Saab rolls out futuristic concept car in Geneva

Saab rolls out futuristic concept car in Geneva

Saab unveiled its new concept car today at the International Geneva Motor Show - a futuristic sports car with butterfly doors known as the PhoeniX.

Riksdag moves to stop Swedish state sell-offs

Riksdag moves to stop Swedish state sell-offs

The Riksdag's Committee on Industry and Trade (Näringsutskottet) wants to halt the sale of government shares in mortgage lender SBAB, Posten Norden and telecommunications company TeliaSonera.

Sweden moves ahead with Libya evacuation

Sweden moves ahead with Libya evacuation

A Swedish plane was expected to depart from Malta for Libya on Tuesday afternoon to help push evacuation plans forward following delays due to the collapse of air traffic control in Tripoli.

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Net rumours lead to anti-refugee egg attack

A group of right-wing extremists demonstrated outside a housing facility for unaccompanied refugee children near Stockholm after internet rumours about a suspected sexual assault spiraled out of control.

Swedes toast to cheap alcohol from abroad

Swedes toast to cheap alcohol from abroad

Every third beer that is consumed in Sweden is bought from outside its borders. And, given the strong krona, the trend won’t be stopping soon.

Suicide bomb ‘may have been cannabis press’

Suicide bomb ‘may have been cannabis press’

An apparent cannabis enthusiast has provided what could be a key clue to Swedish investigators who had previously been stumped by a cylindrical object found near the body of the Stockholm suicide bomber.

‘Record growth’ for Sweden’s economy

‘Record growth’ for Sweden’s economy

Sweden's economy easily beat expectations to post record growth in the fourth quarter while 2010 as a whole turned out to be the strongest year since 1970, the national statistics agency said Tuesday.

Pirate Bay named in US ‘notorious’ market list

Pirate Bay named in US ‘notorious’ market list

The US on Monday named leading Chinese search engine Baidu and Swedish torrent download site Pirate Bay in a list of the world's top marketplaces for pirated and counterfeit goods.

Many troubled Swedish youth selling sex: report

Many troubled Swedish youth selling sex: report

Twelve percent of girls and 4 percent of boys placed in state-run youth care homes in Sweden sold sex for drugs or money last year, according to a new report.

Swedish think tank in Qaddafi arms warning

Swedish think tank in Qaddafi arms warning

Aircraft have been seen flying between Belarus and Libya, raising concerns that Minsk is sending arms to Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi, an official at a specialist Swedish think tank said Monday.