Protesters rally against Sweden Democrat march

Protesters rally against Sweden Democrat march

Eggs flew through the air and several hundred counter-demonstrators chanted "No racists in our streets" to protest against a march by the Sweden Democratic Youth (SDU) in Gothenburg on Sunday.

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Reinfeldt declines Juholt debate challenge

Fredrik Reinfeldt surprised the Social Democrats by declining an offer to debate newly installed party leader Håkan Juholt ahead of new elections scheduled for Västra Götaland County in May.

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Swedish zoo fights to save stranded seal pup

An angry seal pup was found in very poor condition on the shores near a marina in Österåker, an island community about 30 kilometres north of Stockholm.

Japan thanks Swedes for their support

Japan thanks Swedes for their support

The Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan has sent thank you letters to the countries that supported their nation following the 9.0 mega-thrust earthquake and subsequent tsunami disasters.

More Swedish children thought to suffer from narcolepsy

More Swedish children thought to suffer from narcolepsy

There may be many more children than previously thought who have suffered from narcolepsy, the uncontrollable need to sleep, as a side effect from the swine flu vaccine.

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Vattenfall stops German green fund payments

Vattenfall, E-on, and two other energy companies will stop payments to a German environmental fund due to the German government’s plans to review its nuclear policy following Japan’s Fukushima crisis.