Riksbank rejects Swedish housing bubble fears

Riksbank rejects Swedish housing bubble fears

Sweden's central bank does not believe the country is in the midst of a housing bubble, saying in a report published Tuesday that rapidly rising housing prices are due to natural developments in the market.

UN warns Sweden over record ozone layer loss

UN warns Sweden over record ozone layer loss

Swedes are being warned against rushing to catch the spring sun, as the depletion of the ozone layer has reached unprecedented levels with the whole of Scandinavia in the risk zone.

Saab payment ‘glitches’ continue

Saab payment ‘glitches’ continue

The Saab production lines stopped again Tuesday due to lack of material, with suppliers confirming that unpaid invoices lie behind the continuing problems.

Most young Swedes don’t use condoms: study

Most young Swedes don’t use condoms: study

Only 30 percent of young Swedes use a condom during sex, according to a new study mapping out Swedish sexual habits presented Tuesday.

Swedish flamingoes massacred in frenzied anteater attack

Swedish flamingoes massacred in frenzied anteater attack

A flock of ten flamingoes have met a brutal end at a zoo in Eskilstuna in eastern Sweden after a curious anteater broke into their compound and clawed them to death, leaving a further five birds nursing injuries.

Colon cleansing course fined for toilet shortage

Colon cleansing course fined for toilet shortage

The arrangers of a Hawaiian colon cleansing course in northern Sweden that worked a little too well have been fined for not having enough toilets.

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Murder pics posted on Sweden Democrat blog

A Sweden Democrat politician in Mönsterås in south-eastern Sweden published police photos of a raped and murdered 27-year-old woman in a blog post which used the words "negro rape".

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Deported man claims police stole money

A Palestinian man who was deported from Sweden last year has filed a suit against Swedish police, claiming that the escorting officers have stolen 65,000 kronor ($10,000).

Partner of over 40 years denied space in family grave

Partner of over 40 years denied space in family grave

A woman who had lived with her partner for over 40 years has been denied a place in his family grave, as the local authority did not consider her to be part of the family.

Spring weather beckons for Sweden

Spring weather beckons for Sweden

Temperatures across Sweden are set to top 10 degrees Celsius all week, with highs of around 15 over the weekend in southern parts, as Swedes welcome in the spring.