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Swedish manager pay varies widely: report

A new report from Ledarna, Swedens organization for managers, presented Wednesday, shows a large discrepancy between managers in city areas and their countryside counterparts, as well as between the public and the private sector.

‘Man food’ site baffles Swedish blogosphere

‘Man food’ site baffles Swedish blogosphere

The link to a site promising to deliver food for ‘real men’ has been spreading like wildfire among the Swedish blogosphere since the beginning of the month.

Gran Canaria: Pride under the sun
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Gran Canaria: Pride under the sun

Lots of European gay travellers are discovering a friendly and exuberant gay pride festival on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria - with great flight connections from Sweden.

Saab production halted ‘until further notice’

Saab production halted ‘until further notice’

The problems faced by cash-strapped Swedish carmaker Saab continued on Wednesday with the firm advising that due to delivery problems production has been halted until further notice.

Online funerals ruled in breach of Swedish law

Online funerals ruled in breach of Swedish law

The Stockholm Cemetery Administration (Stockholms Kyrkoförvaltning) was hoping to be the first in the country to offer funerals broadcasted online, a practice common in several other countries.

Swedish sex offenders to get internet access

Swedish sex offenders to get internet access

Convicted paedophiles and sex offenders at a secure clinic in Växsjö in southern Sweden will regain internet access after a ban instigated in 2008 has been deemed illegitimate.

Ingmar Bergman to adorn new Swedish banknote

Ingmar Bergman to adorn new Swedish banknote

Sweden's Riksbank on Wednesday announced the new faces to adorn the country's currency, including a celebrated film director, a former UN secretary-general and a children's author.

Chance and skill to Texas Hold’em: Swedish court

Chance and skill to Texas Hold’em: Swedish court

The Supreme Court in Sweden ruled Wednesday that it is both chance and skill that decide the outcome in the poker game Texas Hold’em.

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Clinic ‘forgot’ baby due to summer holidays

A 10-month-old baby suffering from malnutrition was hospitalised after Swedish healthcare workers failed to follow up on the case due to the onset of the summer holiday season.

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Palace fuming at photographer following Queen Silvia injury

Sweden's Royal Court has accused a photographer of "stalking" Queen Silvia after she was injured trying to avoid "obstinate" shutterbug during her current visit to New York.

New action against deportations to Iraq

New action against deportations to Iraq

A group of activists gathered outside of a Migration Board (Migrationsverket) facility north of Gothenburg on Tuesday night in an attempt to halt another round of Iraqi deportations.