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Sweden completes new spectrum auction

Sweden has completed the auction of its 800 MHz bandwidth, paving the way for three telecom firms to expand their mobile broadband services.

Foreign-born rule the ranks of Sweden’s bakers

Foreign-born rule the ranks of Sweden’s bakers

Sweden's bakers and confectioners make up the profession with the highest proportion of workers born outside of the EU and the Nordic countries, new statistics show.

Sweden offers aid for Libya refugee effort

Sweden offers aid for Libya refugee effort

Sweden said Friday it was contributing a C-130 Hercules military plane and 33 million kronor ($5.2 million) to the United Nations' efforts to evacuate refugees from Libya.

Man facing prison for catching 13,000 birds

Man facing prison for catching 13,000 birds

A Swedish man has been charged for catching and holding thousands of birds in Hälsingland in eastern Sweden.

Mother arrested for filming her kids in the tub

Mother arrested for filming her kids in the tub

A Swedish woman was arrested on child pornography suspicions after she filmed her two young children taking a bath in an effort to prove they had been sexually abused by their father.

Irish theatre group’s new show tries to make Stockholmers smile

Irish theatre group’s new show tries to make Stockholmers smile

A budding Stockholm-based amateur theatre group with Irish roots is set to provide English-speaking theatre-goers with a tongue-in-cheek look at the perils of suspected infidelity, contributor Anita Badejo explains.

Swedish comedian dead after collapsing on stage

Swedish comedian dead after collapsing on stage

Well-known Swedish comedian and actor Lasse Eriksson, 61, collapsed on stage Thursday night in Uppsala.

Dead body ‘missing’ from Swedish funeral home

Dead body ‘missing’ from Swedish funeral home

The funeral of Stockholm-area man had to be cancelled after the coffin carrying the dead man's body went missing.

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Swedish court: okay to get high in Denmark

A Swedish court has acquitted a woman of minor drugs offences after she claimed she had ingested the amphetamines in Denmark, where doing so is not a crime.

Sweden boosts economic growth forecast

Sweden boosts economic growth forecast

The Swedish government on Thursday raised its economic growth forecast for this year and said unemployment would shrink significantly, following the recent publication of strong statistics.

Swedes evacuated to Malta from Libya

Swedes evacuated to Malta from Libya

A number of Swedes were successfully evacuated from Libya on Thursday after a Swedish plane was able to land in Tripoli following days of delays.