Eric Saade snags 2011 Melodifestivalen title

Eric Saade snags 2011 Melodifestivalen title

Eric Saade, the 20-year-old heartthrob from Helsingborg in western Sweden, was crowned winner of the 2011 Melodifestivalen song contest on Saturday evening.

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Stockholm taxi driver kills man using his car

A 37-year-old man died in hospital after being hit by a taxi in a Stockholm suburb.

Swede’s unicorn email prompts gay porn piracy probe

Swede’s unicorn email prompts gay porn piracy probe

A prank email referencing a unicorn and a leprechaun sent by a Swedish file-sharer prompted a US-based gay porn film studio to file a subpoena for the man's email address.

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Swedes flee Japan amid quake’s devastation

Many Swedes in Japan are trying to leave the country following Friday's earthquake and tsunami, while the Swedish foreign ministry reported on Saturday it had heard from all the Swedes thought to be in the area worst hit by disaster.

Finland wins diplomatic hockey tournament in Stockholm

Finland wins diplomatic hockey tournament in Stockholm

A squad featuring hockey playing diplomats from the Finnish embassy took home gold in the second annual Stockholm Diplomatic Cup hockey tournament on Friday.