Vattenfall chair goes over CEO pay scandal

Vattenfall chair goes over CEO pay scandal

Lars Westerberg, the chair of the board of Swedish state-owned energy firm Vattenfall, is to be replaced after revelations concerning extra remuneration to the outgoing CEO.

Snowfalls put Swedish spring on ice

Snowfalls put Swedish spring on ice

A weather front of snow has swept in across Sweden on Friday causing a slew of traffic accidents, while falling ice forced a closure of the Öresund bridge.

Swedish ‘have an affair’ ad sets complaint record

Swedish ‘have an affair’ ad sets complaint record

An ad campaign by a Swedish dating site urging people to cheat on their spouses has shattered the record for consumer complaints, the country's advertising watchdog said Friday.

Sweden open for NATO request on Libya: Bildt

Sweden open for NATO request on Libya: Bildt

Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt has welcomed the UN Security Council decision to authorise a no-fly zone and air attacks on civil war-torn Libya.

Swedish police seize musical deadly weapon

Swedish police seize musical deadly weapon

When police raided a home in Luleå in northern Sweden last November they discovered a small arsenal of weapons, including a shot-gun built into a guitar.

Malmö mayor in new ‘anti-Semitism’ row

Malmö mayor in new ‘anti-Semitism’ row

The conflict between the US-based Wiesenthal Center and Malmö mayor Ilmar Reepalu has taken another acrimonious turn after he was accused of anti-Semitism and echoing "conspiracy theories against Jews in the 1930s".

Japanese band launches charity concert series in Stockholm

Japanese band launches charity concert series in Stockholm

A Japanese rock group in Sweden when their homeland was struck by disaster has organised a series of charity concerts across Europe to raise money for earthquake and tsunami relief.

DJ Danny looks to make Swedes ‘shake booty’

DJ Danny looks to make Swedes ‘shake booty’

Award winning UK comedian and air guitar specialist Danny Robins, also known by his alter-ego DJ Danny, talks to contributor Anita Badejo about his plans to get Swedish audiences to take off all their clothes during his upcoming tour.

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Court strips licence of sex offender doc

A Swedish appeals court has revoked the licence of a Stockholm-area doctor who has previously been convicted of child sex offences and has admitted to substance abuse problems.

Swedes working overtime at record levels

Swedes working overtime at record levels

As the economy continues to heat up, Swedes are working more overtime than ever before, with extra hours clocked in some sectors shooting up by more than 30 percent.