk collision ends in a stalemate

Sweden's recent cold snap isn't the only natural phenomenon behind recent disruptions to Sweden's rail service.

Malmö shooter suspected in more cases

Malmö shooter suspected in more cases

The suspected serial shooter in Malmö in southern Sweden has been informed that he is under suspicion for three additional attempted murders allegedly committed in the last year.

Tapeworm prompts pooch smooch warning

Tapeworm prompts pooch smooch warning

Sweden's National Veterinary Institute (Statens veterinärmedicinska anstalt - SVA) has warned dog owners not to kiss their pets and to wash their hands after petting them following the discovery of a parasite that can be fatal for humans.

US envoy lights up Stockholm park with ‘green’ public art project

US envoy lights up Stockholm park with ‘green’ public art project

For the next several weeks, art and nature lovers who walk by the Stockholm residence of the US ambassador will be treated to a unique art installation designed to spark new thoughts on sustainability, explains contributor Anita Badejo.

Sweden gives green light to Egypt travel

Sweden gives green light to Egypt travel

Sweden's foreign ministry lifted its advisory against travel to tourist resorts on Egypt's Red Sea coast late on Monday.

Study: more women lead Swedish companies

Study: more women lead Swedish companies

An increasing number of women in Sweden are running businesses, according to a new study, although some measures indicate Sweden still lags behind compared to other European countries.

KLM changes business class forever
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KLM changes business class forever

Personal space is defined as the area around a person which they psychologically define as theirs. KLM realises how uncomfortable their customers can get when this invisible contact is breached.

Social Democrats call time on ‘self-torture’

Social Democrats call time on ‘self-torture’

Social Democrat party secretary Ibrahim Baylan said on receipt of the party's crisis commission report on Tuesday that it was time to put an end to the turmoil and look to the future.

Sweden’s central bank hikes interest rate

Sweden’s central bank hikes interest rate

Sweden's central bank, the Riksbank, has hiked its interest rate by 0.25 percentage points to 1.5 percent and at the same time increased its forecast for future interest rates.

Deep freeze set to hold for several weeks

Deep freeze set to hold for several weeks

The icy temperatures which have swept across Sweden in recent days are set to persist for a couple of weeks, according to latest forecasts.

Swedish wolf import plan hits Finnish hurdle

Swedish wolf import plan hits Finnish hurdle

Sweden's plan to replenish its wolf population with pups imported from its neighbours has met resistance from Finland.

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Sweden’s Riksbank set to raise interest rates

Sweden's Riksbank is expected to hike base interest rates on Tuesday, with more rate increases expected for the coming months.